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Welcome to the College of Engineering, Technology, and Physical Sciences Summer Programs!



STEM Summer Academy


Contact: Gerald Vines, College of Engineering, Technology, & Physical Sciences (256) 372-5574,

Requirements:  Submit application, two letters of recommendation, transcript, survey, and one-page essay on “The Importance of Mathematics and Science in Society”

Sponsor:  College of Engineering, Technology, and Physical Sciences

Target:  A four-week non-residential summer enrichment program for high

school students with strong interest in mathematics and engineering. Students will explore the many different fields of engineering through activities, competitions and field trips. For students having completed grades 9-11.

Duration:  June 3-27


Absolute Deadline:  May 13



HBCU-UP Program

Contact: Ms. Dianne Kirnes at (256) 372-8786 or

              Dr. Mostafa Dokhanian at (256) 372-8131.


Focus:   SBP is one of seven programs under the NSF-sponsored AAMU HBCU- UP project. The program focuses on strengthening participants’ Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) academic and social skills. Participants attend four classes per day for one hour each.  The classes include: “Mathematics for STEM students”, “STEM Fundamentals” (Science and 


Engineering Fundamentals & Design), “Introduction to Scientific Computation and Computer Visualization”, as well as “Technical Writing and Critical Thinking in the STEM disciplines”.  Additionally, students will be trained on “Skills for STEM Success” (e.g., test preparation, note taking, time management, exploring learning styles, etc.).


Participants:  30 rising juniors and seniors from local high schools  

Requirements:  Prospective applicants are required to submit an on-line application and two letters of recommendation from their science teacher, math teacher or counselor.

Duration:  June 3–July 12, 2013


Stipend:  $200/week for the six-week program ​

Robotics Camp

(PIIT Computer Camp)

Contact: Dr. Joel Fu at (256) 372-4119.

Focus:  As one of the Partners for Innovation in Information Technology (PIIT) Program funded by the National Science Foundation, Department of Computer Robotics.png
Sciences will be conducting 2012 summer computer camps. This is one of three week-long, 40-hour summer camps.

Scope:  Intensive training and hands-on learning opportunities constructing and programming Lego NXT robots; building and programming robots for tasks, using RoboLab, a graphical programming environment.

Target:  Grades 9-12

Participants:  Limited seating

Duration:  One Week, June 3 - 7

Cost:  Free

Stipend:  $50


Absolute Deadline:  Call