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

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

Quantitative Engineering Analysis (QEA)


Engineering for Humanity (E4H)

Helping Elders Age in Place Through Partnerships for Healthy Living

Investigating Normal

A first course in integrating mechanical, electrical, and software systems

Principles of Engineering (POE)

Using modern tools to construct mechatronic systems.

Products and Markets (P&M)

These skills will apply to the bold imagining and realization of their lives at Olin and beyond!

Design Nature

Projects include mechanisms that hop, swim, and climb!

Leading Workshops to Get kids Excited About STEM

Mary Martin '18,  Mechanical Engineering

Admission Ambassador


Affordable Design & Entrepreneurship (ADE)

Develop industry-ready skills and industry-disrupting ideas

Engineers who reflect the society they serve

Lawrence Neeley, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Design and Entreprenurship