Engineering Summer Program 2013
The Purdue University Calumet (PUC) Engineering program has been ranked among the best undergraduate programs in the nation by the U.S. News and World Report for non-PhD-granting universities and colleges. We pride ourselves on offering the same quality engineering education in the 2013 Engineering Summer Program. Students will not only learn the fundamentals of science & engineering and inner working of gadgets & devices, but will also immerse themselves in hands-on activities including design, construction and testing of engineering principles. Excitement awaits! The Program runs from June 17 – 21 and the application deadline is June 14th.
- Learn the exciting and important roles of engineers in society, and learn how to make a difference.
- Apply your creativity and innovative mind to solving real world problems.
- Acquire hands-on skills.
- Explore the wonders and different branches of engineering.
- Tour engineering industry in the NW Indiana and Chicago area, to experience day-in-the-life of engineers.
- Discover the fantastic career paths.
- Open to grades 7 to 12 as of Fall 2013)
- Lecture and Classroom Discussions
- Introduction to engineering principles
- Mathematics, physics & chemistry
- Hands-On Laboratory Experience
- Electrical, computer, civil & mechanical engineering labs
- Designing, building, & testing using state-of-the-art software and hardware
- Field Trips & Tours
- Guided tours of engineering firms and plants in NW Indiana and Chicago area
- Other fun destinations
- Virtual reality and computer graphics
- Computer hardware and architecture
- Wind turbine and alternative energy
- Structural design safety
- Voice and signal recognition and manipulation
- Race car and aircraft design and simulation
- Electronics and robotics
- Biomedical engineering
- Coding and graphing
- and more!
- June 17 – 21 2013
- Monday – Friday
- 9am – 3pm, with hour-long lunch break (meals not provided)
- Purdue University Calumet Campus
- Address: 2200 169th Street, Hammond, IN 46323
- $20 per student. This includes all materials for activities and transportation for plant tour.
- A minimum overall GPA of 2.5 (out of 4.0), and
- An average “B” grade in Math and Science courses.
- If these requirements are not met but proficiencies in math and science can be demonstrated, we strongly encourage you to apply.
- Waivers are available based on need. See application form.
- June 14, 2013 (Friday).
- Apply here.