Best Gifts for Engineers of 2017

Best Gifts for Engineers

Gifts for engineer ideas usually involve things such as tech equipment, gaming goods, robotic toys and the like. They will usually enjoy science and science fiction, they are lovers of innovation so anything new and different will do the trick as great gifts. They tend to have a wicked sense of humour, so appreciate witty sayings on mugs and t-shirts are also appealing ideas.

They love numbers, formulas and anything to do with building, constructing and creating things. So when you look at giving them the perfect gift you need to appeal to these traits. We look at what is out there that will make their day when they receive it as a gift.

We look at everything from new innovative toys, gaming equipment, computer and tech equipment as well as books, DVDs and other assorted offerings. We are sure that somewhere on our list there is something for you, whether it be for a mechanical, civil, structural or aeronautical engineer we have a little something on our list of products we have reviewed for you.

We will also make it simple by breaking them down into categories, so whether you want to spend $1000 or are looking for a stocking filler gift we have you covered.

Segway miniPRO Smart

Segway miniPRO Smart

What engineer would not love this smart personal transporter as a gift? Anti-theft alarm. Speed control, customizable lights, vehicle diagnostics and firmware updates. To access all the great features connect to the mobile app using Bluetooth. Remote control operation.

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Hoverboard Smart Scooter

Razor Hovertrax 2.0 Hoverboard

Lets go back to the future with the Hovertrax Hoverboard. Cruise at 8mph for up to 60 minutes with the 350-watt motor. LED light bar, fender bumpers and LED power indicator. This self-balance electric scooter as a gift will blow every engineers mind.

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Fat Tire Electric Bicycles

Addmotor MOTAN Electric Bike

Any engineer loves products with motors. Why push those pedals when you can get the Addmotor bicycle with fat tyres. 25mph for up to 40-55 miles per charge. Carries up to 350 lbs, dont sweat the hills with the MOTAN.

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Wallet Locator Key Finder

JTD wireless key finder

A nifty gadget! The Wireless RF Wallet Locator Key Finder is a great gift for a busy professional such as an engineer. Find your keys, wallet or other belongings in seconds. You get 4 receivers and key ring, attach and use, simple as that.

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Fire TV Stick

Fire TV Stick with Alexa

A streaming media stick that is power and operates with Alexa Voice Remote. Need something, ask Alexa. 15 000 apps, games and Netflix, Hulu and HBO ensure you will never be without entertainment in your home again.

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Echo Dot

Echo Dot 2nd Generation

The giftfor engineers who love the latest technology. Play music, control your smart devices, send and receive information or set your alarm and do it all hands-free with the Echo Dot voice-controlled device that uses Alexa. Messaging and calling anybody has never been easier, use Alexa.

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CHiP Robot Toy Dog

WowWee CHiP Robot

Any engineer loves their toys. This friendly puppy will develop its own unique personality as you play with it. Advanced sensors and smart accessories make this little puppy always alert and ready to play. The perfect gifts for any engineer.

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Portable Pocket SNES Console

Hyperkin SUPABOY SNES Console

Perfect gifts for the professional on the go. Compatible with the Nintendo SNES controller, Nintendo Super Scope Super Multitap, Nintendo Mario Paint Mouse and Japanese Super Famicom Cartridges. Headphone jack and adjustable volume with stereo sound. Cartridge lock feature.

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CUBE Pico Projector

RIF6 CUBE Pico Projector

Engineers love gadgets and this one is for fun or work to for the professional on the go. A mobile projector with connects with phones, tablets, laptops and gaming consoles. Vibrant LED display and 90 minute battery life. HDMI compatible, a truly great gift!

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GR Espresso Maker

MiniPresso GR Espresso Maker

Engineers are often on site and the MiniPresso are useful gifts for the engineer on the go. Hand operated so no power or batteries needed. Small and compact with a sleek modern design, they will love this gift.

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Cell Phone Camera Lenses Kit

AUKEY Iphone Lens

The perfect gifts for any engineer. The 2-in-1 lens kit offers a 1400 wide angle lens and a 10x macro lens. Great for wide landscapes or extreme close-ups. The soft rubber clip prevents scratching of your mobile device.

