STEM on the Road

STEM on the road logo is pictured.Students engaging students to build interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics

STEM on the Road is a peer-to-peer outreach event where PNW students share engineering vehicles and research demonstrations with interested high school students. Approximately three hours, these events highlight the types of hands-on learning featured at Purdue University Northwest.

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What Can Students See?

  • Formula SAE vehicles
  • Mini-Baja vehicles
  • Electric vehicles
  • Human exploration rover vehicles
  • Biology research
  • Chemistry research
  • Physics research
  • Forensics research

Our event is usually set up so that we can work with specific STEM-oriented classes as well as students on their lunch break or in their passing period. We typically support eight events a year, four per semester.

Stem students reviewing a project are pictured.
Stem students experimenting are pictured.
STEM students are pictured.

2022/2023 Events

  • September 23, 2022 – Calumet New Tech High School
  • October 21, 2022 – Lake Central High School
  • November 18, 2022 – East Chicago Central High School
  • January 27, 2023 – Morton High School
  • February 24, 2023 – Joseph Block Middle School
  • March 24, 2023 – Whiting High School/Middle School

Interested in STEM on the Road?

The Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 STEM on the Road events are full. If your High School/Middle School is interested in securing a future date, please contact us soon.

Have Questions?

Contact STEM on the Road coordinator Maged Mikhail at (219) 989-2471 or

STEM on the Road is organized by PNW’s College of Engineering and Sciences and College of Technology.