SOSC event instructor Sepehr Makaremi helps two students with windmills used as part of the energy week demonstration. The sand-weighted turbines demonstrate the scientific concepts behind wind power and energy generation for cities.
Posted August 15th, 2012
In the summer of 2012, with the support of the Deutsche Bank Foundation, the School of Engineering offered a free four-week summer event for NYC public middle school students. Dubbed The Science of Smart Cities (SOSC), the program focused on engineering, technology, sustainability and environmental issues.
At the camp's conculsion, students presented final projects, displaying the innovative ways in which they would make cities cleaner, more efficient and more pleasant places to live for inhabitants.