Bringing the joys of engineering to kids of all ages.

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Coming Soon: The 2015 Bridge Design Contest!

The 2014 Engineering Encounters Bridge Design Contest is now over. Stay tuned to the contest website for information about the upcoming 2015 contest!


Welcome to Engineering Encounters – a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the design and implementation of high-quality engineering outreach programs that inspire, attract, and develop the STEM talent essential for meeting the Nation’s current and future challenges.

donateOur principal program is the Engineering Encounters Bridge Design Contest, which provides middle-school and high-school students with a realistic, engaging introduction to engineering. To learn more, check out our contest website.