During the school year, PInT members have the opportunity to join student-led teams to work on various semester-long PIT projects. These projects help students gain interdisciplinary skills and real world experience in fields such as education, mechanical engineering, software engineering, user-oriented design, and more.
For the 2020-2021 Academic year, PInT members worked on the following projects.
PInT’s newest team, Hydroponics, worked on creating systems to grow plants without soil with a goal of eventually supplying the Olin dining hall with plants grown through hydroponics.
The consulting clinic worked with 2 Non-profit Partners. One team worked with CultureHouse to design a mobile cart to be used at various pop-ups in the greater Boston area.
MOBILE CART DESIGN
The Civic Engagement team worked with Olin Professor Sam Michalka to propose a curriculum redesign for the ethics portion of the Olin 1st year required course Quantitative Engineering Analysis (QEA) 1A.
The 2nd consulting clinic team worked with Learn 2 Teach, Teach 2 Learn and designed a lesson plan to teach middle schoolers about machine learning.
MACHINE LEARNING LESSON
The 5 founders of PInT and advisor Professor Erdhart Graeff wrote a collaborative autoethnography paper and presented their research at the 2020 IEEE ISTAS conference.
The branding team worked on understanding our club identity and purpose to redesign the PInT logo and create a branding guideline.