Courses
This camp is conducted by the College of Engineering. This hands-on camp will introduce you to the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) world by exploring the varied uses of UAV technology, the Federal Aviation Administration regulations,and the concepts needed to build and operate your own "drone."  Utilizing Wichita State University's Project Innovation Hub, we will learn methods such as laser cutting/engraving,CNC routing, waterjet cutting, soldering, and basic electrical and electronic circuits to prototype and build and fly our very-own UAV's.


Click here to register for the Drone: Build It! Camp: June 3-6, 2019, WSU Main Campus, Experiential Engineering Building
This camp is conducted by the College of Engineering. Students will work with partners to build and program robots using the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 kits. They will learn to make their robots move and use sensors to interact with objects around them. This camp is for students who are new to programming with the EV3 robotics system.


Click here to register for "Lego 1 4th-5th Grades" on: June 3-7, 2019, National Center for Aviation Training (NCAT)
This camp is conducted by the College of Engineering. Students will work with partners to build and program robots using the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 kits. They will learn to make their robots move and use sensors to interact with objects around them. This camp is for students who are new to programming with the EV3 robotics system.


Click here to register for "Lego 1 6th-8th Grades" on: June 3-7, 2019, National Center for Aviation Training (NCAT)
This camp is conducted by the College of Engineering.  Campers will be introduced through hands-on activities to research in two biomedical engineering fields that involve the use of mechanical and electronic parts in the human body for the purposes of health care diagnosis and treatment and assistive support.The camp will take place in two research laboratories on the Wichita State campus,led by Dr. Jaydip Desai and Dr. Kim Cluff.


Click here to register for "High School Biomedical Camp 10th-12th Grades" on: June 3-6, 2019, WSU Main Campus, Experiential Engineering Building
This camp is conducted by the College of Engineering.Campers will work in teams to modify four off-the-shelf toy ride-on cars for four local children with mobility challenges. They will receive hands-on training on designing,wiring, soldering, basic construction skills, and following a budget.


Click here to register for "Go Baby Go! Camp, 10th-12th Grades" on: June 10-13, 2019, WSU Main Campus, Experiential Engineering Building
This camp is conducted by the College of Engineering. Students will work with partners to build and program robots using the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 kits. This year's theme is "Puppy Training" where all of the challenges are based on the idea of taking a robotic dog through obedience school. This camp is for students who already have experience programming with the EV3 robotics system.


Click here to register for the morning session of "Lego II 4th-5th Grades" on: June 10-14, 2019, National Center for Aviation Training (NCAT)
This camp is conducted by the College of Engineering. Students will work with partners to build and program robots using the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 kits. This year's theme is "Puppy Training" where all of the challenges are based on the idea of taking a robotic dog through obedience school. This camp is for students who already have experience programming with the EV3 robotics system.


Click here to register for the afternoon session of "Lego II 6th-8th Grades" on: June 10-14, 2019, National Center for Aviation Training (NCAT)
This camp is conducted by the College of Engineering. Campers will complete their mission(s) to explore and map out the moon through programming their Sphero Bot rover to navigate from one base camp to another base camp while navigating through valleys, rills and craters.  


Click here to register for the "Sphero Bots Camp 6th-7th Grades" on: June 17-21, 2019, National Center for Aviation Training (NCAT)
This camp is conducted by the College of Engineering. Campers will learn robotics design, problem-solving, project management, team-building,and presentation skills. Campers will spend time on working with the VEX robotic system.This camp will provide good preparation for campers interested in transitioning from LEGO Robotics to Kansas BEST Robotics teams. 


Click here to register for "Vex Robotics, 8th-9th grades" on: June 17-20, 2019, WSU Main Campus, Beggs Hall
This camp is conducted by the College of Engineering. Have you ever had an idea, but did not know where to start to make it a reality? During this camp, we will delve into the design and prototyping process to understand howto choose the right idea and build upon it. We will cover the importance of team-building,skills assessment, and project feasibility in our journey to create a working prototype by the end of the week. Utilizing Wichita State University's Project Innovation Hub,we will explore different methods of prototype fabrication such as laser cutting/engraving,CNC routing, waterjet and plasma-cutting, milling, general woodworking, and basic electrical and electronics.


