Fall | Graduate and Undergraduate 2.155 (UG) / 2.156 (G) | Units: 12 | Prereq: None
In this course, students will delve into the applications of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in engineering design, focusing on the creation of new products and addressing engineering design challenges. Emphasis will be on the practical implementation of advanced machine learning and optimization strategies. Participants will be involved in a term project, employing these AI techniques to address complex problems of their choice. Additionally, there will be hands-on exercises in machine learning tailored to specific engineering issues, such as robotics, aircraft, structures, and metamaterials. The curriculum also incorporates discussions on research papers, facilitated by students. This course is designed for engineering students with preliminary knowledge in programming and machine learning, aiming to apply these tools across diverse engineering landscapes.