Bay Area Education Outreach by UC Berkeley Students

Pioneers in Engineering is a non-profit organization that provides a quality STEM learning experience for students in underserved Bay Area high schools. Our primary services are a year-long mentorship program called Prep and an annual 8-week robotics competition. For just $100 per team, we provide a robotics kit that's fully designed and developed in-house, as well as trained college student mentors for each team.

Congratulations Albany and Head-Royce!

It was a tough competition with many strong competitors, but in the end, it was the alliance of Albany and Head-Royce that ended up earning the title of 2015 Robotics Competition Champion.  PiE would like to thank all of the teams for participating in the 2015 Season!

2015 Season Schedule

Event Date
Kickoff February 28, 2015
Game Day March 7, 2015
Design Reviews March 18-20, 2015
Scrimmage April 11, 2015
Final Competition April 25-26, 2015

Get Involved!

High Schools

If you are a student, teacher, or parent from an East Bay or SF Peninsula high school, learn how to start a team here!

UC Berkeley Students

UC Berkeley students can get involved by becoming a member of PiE Staff or mentoring a team.


Make a difference in your community by volunteering with PiE.

Non-Berkeley College Students

With your help, PiE will be able to grow outside of the East Bay. Find out how you can support schools in your area by emailing

News and Updates

Congratulations to the 2015 PiE Alumni Scholarship Recipients!

We’re happy to announce the recipients of the 2015 PiE Alumni Scholarship, including four $100 finalists and the $1500 ...

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PiE 2015 Competition Awards

Congratulations Albany and Head Royce, the winners of the 2015 Competition!

It's been quite a semester. We were happy ...

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New Livestreaming Systems!

You might have noticed that PiE has been livestreaming each of our season events this year! That’s correct, we ...

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