When it comes to hands-on projects, STEM students like to think big!  At Power Mountain, we love big thinkers and big doers who enjoy making big things happen. Going big at PME means that building a fantastic machine is not the only thing we do; we teach bigger lessons: Successful big-team projects achieve more than… Read more »

Do you know what engineers do, actually do every day? OK then, can you identify the ways engineering has shaped your life? If you find these difficult questions, you’re not alone. Educational researchers have found that K-12 teachers and students generally have a poor understanding of what engineers do, plus the opportunities available through engineering… Read more »

I enjoy spending time at Colorado State University as an Engineer in Residence (EiR) for the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. This volunteer program is in partnership with the IEEE High Plains Section and brings practicing engineers to campus to advise ECE students about their various projects. I asked the CSU senior students what advice… Read more »