KU Engineering Expo

2019 Engineering Expo and Engineering & Science Fair

Engineering EXPO

Sunday, February 24th, 12 - 4pm  SIGN-UP NOW!
Monday, February 25th, 9am - 3pm  SIGN-UP NOW!

Engineering Expo is a free multi-day, student-run event that lets visitors explore the fascinating fields of engineering and demonstrate the amazing projects KU engineering students have completed. Engineering Expo will take place at KU's Engineering Complex.

Please note that there are two different links for Sunday and Monday registration. Sunday the 24th will be open to the general public while Monday the 25th is primarily for elementary/middle school students.

Questions? Email us at: engrexpo@ku.edu

Lunch on Monday 
LEEP 2415 will be a designated storage room where students can leave their lunch or there is an option of purchasing a sack lunch (PB&J, chips, fruit, and drink) for $4.95 from KU Dining. Lunch purchases will be available from 11:30-2 in the Jaybreak located off the LEEP 2 Atrium.

Engineering and Science Fair

Sunday, February 24th, 12 - 4 pm  SIGN-UP NOW!

Brand new to this years EXPO, Theta Tau will host an engineering and science fair. This is a great opportunity for students to share what interests them in the engineering and science world. 

Get additional information.

Competition Rules

​This year, there are seven competitions. The competitions, with the rules attached, listed below require preparation prior to attending EXPO. These competitions will only run on Monday. The contact information for the student group representative is listed below each link.


1. Volcano: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1FUxnT8Si7ufITHfYZSUdJv--k_dhsK9_/view?usp=sharing

Contact: Mandy Ruhmann at ruhmannmandy@ku.edu


2. Uphill Climb Race: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1lyRS3fdmlgx7NaKbewlH1VUYtphTQLLI/view?usp=sharing

Contact: Michael Kitchen at mdkitchen@ku.edu


3. Rube Goldberg: 


Contact: Jordan Nutter at jordannutter58@ku.edu


4. Popsicle Stick Catapults: 


Contact: Brittany Kracht at brittany.kracht@ku.edu

5. Pasta Bridge: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EjDBZAgvA7XuE_8b798kByxup62wUCCW/view?usp=sharing

Contact: Briceson Junge at bricesonjunge@ku.edu


6. Paper Rockets: 


Contact: Gabriel Lewis at biteszadust@ku.edu

7. Bottle Rockets: 


Contact: Ethan Wissmann at ethanwissmann@ku.edu


Speaker Series

​Exclusively on Monday, February 25th, we will be hosting four experienced School of Engineering Professors who will speak about their respective disciplines in engineering.  These presentations will be geared towards the young students in attendance. Tickets for each of the four presentations will be avaliable directly next to the Check-In Table.

***Every student and teacher MUST have a ticket for entry (there is a 200 person maximum for each presentation)***


The schedule is as follows:


Professor Field of Study Time
Dr. Andrew Williams Electircal Engineering 10:00 AM
Dr. Ron Barrett Aerospace Engineering 11:00 AM
Dr. Brian Rock Architectural Engineering 12:00 PM
Dr. Mark Shiflett Chemical Engineering 1:00 PM


​Information on parking will be emailed to registered guests the week before the event.


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