HISTORY OF E-EXPO

Engineering Exposition (E-Expo), formerly known as E-Days, is an annual event sponsored by the Speed School Student Council (SSSC). This event is a long-standing tradition that dates back to 1970’s. E-Expo aims to expose local K-12 students to STEM fields, to showcase student competitions and research, and to promote the University of Louisville, the J.B. Speed School of Engineering (SSoE), and the Speed School Student Council to the local community. In past years, the event has included networking opportunities, corporate representation, departmental showcases, STEM demonstrations, and competitions for K-12, undergraduate, and graduate students. Each year, a new theme is selected based on the keynote speaker’s industry focus/area of interest. Examples of previous themes include 3D printing, automotive, sustainable energy, and transportation.

EVENT OBJECTIVES

  • To provide STEM enrichment opportunities to K-12 students

  • To inspire and encourage younger students to explore the many fields of engineering

  • To share information about UofL and SSoE Admissions with prospective students

  • To allow prospective students to experience the culture of UofL and the SSoE

  • To provide opportunities for networking between young alumni and current/prospective engineering students

  • To showcase the various departments, labs/facilities, and student societies/organizations at the SSoE

  • To recognize high-achieving K-12 and current students

  • To promote entrepreneurial opportunities and local start up companies to the Louisville community

 

EVENT MANAGEMENT & ORGANIZATION 

 

In order for this event to become a reality, many students, professors, and faculty provide their input, professional hours, and volunteer outside of classes. E-Expo is organized and run by the Speed School Student Council, which is one of the largest and most active student councils of the University of Louisville’s student body.