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

Olin REVO; Formula SAE

Research of Electric Racing at Olin (REVO)

Enabling Literacy for Everyone

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

Boxing, Basketball, and Ukulele!

Anika Payano ’20 Admission Ambassador

Clean Energy for Everyone

Heena Mutha ’10 PhD Candidate, MIT


members of the class of 2021 (44 women/46 men)

Machine Learning & Acapella

William Derksen '20 Computer Science and Electircal Engineering

Olin Conductorless Orchestra (OCO)

Meeting and Exceeding Expectations

Understanding Why Things go Wrong

Kristen Dorsey ’08

Assistant Professor of Engineering, Smith College

Road to Success

Leah Mendelson ’11 PhD Candidate, MIT


in merit-based scholarship to all enrolled students

Discover what you're passionate about

Matt Brucker '20 Electrical/Computer Engineering

Pursuing Dreams

Varun Mani ’12 MBA Candidate, Harvard Business School

Former Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Hololens

Olin Workshop on the Library (OWL)

Transforming the Library

From Attending a Startup College to Starting One

Avery Anderson ’08 Software Engineering, Minerva Project

User Oriented Collaborative Design (UOCD)


Designing for the User

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

A risk-taker & 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

Return Design

Delivering Design Solutions to Nonprofit Organizations.

Stay Late And Create (SLAC)

Intrinsically Motivated Students

Franklin W. Olin Players (FWOP)

FWOP - Theater Club

Human Powered Vehicles (HPV)

New Opportunities


Olin Aquatic Robot Systems (OARS)

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