How does one practice advanced surfacing in a 3D CAD such as SolidWorks?

Read Scott Tarcy‘s answer to How does one practice advanced surfacing in a 3D CAD such as SolidWorks? on Quora   I think it’s easiest to design from something physical that you can measure, or from pictures. If using picture, it makes it easier if you have a photo from the side and the front.…

I want to get involved in the mechanical engineering design process, how can I do that?

There are many ways. First off, are you in a Mechanical Engineering program in college? If so, there are many groups and activities you can get involved in. I went to Virginia Tech from 2002-2007 and I had options like Formula SAE (http://students.sae.org/cds/form… which is a project to develop a small Formula-style race car. Here…