Prof. Marilyne Andersen – solar decathlon

Hydrocontest – pionneer interdisciplinary project

Interdisciplinary team of students from different years. The hydrocontest was one of the first interdisciplinary student projects at EPFL (with the Swiss cube and the solar decathlon among others).

Objective: to propose to students to work on a professional project before the end of their studies.

Methods: inquiry-based approach, active learning, immersion in an industrial-type project.

The script gives more details on good practices to coach students in such interdisciplinary projects

The script available for download above is the result of a collaboration between LEARN, CAPE and several MAKE project coordinators.

However, it is advisable to contact the interviewees to find out more about the management of such projects, as a discussion of projects of such complexity is often more appropriate.