Mechatronics in Switzerland (ME 3080)
May 24–June 12, 2009
Faculty member Jeff Hammer (aerospace engineering and mechanics) leads this seminar for juniors and seniors interested in product design and development. Based at the Zürich University of Applied Sciences in Winterthur, the program is a specialized, concise course in "mechatronics—complex systems, composed of mechanical components, computers, and sensors.
Among the seminar's highlights are design and development of a Mars rover prototype, insights into successful leading Swiss and German production and services enterprises, and a tour of the world's leading lab in high-energy research—CERN (Geneva). The seminar also includes a cultural and geographical survey of Switzerland, its land, and people as well as several excursions to the Swiss Alps, Zürich, Geneva, and Munich, Germany.
See full itinerary for IT Global Seminar in Switzerland.