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Stephen T Muench
CEE 500
Seattle Campus

Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminars

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Credit/no-credit only.

Class description

This is the second in a series of three seminar classes. This class focuses on two things:

1. Helping you get started on your research. You will make a first (or another) attempt at writing a research proposal and wel will talk about how one might be done, sources of information and common proactice in referencing literature.

2. Sharing research ideas among colleagues. We are all pursuing similar interests so it would be nice to know what our colleagues and friends are up to.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lecture and group interaction.

Recommended preparation

Spend some time thinking about your research topic then get super pumped about research.

Class assignments and grading

1. Write a 3 to 5 page research proposal. 2. Give a 10 minute presentation on your proposal.

Credit/No credit based on participation.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Additional Information
Last Update by Stephen T Muench
Date: 12/11/2006