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  • Taiwan Workshop

    Thank you to our hosts Singtex, Sheico, Okuma and Sinotech for an incredible experience! Taiwan project updates will be posted on the STE@M Projects page.


  • Baseball Game Simulator

    Student Investigator: David Hesslink Advisor: Will Cousins Industry Partner: Houston Astros I’ve always been fascinated with the game of baseball as a player, fan, and scientist. Last semester, I received the opportunity to study the game I love through the 2.086 Challenge Project. Using Monte Carlo simulation, I constructed a baseball game simulator in MATLAB. […]


  • Redesigning baitcasting reels

    Baitcasting reel team: David Hume, Monica Isava, Emily Koepsell, Andrew Kriebel, Adam Marshall, Jonathan Slocum Advisor: Amos Winter Industry Partner: Okuma In the graduate-level course 2.76 Global Engineering, the Okuma team was approached with the problem that baitcasting fishing reels are a challenging product to sell to new users in emerging markets. Their complex and […]



  • 2015 STE@M Workshop

    We’re going to Taiwan! Hosted by Singtex, Okuma, and Sheico, activities will include surfing, deep sea fishing and visits to state-of-the-art carbon fiber and textile manufacturing facilities. For more information, including how to apply, click here.