Explores factors and conditions contributing to innovation in science and engineering; how important problems are found, defined, and solved; roles of teamwork and creativity; and applications of these methods to other endeavors. Students receive practical and professional training in techniques to define and solve problems, and in brainstorming and other individual and team approaches.
Taught through a combination of lectures, discussions, and exercises led by innovators in science, engineering, arts, and business.
Jointly Offered Course: SEAS EngSci 139
This course takes place in Maxwell Dworkin G115.