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Mechatronics, Engineering & Advanced Manufacturing
The MEAM program is a 4 year program of study that offers high school students the opportunity to take classes in mechatronics, advanced manufacturing (CNC programing and operation), robotics, engineering, coding, CAD, CAM and electronics. We are a colaboration between SCVTHS and and Raritan Valley Community College. Students learn both at the high school's state of the art Mecatronics and Engineering Lab and RVCC's newly constructed Advanced Manufacturing Facility. Located on RVCC’s Branchburg, New Jersey campus, this state of the art facility is equipped with the latest in advanced manufacturing and CNC equipment.
Industry partners collaborate to create industry-relevant learning experiences as well as to provide students with real world projects. This assures that MEAM students graduate with the skills necessary to enter the workforce or continue their education. Whichever pathway MEAM graduates choose, they will be well prepared for a rewarding career in the fields of Mechatronics, Engineering and/or Advanced Manufacturing. For more information, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The MEAM Graduate
MEAM students have achieved an array of successes following graduation from SCVTHS. The majority of students pursue 4 year college degrees in engineering and the computer sciences. Many students have gone on to exciting careers in CNC, robotics and manufacturing as well as to serve our country in the armed forces. A brief listing of colleges and universities to which MEAM students have been accepted:
- Stevens Institute of Technology
- Drexel University
- NC State
- Raritan Valley Community College
- Rochester Institute of Technology
- Rutgers School of Engineering
- Syracuse University
- Stockton University
- SUNY Maritime
- The College of New Jersey
- University of Massachusetts
- University of Pittsburgh
- Wentworth Institute of Technology
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Views from the Shop
Congressman Lance's Visit
On Thursday, February 23, 2017, Congressman Leonard Lance visited our MEAM shop. Our students treated Mr. Lance to a real world production operation which included raw material handling and processing, primary machining on CNC mill and CNC lathe, finishing operations on manual mill, surface grinder and belt sander and finally quality control. In addition, students showed off their emerging skills in robotics development and programing and ended the day with creating a 3D model of Mr. Lance, which they will process and 3D print as a token of our thanks for his visit.
Kayleen McCabe's Visit
During the first week of February, Kayleen McCabe of the DIY Network's Rescue Renovation visited our MEAM shop ... and LOVED IT!! Our students were amazing, showing off all of the skills they have developed during their first year in the MEAM program and were super impressive!!