Augmented reality lets students operate a chemical plant

Students learn about engineering by exploring AR
Author: Moody, Meaghan
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Coffee mugs on a glass table in Wegmans Hall are transformed into an AR classroom exercise that simulates a sprawling, real-life chemical plant.

Andrew White, assistant professor in the chemical engineering department, and April Luehmann, associate professor and director of secondary science education, at the Warner School of Education, are collaborating on research that explores how AR can enhance the way students learn about engineering. Studio X, the University's hub for extended reality, will provide a much-needed space where educators can develop new approaches to increase student learning and engagement.

Read the full article via the University of Rochester’s Newscenter.