February 7, 2017
In celebration of National Engineers Week (Eweek), Syracuse University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science will host a variety of speakers and activities beginning on Saturday, February 18. The events will bring engineering and computer science students and alumni together, and promote engineering disciplines to the broader campus community. All members of the SU community are welcome and encouraged to attend!
In addition, engineering and computer science student organizations will be tabling in the atrium of Schine Student Center throughout the week to promote their missions and encourage involvement.
Saturday, 2/18 – Sunday, 2/19
- Innovation Hackathon: Internet of Things Applications
- Sponsored by Anaren and SRC
- Sign up through OrangeLink.
- SU vs. Georgia Tech Viewing Party, 6:15 pm, Link Hall 105
- Hosted by the ECS Pathfinders
- RSVP on OrangeLink
Monday, Feb. 20
- Engineering World Health Demos, 11 am – 4 pm, Schine Atrium
- Academic Technical Bowl, 6–8 pm, LSB 105
- Hosted by National Society of Black Engineers
- RSVP on Google Docs
Tuesday, Feb. 21
- Smart Parking System Demo, 11 am – 4pm, Schine Atrium
- Tye-Dye Event, 5-7 pm, Link Hall 024
- Hosted by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Wednesday, Feb. 22
- ORBiT Rocket Club and Robotics Demos, 10 am – 4 pm, Schine Atrium
- Hosted by American Society of Mechanical Engineers
- SU vs. Duke Tailgate, 5:00-7 pm, Heroy Lobby
- Hosted by the Alumni Association
- RSVP on ’Cuse Community
Thursday, Feb. 23
- Dean’s List Reception, 4:30-6:30 pm, Schine 304 ABC – By Invitation Only
- Featuring Engineering Meets Business Speaker – Nancy Martin G’86, GE
Friday, Feb. 24
- Red Rover, Red Rover: Send Curiosity Right Over, 4:30 pm, Link Hall 105
- Distinguished Lecture featuring JPL senior propulsion engineer Todd Barber
- Hosted by American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
- “Apollo 13” Movie Night, 7 pm, Link Hall 105
- Hosted by Theta Tau
Saturday, Feb. 25
Founded by National Society of Professional Engineers in 1951, EWeek is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers.
Today, EWeek is a formal coalition of more than 70 engineering, education, and cultural societies, and more than 50 corporations and government agencies. Dedicated to raising public awareness of engineers’ positive contributions to quality of life, EWeek promotes recognition among parents, teachers, and students of the importance of a technical education and a high level of math, science, and technology literacy, and motivates youth, to pursue engineering careers in order to provide a diverse and vigorous engineering workforce. Each year, EWeek reaches thousands of schools, businesses, and community groups across the United States.