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Nintendo Entertainment System

Nintendo NES Classic Mini

Work hard, play hard that is the motto of the engineer. The Nintendo NES classic edition feels like the original just a smaller version. Pre-loaded with 30 games including Pac-Man. Includes HDMI cable and AC adaptor and NES classic controller. These make great gifts for engineers who are a bit retro!

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Silicone Egg Mold

Fred FUNNY Silicone Egg Mold,

A funny gift for the engineer that would enjoy a robot egg for breakfast. Create your robot using this two egg mould made from safe silicone. Fun way to start the day. The perfect Christmas gifts.

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Wifi FPV Mini Drone

GoolRC Wifi FPV Mini Drone

A cool gift for any engineer. Control your drone using WiFi. Two control and speed modes, barometer set height, one key take off and land, stable flight system. Offers real-time transmission compatible with IOS and Android operating systems.

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LEGO USB 2.0 Flash Drive

PNY LEGO Brick 32GB USB

What engineer doesn't love lego? This gift is fun and cool, the Lego USB flash drive and key-fob will let them keep information safe and on hand. 2.0 drive that can hold songs, files, or site photos. These make great Christmas gifts for your engineer.

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Star Wars BB-8 Robot

Sphero Star Wars BB-8

Surely all engineers are Star Wars fans? These are the Star Wars fans ultimate birthday or Christmas gifts, the BB-8 app enabled droid looks battle-worn, has an adaptive personality and carries holographic recordings. Gyroscopic propulsion to a 30m range and 60 minute battery life. iOS and Android compatible.

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Folding Portable Pocket Mirror

Mirror Book Air Mirrorbook

These make perfect gifts for a female engineer. Funny and cute this pocket mirror is small and compact so will fit in your makeup bag. Looks like a notebook and folds closed to protect the mirror. Perfect Christmas stocking filler gifts.

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Truly Wireless Smart Earphones

Bragi Wireless Smart Earphones

These earphones make great engineer gifts for those who are active. Listen to your music anytime and anywhere even when swimming. Load your songs onto the on-board music player with 4GB of storage available. Track your workouts with the integrated sensor technology. Passive noise cancellation and 3 hours power per charge.

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Virtual Reality Headset

Oculus Rift + Touch VR System

Allow the engineer in your life to play virtual reality games and feel as if they are really in the game itself, whether they enjoy puzzles or FPS games, this is will take the experience to a new level. This gift is comfortable and easy to use too.

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Posture Coach

Lumo Lift Posture Coach and Activity Tracker

Good posture is an essential for all engineers, it improves their health, the way they look and even their mood. They can keep track of their daily activity and amount of calories they burn in a day, a perfect gift for the health conscious. Compatible with iOS and Android devices.

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Large Cryptex Bronze

Large Cryptex Bronze

A great way to keep your engineers possessions safe. Solid cast metal and unique Cryptex design, you can reset the pass code to any 5 letter word. Nearly impenetrable and quite heavy at 1 pounds. Excellent Christmas gifts.

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3Doodler Create 3D Pen

3Doodler Create 3D Pen

Great gift for a design engineer and anybody else who loves to draw. This 3D Pen will help you create your ideas on paper and make them come to life. Slim, lightweight and easy to manage, with ambient light bar.

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The App-Controlled Robot Ball

Sphero 2.0: Robot Ball

Your engineer will love this robot ball gift with a polycarbonate shell that connects via Bluetooth and has a range of 100ft. Over 30 apps available and compatible with Apple and Android products. Build a course using the 2 included ramps.

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FlashForge 3D Printers

FlashForge 3D Printers

This is one of the greatest gifts you can give all engineers. Let their designs come to life with the FlashForge 3D printer with 3.5-inch touchscreen. Sturdy and safe with non-heated build plate. Connect via WiFi, USB or Flash Drive.

