E-Week: Celebrating the engineering community

eweekA tradition that began in 1965, Engineers’ Week (E-Week) is a staple event within the College of Engineering, continuing to grow each year. E-Week is a student
organization that serves to celebrate the engineering field, the College of Engineering, and its students, faculty, and staff. E-Week hopes to provide a way for students to build relationships with other students, faculty and alumni as well as network and increase professional development.

This year, E-Week will have a multitude of events ranging from keynote speaker, Clayton Anderson, to learning more about student’s and professor’s research at the research symposium. Many E-week events are open to faculty and staff in addition to students.

Keynote Speaker: ISU alum Clayton Anderson – February 20

Clayton Anderson, Distinguished Faculty Fellow in Aerospace Engineering, has been to space and worked for NASA. In this keynote, the astronaut and Iowa State alum will present about his life experience and how engineering has progressed his career to where he is today. Anderson will hold a book signing after the seminar.

To learn more about the time and location, click here.        

20150919_093231 (1)E-lympics (Athletic Event) – February 21

If you have aspirations to join the Olympics, you can take your first step by participating in E-Week’s E-lympics. E-lympics is a multi-event competition between engineering clubs, teams and free agents. Some of the competitions include building competitions, Mario Kart, tug-of-war, Minute to Win It and yard ball.

If you don’t have a team, you can participate as a free agent and will be placed within a team before the competitions start.

To learn more about the time and location, click here.        

Men’s basketball game watch – February 22

If you love basketball and swimming, then enjoy the men’s basketball game versus West Virginia University on the State Gym’s big screen TV. Free entry until capacity is filled.

To learn more about the time and location, click here.        

Button Lunches – February 22-24

E-Week will be hosting button lunches for anyone who has purchased a button. For $5, you receive a button that will earn you lunch for three days of E-Week. As you eat your food, you will be able to visit various booths that have been set-up by a variety of engineering clubs. The lunches will be catered by Fazoli’s, Hickory Park and Panera Bread.

To learn more about the time and location, click one of the following: Fazoli’s, Hickory Park, Panera Bread.                                                                                                

Technology Night – February 23

eweekWondering about new breakthroughs in the technology industry or just have a passion for technology? E-week’s Technology Night welcomes multiple companies and corporate sponsors from a variety of industries to share short, exciting presentations on new technologies and research.

To learn more about the time and location, click here.        

Research Symposium – February 24

E-week’s Research Symposium will give faculty and students the chance to learn about research taking place on campus as well as an opportunity to network.

To learn more about the time and location, click here.          

Engineers’ Night Out – February 26

Wrapping up E-week will be Engineers’ Night Out. The event will feature a DJ, food and a costume contest. The cost of the dance is $5, and the first 50 people to purchase a ticket will receive a free button for the button lunches.

To learn more about the time and location, click here.