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.