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USB Rechargeable Lighter

Tesla Coil USB Lighter

When you are on site, you need a lighter that will work under any conditions. These make great gifts for the engineers that need a flameless and windproof lighter with an electric arc at the press of a button. Rechargeable and has 100-300 uses before recharging needed. Eco-friendly and economical.

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Virtual Reality System

HTC VIVE - VR System

A virtual reality system that you can play standing sitting or in a room-scale space, what engineers wouldn't love this gift? Adjustable headset, multiple eye relief adjustments and allows physical movement around objects in the VR space. Excellent gifts for their birthday.

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Full Face Snorkel Mask

Vaincre Full Face Snorkel

Perfect for the marine engineer with a panoramic face mask and snorkel. Movable GoPro camera stand, Anti-fog lens and dry snorkel system and unique full-face mask to you dont have to hold the snorkel in your mouth. Perfect birthday gifts.

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GoPro HERO Session

A gift for the engineers who want to record all of their adventures easily in either still photography or video. Very durable and can be used in the most extreme environments. One button control and has up to 128GB storage. Waterproof up to 10m with no housing needed.

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Smartphone Controlled Paper Airplane

POWERUP 3.0 Paper Airplane

Have an engineer that would love building paper planes? Well then you will love this smartphone controlled paper airplane. Great gifts for an aerospace engineer. Has a 55 meter range and crash-resistant design. Charge with a USB cable and control with your smartphone. Template paper included.

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Cut Resistant Gloves

CUTShield Cut Resistant Gloves

Protect your hands at all times, it is very easy to hurt fingers or palms when working with sharp objects, so take the danger out of the equation with the cut resistant gloves. FDA compliant. Lightweight with maximum grip.

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Model Rocket Launch Set

Estes Tandem-X Flying Rocket Launch Set

This is one of those gifts for guys who like to build things. Stands 30in tall and will fly up to 650 feet, includes a colorful parachute for recovery. Streamlined shape and has aerodynamic fins and nose cone.

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Lighting Modern Led Lights

Injuicy Lighting Led Pendant Lights

When talking about engineering gifts for girls this is one of the prettiest. The hanging lamp shades take the form of cotton cloud. Lovely decoration for any girls room with LED pendant. Great Christmas or birthday gift.

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Build Your Own V8 Engine

Haynes Build Your Own V8 Engine

More gifts for guys who like to build things. Includes more than 100 parts. Looks like a real motor with ignition and engine sounds as well as a spark plug that lights up. Great gifts for a mechanical engineer.

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Robotic Arm Edge

OWI Robotic Arm Edge

Wonderful gifts for engineer boyfriends. This feature packed robotic arm has a wrist motion of 120o and an elbow that has a 300 degree range of motion. Arm gripper will open and close and has multiple movements and functions.

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Mini Portable Rotating Fan

Stouch Mini Portable Fan

Engineer and gadget are synonymous with each other and are gifts for that special person that they will love. Compatible with any Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod. Keep cool with this popular iPhone gadget. Soft rotatable fan.

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ED Magic Light Bulb Lamp

CrazyDeal Magic Light Bulb Lamp

A cool gift for an engineer, not only is it environmentally friendly but will save you money. Has 16 colors and adjustable brightness. Set it to flash or strobe mode using a remote for a party environment. Simple installation and use.

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Rolling Toothpaste Squeezer

Rolling Toothpaste Squeezer

An engineer hates to waste. They would welcome anything that helped them to get more bang for their buck. The rolling toothpaste squeezer gadget does just that. It will help you use all the toothpaste before throwing the tube away.

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Camera Lens Thermos

Camera Lens Thermos Stainless Steel Cup/ Mug

Fun and practical gifts for the budding photographer. The cup replicates the Cannon Lens Model EF 24-105mm. Lid fits tightly with a slider sipping hole. BPA free with a 12 ounce capacity, suitable for hot or cold beverages.B00GONOALC

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Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Cambridge SoundWorks Bluetooth Speaker

With rich bass and high quality HD sound with dual 1.7 precision drivers, the perfect portable Bluetooth speaker. 30 hour battery life, it is perfect for the beach or poolside as it is water resistant. Excellent stereo sound.

