|Project Center Website:||Click to visit|
|Restrictions:||WPI applicants only|
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|Program Term:||C Term||Project Opportunities:||MQP|
|Director:||Fred Hart, Suzanne LePage||Center Highlights:||Domestic, Low or No Cost|
|Housing:||Commute from campus||Program Preparation:||1/6 PQP in the term preceding departure|
|Program Eligibility:||Good academic standing (not on academic warning or academic probation)||Major Eligibility:||Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering|
Stantec is a global consulting firm specializing in engineering, architecture, environmental sciences, project economics, and more. The firm has operations in Canada, the United States, and the Caribbean. To date, students have completed projects for Stantec in Edmonton, Alberta; Lexington, Kentucky; and Halifax, Nova Scotia. C'16 project location will be at the Stantec Office in Boston and the Stantec Office in Westford.
A range Civil and Environmental Engineering project topics are possible at both Stantec offices in the Boston area (Boston and Westford). You should visit stantec.com to get more information on featured projects that have been conducted at these offices. Depending on student interest and available project opportunities, an appropriate CEE faculty advisor will be available for your project. You are also encouraged to speak to a CEE faculty member to discus their project topic interests.
Renewable energy applications - Creating an energy best practices manual for assessing renewable energy opportunities at various locations
Construction - Assessing various dam construction techniques for dam rehabilitation projects along the Kentucky River
Sustainable community design - Determining the most successful methods of incorporating sustainability into various aspects of community planning and design
Other projects have focused on college sustainability design, sustainable landscape architecture, coal combustion by-products, and sustainable transportation practices. For more information and project examples, visit the CEE department's Stantec Project Center page.
CEE faculty advisors will be selected from a number of faculty members including, but not limited to Professors LePage, Bergendahl, Hart, Mathisen, Sakulich and Albano.