Thursday, June 12, 2014
Engineering summer camp brings middle school students to OSU-Tulsa
|Tulsa Alliance for Engineering's summer camp participants build stick bridges in Main Hall in 2013.|
Middle school students interested in engineering will take part in a special event sponsored by Wallace Engineering at OSU-Tulsa on Friday, June 20. The event is part of the Tulsa Alliance for Engineering’s annual summer camp.
The camp offers eighth- and ninth-grade students from the Tulsa-area an opportunity to learn about engineering principles, career opportunities and local degree programs. Students will receive an overview of model remote control airplanes from Dr. James Kidd, OSU clinical associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering. Kidd will also explain the mechanics of unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones.
The group will also tour the Brady Arts District with representatives from Wallace Engineering to learn about structural and civil engineering. The tour will include several projects completed by the firm, including Guthrie Green and Hardesty Arts Center.
The Tulsa Alliance for Engineering is a partnership between OSU-Tulsa, Oral Roberts University, University of Tulsa, Tulsa Technology Center, Tulsa Community College and the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa.