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Professor Susannah Howe


Every year, Susannah Howe, senior lecturer in engineering, shepherds a group of Smith students through the Design Clinic, a capstone two-semester course in which students collaborate in teams on applied design projects sponsored by industry and government. Listen as Howe, the design clinic director, explains the ways in which students work and the course unfolds each year. The full audio interview is also available here.


Flora Weil '17


"Fall semester of my senior year, I took a photovoltaic and fuel cell system design course. I had the chance to design and fabricate my own hydrogen fuel cell, which was pretty much the coolest thing I ever made. Here is some footage of that process featuring my inspiring professor."