ISTI works with industry partners to customize each project to reflect a current and authentic research problem and spark student interest in R&D careers. These STEM Challenges are designed to teach the critical skills inherent in problem solving and STEM concepts by exposing students to R&D applications beyond the classroom. They also enable students and teachers to build relationships with Illinois industry and STEM professionals.
STEM Challenge projects have addressed food safety, technology, aerospace and defense, health, environmental sustainability and behavioral economics.
Learn more about the STEM Challenges.