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Sat., Feb. 18 Event
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Tau Beta Pi Engineering Futures Program, EE 106, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Learn non-technical skills necessary for success in the workplace. Five modules cover the following topics: People Skills, Team Chartering, Group Process, Analytical Problem Solving, and Effective Presentation Skills, read more. Maximum number of students: 30. Questions send email to tbpfle@gmail.com.
Sponsored by Tau Beta Pi.
Mon., Feb. 20 Kickoff Events
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Kickoff Event
Kick-Off Event at Engineering West, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Come join us as we kick-off Engineers Week 2017: Engineers Change the World. Music, food, games, demos, student organization tables, raffles and more!
Sponsored by the Engineering Student Council and the Division of Engineering Student Services and Advising.
"Engineers Hunt", Starts at Engineering West, 1 to 2:30 p.m.
An engineering-based scavenger hunt that begins and ends in front of Engineering West. No pre-registration, prizes for the winners.
Sponsored by the National Society of Black Engineers and the Association of Computing Machinery-Women.
Bionic Glove
Build a Bionic Glove Workshop, EE, The Cube, 2:30 to 4 p.m.
A bionic glove is a 3-D printed hand prosthesis. The workshop will go over how to 3-D print the components and assembly. Finished hands will be donated to various patients in need of an inexpensive prosthesis. All materials provided. Max. 30 students. Register groups of 3 or 4.
Sponsored by the FAU Tech Fee and Quantum House.
Brain Bowl at The Burrow, Student Union - 4:30 to 6 p.m.
Teams of four students from each discipline answer trivia questions while classmates cheer them on. Includes raffles & prizes. Send team and member names to engineering-services@fau.edu. Limited to the first 8 teams to register! Each team should consist of a maximum of 4 members, from the same major. Prizes for the winning team.
Sponsored by Alpha Omega Epsilon, the engineering and technical sciences sorority.
Tues., Feb. 21 Events
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Paper Airplane Competition, EE, The Cube, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
No pre-registration, prizes for the winners.
Sponsored by the Technology and Aerospace Club.
Details (pdf)
Build and Launch a Rocket Workshop, EE, The Cube, 2 to 4 p.m.
Launch Site: AD Henderson Field; All materials provided; Open to first 30 students that sign up.
Sponsored by the Technology and Aerospace Club.
Engineers Week Olympics & Field Day Games, Housing Lawn, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
A variety of relay races including Bat Spin, 3-Legged Race, Wheelbarrow, Egg Balance, Tug of War, Water Balloon Toss, etc. No pre-registration required, prizes for the winning teams.
Sponsored by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
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Wed., Feb. 22 Events
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STEM Majors Career Fair, Campus Recreation Center, 12 to 4 p.m.
For engineering and computer science students.
Sponsored by the FAU Career Center.
Steel Bridge Build, Engineering West Lobby, 4 to 4:45 p.m.
FAU American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Steel Bridge team, demo of their 2017 ASCE SE Conference Steel Bridge build.
Sponsored by FAU ASCE.
Start of IBM Bluemix IoT Hardware Hackathon, EE, Rm. 106, 5 p.m. (through 12 p.m., Feb. 23)
First training session started Feb. 3; Session 2, Feb. 10; Session 3 Feb. 17.
Sponsored by IBM Bluemix and IEEE Palm Beach Section.
Ziploc Regatta, Campus Recreation Center Pool, 7 to 9 p.m.
REGISTER a 3-person team to compete by sending an email to wwiard2013@fau.edu. Registration Deadline: Sun., Feb. 19.
Sponsored by the Marine Robotics Club, the Human Powered Submarine Club, and the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.
Details (pdf)
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Thurs., Feb. 23 Events
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NASA-Exploration For Our Future, EE 106, 10 to 11 a.m.
With guest speaker, Russell Romanella, Former NASA Director of Safety and Mission Assurance.
Sponsored by the Technology and Aerospace Club.
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3-Minute Research Competition for Computer & Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Graduate Students, EE, The Cube, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Students will be judged by a panel of department industry advisors, and faculty members. Prizes will be awarded and refreshments will be provided.
Rules (pdf)
Presentations from IBM Bluemix IoT Hardware Hackathon, EE, The Cube, 1 to 4 p.m.
Presentations, interactive demonstrations, judging and awards.
Sponsored by IBM Bluemix and IEEE Palm Beach Section.
Managing Big Data Using New Innovations with HPCC Systems, EE 106, 6 to 8 p.m.
With guest speaker, Bob Foreman, Senior Software Engineer - Risk Solutions, LexisNexis. Free pizza, free ECL training and raffle prizes including a Kindle Fire included at the event.
Sponsored by Lexis Nexis.
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Book Discussion, Barnes and Noble, Univ. Commons, 1400 Glades Rd., Nook Area, Boca Raton, 6 to 8 p.m.
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race, by Margot Lee Shetterly. Bring your copy of the book. Cafe with drinks and snacks available for purchase. Questions send email to swe.fau@gmail.com.
Sponsored by the Society of Women Engineers.
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Fri., Feb. 24 Events
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Rube Goldberg Competition, EE, The Cube, Build: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Judging: 5 to 6 p.m.
Deadline to register Feb. 17. Questions send email to ieee.fau.student.branch@gmail.com.
Sponsored by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Color War
Color War, EE, Front Lawn, 12 to 1 p.m.
In the spirit of Holi, the Hindu spring festival, also known as the festival of colors. White shirts provided for the first 50 students. Closed toed shoes required. Pizza and drinks provided.
Sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Power Energy Society.
Video Game Competition, Student Union, Live Oak, Rooms A & B, 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Refreshments provided. Questions send email to guildfau@gmail.com.
Sponsored by Guild of University Innovators, Leaders, & Developers.
Details (pdf)
Sat., Feb. 25 Event
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Barbeque at Spanish River Park, Pavilion 4, 3001 N. State Road A1A, Boca Raton, FL 33431, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Mention "FAU Engineering Picnic" at the gate for entry.
Sponsored by the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers.
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