The Ohio State University at Marion


Engineering Summer Programs


Summer Engineering Institute

June 13-16 • 9 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Held on The Ohio State University at Marion, the Summer Engineering Institute will provide students the opportunity to explore the fundamentals of engineering. The Institute will introduce students to a variety of engineering disciplines and present some engineering fundamentals. These basic engineering topics will include the engineering design process, team working skills, elements of problem solving, and engineering professionalism and ethics. Students will work in teams using hands-on activities to design, build, and test several engineering projects, including bridges and roller coasters. Additional time will be spent on learning engineering fundamentals, touring on-campus university laboratories, an off-campus engineering facility, and developing and practicing engineering skills.

The Summer Engineering Institute is free for all students. Selected students who attend the entire institute will receive a $500 scholarship* to The Ohio State University at Marion.

An additional $750* will be awarded to each member of the winning team.

*Scholarship awards are contingent upon enrolling at Ohio State Marion after high school graduation.

Who is Eligible?

  • High school students who will be juniors, or seniors for the 2016-2017 academic year
  • Attend high school, or are home-schooled, in Crawford, Delaware, Hardin, Marion, Morrow, Union, or Wyandot county
  • Have a minimum cum. GPA of 3.0 with no grade of less than a B in high school math and science courses

SEI Instructors

Dr. Mostafa Elsaadany, Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering
Dr. Golrokh Mirzaei, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Dr. Qudsia Tahmina, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


Ohio State’s engineering program is ranked first among all Ohio Universities.

How to apply

For more information, contact:

Chris Trapp, trapp.22@osu.edu
(740)-725-6126


Engineering Summer Camp

This workshop is for all incoming Ohio State Marion engineering students. This 5-day camp is designed for new engineering students.
Math, science, and engineering faculty from our Engineering program will lead sessions to help prepare you for your college experience.

Registration form