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Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Manufacturing and Techno-Entrepreneurship


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Academic Level:
Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Description:
Tennessee Tech University’s NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) in Manufacturing and Techno-Entrepreneurship program provides a unique summer opportunity that focuses on manufacturing-related research and provides student interns with techno-entrepreneurship experiences. During the 10 week program, students will work one on one with faculty and graduate student researchers on topics in Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Manufacturing and Engineering Technology. Another primary focus is introducing students to the process of becoming entrepreneurs in the technological and engineering industry fields. Students will also benefit from seminars on a variety of topics including: Applying to Graduate School, Preparing for the GRE, and Presentation Skills and Report Writing.

Project Objectives:

• Opportunities to conduct manufacturing research

• Allow interns to self-assess their interest in techno-entrepreneurship

• Allow interns to self-assess their interest in graduate school

• Engage in manufacturing-related and innovative experiences such as the Lean LaunchPad approach


Participating Institution(s):
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Tennessee Technological University (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Chemical & Nuclear Engineering
Computer & Electrical Engineering
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Keywords:
Entrepreneurship

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)


Page last updated 10/27/2016
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