The National Engineers Week Foundation 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.
2015 Engineers Week Banquet
Keynote Address by John Nottingham and John Spirk, Co-Presidents of Nottingham Spirk.
February 14th, 2015
Thwing Ballroom at 11 am - 3 pm
CWRU students will demonstrate fun, hands-on, interactive engineering and science activities that are fun for kids of all ages.
Engineering Showcase Fair
February 16th, 2015
Thwing Ballroom at 11 am - 1 pm
Attendees will join various engineering student groups and departments to enjoy learning about their engineering work and research.
Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Luncheon
February 20th, 2015
Thwing Ballroom at 12:30 pm - 2 pm
Our motivated, passionate members are always excited to learn from professionals in industry, and value the insights experience offers. The 2015 featured speaker is Laura Flanagan, recent President, Snacks at ConAgra Foods.
WISER Lightbulb Drop
February 26th, 2015
Tinkham Veale Ballroom at 11:30 am - 1 pm
WISER will once again organize the Annual E-Week Light Bulb Drop Competition. Teams of students and faculty will compete for cash prizes: 1st: $250 2nd: $175 3rd: $75.
February 26th, 2015
Intercontinental Hotel at 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
John Nottingham and John Spirk will deliver the keynote address at a formal dinner at the Intercontinental Hotel in downtown Cleveland that will celebrate engineering achievements and the positive impacts engineers have made on our society.
High School Balsa Model Bridge Competition
February 27th, 2015
Vanderhoof-Schutte Structural Lab in the Bingham Building at 9 am - 2 pm
This competitive event provides high school students the challenge of building a bridge using only balsa and wood glue to span a distance of 24 inches. The bridges will be tested to destruction and the maximum load recorded. Prizes are awarded for the best design and the largest strength to weight ratio.