Engineer the Future 2017 Celebrates National Engineers Week

Pittsburgh has long been at the core of engineering innovation with iconic bridges, environmentally friendly construction, and modern building design. Engineer the Future 2017, held in observance of National Engineers Week, celebrates the science of engineering and the region’s achievements and advances in architecture, building, and construction. This event features presentations, hands-on activities, and science demonstrations that are designed to inspire young people to explore engineering. Activities include opportunities to:

  • Design a zipline to carry a ping-pong ball
  • Build a clay boat capable of carrying as much weight as possible
  • Discover how UV light works
  • Watch a 3D Printer at work
  • Check out the fascinating science of robots
  • Explore the science of natural gas discovery and extraction
  • Operate a circuit board display to explore electrical engineering
  • And much more!

Engineer the Future 2017 will be held from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm from Thursday, February 23 to Saturday, February 25. All activities are free with admission. For more details, visit the Engineer the Future 2017 event page.

Carnegie Science Center, 1 Allegheny Avenue, Pittsburgh