Our students get results that keep clients happy and coming back for more. Based on external feedback, our Innovation Center and Design Clinic are among the top facilities in the country.
The board of advisors for the Kern Entrepreneurship Education Network (KEEN) has designated the University of Dayton School of Engineering as "Best in Class" in project-based learning.
Emerson Climate Technologies provided the start-up grant for the Design and Manufacturing Clinic and has been the largest supporter of project ideas for the students. Dr. Dean Ruwe, former CEO of Copeland was the Design and Manufacturing Clinic chair from 1996 through 2003, and Dr. Rob Comparin of Emerson Climate Technologies currently chairs the Innovation Center Advisory Committee.
GE AVIATION: Tom Flege, Engineer:
"The student team did very well and worked well with the GE Team to come up with a very functional design."
HOBART CORPORATION: Brian Brunswick, Manager, Product Development:
"The Design and Manufacturing Clinic provides Hobart with an outside perspective for both current design opportunities and new technology. Student projects at the University of Dayton have been implemented into the warewash product line and designs have been patented with both Hobart engineering and student contributions."
CORNERSTONE RESEARCH GROUP: Patrick Hood, President:
"Our way of thinking moves from technology to business. The business elements that convert ideas and technology into something real are creation, production and distribution."
SILVER SOLUTIONS: Ben Burke, Owner:
"We asked the team to research the possibility, then develop a method. The team discovered both the possibility and method. This project made our company a serious contender in the metal recycling and recovery market."
DESIGN ENGINEERING DIVISION of ASME:
"The University of Dayton has one of the best design programs that implements a broad range of business and industry sponsored projects."