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.  


Workshops Offered:

  • 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.

workshop structure

Workshop Structure:

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 within engineering disciplines (1.5 hrs)
Lab tours to examine various research areas  (1 hr)
Job and industry discussion (20 mins)

Big House

Big House & Crisler Tour:

All participants are invited to join us for a tour of the Big House and Crisler on Thursday after the workshops. Buses will leave North Campus for the tour at 4:15 pm and return around 5:45 pm.

Please help us avoid unnecessary costs.

If you don’t plan to attend a tour please select “NO TOUR” during the registration process.  Selecting this option will help us in planning transportation and tour guides for each of the tours.