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Undergraduate Research Assistant – Prototyping & Manufacturing

two engineers discussing a prototype

Project description

This project will focus on the design, prototyping, and manufacturing of flow chambers for an upcoming ME course-focused experimental methods.

Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering Department is seeking motivated individuals to design experimental apparatus that can generate laminar fluid flow under controlled conditions. Students will work together with faculty to gain knowledge in Solidworks, 3D printing, manufacturing, and experimental setup validation procedures, a sought-after skill in the industry.

Excellent candidates will be will currently be at least a sophomore in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science) that are hardworking, well organized with a positive work attitude. Knowledge in SolidWorks, 3D printing, and experience in machine shop are desired.

Full-time in summer 2022 (40 hours/week)
Potentially part-time in fall 2022 (~15 hours/week)

To apply

Send your resume, unofficial transcript, and a brief cover letter to Stephan Howe ( We will contact selected students for an interview shortly after the application deadline.

Application Due: April 18th (Monday)
Start date: May 2022
End date: September 2022 (with potential for longer employment)