MSE hosted around 55 students for 2018 ASM Materials Experience New England on Monday, May 21. The event was organized by volunteers from four of the ASM International New England chapters, and attended by high school sophomores and juniors.
Inspiring the next generation of rocket scientists and astronauts, and it all happened in school today. The unique lesson brought together college students, and third graders. And that made for an exciting day, reaching for the stars.
Product developers used to depend on a primary engineering discipline to realize a design. For example, automobile manufacturers use to rely largely on mechanical engineers to design their products. More recently, companies have needed to hire a blend of software, computer, electrical mechanical and systems engineers for cars, particularly electric ones. Increasingly, the most innovative products rely both on an interdisciplinary approach and the use of massive amounts of data to support product development and operation.