Want to learn more about the fastest-growing engineering careers in the country? Join us at the MIE Open House Luncheon on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016!

Welcome to the MIE Open House

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at UIC welcomes you to the MIE Open House Luncheon on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016!

This exclusive, invitation-only event is for high school juniors and their parents/guardians to learn about our department's mechanical and engineering degree programs, and the wide range of careers open to mechanical and industrial engineering graduates.

Join us for an interactive information session, lab tours, and hands-on engineering challenges and learn about how mechanical and industrial engineers work in the real world. At the end of this exciting program, we will serve lunch and invite our faculty and student ambassadors to sit down with you and answer questions about MIE and UIC.

The Open House Luncheon is exclusively for our invited guests. Registration has reached capacity. To be added to the waiting list, please contact Professor Yeow Siow at yeowsiow@uic.edu.

Where: The UIC Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Location: Energy Research Facility (ERF), Room 2039.

Address: 842 W. Taylor St. Chicago, IL 60607

When: Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Map: Directions to the Department

Please note: All attendees must be invited to this event, and registered to participate.

Registration for the Nov. 12, 2016, event is open from now until Nov. 9, 2016 or until we reach capacity. If you have problems registering, or would like to be placed on the wait list after this time, please contact us immediately.

Please allow an additional 15 minutes of travel time for the weather, construction, traffic, and navigating to the ERF building.

Please note: If you have special needs that require accommodation, for questions, concerns, or comments about this event, please contact Yeow Siow directly at yeowsiow@uic.edu.

How to get here

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering is easily accessible by public transit and driving. For driving and public transit directions to MIE, visit this page.


Free! If you park in our preferred lot, we can validate your parking ticket. Our preferred visitor’s lot is located in the northeast corner of Taylor and Halsted streets at 760 W. Taylor St., Chicago, IL 60607.

Parking is free for this event if you park in our preferred visitors’ lot. The four-level covered lot on the northeast corner of Taylor & Halsted streets (east of our building) is located at 760 W. Taylor St., Chicago, IL. 60607. At this time, we can only validate your parking for this lot, so please do not park elsewhere for the event, as we will not be able to reimburse your expense.

Note: Please carry your parking ticket for validation

UIC OPEn House Map

When you arrive

When you have parked and arrived at the ERF Building, located at 842 W. Taylor St., Chicago, IL, 60607, please check in with one of our MIE Ambassadors, in the main lobby of ERF. Our Ambassadors will sign you in and validate your parking. The MIE Ambassadors are here to get you checked in for the event, and provide you with directions to the correct meeting areas, restrooms, and anything else you may need during your visit.

Entrance to ERF

This is the entrance to ERF on Taylor Street. As you walk in, look for the metal sculpture on the wall.