EGR 100, Introduction to Engineering Design, is a college-level course required of all incoming first- year engineering students. It is an integral part of the CoRe (Cornerstone and Residential) Experience. The course introduces students to the engineering profession and the engineering design process through team-based, interdisciplinary design projects and assignments. There are 1123 students enrolled in EGR 100 this semester.
For the final course project, the student teams selected from eight project types: (i) Create a Phone App, (ii) 3D Printing CAD Drawing, (iii) Design a Mini Solar Car, (iv) Water Filtration System Design, (v) Create an Adafruit LED Circuit, (vi) Design a Battlebot, (vii) Costa Rica Community Designs, and (viii) CoRe Industry-Sponsored Projects. CoRe Industry-Sponsored Projects involved collaborations with Eli Lilly on Drug Manufacturing Requirements.