Engineering Research Methods MSE 802 (3)
Formulating an appropriate research question, conducting literature reviews, understanding elements of a research proposal, evaluating the real-world impact of a research question, understanding design and statistical analysis of research experiments. Examines safety and ethics guidelines in conducting research, effective and ethical communication of research findings, and policies of scientific contributions. Special emphasis is given to effective oral and written communication of scientific material that may arise from thesis work. Covers a variety of issues that may arise in various stages of conducting research projects, such as conflicts of interest, patents, authorship guidelines and EDI. Prerequisite: Enrollment in a research-based program.