Undergraduate research is a key differentiator in an engineering education. Conducting a hands-on research project puts you in control and allows you to concentrate your area of study. The experience may also help you define your career goals and establish personal and professional relationships with faculty members.
Independent Study: advanced-level research designed and conducted one-on-one with a professor.
A research project doesn’t end when the semester is over. Many students submit their papers to industry journals and present their research at conferences. A few School of Engineering projects have made a national impact in the engineering field, including: