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Celebrate National Engineers Week

January 29, 2018

Engineers: Inspiring Wonder—that is the theme of this year’s National Engineers Week. In celebration of the importance the engineering profession has to society and the world, the College of Engineering is excited to host a series of fun, informative, and inspirational activities and events for all ages.

Students, faculty, staff, prospective students, alumni, families and friends, industry, and academia are all welcome. Here are some highlights:

  • Distinguished Speakers Series—learn from leaders in industry and academia
  • Robotics Showcase—see and learn about cool robots on display and speak to students about their research
  • Interactive Engineering Open House—tour the new makerspace and first year learning and innovation center and see engineering demonstrations like 3D printing
  • PhD Research Expo—see firsthand cutting-edge research of engineering PhD students
  • ISEC Footbridge Project Overview—Hear direct from the design and development team on the new footbridge project for the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex
  • Engineering for Everyone K-12 STEM Fair—bring the family for a range of activities
  • Cool Women/Hot Careers Day for sophomore and junior high school students—gain an understanding of the exciting field of engineering and meet female engineering students

View the full schedule and event details at Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated. Registration is required for some events. #NUEweek2018

Mark your calendars! We hope you will join us as we showcase the many facets of the exciting field of engineering and celebrate the role engineers have in shaping the future through bold and boundless innovation.

Featured Speakers

Control Theory for Synthetic Biology: From Fundamentals to Application

Dr. Domitilla Del Vecchio, MIT
Feb 21, 11:00am-12:00pm
333 CSC

Designing Biomaterials for 3D Hydrogel Microenvironments and Neural Tissue Engineering

Dr. Kyle J. Lampe, University of Virginia
Feb 21, 11:45am-1:00pm
101 Churchill

Computing at the End of Moore's Law

Dr. Jason Cong, UCLA
Feb 21, 3:00-4:00pm
102 ISEC

Understanding Vacuum Systems and Design

Patrick Govoni, SPEC
Feb 21, 6:00-7:00pm
100 Mugar

Inspiring Wonder through Advanced Systems Robotics with Boston Engineering

David Shane, Boston Engineering
Feb 21, 7:00-8:00pm
Raytheon, 240 Egan

Climate Variability and The Global Hydrologic Cycle: Efforts in Monitoring, Modeling, and Challenges in Forecast Changes

Dr. Soroosh Sorooshian, UC Irvine
Feb 22, 3:00-5:00pm Talk/Reception
103 Churchill