ENT109 | CVS149 Societal Aspects of Design
When:  Spring
Credits:  3
Enrollment Restrictions:  None
Additional Notes:  This is an elective for SMFA, A&S, and SOE as ENT109 or EE193-4


Ron Lasser

Ron Lasser

Ronald Lasser is a professor of the practice in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Tufts School of Engineering, bringing over 30 years of industrial experience and practical engineering knowledge to the classroom, student projects, and research.


Multi-disciplinary perspective of innovative technology-based design process for societal and community influence. Elements and principles of design from product development process, thought and emotion, ethics and responsibility. Experiments to explore failure and iteration, reflection for self-discovery and innovation. Articulation and expression via written, oral and pre-recorded audio and video presentations showing measurable impact of solutions as societal benefits.