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Engineer T-shirt

Engineer T-shirt, Black

An Engineer is never wrong or so they say. This t-shirt says it all for them. They will love this 100% cotton t-shirt that is available in various sizes. Great Christmas gifts or fun gifts for any occasion.

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Engineer Coffee Mug

I'm An Engineer Coffee Mug

Very funny ceramic mug with easy grip C-handle holds 11 ounces of liquid. Printing is on both sides and it is microwave and dishwasher safe. Fun gifts for engineer for Christmas, their birthday or on their graduation.

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Math Wall Clock

Decodyne Math Wall Clock

A unique housewarming gift for any engineer. Different equations replace the traditional numbers on this clock. Anyone who loves numbers will love this wall clock. Runs on AA batteries. Great for birthday or Christmas gifts for an engineer.

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Engineer’s Motto T Shirt

ComputerGear Engineer's Motto T Shirt

A funny and witty t-shirt made from 100% cotton. Engineering students will enjoy wearing this on summer vacation. Great gifts for a mechanical engineer and all others in the engineering professionals. Comes in various sizes from small to 4XL.

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Star Wars T-Shirt

May the (F=mdv/dt) Be with You | T-shirt

Star Wars and science and engineering meet in this 100% cotton t-shirt. Great for both Star Wars fans engineering types. Durable and made with the highest quality inks, colors will remain vibrant and printing is crack resistant.

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Funny Mouse Pad

Engineer Definition Funny Mouse Pad

Perfect for a software engineer or computer geeks, this mouse pad is made with eco-friendly inks and will not fade or run. Can be cleaned with soap and water. Engineering students will love this mouse pad for Christmas.

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Mind Blowing Science Kit

Scientific Explore Science Kit

The perfect gift for a budding engineer or scientist. It includes 11 experiments which teach the basic principles of science. Included is red cabbage powder, citric acid, and test tubes with caps, plastic cups, cotton swaps, stir sticks and more.

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Tin Can Cable Car

4M Tin Can Cable Car

A Mechanical engineer will love this DIY fully functioning cable car. Eco-friendly with a used soda pop can as the cable car, kit includes all necessary parts for construction. Requires AAA batteries to operate, includes detailed instruction manual.

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Electric Plane Launcher Kit

4M Electric Plane Kit

Great for an aerospace engineer. Spinning motors and plastic disc are used to launch the paper plane. Build your own airplane and watch it fly at up to 30mph. All necessary equipment is included in the kit.

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Engineer Gift Coffee Mug

Engineering Nutritional Facts Mug

Cute, funny and witty gag gifts perfect for birthdays, Christmas or graduation. Lead-free design and microwave and dishwasher safe. Great for use in the office with printing on both sides of this ceramic mug and an easy grip C-handle.

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50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

Books are always great gifts for any occasion. This book makes wonderful gifts for any woman or girl who is looking to enter the engineering profession. Detailing those that came before them, inspiring them to greatness. Personalize with an inscription.

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Funny Engineering T Shirt

Engineer T-shirt Definition

Funny, cute and high quality t-shirt, great gifts for any person in the engineering field, whether it be a chemical, mechanical or electrical engineer, this t-shirt will appeal to their witty sense of humour.

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Titanium Conduction Headphones

AfterShokz Trekz Titanium Wireless Headphones,

A great set of headphones to use at the gym or anywhere else. Sweat and rain resistant, open fit to ensure comfort and good sound, bone conduction technology. Dual suspension transducers for stereo sound and great sound range.

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Xbox One Console

Xbox One S 500GB Console

Great gifts for gamers. Includes Xbox One 500GB console, downloads of Minecraft, Wireless controller, HDMI cable and power cable. Includes six additional content packs. Watch blu-ray movies, or stream Netflix and Amazon Prime as well.

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PlayStation 4 Pro Console

Enjoy gaming, then the PlayStation 4 Pro is for you. Rich visuals, faster frame rates and compatible with every PS4 game. You can play online with other PS4 and PlayStation Plus and stream up to 4K and 4K auto-upscaling video.

