Top Scientists Visit Howard County Schools as Part of USA Science and Engineering Festival

Arts and Entertainment

March 13, 2018

A variety of scientists will be visiting Howard County schools as guest lecturers, providing insights about their careers and work as part USA Science & Engineering Festival’s Nifty Fifty Program which sends more than 200 top scientists and engineers into schools around the country in advance of the Festival to ignite students’ passion for science and engineering.  Taking place April 7-8 in DC, the Festival’s Expo, sponsored by Lockheed Martin, is a free event that allows kids and adults to participate in over 3,000 hands-on activities and see live performances by science celebrities and experts. The Festival will kick off on April 5 with the X-STEM Extreme STEM Symposium a “TED-style” event for youth featuring interactive presentations and workshops by STEM visionaries.

March 20, 1pm

Steve Smalley, Engineer, Northrup Grumman, will discuss the need for inventors

Wilde Lake Middle School, 10481 Cross Fox Lane, Columbia, MD

March 23, 9:30am

Dan Madrzykowski, Fire Scientist, UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute, will explore how fire science contributes to saving lives.

Long Reach High School, 6101 Old Dobbin Road, Columbia, MD