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SEPT is held every summer during the last week of June and is open to approximately 50 world-wide, fulltime educators.
Each day is intensive with morning and afternoon lectures by distinguished MIT faculty, a laboratory tour on campus, a hands-on project provide by faculty, and evening dinners with faculty and staff. Evening programs are also scheduled.
The curriculum gives teachers:
Lecturers draw examples from engineering systems of importance to the national economy and defense (for example, transportation, electronics, high-speed communications), to international commerce (VCR's, computers), and the quality of life (water treatment, energy conversion, the infrastructure).
- an update of the state-of-the-art and frontiers in chemistry, physics, mathematics, and the life sciences,
- an understanding in principle of the synthesis, processing, properties and performance of conventional and innovative engineering materials,
- an introduction to the design and manufacture of important engineering systems, including management and techno-economic decision making.
Continuing Education Credits
Participants will received 4 Continuing Education Credits (CEU's) from MIT.
Graduate credit is not offered.
A certificate of completion will be provided at the end of the course.
9:00am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday (includes two coffee breaks and a lunch break each day)
Opening Reception - Sunday, June 23rd
Banquet - Friday, June 28th
The fee for the course is $600.00. Course registration entitles you to
It is the participant's responsibility to secure funding. MIT alumni clubs, local businesses, school systems, and/or personal funds have been known to sponsor teachers.
- on-campus, double-occupancy MIT Dormitory housing,
- three meals each day at MIT cafeterias,
- course handouts.