Sep 23, 2013 to Oct 14, 2013
Cost per enrollment: Free
- Provides opportunities to interact with the instructor or students
- Uses discussion forums
- You will not be given a final grade in this course
Full course description
Are you considering a career in engineering? Are you fascinated by what engineers do? In this pre-college course, you will gain an understanding of the various fields of engineering and explore the engineering design process, from conceptual design and optimal choice evaluation to project construction and the need for engineering ethics. This introductory course is a recommended prerequisite for Brown University’s online pre-college courses focusing on specific engineering fields, including materials engineering, biomedical engineering, and renewable energy.
Students do not need to purchase any texts or materials for this course.
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Karen Haberstroh, Ph.D.
Director of STEM Outreach at Brown University
Dr. Karen M. Haberstroh’s research addresses the use of novel nano-structured polymeric materials in soft tissue engineering applications. In addition to her research accomplishments, Dr. Haberstroh is dedicated to engineering and science education, and especially focuses on novel methods of education geared toward increasing the percentages of females and minorities in various physical science fields. Dr. Haberstroh is the Director of STEM Outreach and an Assistant Professor of Research (Engineering) at Brown University.