2015 Engineers Week

Fire Protection Engineering Lab Tour Canceled

Due to weather related issues, the Fire Protection Engineering Laboratory Tour scheduled for 3-4pm today, February 17 has been canceled.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Founded in 1951 by the National Society of Professional Engineers, National Engineers Week highlights the positive contributions engineers make to society. It is celebrated annually by thousands of engineers, engineering students, teachers and leaders in government and business.  

Engineering New Horizons 

WPI invites students, parents, and educators to join WPI in celebrating and promoting National Engineers Week through a week-long event of hands-on activities and programming that will bring engineering to life. WPI's Engineers Week activities include:

Engineering Demonstrations:

Hands-on engineering demonstrations and displays will be part of the daily schedule.

Information Sessions and Campus Tours:

Information sessions—conducted by an Admissions staff member and Admissions student intern—and campus tours led by WPI students will be offered daily. Register in advance to attend one of these daily sessions.

Student Honor Society Engineering Challenges:

Student honor society organizations invite you to demonstrate your engineering skills through various activities including a snowball catapult contest and a host of engineering challenges.

Engineering Ambassadors Sessions:

Hear from WPI’s engineering ambassadors, a select group of students that work to engage younger generations in the excitement of STEM fields, in these informative sessions scheduled on select days throughout the week.

Special Programming:

A number of specialty programming will be held throughout the week including Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, Engineers on the Go, Increasing Diversity in STEM for Educators, and Engineering Laboratory Tours. Separate registration is required for some events.

Bring Engineering to Life

Explore– Discover – Celebrate. Let's Engineer New Horizons. Visit WPI February 15-20 and learn how you can engineer new horizons.