Aiken Discover Engineering | College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences | The University of Vermont(title)

Discover Engineering - Let's Make a Difference! Sponsored by the Lola and George Aiken Fund

Aiken Discover Engineering is a FREE annual event for youth in grades 5-10 who want to learn about engineering, build skills, and network with engineering students, faculty, and professionals. This hallmark event of UVM’s College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (CEMS) and Vermont 4-H will happen on Saturday, February 17, 2024 at the University of Vermont. 

Disocver Engineering flyer, suitable for printing (PDF)

The day will have two distinct parts:

In the morning participants will get to meet engineering professionals to learn about different kinds of engineering and career pathways.

Members of the CEMS AERO club meet with an interested high school student during Discover Engineering

In the afternoon participants will continue to connect with engineering professionals and UVM engineering students through hands-on skill-building workshops.

A young engineer learns about the process of using Photolithography to create art with representatives from GlobalFoundries

Morning refreshments, lunch and snacks will be provided.


Register by February 7

Before you register, please review the workshop descriptions.

After you have reviewed the workshops,  proceed to register.

Contact with questions.

Register for the workshops

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CEMS Dean Linda Schadler discusses UVM's Discover Engineering program for young people interested in STEM.

To request language interpretation/translation assistance and/or a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please email and copy by January 26th, 2024.