“Powering Silicon Valley” STEAM Sports Summit

With a focus on career opportunities in the world of sports and entertainment, STEAM Sports Group brought a summit to San Jose State University in the heart of Silicon Valley.  Featuring key note speakers and panelists from leading Bay Area companies and professional sports teams, the summit emphasized the emerging need for STEAM-centric backgrounds in sports and entertainment.

Honda & Purdue University at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

The Honda STEAM Connections Tour in concert with Purdue University returned to the hallowed grounds of Indianapolis Motor Speedway in May for two days that featured the science, technology, engineering, arts and math behind motorsports.  Last year’s 500 winner, Alexander Rossi of Andretti Autosport, and Graham Rahal of Rahal Letterman Lanigan, spoke to 1300 middle and high school students from the great Indianapolis area.

Honda & The University of Alabama

The science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) behind one of America’s most famous and popular sports, IndyCar racing, will be featured April 19, during the Honda STEAM Connections Tour at The University of Alabama. Learn how drag, downforce, data analysis, kinetic forces, math, computational fluid dynamics, and ratios are crucial aspects of developing a championship-winning race team. 

Honda & San Jose State University

San Jose State University was the crescendo of Honda’s STEAM Connections Tour as nearly 250 local middle and high school students came to the Silicon Valley campus to learn about the STEAM behind motorsports.  Andretti Auto Sport’s Alexandra Rossi, winner of the100th running of the Indianapolis 500; team owner Bryan Herta; and Andretti engineer Luis Oliveras worked with SJSU’s Formula SAE students in a program focusing on putting the “A” in STEAM.  The visiting field trip students were asked to enter competitions to either design a race helmet or post  video production of the event.