Engineers Week 2018

Engineers Week 2018

The University of Georgia College of Engineering will celebrate National Engineers Week, Feb. 17 - 24, with a series of special events, seminars and competitions. The theme of the nationwide celebration is "Engineers: Inspiring Wonder."

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 Engineering Competitions

Monday, February 19

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

Tuesday, February 20

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

Wednesday, February 21

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

Thursday, February 22

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

Professional Development seminar series

Monday, February 19

Jack Crisler
Vice President, F-35 Business Development and Strategic Integration
Coverdell Center Auditorium
6 p.m.

Tuesday, February 20

Jackie Martin
Founder, New Heights Academic Life Coaching & Career Consulting
Coverdell Center Auditorium
6 p.m.

Wednesday, February 21

Ty Frix
Founder, Ichor
Coverdell Center Auditorium
6 p.m.

► Student organizations should register for E-Week 2018 competitions here.

Engineers Week Banquet

Thursday, February 22

State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Keynote Speaker: Michael "Sully" Sullivan, President & CEO, American Council of Engineering Companies of Georgia
Reception: 5:30 p.m. - 6:
30 p.m.
Dinner : 6 p.m.

Students must register for the banquet at http://bit.ly/EWeekBanquet

 


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. 15, - 16, Feb. 20 - 23, and Feb. 27 - 28 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.