Explore Engineering

Creating the engineers of tomorrow

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Thursday, April 18th

8015 W 111th St, Palos Hills, IL, 60465



A person who designs, builds, or maintains engines, machines, or public works

About Explore Engineering

Explore Engineering is a Chicago-based event aimed to introduce high school students into the vast field of engineering. Explore Engineering will have breakout sessions emphasized in six different fields of engineering from numerous of companies that attendees will have the opportunity to learn and make connections with. Since engineering is a pivotal aspect in everyday functions, we want students to fully immerse themselves in this field with intentions of hoping that they will consider in pursuing a career in STEM in addition to inspire the next generation of leaders in this field. In addition, students will hear presentations from engineering professionals, students, and a college panel for students interested in pursuing the academic route of this field. We invite over 20+ organizations, companies, and colleges to showcase what they are all about!


5:45 - 6:00 pm


Check in table located in front of the North Entrance

6:00 - 6:45 pm

Opening and Keynote Speakers

Hear from our Explore Engineering team and from our speakers

6:45 - 7:15 pm


Checkout table showcases at the PAC Lobby from 20+ organizations and companies from across the Chicagoland area. Refreshments will be served!

7:20 - 8:00 pm

Breakout Session

Hear in from professionals from these fields of engineering

  • Mechanical + Civil: Lurie's Hospital
  • Mechanical: SOM
  • Electrical: SOM
  • Software: IBM
  • Chemical: Argonne
  • Environmental: TBA

8:00 - 8:50 pm

College Panel or Showcase

Students will have the option to attend the college panel which is lead by Stagg’s guidance department and showcases colleges like IIT, Loras, and more or students can visit the PAC Lobby for the showcase

8:50 - 9:00pm

What’s Next and Closing

Closing words


Daniel Lipinski

US Representative for Illinois 3rd Congressional District

Sue Hallen

IP Portfolio Director for IBM

Dan Gabel

Manager, Interconnection and System Studies at ComEd

Eric Dina

University of Illinois Graduate, Civil Engineer

Aaron Hanania

Author and Environmental Activist

Frequently Asked Questions

Explore Engineering will be held on 04/18 at Stagg High School.

Explore Engineering is open to all high schoolers residing in the Chicagoland area.

Explore Engineering is FREE to the public!

Nothing but yourself :)


Monica Para


Musa Ibrahim


Alexa Barstatis


Salma Kamni

Outreach Director

Karol Para

Public Relations

Peter Gordan