Click here to register for "Inventor Camp, 10th-12th grades" on: June 17-20, 2019, WSU Main Campus, Experiential Engineering Building
This camp is conducted by the College of Engineering. Campers will work as part of a team to explore prosthetics. Students will brainstorm,sketch and create a prototype of a missing limb for a patient that has suffered a debilitating loss of a limb. Campers will take this activity a step further and design their prototype using Autodesk Inventor in order to print their prototype on a 3D printer. 

*Due to time constraints, not all prototypes may be printed. 


Click here to register for "Middle School Biomedical Camp 6th-7th Grades" on: June 24-28, 2019, National Center for Aviation Training (NCAT)
This camp is conducted by the College of Engineering. Campers will learn the fundamental concepts of AI and robotics, basic programming skills(procedural and graphical programming), and modern intelligent robotics. The contents of the camp include concise lectures on selected AI topics, demonstration and simulation, implementation of machine learning algorithms, and hand-on experience on an NAO humanoid robot. On the final day, campers will work and demonstrate in a team on a mini project of the NAO robot using their knowledge and skills learned from the camp.


Click here to register for "Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Camp, 10th-12th grades" on: June 24-27, 2019, WSU Main Campus, Beggs Hall
This camp is conducted by the College of Engineering. Many expert coders begin by teaching themselves. In this mini camp, campers will create Scratch accounts, learn the basics of Scratch coding -- working through the same curriculum we bring to elementary schools during the school year  -- and leave being able to continue building their skills on their own.  Each camper will receive a set of Scratch coding cards ($25 value) to take home. 


Click here to register for "Scratch Coding Jump Start 2nd-3rd Grades" on: Monday, July 1, 2019
This camp is conducted by the College of Engineering. Many expert coders begin by teaching themselves. In this mini camp, campers will create Scratch accounts, learn the basics of Scratch coding -- working through the same curriculum we bring to elementary schools during the school year  -- and leave being able to continue building their skills on their own.  Each camper will receive a set of Scratch coding cards ($25 value) to take home. 


Click here to register for "Scratch Coding Jump Start 4th-5th Grades" on: Tuesday, July 2, 2019
This camp is conducted by the College of Engineering. Many expert coders begin by teaching themselves. In this mini camp, campers will create Scratch accounts, learn the basics of Scratch coding -- working through the same curriculum we bring to elementary schools during the school year  -- and leave being able to continue building their skills on their own.  Each camper will receive a set of Scratch coding cards ($25 value) to take home. 


Click here to register for "Scratch Coding Jump Start 6th-7th Grades" on: Wednesday, July 3, 2019
This camp is conducted by the College of Engineering. Campers will learn about sustainable energy through renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, hydrogen and fuel cells; take field trips to solar and wind power generation stations, and build and race a solar and battery powered car using guidelines established by NREL Model Car Competitions. 


Click here to register for "Renewable Energy Camp, 10th-12th grades" on: July 8-11, 2019, WSU Main Campus, Beggs Hall
This camp is conducted by the College of Engineering. Learn basic concepts of engineering and computer-assisted design by building your own toy car using CATIA software. Each student will have a design 3D printed for assembling on the wheel base. The final day of camp is Race day allowing campers to see how their designs stack up against the competition. 

*The final day is held the following Friday, July 26, to allow time to 3D-print the campers cars.


Click here to register for the morning session of "Hot Weelz Car Design Camp, 4th-5th Grades" on: July 15-18, 2019, National Center for Aviation Training (NCAT)
This camp is conducted by the College of Engineering. Learn basic concepts of engineering and computer-assisted design by building your own toy car using CATIA software. Each student will have a design 3D printed for assembling on the wheel base. The final day of camp is Race day allowing campers to see how their designs stack up against the competition. 

*The final day is held the following Friday, July 26, to allow time to 3D-print the campers cars.


Click here to register for the afternoon session of "Hot Weelz Car Design Camp, 6th-8th Grades" on: July 15-18, 2019, National Center for Aviation Training (NCAT)
This camp is conducted by the College of Engineering. Campers will learn and work hands-on with electrical components such as resistors,capacitors, inductors, voltage source and diodes. Campers will work on the NI Elvis prototyping board to build simple electrical circuit like resistors in series and parallel combinations, and measure the voltage across each element and current passing through each element, and students will also build simulation diagram on multi-sim software.  




