USU Engineering + The Leonardo

Inspiring a New Generation of Engineers

The Leonardo Museam exterior

The College of Engineering is proud to join forces with The Leonardo in Salt Lake City to inspire the next generation of engineers. Beginning summer 2023, the College of Engineering will be the new title sponsor and official education partner for FLIGHT: The Next Leg, the museum’s flagship exhibit. FLIGHT features full-size aircraft and dozens of hands-on educational exhibits designed to excite and inspire tomorrow’s creative problem solvers.

The museum is located in Salt Lake City at 209 East 500 South

Upcoming Events

The Engineer in Residence

Douglas Hunsaker

The Engineer in Residence program brings USU Engineering experts to the museum. These in-person community engagement opportunities allow our faculty and student ambassadors to provide special workshops and educational programs for members of the Salt Lake City community with a focus on K-6 patrons. Dr. Doug Hunsaker, Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, is the inaugural Engineer in Residence.

Your USU + Leonardo Experience

Aerospace Innovations

Aerospace Innovations

USU is Utah’s aerospace engineering leader. To showcase our latest research, we’re partnering with The Leonardo’s creative team to build new educational exhibits all about flight, aerodynamics, space exploration, and more.
Meet Our Mentors

Meet Our Mentors

Our College of Engineering student ambassadors will be at The Leonardo from November to May for fun, hands-on learning experiences. See the events schedule for a detailed list of dates and learning topics.
Bio-Inspired Solutions

Bio-Inspired Solutions

FLIGHT is more than just airplanes. Our Leonardo exhibits feature exciting ideas and solutions that are inspired by nature. Did you know bio-based aviation fuel is made using algae that we can grow in a lab?
Engineers with Style

Engineers with Style

Take something home to remember your USU+Leonardo experience. USU College of Engineering swag and merchandise are available for purchase inside the museum gift shop.