Engineers Week 2019

Engineers Week 2019

The University of Georgia College of Engineering will celebrate National Engineers Week, Feb. 18 - 25, with a series of special events, seminars and competitions. The theme of the nationwide celebration is "Your Knowledge. Their Future."

Organized by the DiscoverE Foundation, Engineers Week is a time to:

  • Celebrate how engineers make a difference in our world
  • Increase public dialogue about the need for engineers
  • Bring engineering to life for kids, educators, and parents

Daily Competitions

Monday, February 18

Paper Plate Frisbee Competition
Driftmier Engineering Center
Noon - 1 p.m.

Tuesday, February 19

Trivia Competition
Driftmier Engineering Center
Noon - 1 p.m.

Wednesday, February 20

Gum Drop/Toothpick Bridge Test
Driftmier Engineering Center
Noon - 1 p.m.

Thursday, February 21

Egg Drop Test
Paul D. Coverdell Center
Noon - 1 p.m.

seminar series

Monday, February 18

Rick Walker
President & CEO of the Georgia Automotive Manufacturers Association
Coverdell Center Auditorium
5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 19

Donald Adcock
Senior Vice President of Cybersecurity & Technology Compliance at Fiserv
Coverdell Center Auditorium
5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, February 20

Kevin Emery
Director Compliance and Interoperability Services at UL
Coverdell Center - Room 104
4 p.m.

Corky Whipple
Vice President of Human Resources at Southwire Company
Coverdell Center Auditorium
5:30 p.m.


Engineers Week Banquet

Thursday, February 21

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Keynote Speaker: Niamh Hunt, General Manager, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 

6:00 p.m.

► Students must register for the banquet at this link.


2019 Research Showcase

Friday, February 22

Paul D. Coverdell Center Lobby and Rotunda
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

The UGA College of Engineering 2019 Research Showcase will feature displays on cutting-edge research being conducted by our graduate and undergraduate students. This event is open to the public.

Engineering Experience UGA

The UGA College of Engineering will host students from the Clarke County School District for a morning of fun engineering activities at Stegeman Coliseum led by UGA engineering students. Experience UGA Engineering will be held Feb. 19 - 22 from 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. each day at Stegeman Coliseum.

UGA College of Engineering students interested in volunteering for Experience UGA Engineering should contact Lauren Anglin, Director of Experiential Learning and Outreach at lauren.anglin@uga.edu.