K-12 Outreach

Early exposure to science, technology, engineering, and math is a crucial factor in a student’s interesting in engineering and applied science as a career path. Our outreach programs connect underserved communities with world-class STEM resources.

Columbia Engineering Outreach

  • Outreach at Columbia Engineering provides greater accessibility to academic and professional opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines, especially for traditionally underrepresented local stakeholders.

Sponsored Broader Impact Programs

Student Programs

Faculty-Run Programs

  • SWE workshop - Introduction to Sound Source Localization
  • 5G Showcase for high-school students and teachers
  • World Science Academy on Photonics for high-school students to start in 2021
  • Professor Teherani Educational Outreach Videos on nanoscience
  • Mentoring and advising, lab visits, outreach seminars, and summer research opportunities targeting underrepresented groups


If you have questions, feedback, or suggestions, or want to get involved with outreach initiatives at Columbia Engineering, send us an email at [email protected].