University of the District of Columbia – Washington, DC

University of the District of Columbia

4200 Connecticut Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20008

 

The School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) at UDC is proud to host Johns Hopkins University (JHU)’s Engineering Innovation (EI) program for high school students. EI is an exciting, hands-on summer course for high school students interested in Engineering and Science. This program is offered at the UDC campus in Washington, DC. under the JHU EI office. For the last five years, mechanical engineering faculty member, Dr. Pawan Tyagi,  has been coordinating EI to provide a rich, educational experience for regional, national, and international high school students. Dr.  Tyagi and Mr. March, teaching fellow, team up to teach the EI program. The SEAS supports EI by providing instructional spaces and access to computers and engineering laboratories. EI students at the UDC site have the unique opportunity to learn about nanotechnology, 3D printer based manufacturing, renewable energy laboratories, and visit a zero energy home.

This site is a commuting site only.  There are no residential facilities.

Maximum of 24 students will be enrolled.

 

 

UDC 2017 Students

 

UDC Winning Bridge 2017

Load  = 44kg

General Information

    • Course Dates: June 25 – July 20
    • Time:  Monday – Friday; 9 AM – 3PM
    • No class on Wednesday, July 4th
  • Dr. Pawan Tyagi – has been with Engineering Innovation since 2011.

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    Dr. Tyagi is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at UDC. His research interests include nanotechnology, renewable energy, biosensors, and advanced manufacturing.
  • TBD –

Site Specific Information

  • The course will be held in the Engineering Building (Building 42).

    First day meeting location will be sent to enrolled students in June.

    Campus Map

  • Most days, students will have 45 minutes to an hour for lunch.

    Occasionally, the lab schedule will necessitate a shorter lunch break. The timing of the lunch break may change daily depending on the schedule, but it will happen between 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM.

    Students may choose to bring their lunch or purchase lunch at the campus cafeteria.

  • Information will be added shortly
  • All students will have access to computers to complete their online research.
  • There is a Metro Rail station adjacent to the UDC Campus.  Take the red line to the Van Ness – UDC Station.

    The following Metro Bus Routes go to UDC: H2,L1, L2, L4

    Metro Rail & Bus Information

  • UDC Winning Bridge 2015

    Engineers:  Daniel, Ahmed, Arun, Tristan, and Beamlak

    Load:  8.7kg

Media

  • Slow Motion Video of Bridges Breaking at UDC

 

 

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