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Augment skills and knowledge of engineering students through design-build-test projects

The engineer of the 21st century is expected to possess a broad range of skills and abilities. Besides more traditional technical knowledge and engineering skills, interpersonal skills, critical thinking, creativity, and design makes its way into the curriculum of our engineering education. Our underlying pedagogical approach to teaching design is based on constructivism. Which basically […]

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Designing for Lymphedema patients (MT2547)

In the Design Thinking course, students from the MSPI-program and the Mechanical Engineering MSc program have explored issues relating to diagnosis and treatment of Lymphedema. Based on need analysis, ideation, and a prototyping approach, the students have developed concepts for how to address these issues, focusing on merging user desirability, with feasibility and viability from a business perspective.

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Prototype discussions in video conference.

Human-machine interaction in autonomous mode

How can automated machines and humans work efficiently in the same area – at same time building trust between each other – without any risk for the humans and without any unplanned downtime for the machines? That is the challenge for this year’s Volvo CE ME310 project with BTH and Stanford University.

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“Dancing with ambiguity” in global Stanford/BTH/Volvo innovation project

Late October, a team of BTH Mechanical Engineering students, and future game-changers, travelled to Palo Alto, and the world #1 engineering university; Stanford University. It was time for the kick-off for the 2015/16 ME310 Global New Product Design Innovation. ME310 is a course where a global network of designers, engineers and innovators are challenging complex real world […]

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