Engineering Open House

Engineering Open House - 2014 "Transform Your World"

The 94th annual Engineering Open House (EOH) was held on March 14 15th, 2014. Over 65 alumni judges were tasked with awarding 14 specific exhibit awards. Our Rail Extravaganza booth won 1st place in the Just for Fun - Hands On category.

EOH strives to create a more educated, science-oriented culture with the University of Illinois College of Engineering at the forefront of technological advancements. It aims to inspire the next generation of engineers and lay a foundation for engineering to become the key to solving future problems. EOH is an annual student-led event featuring two days of exciting exhibits and captivating competitions that showcase the talent and ingenuity of engineering students. The exposition attracts thousands of visitors to the Illinois campus each year and stands as the largest event of its kind in the country. EOH brings together students, faculty, and corporate sponsors to feature cutting-edge innovation in the fields of science and technology.

Matt Greve, left, and Scott Schmidt, right, stand before the Rail Extravaganza area.
 Students watch intensely as one of their own gets to try a hand a driving the locomotive using Run 8 Train Simulator software.
Matt Greve, left, and Scott Schmidt, right, stand before the Rail Extravaganza area. Students watch intensely as one of their own gets to try a hand a driving the locomotive using Run 8 Train Simulator software.
A student cheers as his model train successfully navigates the track while this opponent's trial derails.
A group photo of the Hanson/Springfield group that attended EOH on Saturday, March 15.
A student cheers as his model train successfully navigates the track while this opponent's trial derails. A group photo of the Hanson/Springfield group that attended EOH on Saturday, March 15.