• The Michigan Engineering Zone

  • The Michigan Engineering Zone

    The Governor Visits the MEZ!

  • The Michigan Engineering Zone

    Where robots spark friendship and discovery.

  • The Michigan Engineering Zone

    Build robots and friendships at the same time.

Welcome

The Michigan Engineering Zone is currently operating remotely in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. All programs are still running through online, virtual platforms. Our staff is working remotely, so please contact mezdetroit@umich.edu if you have any questions!

To register for The Michigan Engineering Zone, please fill out our registration form. Once completed you will be contacted with next steps.

For the 2021 FIRST Robotics season, teams from 20 Detroit high schools stand center stage at the MEZ. The College of Engineering provides the needed space, equipment, training, and mentoring students need to design, build, and test their robots for competition. Approximately 370 high school students and their teachers participate in the robotics program, working with U-M student mentors, professional engineers, and U-M alumni.