Innovative Engineering and National Security

This workshop focuses on innovative engineering solutions to current national security area's particularly one worked on by the Department of Defense. Teachers will learn the complexity and multi-domain nature of current STEM national security questions. Participants will be introduced to advances in air, undersea, and cyber capabilities, and how to integrate these technologies into the classroom to both make STEM learning fun and to convey a sense of the importance knowing engineering for keeping the country safe and secure.

Fellowships Available: Ten (10)

Recommended For: This workshop is highly recommended for teachers of Physics, Chemistry, Earth Science, Biology, Computer Science, Robotics teachers, General Science or English and Ethics teachers

Host Department Major: Civil and Environmental Engineering


Dr. Alexandra Hain

Assistant Professor

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

University of Connecticut