Introduction to Technology & Innovation is a first-year seminar (FYS) and general education course in the College of Engineering that uses hands-on activities and in-lab training in the Project Innovation Hub to guide first year students through the design thinking process in order to develop innovative and creative problem-solving skills.

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Students demonstrate skills and knowledge gained throughout the course by:

  • working in a multidisciplinary team

  • interviewing customers to build empathy and identify problems

  • building a prototype of their solution

  • assessing economic and societal impact, and

  • delivering their big idea venture through an elevator pitch.


FYS Teams are Located:

  • John Bardo Center 105
  • John Bardo Center 203
  • John Bardo Center 264
  • John Bardo Center 327
Team will present from 12 noon to 4 p.m.
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