Design Day Keynote Speaker Announced

Mar 6, 2024

Registration is now open for the 2024 Engineering Design Day. Join us on May 1 to see more than 200 cutting-edge projects from departments across the Whiting School of Engineering. Registration is required to attend.

In addition to our featured presentations and demonstrations, we are pleased to announce Dean Kamen as our Design Day Keynote Speaker and Blumenthal Lecturer.

Dean Kamen
Founder and President
DEKA Research & Development Corporation and FIRST®

Dean Kamen is the founder and president of DEKA Research & Development Corporation. Technologies developed by DEKA include the HomeChoice™ portable dialysis machine, the Segway™ Human Transporter, and a DARPA-funded robotic arm. He also founded FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), an organization dedicated to motivating the next generation to understand, use, and enjoy science and technology. This year, FIRST® will serve more than 3,200,000 young people, ages 4 to 18, in more than 100 countries around the globe.