Apply to the Young Engineers and Scientists (YES) Program!
Whether your school has an independent program or not, participants in the YES program are provided a mentor who is an expert in the field that the student is interested. Students are asked to pick a project, of their creation and the mentor will serve as a guide.
Projects may be chosen from many science and engineering fields:
- Astronomy, Chemistry, Physics, Space Science
- Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, and Civil Engineering
- Bioscience, Bioengineering (except Medicine)
- Environmental Science, Material Science
- Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality
- Video Processing, Computer Aided Design/Graphics
Fields are only limited by areas of research at SwRI and your imagination!
You can participate in exciting research with no previous experience!
Work with Robots
Southwest Research Institute has an extensive test facility for robots. Many of the robots tested here have gone on to serve in Afganistan and Iraq!
Work on NASA Projects
Southwest Research Institute is a major contributor to many NASA projects including the Juno mission to Jupiter and the New Horizons mission to Pluto!
Meet Our Team
YES Program Director
YES Program Coordinator