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Auto Electric Pencil Sharpener

CNASA Pencil Sharpener

Designed for design engineering student in mind as well as engineering professional and other professionals. The sharpener will switch off while the shaving tray is removed to be cleaned. Safe, reliable and efficient, this sharpener will never let you down.

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Apple iPad 9.7

Apple iPad with WiFi, 32GB

The Apple iPad WiFi Tablet gives you up to 10 hours usage. A front 1.2MP FaceTime HD camera and a rear 8MP Sight camera with an 8-megapixel sensor. For security you get Fingerprint Touch ID and so many more features.

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Tire Bowl Snack Hubcap

Tire Bowl Snack Hubcap

Great gifts for mechanical engineering students and any engineer. Fun and functional bowl to hold snacks, treats or anything else. Hubcap lid which snap-locks with a twist keeps everything fresh. Dishwasher safe. Excellent stocking filler.

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Engineering Disasters DVD

Engineering Disasters Book

Sometimes even engineers get it wrong. This DVD contains 18 episodes from the History Channel which documents some of the worst disasters in History including the Valdex disaster, Hurricane Katrina and a nuclear meltdown. Excellent gifts for an engineer.

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Robotic Enhanced Vehicles

WowWee Robotic Vehicles R.E.

Play against your friends or against the artificial intelligence controlled cars. You can play against 16 different players simultaneously, either as teams or in free-for-all battles. Control your car with your device. Operates on most surfaces.B00VVGIBX0

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Toy Remote Control Helicopter

MiluoTech RC Car Drone

This remote control helicopter will change its flight direction with the use of its remote. It has automatic return, stable 4-axle gyroscope. No-head mode makes it easy to operate and control. A great birthday gifts for any engineer.

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F181 RC Quadcopter Drone

Holy Stone F181 RC Quadcopter Drone

Great for photography as with the altitude hold function allows the copter to stay hovering in one position in order to shoot quality pictures. It has 3600 4-ways flip and continuous roll. Range of about 50-100m. Great Christmas gift.

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LifeStraw Personal Water Filter

LifeStraw Personal Water Filter

Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink. That saying is no longer valid with the LifeStraw filter. Removes 99.99% waterborne bacteria, can filter up to 1000 litres of contaminated water. A Must have for campers, hikers and emergencies.

 

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The giving of a gift is a time-honored tradition for graduations, birthdays and of course Christmas. When looking for the perfect gifts for your engineer family member, friend or colleague you need to consider something creative, fun and practical. Whether they are a civil, structural, chemical or aeronautical engineer they are dominated by their left-brained nature. Engineers love gaming, exploring, and creating new and innovative things. They are the designers and the builders and when you consider what type of gifts to give them you need to keep this in mind and you will have a winner every time.

Engineers will also have a wicked sense of humour so witty gifts such as mugs, t-shirts and such with creative saying are also always welcome. So what type of gifts should you consider? All of these types of professionals and students like to build things, control things and make them work. Looking for the perfect gift for a mechanical engineer, look at something like a DIY engine. Aeronautical engineers like to make things fly so anything in the form of building their own plane, of flying a drone will be wonderful gifts. Most engineers will like tech and gaming so the latest Xbox or gaming console will always be a winner. Personalized gifts such as books and pens are always welcome too.

Everybody, not only these engineering professionals enjoy getting gifts that are keepsakes such as an inscribed book or pen. There is something for everybody in our comprehensive list of gifts for engineers. We have sorted them into four different categories: Top Gifts under $1000, Top Gifts for Engineers under $500, Top Gifts for my Engineer under $100, Gifts under $20 and stocking filler. We know we have something here that will be the perfect gifts. So read our reviews of products on our comprehensive list and then check out our top gifts and you will find it a lot easier to satisfy that engineer in your life when it comes to birthday gifts, Christmas gifts or any gifts for special occasions.

