Welcome to the FAU Engineering Academy

This enriching one-week summer experience provides fascinating insight into ground-breaking areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Wireless Communications, and Drone Technologies!
Specifically designed for students entering grades 10, 11, and 12 in Fall 2021, students will have the unique opportunity to participate in an exciting program that combines college-level lectures and cutting-edge research with fun and engaging hands-on activities in university-sponsored laboratories and facilities.
The FAU Engineering Academy is taught by PhD-level faculty members who are professors in the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Florida Atlantic University. They have been hand-selected to participate in the Academy due to their extensive engineering/computer science backgrounds and deep passion for teaching in the classrooms and laboratories.

Academy Scholars will:

  • Learn about and use various engineering/computer science theories introduced in collegiate settings
  • Clearly understand and articulate the connections between math and science and real-world technological problems.
  • Display enhanced capabilities in creative thinking and problem solving
  • Experience life as a college student with access to various FAU resources  

Program Eligibility

In order to qualify for the Engineering Academy, students must:

  • Be entering grades 10, 11 or 12 in Fall 2021
  • Meet the minimum course prerequisite requirements listed in the camp’s description

Camp Descriptions

Week One: I-DeepLearn Summer Workshop
Dates/Times: June 21-25, 2021, 8:30am-4:30pm
Professor: Behnaz Ghoraani, Ph.D.
Method: Fully Online
Cost: Free (NSF grant funded)
Who: Open to rising  female  10 th , 11 th , and 12 th  grade students who meet the prerequisites
Camp Size: Space is limited to no more than 50 students


Week Two: Software-defined Radios for Cognitive Connected Robots and Autonomous Systems
Dates/Times: June 28-July 2, 2021, 8:30am-4:30pm
Professor: George Sklivanitis, Ph.D.
Method: Hybrid (mix of in-person and online learning)
Location: FAU Boca Raton Campus, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL, 33431
Cost: $600
Who: Open to all 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students who meet the prerequisites
Camp Size: Space is limited to no more than 20 students


Please note: Tuition includes the cost of one week of course instruction, an FAU Engineering and Computer Science Swag Bag, and a Certificate of Completion. Payment is due upon acceptance into the camp. A 50% refund will be given through June 15, 2021. There are no refunds after June 15. Full refunds will only be given in the event that the camp is cancelled.



For more information about the program, contact Jessica Hibberd at jlewis92@fau.edu or 561.297.2049.