Senior Design

Senior Design emphasizes solid, practical training that prepares students to work in industry. Senior Design teams experience the entire process of a real-world, client-based engineering project, tackling open-ended problems that reflect the work graduates will likely encounter on their first job.

In Senior Design, you’ll explore not only the technical facets of materials, but also the business of materials science and engineering, including

  • Communications
  • Teamwork
  • Project management
  • Intellectual property
  • Ethics

Senior Design affords students not only solid, practical experience, but preparation for their first job. Past industry sponsors have included Boston Scientific, GE Aviation, Eastern Alloys Inc., and Dow Corning.