This summer engineering program for high school students doesn’t just tackle engineering and science fundamentals, it also challenges students to think critically and creatively about how to design innovative solutions to complex problems. We will explore facets of mechanical, structural, civil, and electrical engineering in a hands-on, minds-on approach.
Engineering is one of the top desired careers in many companies. These businesses are always in need of creative minds that can problem solve on their feet and help the company save money, solve issues, and expand their reach. If you are considering a career in Engineering, this course will help you explore what it takes to be an engineer. We will explore facets of mechanical, structural, civil, and electrical engineering in a hands-on, minds-on approach.
Engineering Instructor - Gordon Derr, BSCE, MSCE
Gordon holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Civil Engineering. He grew up in Texas, where he spent his career working for different city governments in a variety of engineering roles, eventually ending up as the Assistant Director of the Transportation Department for the city of Austin. In addition to his work with city governments he has also taught engineering to a wide range of ages.