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Department of Engineering. College of Integrated Science and Engineering James Madison University April 12 th & 15 th , 2013. Practical Ingenuity.

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Department of Engineering

College of Integrated Science and Engineering

James Madison University

April 12th & 15th , 2013


Practical Ingenuity

The word “engineer” has its roots in the Latin word ingeniator, which means “ingenious, to devise in the sense of construction, or craftsmanship”. Other words related to ingeniator include “ingenuity”.


Interdisciplinary“Grand Challenges”


Engineering “Versatilists”

“Enterprises that focus on technical aptitude alone will fail to align workforce performance with business value… Instead, they need to build a team of versatilists who build a rich portfolio of knowledge and competencies to fuel multiple business objectives.”


Sustainability Focus


JMU Engineering


Sustainable Engineering Design Process


Curriculum Overview

Science & Math

Engineering

Engineering Design

Business &

Management

General Education

Sustainability


SelectedDesign Topics

Sustainable

Design

TechnicalDesign Skills

Creative &Critical Thinking

Design

Ergonomics

Aesthetics of Design

Design Ethics

Design

Economics


Differentiating Features


What’s After Graduation?


  • Inaugural Class – 45 Graduates (May 2012)

  • 30% Graduate School –Over 9 engineering disciplines represented

  • 65% Industry and Government


Our Faculty

Bob Kolvoord, Dean, CISE

Kurt Paterson, Department Head


Our Support Staff


Our Students


Sophomore Design


Capstone

Design


Questions?

http://www.jmu.edu/engineering


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