Information for Students


Time: Monday & Wednesday 1:00 – 2:30 PM
Location: 3-270
Units: 3 – 0 – 9
Prerequsites2.0086.1016.1116.11522.071, or permission of instructor
2.750 is an alternative to the ME 2.009 requirement.

2019 Syllabus

Course History – A. Slocum
Course Catalog Listing

Why should I take this course?

  • Work on a real medical challenge
  • Learn the deterministic design process
  • Apply mechanical & electrical engineering principals
  • Prototype and test a solution
  • Learn from industry professionals
  • Develop your communication & presentation skills
  • Possible publications, patents and more ..

Spring Term Project Continuation Option

Select projects, where students and clinicians remain engaged, are invited to continue. The goal is to evolve from a proof-of-concept to beta prototype, submit a journal paper and develop a path forward for the project.

Up to 12 units of 2.996 may be offered and for Course 2 seniors this may count as a senior thesis.

Instructor permission required