Welcome to the Olin community

At Olin we believe that engineering is a creative enterprise that begins and ends with people and their desire for a better world. We have created an extraordinary learning community that is bound by a vibrant culture of innovation and a vision to change engineering education to make it a fun, engaging, meaningful and a powerful experience. We invite you to Discover Olin

Discover what you're passionate about

Matt Brucker '20 Electrical/Computer Engineering

I learn best when I can teach someone else

Michael Sheets '17 E:Bioengineering

project-based learning

Ana Krishnan ’20 Admission Ambassador

App Development, Game Development, and more!

William Derksen '20 Computer Science and Electircal Engineering

Boxing, Basketball, and Ukulele!

Anika Payano ’20 Admission Ambassador

Clean Energy for Everyone

Heena Mutha ’10 PhD Candidate, MIT

Road to Success

Leah Mendelson ’11 PhD Candidate, MIT

Enabling Literacy for Everyone

Juliana Nazare ’14 Research Assistant and PhD Candidate, MIT Media Lab

Pursuing Dreams

Varun Mani ’12 MBA Candidate, Harvard Business School

Former Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Hololens

From Attending a Startup College to Starting One

Avery Anderson ’08 Software Engineering, Minerva Project

Understanding Why Things go Wrong

Kristen Dorsey ’08 Assistant Professor of Engineering, Smith College

Designing for the User

Nate Smith ’07 Co-founder & CTO, Lever Inc.

A risk-taker and trailblazer

Kate Garrett ’06 Co-founder & CEO, Ciel Medical

More Than Just Engineering

Dylan Garrett ’06 Account Director, Synapse Product Development

Travel, Writing and Teaching

Ellen Chisa ’10 Vice President of Product, Lola

Olin REVO; Formula SAE

Research of Electric Racing at Olin (REVO)

Return Design

Delivering Design Solutions to Nonprofit Organizations.

Olin Conductorless Orchestra (OCO)

Meeting and Exceeding Expectations

Stay Late And Create (SLAC)

Intrinsically Motivated Students

Franklin W. Olin Players (FWOP)

FWOP - Theater Club

Olin Workshop on the Library (OWL)

Transforming the Library

Human Powered Vehicles (HPV)

New Oppertunities


Olin Aquatic Robot Systems (OARS)

Our vision is still to complete an autonomous trans-Atlantic sailing mission

Electric Motorsports

Formula SAE is one of the world’s most rigorous academic motorsport competitions