Workshops

What type of engineer do you want to be?

Each day you will dig into 2 engineering disciplines and uncover what it really means to be an engineer in those fields.  Through discussion, hands-on exercises, tours, and Q&A, professors and graduate students will help you discover the many possibilities that exist for engineers.  


Engineering Disciplines for 2020 include:

  • Aerospace Engineering 
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Climate & Space Engineering & Engineering 
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Industrial & Operations Engineering
  • Materials Science & Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences
    *(You will choose 4 disciplines during your registration)

If you attend all 3 years of Discover Engineering, you will have the opportunity to participate in 12 engineering disciplines throughout the college.


Workshops:

Workshops are designed to help participants understand the many aspects of each engineering discipline.  Adults and kids attend the workshops together.  Below is the standard workshop structure:

  • Introduction to the engineering discipline (10 mins)
  • Hands-on exercise incorporating engineering disciplines (1.5 hrs)
  • Lab tours to examine various research areas  (1 hr)
  • Job and industry discussion  (20 mins)