This course will introduce students to the state of the art related to the topics related to the master track. Special attentions will be paid to those topics that are at the research focus of the departments and lecturers involved. Students will actively study, deepen and broaden a topic of their choice. The course as a whole will prepare students for possible master assignment and future roles in research and industry.
In Q3 several lectures will be organized, each dealing with a topic related to Design & Manufacturing. In Q4 students will execute a literature research on the state of the art related to a subtopic of one of the classes. The course will be finalized with a conference where student will present their results and participate actively in the conference.