Discovery Days logo with 100 Year Anniversary

Engineering Discovery Days

At Engineering Discovery Days, students and faculty from all UW engineering departments share their work with students, teachers, families and the community. We hope you will join us for hands-on fun and learning.

Register to Attend button Both days are free and open to everyone. Registration is required for groups of 10 or more and for groups arriving in buses. Registration is suggested for all who plan to participate so we can communicate any changes or logistical information.

The dates for 2015 are:

Friday, April 24, 2015 | 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
(Capacity reached - Friday group registration CLOSED)
Students and teachers participate in hands-on activities that demonstrate the exciting work of engineers.

Saturday, April 25, 2015 | 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Exhibits open at 10 a.m.)
In addition to exhibits and activities, high school students and their families can attend presentations starting at 9 a.m. for high school and community college students to learn about admissions, scholarships and financial aid, UW housing and food options, and the honors program.

Exhibitor Resourcesbutton and link for exhibitor registration - faculty, students and staff only

Exhibitors, see Resources for Exhibitors for details on registering for space, deadlines, and requirements.

Video and Pictures from 2014

Watch Ali, a 4th grader from Kent Elementary, conduct an experiment in buoyancy at the UW student chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers table.

Enjoy the photo slideshow from 2014.

composite of images from Engineering Discovery Days 2014 and link

Planning Your Visit

Get an idea of the depth and breadth of exhibits and logistics from 2014: exhibits, information sessions, and parking and logistics.


Join us in appreciation for support and current-year funding from these organizations:

Boeing logo     Ch2M HILL Foundation logo     Puget Sound Energy logo    

To sponsor Engineering Discovery Days, contact Jenny Selby, 206-543-0874.
Questions about the event? Contact Angela Ballasiotes, (206) 616-3280.