Top Engineer Gift under $1000

FlashForge 3D Printers

What fantastic gifts for any engineer, teacher or student to work with. It is loaded with features such as the slide-in-build plate, assisted bed-leveling, and the intuitive color touchscreen. It operates silently and is safe to use with the finder using only non-toxic PLA and all the components that heat up being encased safely. With the package you get a roll of 600 G PLA filament, sheet of platform sticker which is already installed onto the glass plate before it is packaged, power cable, USB cable and stick which contains the electronic user guide and a filament guide tube.

It has FDM, 140L-140W-140H build volume and a 100-500 layer resolution. The slide-in build plate allows you to easily remove your printed objects without damaging them. The 3.5 touchscreen in full color makes it easy to operate. It has WiFi, USB and Flash Drive connectivity and is sturdy which makes for stable prints. A 3D printer will bring the their designs to life right before their eyes, what engineer wouldn’t love this gift? Great for birthday gifts or Christmas gifts for any engineer or engineering student. There is no better gift than something both fun and practical such as the FlashForge, and it is available right now on Amazon.

Hoverboard Smart Scooter

Engineering professionals and students love gadgets and toys. This Back to the Future type hoverboard is a self-balancing electric scooter that has a speed of more than 8 miles per hour and a battery life of up to 60 minutes. This stunning hoverboard can carry riders up to 220lbs, it operates with a silent 350-watt motor so the neighbors will not be disturbed when they fly up and down the driveway on their new toy. The battery is a 36V lithium ion battery with LG cells. The battery is easy and quick to change out or charge.

It has a blue LED light bar for display, fender bumpers and a LED battery power indicator. It has both a training mode and normal use mode for when they have mastered the art of hoverboarding, what engineer isn’t going to love this gift? It has a very high electrical safety standard and is UL2272 certified. Built with EverBalance technology it will automatically level the Hovertrax 2.0 so you can mount it easily and have a smooth ride. A Great gift for a birthday, Christmas gift or a gift for any other special occasion. Make engineers in your life a very happy person and get the Hoverboard Smart Scooter right now on Amazon.

Xbox One Console

The engineer and gamer will love this great gift for their birthday or Christmas. It has high dynamic range technology with gives you visual depth in your games, it has 4x the resolution of HD this 4K ultra HD will give you the most realistic crystal clear video possible. It is the only console that allows you to stream 4K content on Netflix, Hulu, HD Blu-ray and Amazon Video. Great graphics with rich luminous color to enjoy games such as Gears of War 4 and Forza Horizon 3.

Comes with Full game downloads of Minecraft for Xbox One, Xbox Wireless Controller, HDMI cable which is a 4K capable, power cable and a 14 day Xbox live gold trial. Also comes with 7 content packs like Halo Mash-up and Festive Mash-up. Also comes with Biome Settlers Pack 1 and Greek Mythology Mash-up. Every professional needs some downtime, especially hard working engineering professionals so get them this fantastic gaming console the Xbox One as a birthday gift, the perfect gifts for engineers who also love gaming.

Top Present for Engineers under $500

CHiP Robot Toy Dog

Why not buy the engineer in your life a robotic dog that develops its own personality as you interact with them? The SmartBand which is included with this lovely puppy will allow CHiP to follow you around just like a real puppy would, making this is one of our favorite gifts for engineers. CHiP can play fetch with you using the SmartBall also included. CHiP will learn from your interactions and will be trained to react to you via your play with him. When CHiP get tired (his battery power runs low) he will return to his SmartBed to get some sleep (recharge) automatically.

The latest CHiP app is free from the App Store or Google Play. Smart, alert and the most interactive robotic pet any person who loved robotics can ask for, CHiP will make the perfect Christmas or Birthday gift for your engineering boyfriend, husband, daughter or son. Not only will it appeal to their penchant for robots but it is a very economical pet as it does not require any food nor vet services, and if you don’t have time for it you can put it away and only play with it when you do, what a fantastic gift for any engineers and it is available now on Amazon.

