Future Engineers

Deanne Bell, television host and founder of Future Engineers, featured in Forbes

Deanne Bell's Future Engineers Program Connects Students With NASA And STEM

Deanne Bell is a mechanical engineer and a television host. She’s also the founder and CEO of Future Engineers, an internet-based education program that invites students to discover the pleasures of designing things that people can use and enjoy. Future Engineers is a very well-designed pathway into STEM for students in grades K through 12.

Bell received a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Washington University in St. Louis. After college, she took a job as an opto-mechanical engineer at Raytheon. She initially worked with a team designing FLIR (forward looking infra-red) units for helicopters and then moved to other projects that included the design and build of an optical test bench for a Synthetic Aperture Ladar…