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Locations

U of I College of Engineering

Mailing Address:

Janssen Engineering (JEB) Room 125
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1011
Moscow, ID 83844-1011

Phone: 208-885-6470

Fax: 208-885-6645

Email: engr-sss@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Engineering

U of I Boise Engineering

Mailing Address:

Idaho Water Center 
322 E. Front Street 
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-6123

Fax: 208-364-3160

Email: denisee@uidaho.edu

Web: Boise Engineering

U of I Idaho Falls Engineering

Physical Address:

1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402

Phone: 208-757-5400

Fax: 208-282-7929

Email: ui-if@uidaho.edu

Web: Idaho Falls Engineering

U of I CDA Computer Science

Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208-292-2509

Email: npreece@uidaho.edu

Web: U of I Coeur d'Alene

Engineering Outreach

Physical Address:

Engineering Physics (EP) Building, Room 312
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1014
Moscow, ID 83844-1014

Phone: 208-885-6373

Fax: 208-885-9249

Email: outreach@uidaho.edu

Web: Engineering Outreach

2018 Future Engineer Speaker: Alex Knoll

Alex Knoll

2018 EXPO Future Engineer Talk

EXPO Future Engineer Talk

Alex Knoll, Ability App Developer
The Things We Can Do

13-year-old app developer, Alexander Knoll, will discuss his journey developing Ability App and talk about the things we can do, big and small, to make the world a more inclusive and accessible place.

About Alex Knoll

Alexander Knoll is a 13-year-old app inventor, human rights advocate and international speaker from Post Falls, Idaho. Knoll has a big heart and has always been drawn to helping others.

Knoll has accomplished a great deal in his short life, thus far. At Age 8, he testified in front of the Idaho State Legislature Tax and Revenue Committee, on behalf of the school children of Idaho. At Age 10, he became the Regional and State Grand Champion of Invent Idaho (a statewide competition for young inventors) for his app invention that can help people with disabilities navigate public spaces and find safe, reliable services and employment called Ability App. Read more about the app on www.AbilityApp.org.

He went on to win ICubed Inventor's Challenge, Discovery 3M Young Scientist's Challenge for the State of Idaho, as well as the AT&T and Imagination Foundation's Inventor's Challenge, all for Ability App.

Knoll has appeared multiple times on the Ellen DeGeneres Show. He has meet with Apple CEO and hero Tim Cook, appeared on NBC Nightly News and on many other National and International News Broadcasts. Knoll and Ability App have also been featured in many National and International print publications such as TIME Magazine For Kids, Miami Herald and The Irish Times.

Knoll enjoys public speaking and has addressed thousands of people all around the world about Human Rights, equality, accessibility and inclusion for people with disabilities, kindness to others and the importance of STREAM education. Knoll enjoys speaking to people about the things they can do (big and small) to help make this world a better place for others.

In his free time, Knoll enjoys drawing, volunteering, working on Ability App and researching cars. His heroes are Ellen DeGeneres (TV Talk Show Host), Tim Cook (Apple CEO) and Elon Musk (SpaceX and Tesla CEO), all champions of making the world a better place.

Alex Knoll
Alex Knoll

Locations

U of I College of Engineering

Mailing Address:

Janssen Engineering (JEB) Room 125
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1011
Moscow, ID 83844-1011

Phone: 208-885-6470

Fax: 208-885-6645

Email: engr-sss@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Engineering

U of I Boise Engineering

Mailing Address:

Idaho Water Center 
322 E. Front Street 
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-6123

Fax: 208-364-3160

Email: denisee@uidaho.edu

Web: Boise Engineering

U of I Idaho Falls Engineering

Physical Address:

1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402

Phone: 208-757-5400

Fax: 208-282-7929

Email: ui-if@uidaho.edu

Web: Idaho Falls Engineering

U of I CDA Computer Science

Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208-292-2509

Email: npreece@uidaho.edu

Web: U of I Coeur d'Alene

Engineering Outreach

Physical Address:

Engineering Physics (EP) Building, Room 312
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1014
Moscow, ID 83844-1014

Phone: 208-885-6373

Fax: 208-885-9249

Email: outreach@uidaho.edu

Web: Engineering Outreach