Engineers Week 2018



Each year, the Case Engineering Council (CEC) coordinates CWRU’s Engineers Week (E-Week) to celebrate and raise public understanding and appreciation of engineers’ contributions to society. Students are able to participate in friendly competition, social events, seminars with excellent speakers, and an E-Week Reception.

DiscoverE, the national organizer of E-Week, is a formal coalition of more than 100 professional societies, major corporations and government agencies, dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers among young students and by promoting pre-college literacy in math and science.



Engineering Carnival

Feb. 3, 11:00am-3:00pm, Thwing Ballroom

CWRU students will demonstrate fun, hands-on, interactive engineering and science activities that are fun for kids of all ages on February 3rd in the Thwing Ballroom, 11111 Euclid Ave. from 11am-3pm. Registration is not required. Contact Me'lani Joseph,, for more information or to volunteer! Parking information: Street parking is available as well as the campus center garage.

KSL Paper Airplane Contest

Feb. 19, 12:30pm-3:30pm, Adelbert  Gym

Fly away from stress and join the CEC in our paper airplane contest! This event will feature three categories, a "longest distance" competition, an "airtime" competition, and a “landing zone” contest where you must land your plane on a target.

The competition is going to be on February 19th, 2018 from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm in Adelbert gym.

So bring your friends and de-stress with some paper airplane fun!

Jolly Trivia Night

Feb. 20, 6:30pm-9:00pm, Jolly Scholar (Thwing 101) 

Unwind with your friends at the Jolly Scholar while testing your trivia knowledge. Come enjoy free food!

SHPE Ship Challenge

Feb. 21, 1:00pm-3:00pm, Sears 450

Do you think you have what it takes to be the best shipbuilder at CWRU? Well, come prove your skills at SHPE's Ship Challenge!!! You will the opportunity to win FREE GIFT CARDS and an AMAZON ECHO! Not only that, but you can come take a break from the career fair and enjoy FREE TACO BELL!

WISER Light Bulb Drop

Feb. 22, 10:30am-1:30pm, KSL Lower Level

This event allows participants to showcase their engineering skills in a friendly competition as a nice break from classes with the opportunity to earn cash provided by the Case Alumni Association!

It will be held in KSL.

Come take a break and have some fun at KSL!

E-Week Reception

Feb. 22, 5:30pm-9:00pm, Intercontinental Hotel

The Engineers Week Reception is the culminating event of E-Week where students, faculty, alumni, and corporate supporters come together to celebrate engineering achievements. This is a FORMAL event, so dress to impress!

This year's reception will host the Mike Carlson President of Siemens Digital Grid, North America, as the keynote speaker.

This is a wonderful networking and reflection event!

SWE Luncheon

Feb. 23, 12:30pm-2:00pm, Tinkham Veale Ballroom B

The SWE Luncheon is being held on February 23rd at 12:30, during community hour, in the Tink Ballroom B. The speaker is Nina Scheidegger, who is the Lead Design Manager at Current, Powered by GE.

You can register for the event here.

Think[Box] Tour

Feb. 24, 1:00pm-4:00pm, Think[Box] Floor 3

Come and check out one of Case Western Reserve University's coolest facilities: Think[box]! Even if you are not an engineer, the new Think[box] is a fantastic place to make your imaginations real.

Enjoy a project expo featuring fellow students that utilize the machinery in think[box] and have a chance at using the machines yourself.

Be Inspired!
Don't miss out on seeing some awesome creations and making your own, too.

Food will be provided!

CWRUbotix Game Night

Feb. 24, 7:30pm-11:30pm, Thwing 101

The club will be in Thwing 101 on Feb. 24 starting at 7:30 pm playing a variety of board, card, and video games, including a modified version of field hockey with our maze following robot, Sunny.  Attendees are also encouraged to bring any of their own games they might want to play. Snacks will be provided, so come enjoy a night of fun and games!


Thank you to our many great sponsors for making E-Week a success.