CUBE Pico Projector

All field engineers know the value of a mobile portable projector. Being able to give presentations on the go is a great benefit. This little 2-inch projector works with phones, tablets, gaming consoles and laptops and will give you the clearest quality of projection anywhere and anytime. The LED light projection will last up to 20 000 hours and it will expand up to 120 inches with a battery life of 90 minutes. It is compatible with HDMI devices and is rechargeable, it also works with mobile adaptors so you can stream on-the-go.

Very user friendly and easy to operate. The CUBE is an all in one system which includes HDMI and MHL connector cables, USB charger and remote control. You also get the flexible mini tripod included. Great graphics with HD 1080p. This gift is great for fun and for work, entertainment wherever you are. Every engineer would love this fantastic gadget as a birthday gift or as a Christmas gift. A wonderful gift and available right now at Amazon.

Apple iPad 9.7

Technology is always a winner for any professional engineering person. The Apple iPad 9.7 inch – 32GB is a fantastic gift for all engineers , whether they are an engineering student or an engineering professional. Engineers can use it in the field to take pictures and connect with their office. Tech is what connects us all today and most everybody appreciates a good piece of tech such as the Apple Ipad. This is a good WiFi tablet that you can Facebook, Skype and watch videos on, and it now is together with an amazing package on Amazon.

You get not only the tablet but also a Stylus Pen, Power Bank, Microfibre Cloth and an Original Apple Lightning to USB Cable with an Original Apple Power adaptor. The retina display with LED-backlit with IPS technology and a resolution of 264ppi. The screen is also fingerprint-resistant having an oleophobic coating. The performance and speed of this Ipad is tremendous with over 10 hours of use before it needs recharging. It can transfer data at speeds of up to 866 Mbps and has the iOS10 operating system.

The camera is also amazing on this little beauty, with a front 1.2MP FaceTime HD camera and a rear 8MP f/2.4 iSight camera. Other excellent features are Fingerprint Touch ID, Three-axis gyro, Acceleromter, Baromerter, Ambient light sensor and Apple pay. If you are looking for the perfect engineer gifts that they will truly appreciate then you found it in the Apple Ipad. Available right now at Amazon.

Top Gift for Engineers under $100

3Doodler Create 3D Pen

A design engineer will love this 3D pen. It will make their drawings on their drawing board come to life. This is the new model from the makers of the first 3D printing pen. It is slim, lightweight and strong. It is easy to use and works quietly and smoothly. It has very simple and intuitive controls and includes a light bar. You can draw both vertically and horizontally. The 3Doodler extrudes hot plastic which will instantly harden and give you a 3D image of your drawing. You can change the color of the pen effortlessly as well.

This is a great pen not only for engineering professionals but for people who love drawing, crafters, and of course and engineer. It is an extremely versatile pen that is non-toxic and the unique accessory of a changeable nozzle. There are lots of 3Doodler stencils available online. This set includes the pen, 50 Plastic Strands in a selection of multiple colors and materials, Power Adapter, Quick Start Guide, Tools and a user manual. Any engineer, crafter or artist will absolutely adore this great pen as a gift for Christmas, birthday gifts or for any special occasion. Bring your art to life, get this fantastic 3D pen now at Amazon.

Build Your Own V8 Engine

The ultimate gift for engineers, a do-it-yourself project perfect for a mechanical engineer, they will love building this twin overhead cam V8 engine. It imitates a real working V8 engine with sounds included. It has movable parts, and a lot of chrome to make it shine. An electric motor with spark plugs that will light up and makes the sound of an ignition when started. All together it has over a 100 parts. It does come with diagrams to help with assembly. This is a wonderful desk toy for any professional to show off their skill.

It also has an automatic shut off for safety. Learn how an internal combustion engine works as you assemble this replica engine, it has see-through body so you can watch it as it runs, chrome plated plastic trimming. This is a wonderful gift for engineers with a love and passion for cars and motors. Endorsed by Haynes so you know it is quality. Available right now at Amazon.