Click here to register for the morning session of "HS Circuits Camp, 10th-12th Grades" on: July 15-19, 2019, WSU Main Campus, Experiential Engineering Building
This camp is conducted by the College of Engineering. In this camp students are going to write programs by using Arduino software (IDE)to activate the electrical circuit. Students will design electrical circuits by using resistors, sensors, diodes, LEDs on bread board by using UNO R3 controller board.This camps is great for the students who are interested in coding and designing the circuits.  




Click here to register for the morning session of "Arduino Camp, 8th-9th Grades" on: July 22-26, 2019, WSU Main Campus, Experiential Engineering Building
This camp is conducted by the College of Engineering. Campers will participate in a cyber exercise designed to expose them to cyber defense and offense in a safe and fun environment. They will learn to work as a team, and use cyber skills to accomplish exercise objectives.

Copy and paste this link into your browser to apply for a Cybersecurity Boot Camp scholarship: https://www.wichita.edu/academics/engineering/engineeringcamps/2018/Scholarship_Applications_2018.php


Click here to register for the morning session of "Cybersecurity Boot Camp, 7th-12th Grades" on: July 22-26, 2019, WSU Main Campus, Experiential Engineering Building
Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the badge students will be able to:

  • Plan, cut prepreg, layup and bag simple laminate and sandwich parts

  • Repair simple composite parts using prepreg and wet repair techniques

  • Interpret the results of commonly used Non-destructive inspection techniques

  • Conduct the adhesive bonding of composite parts and appreciate the importance of key processing steps on the quality of the bonding.


Credit Hours

Success in this 0.5 credit hour course is based on the expectation that students will spend, for each unit of credit, a minimum of 7.5 hours over the length of the course in direct instruction as provided by the instructor and an additional 15 hours outside of class reading, reflecting, and evaluating the topics for a total of 22.5 hours.


This course contains no sessions
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Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the badge students will be able to:

  • Plan, cut prepreg, layup and bag simple laminate and sandwich parts

  • Repair simple composite parts using prepreg and wet repair techniques

  • Interpret the results of commonly used Non-destructive inspection techniques

  • Conduct the adhesive bonding of composite parts and appreciate the importance of key processing steps on the quality of the bonding.


Credit Hours

Success in this 0.5 credit hour course is based on the expectation that students will spend, for each unit of credit, a minimum of 7.5 hours over the length of the course in direct instruction as provided by the instructor and an additional 15 hours outside of class reading, reflecting, and evaluating the topics for a total of 22.5 hours.


This course contains no sessions
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This course covers the essential topics pertaining to composites engineering and the certification process. Its contents provide students with an awareness of the composites engineering process framework through course materials and practical applications through online discussions. Topics include engineering, manufacturing, maintenance, and certification of composite materials associated with civil aircraft structures. The course content is in accordance with FAA AC 20-107B (Composite Aircraft Structure).


This course contains no sessions
Click here to be notified about the next scheduled program.
This course covers the essential topics pertaining to composites engineering and the certification process. Its contents provide students with an awareness of the composites engineering process framework through course materials and practical applications through online discussions. Topics include engineering, manufacturing, maintenance, and certification of composite materials associated with civil aircraft structures. The course content is in accordance with FAA AC 20-107B (Composite Aircraft Structure). 

This course was developed through the collaboration of Wichita State University, industry subject matter experts, and the Federal Aviation Administration. The course is taught online, includes all teaching materials, and features real-world discussions facilitated by those with subject matter expertise and FAA representatives. Depending on prior knowledge and experience, students will spend approximately ten hours per week reviewing materials, participating in online discussions and testing their knowledge.

After finishing a 1-week period of self-study of fundamental composites and successfully completing an examination, students proceed to more advanced topics through an on-line, interactive learning experience via Blackboard. Teaching methodology includes online discussions facilitated by subject matter experts, relevant documentation, and audio/visual aids. A hands-on lab will be offered separately at future times.


Click HERE to Register for the CSET Course Starting April 1, 2019 to June 28, 2019