Who are the project partners for Multidisciplinary Engineering Design 1 & 2?

Projects may be chosen from industry, internal JHU research and clinical initiatives, and/or community partners. They will be announced after the start of the course.

Example projects:
(These are not actual projects being proposed for the course.)

1. A clinician at Johns Hopkins hospital asks students to develop a way to passively monitor blood glucose levels in patients with type 1 and 2 diabetes.

2. A public health community partner asks students to understand, model, and design a solution to address disease transfer in elementary schools.

3. A sports apparel company asks students to design a way to reduce the core temperature of an athlete during competition.


What will these courses fulfill towards my major?

EN.660.345/346 Multidisciplinary Engineering Design 1&2 :

Applied Math and Statistics – Elective
Biomedical Engineering – Design Requirement
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering – Design Requirement
Civil Engineering – Technical Elective
Computer Science – CS Other Elective
Electrical and Computer Engineering – Other Engineering
Environmental Health and Engineering – Technical Elective
Material Science and Engineering – Science/engineering Elective
Mechanical Engineering – Design Capstone (piloting 2023-24)

All of our other MultiD courses have an (E) engineering designator and fulfill general technical electives.


I’m not an engineering major. Can I apply?

Sure! Our courses available to KSAS students are:

EN.660.392 Social Impact Design

EN.501.124 FYS: Design Cornerstone

EN.501.127 FYS: Innovation Through Empathetic Design