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Hani Mehrpouyan

By: Cienna Madrid   Published 11:21 am / October 16, 2017

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Hani Mehrpouyan

Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
College of Engineering

Hani Mehrpouyan hosted a youth summer training program that introduced middle- and high-school aged students to electronics, mechanics, robotics and electromagnetics.

Having completed its inaugural run last summer, the program provided a hands-on approach to learning engineering basics and fine tuning interests for pre-undergraduate students. Through fun and interesting activities and projects launched from start to completion, the program was designed to attract young women – a generally underrepresented group in STEM fields. Through their work, the students gained confidence in their ability to succeed at STEM.

Mehrpouyan plans to expand the program next summer.