Smart Cities

What will the future of urban living look like? How can innovative technologies and creative engineering solutions be used to design and optimize cities? Explore the benefits and science behind smart cities through hands-on experiences at Duke!

Hear from guest speakers from urban planning and related fields to gather insights and expertise on the challenges and opportunities of building smart cities. Practice teamwork, problem-solving, and creative thinking to craft and prototype physical projects that tackle urban challenges using innovative solutions. 

Participate in interactive crafting and building sessions, coding exercises and electronics integration to gain practical knowledge. Design and create innovative smart city prototypes that can shape the future of urban living through sustainable, technology-driven solutions. Are you ready to engineer a smarter tomorrow?


How to Apply

Duke Pre-College uses a 2-step enrollment process: 

  1. First, students apply to the Pre-College program, indicating their course(s) of interest. Apply now.
  2. After they receive notification of their acceptance into Duke Pre-College, they enroll in the course(s) indicated in their Pre-College Application. 

Learn more on our How to Apply page.