Robotic Arm Edge

A fantastic gift for any engineer, especially mechanical engineers. Most of your engineering professionals have a love of robots and this robotic arm offers a host of features that they will enjoy. The gripper opens and closes, the range of motion for the elbow is 300 degrees, base rotation is 270 degrees and a base motion of 180 degrees and a radial wrist motion of 1200. The added features that are included are a search light on the gripper and a safety gear audible indicator to ensure that there will be no injury or gear breakage while it is in operation.

You get a 5 switch controller, 5 motors and 5 joints. Great for engineering students and a professional engineer alike. Available right now on Amazon.

Top Gift under $20

Math Wall Clock

Looking for a unique gift for any student engineer on their graduation or for a housewarming gift. Why not choose the math wall clock. Instead of number where the hours are usually denoted there are different equations. It has a black and white design so the clock will resemble a chalk board and will match any dcor. Math and engineering teachers, mathematicians and of course engineers will really like this unique clock. The clock runs on one AA battery. A fantastic gift for an engineer and available right now on Amazon.

50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

There have been many women in history that have accomplished many great things in science, technology, mathematics and of course engineering. Give this wonderful book to the female engineer in your life whether it be your mom, sister or aunt. Full of inspiration for young engineering students. Very well illustrated and it also has a lot of other information such as what lab equipment is used, rates of women engineers that are now working in these fields and an illustrated scientific glossary.

Some of the women profiled are Jane Goodall, Katherine Johnson who was involved with the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. This book celebrates all women who have made great contributions in the fields of biology, maths, medicine, physics, the space programme and more. An excellent gift for any professional engineer whether they be male or female. An inspiring book for all budding female engineers and scientists. Personalize the gifts with an inscription. A great gift and available right now on Amazon.

Wireless Key Finder

A busy professional with a penchant for gadgets engineers will love this. This is therefore one of the most useful gifts for a professional who needs to find their things easily and quickly. When you are exiting the big game or coming out of the shopping centre, you dont have the time to look for your car, you want to be able to find it quickly, get in and go home in short order. Sometimes it is difficult to remember in the rush of people where you parked in a large parking area.

Or do you often mislay your keys, wallet and other precious items that you dont have time to go in search of? The Vodeson KF04B Wireless RF Wallet Locator Key Finder is perfect for every busy professionals such as engineers. You do not need to install any app just attached the receiver and press the button. Also great for finding your luggage at the airport. It comes with 4 receivers with key rings and a portable transmitter with corresponding colors for the different receivers. You can even use this at a distance as it will give a loud beep and is effective up to a distance of 130 feet.

Never lose your keys again and be late getting the kids to school or that meeting at work. Great & practical gifts for engineers and perfect for any occasion. Available to buy now on Amazon.

Recommended Stocking Filler Gifts

Tin Can Cable Car

One of the most fun, eco-friendly building project that any engineer would love to have on their desks in their offices or site offices. Made from a soda pop can which is transformed into a functioning cable car. With the kit you get all the necessary parts, detailed assembly instructions. Operates with AAA batteries. Fabulous gift for engineers to celebrate a new job, new house, and birthday or Christmas gifts. Get it now at Amazon.

USB Rechargeable Lighter

Engineers are always looking for a way to save our environment and here is the perfect way to get a light anytime, anywhere without the flame. The lighter creates an electric arc and is completely windproof so no matter where you are or in what environment you find yourself you can light up with ease. It is not only economical, it is eco-friendly as it is completely rechargeable with no flame and no need for butane or other fuels to be used. A single charge can last up to 100-300 uses.

The safety lid ensures that the lighter will not turn on when not being used so you can comfortably carry it in your pocket. Safe, eco-friendly and economical, a great gift as a stocking filler at Christmas.

Mini Portable Rotating Fan

Gadgets gifts, every engineer loves their gadgets and this is one of the coolest on the market right now. This great gadget for your iPhone, iPod and iPad will keep you cool in summer, it is rotatable with a soft wing so it is safe to use. A very popular gadget for engineering professionals for their Apple products this summer. Compatible with iPhone 7, iPhone 7 plus, iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, iPad mini, iPad air, new iPad, iPod touch, lightning and 8 pin. Any engineers would absolutely love this great gift for a stocking filler at Christmas.

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