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"GIV was definitely an empowering and inspiring experience for me…The various workshops and hands-on learning experiences provided by the Engineering Institute allowed me to exercise and develop problem-solving skills essential in any field of engineering. The strand-specific projects allowed for a direct application of these skills.”

About the Engineering Institute

Get hands-on with engineering for the future at this sustainability-focused Institute led by renowned Norwich University faculty! You’ll develop your own projects in energy, green transportation or environmental engineering, working to create technological solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems. You’ll access professional equipment in Norwich’s engineering labs, tour local industry leading businesses alongside expert mentors, and build bridges to your scholastic future and potential careers.

 *Girls can get an incentive scholarship to the Engineering Institute for reduced tuition!

For information regarding tuition, please click here.

Thank you to G.S. Precision, Inc. of Brattleboro for sponsoring this Institute.

At This Institute You Will

  • Choose a favorite area of engineering to dive into, such as environmental, robotics, or structural
  • Meet other young Vermonters who share your interests
  • Learn to “think like an engineer,” analyzing and solving real-world problems with limited resources
  • Take on a wide range of design challenges to hone creativity and problem-solving
  • Hear from a wide range of engineers and discover academic and career pathways in the engineering world

Check out the vibe from Engineering 2022!

Link to 2022 video.

Engineering Faculty

Michael Cross | Institute Director

Michael Cross, PhD, is a lecturer of electrical and computer engineering, teaching classes in the areas of circuits, electronics, energy systems, and engineering design.

Cross received degrees from the Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of Vermont and began his academic career at UVM, where he taught courses in the areas of analog and digital circuits, electronics, semiconductor physics, power electronics, and engineering design.

His doctoral and post-doctoral research at the University of Vermont explored the electrical, structural, optical, and electro-chemical properties of thin films and energetic nanomaterials. His professional experience includes working as a development engineer at IBM Microelectronics in Essex Junction, Vt., where he was involved in the development of state-of-the-art photomasks. His professional and scholarly work has been published both nationally and internationally.

Ready to Take Your Engineering Skills to the Next Level?