Top Engineering Podcasts

With so many inspiring Engineering stories and podcasts it is tricky to know where to start! We have put together our favourite Engineering themed podcasts for you

While there are lots of great listicles for educational podcasts we have found that our favourite Engineering podcasts are often left out.

With so many inspiring Engineering stories and podcasts it is tricky to know where to start, to solve that problem we have put together our favourite Engineering themed podcasts for you.

This list is updated weekly so be sure to subscribe to our newsletter so you can check back for new additions. Our Engineering Podcast list will feature the best, informative, humorous, thought-provoking, and (hopefully) mind-blowing podcasts.

Podcasts are perfect for delivering science, technology, engineering, and math news and stories. They are ideal format to get both students and teachers inspired.

If you think there is a STEM-themed-podcast we have missed, let us know! We are always on the lookout for new editions


Engineering Podcasts – Engineering IRL - Each week Engineering IRL takes Engineering Concepts, breaks them down and then see in what ways they can be applied to real life. Which explains the the name Engineering IRL... The idea is simple - problem-solving lessons and parallels can be utilised to not only solve regular problems but show us parallels in real-life that can help us solve wider issues.
Engineering Podcasts – The Engineering Student Experience Podcast - "The Engineering Student Experience" sees Engineering lecturer Paul M Nissenson interviewing students, staff, and professional engineers about everything from the basics of "what is Mechanical Engineering?" to "what's it like to be a senior engineering student?"
Engineering Podcasts – The Lovelace Effect - Ada Lovelace was a mathematician ahead of her time. Check out this excellent episode of Chips with Everything to more about her exceptional contribution to science.
Engineering Podcasts – Women Tech Charge - Women Tech Charge is hosted by Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon and takes a look at the incredible women revolutionizing our lives through technology.
Engineering Podcasts – To the moon and beyond - Through interviews with academic experts around the world – from space scientists to historians, lawyers, futurists and a former astronaut – science journalist Miriam Frankel and space scientist Martin Archer explore the past 50 years of space exploration and what the 50 years ahead have in store.
Engineering Podcasts – Soft Skills Engineering - It takes more than doing your job well to be a great engineer. This is a solid favourite at looking at all those skills you need to be a great engineer. Soft Skills Engineering is a weekly advice podcast specifically aimed software developers but we think the lessons they talk about in work well across the field.
Engineering Podcasts – The Engineers Collective - A brand new podcast - The Engineers Collective - looks at how Engineering affects everyone's lives. The Engineers Collective is the podcast for those who are curious about the future and how engineers will keep our towns and cities running.
Engineering Podcasts – Engineering Heroes - Beer with an Engineer talks to engineers and to better understand who they are, what it is that they do, and why Engineering is so incredibly important in building the world around us.
Engineering Podcasts – Future Tech Health - Future Tech Health covers the latest Bio-Engineering. Looking at everything from the Medicine, Bioengineering, Keto, to Stem Cell Tech.The show looks at the Latest Research and new procedures to help prevent, diagnose, and cure diseases as well as developing new techniques and medicines which can reduce symptoms or treat ailments.
Engineering Podcasts – Engineering Word Of The Day - 'Engineering Word Of The Day' focuses on favourite, fascinating, or funny words and phrases used in various engineering disciplines. The Podcast is hosted by interdisciplinary engineer Pius Wong (also host of The K12 Engineering Education Podcast) and produced by Pios Labs.
Engineering Podcasts – Her STEM Story - This weekly podcast is all about Extraordinary stories of real women in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Since launching December 2017, the podcast interviewed 50 plus women across 30+ episodes.
Engineering Podcasts – Engineering Innovation Podcast and Radio Series - Engineering Innovation provides weekly features highlighting engineering innovations and stories that add technical context to issues in the news.
Engineering Podcasts – The Civil Engineering Podcast - The Civil Engineering Podcast, the first podcast dedicated solely to helping civil engineers create extraordinary careers and lives.
Engineering Podcasts – Engineering Matters - 5.7 million people in the UK work in engineering-related enterprises from manufacturing and agriculture to construction and transportation. Engineering Matters looks at how their work ensures that the country has sustainable power supplies, better connectivity between cities, increasing efficiency in production processes; advanced manufacturing methods; and is embracing the digital transformations that include virtual modelling of our environment, and development of intelligent machines.
Engineering Podcasts – Engineering People Podcast - Engineering People Podcast with the world’s leading engineering managers - so we can learn from their experience and ideas.Each week presenter Ryan Carson, CEO and Founder of Treehouse, interviews a range of engineering managers from all over the world to pick part their experience and ideas.
Engineering Podcasts – EETimes On Air - EETimes On Air explores the evolution of smart infrastructure, including Smart Cities, Homes, Energy Grid, Public Safety, and more.
Engineering Podcasts – Unprofessional Engineering - Unprofessional Engineering is aimed at those interested in science, technology, machinery, engineering and the history behind everyday things. Each week they break down an Engineering topic so that everyone can sound smart, even if they're not.
Engineering Podcasts – Grinding Gears - Grinding Gears is a new podcast aimed at filling in the Engineering knowledge you didn't learn in school. Each episode is built around sharing tribal knowledge from top engineering and manufacturing leaders to help you on your journey.
Engineering Podcasts – Omega Tau - omega tau is a podcast covering interesting topics in science and engineering. The podcast is produced in both German and English and episodes alternate each week.
Engineering Podcasts – Star Talk - While not strictly speaking an Engineering Podcast the StarTalk podcast network bridges the intersection between science, pop culture and comedy with clarity and humor.
Engineering Podcasts – Talking Machines - Talking Machines is your window into the world of machine learning. The hosts, Katherine Gorman and Neil Lawrence, bring you clear conversations with experts in the field, insightful discussions of industry news, and useful answers to your questions
Engineering Podcasts – The Amp Hour Electronics Podcast - Dave Jones from the EEVblog in Sydney (Australia), and Chris Gammell from Contextual Electronics in Chicago (USA) discuss the world of electronics design in an hour long(ish) weekly show, recorded “live” without editing or a mute button! They are also joined every other week by guests throughout the electronics industry.
Engineering Podcasts – Engines of our Ingenuity - A podcast which started in 1988 on KUHF-FM radio Houston, Engines of our Ingenuity (hosted by Dr. John Lienhard) is a favourite among teachers
Engineering Podcasts – The Engineering Commons Podcast - The Engineering Commons Podcast pitches itself as "Practical insights for the engineering crowd" but it is more than that - it is a celebration of the complexities and realities of modern Engineering
Engineering Podcasts – 99% Invisible - Ever wonder how inflatable men came to be regular fixtures at used car lots? Curious about the origin of the fortune cookie? Want to know why Sigmund Freud opted for a couch over an armchair?
Engineering Podcasts – Containers - Containers is an 8-part audio documentary about how global trade has transformed the economy and ourselves. Host and correspondent Alexis Madrigal leads you through the world of ships and sailors, technology and tugboats, warehouses and cranes.
Engineering Podcasts – The Discovery Files - An upbeat, entertaining look at the latest advances in science and engineering. Often fun and always fascinating, each episode covers a project funded by the National Science Foundation