There will be several amazing opportunities on May 15 for Engineering Expo visitors to explore. All events are free and open to the public.

Undergraduate Poster Competition: More than 1,200 College of Engineering undergraduate students will display their world-changing research and compete for industry awards. Displays will be located throughout Kelley Engineering Center and surrounding areas and will be open to the public from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. A full event program with research project listings will be posted here one week before the event.

Tours: High school and middle school teachers can reserve Expo tours for student groups. The deadline to request a tour time is April 6:

Fast Pitch (grad thesis competition): Watch as 12 College of Engineering graduate students pitch their groundbreaking research to a panel of faculty and industry experts, with a time limit of three minutes or less. Fast Pitch will take place in the Johnson Hall auditorium from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. A full event program with Fast Pitch competitor information will be posted here one week before the event.

Award Ceremony: Kearney Dean of Engineering Scott Ashford will present industry and judging panel awards to all our student winners at 4 p.m. in Kelley Engineering Center.

Keynote Presentation: An Evening with Ellen Ochoa, first Hispanic woman in space and former Johnson Space Center director; part of the Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series. 6 to 7 p.m. in the CH2M Hill Alumni Center Ballroom. For more information:

For questions about the Engineering Expo, contact Brad Canfield, Outreach Programs and Events Manager, College of Engineering, at or 541-737-7151.