In 15.053, teams of three or four students carry out a team project, which is worth approximately 25% of the course grade.
The following are selected 15.053 projects from previous years. They reflect the range of different projects carried out.
This project determined what hours the five undergraduate dining halls should be open if MIT wanted to offer extended hours for dining services.
This project determined the minimum number of gates needed at Logan in order to meet scheduled demand for flights.
This project determined the assignment of freshmen to dorms that would maximize student satisfaction.
This project determined the optimum radiation doses to kill patient's tumor while ensuring the health of non-cancerous cells.
This project determined an optimum selection of stocks to maximize return while minimizing risk.
This project determined the optimal way of supplying vaccines to rural areas in one of the provinces of Mozambique.