Contact the Engineering Ambassadors

The Engineering Ambassadors have visited over 35000 students from 40 schools across upstate New York since 2011! If you're interested in having us visit your school to give our inspiring presentations and hands on activities to your students, feel free to contact our advisor, Elizabeth Herkenham, using the information below.

Phone and Email

(518) 276-6245

School Address

Engineering Ambassadors
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
JEC 5012
110 Eighth St
Troy, NY 12180
United States

Ms. Elizabeth Herkenham is the Education Outreach Director for the School of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Her responsibilities include managing and coordinating pre-college STEM-related educational outreach activities across the institute's campus as well as remotely in K-12 classrooms. This includes managing the National Manufacturing Day, RPI Engineering Ambassadors program. Ms. Herkenham is also the Pre-college Educational Outreach Director for NSF funded Light Enabled Systems and Applications (LESA - ERC), CURENT ERC and various NSF-funded Faculty Career Award Broader Impact projects.