The Center for Merchandising and Design Technology (CMDT) provides the graduate and undergraduate programs in apparel an opportunity to work collaboratively on “real world” projects that involve corporate contracts or research applications utilizing cutting edge technologies, innovative processes, and materials.
The CMDT mission is to strengthen the quality of education, research and professional development opportunities for students and faculty by involving them in the development and refinement of innovative apparel merchandising and design technology, products and services. Collaborative and creative thinking among a range of students, faculty and industry personnel is at the core of all CMDT projects.
The mission of CMDT is achieved through the collaborative efforts of CMU faculty and students in the classroom; the unique combination of research facilities and multidisciplinary faculty expertise; active alumni in the field; and our industry partners. The model for educating students for careers in the 21 st century includes opportunities for learning experiences that go beyond the classroom and beyond the classroom instructor.
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