YSU STEM Students Showcase Projects on April 22

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown State University College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics presents its STEM showcase Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Over 60 student projects will be on display in Moser Hall on YSU’s campus. The showcase is an opportunity for high school students and their parents to learn more about YSU and STEM College education and careers.

In addition, $1,000 in scholarships will be given away to prospective YSU STEM students who attend the event and complete a survey.

Facilities open for tours will include YSU’s Center for Innovation in Additive Manufacturing and remodeled physics labs, showcasing research in lasers and semiconductors. A new 3D printer that can print biological tissue will also be on display.

Among the student projects is a senior design project that involved designing a rover tire rim for NASA. Another team will talk about their research with sloth muscles in an attempt to determine why sloths are so strong. And first-year engineering students will showcase their projects, which have competed for a chance to become a permanent display at Oh Wow! The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology in downtown.

To register and for more information visit StemShowcase.ysustem.com.

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