Audio Signal Processing
VIP 200,400,500. Work with a faculty mentor on the creation of individual audio tracks for instruments, voices, etc. from a single audio recording. If you have an interest in music and technology we are looking for you!
Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship
VIP 200, 400, 500. Address health issues associated with open fires used for indoor cooking in Kenya and innovate solutions that are evidence-based and cost-effective.
Mapping Sagebrush Restoration
VIP 200,400,500. Mapping and modeling ecosystem dynamics is a key part of natural resource management, from habitat restoration to wildlife conservation. Our team will develop new methods to forecast the success of ecological restoration in sagebrush steppe. We will conduct field work outside and in the computer lab, aimed towards research outcomes that can promote sustainable landscapes.
Portable Secure Devices
VIP 200,400,500. Small, portable, and implantable devices have resource limitations, yet are cyber-enabled. Protecting these devices against cyber-exploits requires fresh thinking beyond the traditional approaches. This project engages students and faculty of various backgrounds in the analysis and potential alleviation of this very central contemporary challenge.
Shake It Up After School
VIP 200,400,500. Learn and teach a Shakespeare play to elementary students, coaching young performers to produce an abridged Shakespeare play. A great experience for designers, makers, and the all-around adventurous. Develop leadership, communication, teamwork, time-management and advanced reading skills.
UX Research Lab
VIP 200,400,500. Participate in faculty research and engage in projects with community partners in a variety of roles providing direct experience with diverse user research (UX) practices, from field observations to interview transcription. You will analyze and interpret data and develop insights relevant to design decisions.
As industry demands for higher cognitive skills such as: creativity, critical thinking and decision making, and complex information processing grow; our Certificate in Innovation and Design: Emerging Applications (ID:EA) strives to equip and prepare you with skills in creative problem solving, emerging technology and collaborative communication techniques. Distinguish your degree and diversify your skillset with four, 3-credit courses, offered in-person and online, as 7-week sessions. Earn the 12-credit certificate in one semester or take individual courses for elective credit to explore new skills and build the certificate over time.