About CSIC

Current Program

Current Sites

Our program reaches K-8th grade students throughout the City of Chicago and the surrounding metropolitan areas. In-class and out-of-school spaces are welcome to participate, and we work with public and non-public schools, libraries, youth centers, and nonprofits throughout the region.

Register For the Free Program

To join the program, educators can Register for an account

MEET THE INVENTORS

Sénadé Sodji

2021
  • 5th grade Invention: Solisquito Cap,

Millan Mallipeddi

2020
  • 7th grade Invention: UV Berry,
  • 8th grade Invention: Soap-Free Ultrasonic Faucet,

Crystal Cervantes

2021
  • 8th grade Invention: The Typer,

MEET THE EDUCATORS

Cynthia Brawner

James Wadsworth STEM

Jim Carr

Beaubien Elementary School

Misty Richmond

James Ward Elementary School

MEET THE MENTORS

Jason Ruth

Molex
Engineer

Jordan Leonard

SMS Assist
Strategic Accounts Team Lead

Dominic Steier

Molex
Mechanical Engineer

Program Partners

Strategic Partners