“Our concept for the ‘ideal engineer’ involves lots of hands-on experience to develop an engineer's intuition,” said Frank Harwath, director of the engineering program and professor of engineering. “The Mark-10 ESM’s will help students understand material and assembly failure modes, and give them a chance to redesign and re-test to see if they are successful. It will also give them an appreciation for how important understanding failure is in preventing it.”
The Dart Foundation is a private family foundation established by Dart Container Corporation founder William A. Dart and his wife Claire T. Dart. The foundation supports projects that enhance education, especially in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math, and those that improve the quality of life in specific communities.
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