Engineering Education at Harvey Mudd College

Patrick Little, Sc.D
Patrick Little
Johnson Professor of Engineering Management,Acting Director, Global Clinic Program
16:40~17:30, November 21st, 2013


Despite its small size, Harvey Mudd College is among the top ranked undergraduate engineering programs in the United States. Building off the Engineering Clinic program, Harvey Mudd has constructed a program committed to experiential learning in engineering. In this talk, we will review the curriculum and programsat Harvey Mudd. In addition to the talk, a few short videos will be used to illustrate the engineering program and the outcomes it achieves.


Research Interests:

TransportationSystems, Reliability of Engineered Systems, Engineering Design



Professor Little is the J. Stanley and Mary Wig Johnson Professor of Engineering Management at Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, California. He served as the Director of the Engineering Clinic for 8 years, and as Acting Director of the Global Clinic for two years. Professor Little was co-founder of A&L Associates, a transportation consulting firm specializing in railroad reliability. He has been a Visiting Professor at the California Institute of Technology, McGill University and Kogakuin University. He was Vice President of the Transportation Research Forum for many years.