High school students trade classroom for engineering labs

Arindam Chowdhury presents hurricane assessment and solutions developed at WOW
Arindam Chowdhury presents hurricane assessment and solutions developed at WOW

Arindam Chowdhury presents hurricane assessment and solutions developed at WOW

This year, the Miami PREP program came with a twist when high school students participating in the five-week summer camp got to play scientists in various College of Engineering and Computing research labs.

“The Miami PREP program administered by the Office of Student Access and Success (OSAS) within the College of Engineering and Computing, exposes fourth to 11th graders to hands-on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) related projects, research laboratory experiential learning, teamwork, conflict resolution and recreational activities that are essential for the nurturing of competitive global citizens,” said Norman Munroe, professor and director of the OSAS and the Center for Diversity in Engineering and Computing.

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