Manufacturing in Steeltown

Jul 22, 2018

In a new project-based course named Modern Manufacturing in Steeltown, students explored materials and manufacturing from a Pittsburgh perspective through site visits to local manufacturers and in-class activities and competitions. 

During one of the course's hands-on learning experiences, students perfected the process of making duct tape wallets: 

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Rebecca Taylor worked with four undergraduate students to develop the course: Jade Crockem, Kelly Underwood, Sarah Karp, and Shivang Chordia.

During another course project, student teams formed assembly lines to dismantle and re-assemble skateboards:

Modern Manufacturing in Steeltown was developed with support from the Donald L. and Rhonda Struminger Faculty Fellowship in Mechanical Engineering.



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