Clemson students start working on a solution for the commercial aviation industry

In September 2022, a multidisciplinary team of engineering and business students from Clemson traveled to Everett, WA to visit Boeing and other aerospace manufacturers to gather information for their Boeing CATTs project. CATTs is an acronym that stands for Cougars and Tigers Together. The Clemson Tigers team is working with a Washington State University-Everett Cougars team to provide a solution that will improve water quality on commercial aircraft.

This is part of a combined Senior Design in Engineering and Creative Inquiry in Management course which started in 2021. Students have the opportunity to work on a real problem with a multidisciplinary group of people in addition to work with students from another university in another time zone. !

The Clemson team is made up of students: Reilly Boros (Materials Science and Engineering), Tori Malvoso (Computer Engineering), Logan Shay (Mechanical Engineering), Emma Gaugler (Marketing) and Taylor Stamos (Management). The class is led by Thompson Mefford (Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies) and Jim Liddle (Management).

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