Location and Culture
Beijing, the capital of the People’s Republic of China, is a modern, industrialized metropolitan area with rich cultural heritage and easy access to surrounding major cities. Through their MQP experience, students can practice their technical skills, apply their innovative ideas, develop their interpersonal abilities, and cultivate their entrepreneurial spirit in a global and innovative world. Average temperatures in Beijing in June range from 66°F to 86°F.
Past students at the Beijing project center have:
- Developed an infrared drying unit to increase energy efficiency in the production of aluminum cans
- Designed a robotic arm to sort, stack, and move scrap metal for recycling
- Examined the paint formula to imp adhesion to metal surfaces and identified causes for paint failure