Corporate-sponsored projects give UCSC engineering students valuable experience
by Tim Stephens
UC Santa Cruz
UCSC engineering students presented their senior design projects to mentors and faculty on Thursday, May 29
Linda Werner, an adjunct professor of computer science at UC Santa Cruz, has a knack for putting together teams of students that can tackle challenging engineering problems for their senior design projects. When researchers at IBM’s Accelerated Discovery Lab in San Jose proposed a software project involving polymer chemistry, Werner assembled a multi-disciplinary team of seven students that has achieved impressive results.
The IBM Polymer Discovery team and other participants in the Baskin School of Engineering’s Corporate Sponsored Senior Projects Program presented their work at Partner’s Day on Thursday, May 29. This is the third year of the program, which gives engineering students the opportunity to work on real-world challenges proposed by corporate sponsors.
Read full article here: http://news.ucsc.edu/2014/06/polymer-discovery.html
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