This course is the second half of a two-semester course sequence for senior students majoring or double majoring in MSE. This course provides a broad experience to various aspects of planning and conducting independent research in a team setting (3 to 6 students on each team). In this course, MSE seniors, working with a team leader and a group of freshmen, sophomores, and seniors, apply their knowledge in their track area to generate the solution to open-ended problems encountered in MSE. Materials Science & Engineering Seniors Only. Recommended Course Background: EN 510.101, EN 510.311, EN 510.312, EN 510.428, EN 510.429. Meets with EN.510.434, EN.510.439, EN.510.441 and EN.510.448.