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Carl R. Ice College of Engineering

Check out the latest technologies and hands-on activities for all ages in Durland, Rathbone, Fielder, Engineering, Seaton and Ward halls.
Let the games begin!

The Carl R. Ice College of Engineering is celebrating its 97th Open House. Explore displays, presentations and competitions in Durland, Fiedler, Engineering, Rathbone, Seaton and Ward halls.

Opening ceremonies

Displays for each department, skits and the crowning of St. Patricia and St. Patrick kick off engineering's open house. 4 p.m. Friday, inside the atrium of Rathbone Hall.

Degree program displays

Browse our student showcases as they demonstrate what they've learned. Displays range from cutting-edge research to cybersecurity to robots and much more!

Calling all kids

Build a toolbox with construction science and management students in Seaton Hall, along with displays in each department for children to participate in and learn about engineering. Come early as supplies are limited!

Steel Bridge and Concrete Canoe teams

Visit Fiedler Hall to see our steel bridge and concrete canoe student design teams to learn how a canoe made of concrete can float!

Robotics Teams

Spend time with our robotics teams to see how our students are working on the future.

Powercat Motorsports Formula SAE Team

See the new formula car along with past cars designed by K-State students and take a look up close at how this car was designed in Engineering Hall.

Chem-E Car Team

The Chemical Engineering Car Team develops small vehicles controlled by chemical reactions. See the team's latests car in Durland Hall.

Aerospace Teams

Thinking about a career in aerospace or unmanned aerial systems? Check out how our teams in mechanical engineering are flying into the future.

Splashin’ with fountain wars

Join the Fountain Wars Environmental Design Team outdoors on the west side of Seaton Hall in a fountain-powered game.

Game Development and Cyber Defense team

Interested in making video games or learning how to protect systems from hacking? Take time to visit our teams to check out how our students are designing and protecting our future.

Company displays

Talk to representatives from engineering companies and learn how their work affects the world.

Pancake feed

Join biological and agricultural engineering students and faculty for a Saturday morning pancake breakfast. Cost does apply. 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in 1023 Seaton Hall.

Interactive displays

Watch as students from the department design teams demonstrate the capabilities of their quarterscale tractor, mechatronic robots, Formula One and Baja race cars, chemical-powered vehicles, fountains, concrete canoe, steel bridge and unmanned aerial planes throughout the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering.

By the day

1 to 3 p.m. – Engineering Open House

4 p.m. – Engineering Open House Opening Ceremonies. Rathbone Hall Atrium


7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – BAE Pancake Feed. 1023 Seaton Hall