Engineers Week 2017

Ideate. Create. Innovate. 

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

February 11th, 2017

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 on February 11th 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.

Diversity in Engineering Meetup

February 15th, 2017

TVUC Ballroom at 5 pm - 7:30 pm

The Meetup is an opportunity for you meet engineering students seeking general career advice, co-ops, internships and full-time opportunities from CWRU's Case School of Engineering, representing student organizations including the Case Engineers Council, National Society of Black Engineers, Phi Sigma Rho, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Society of Women Engineers, and Women In Science & Engineering Roundtable.

KSL Paper Airplane Contest

February 16th, 2017

TVUC Ballroom at 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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 16, 2017 from 12:30pm to 3:30pm in the Tink ballrooms (A to C).

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

think[Box] Tour

February 20th, 2017

think[box] 3rd Floor at 2 pm - 5 pm

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!

Jolly Trivia Night

February 21st, 2017

Jolly Scholar at 6 pm - 9 pm

Unwind with your friends at the Jolly Scholar while testing your trivia knowledge. Come enjoy free food as well as beer for those over 21!

WISER Light Bulb Drop

February 23rd, 2017

Kelvin Smith Library at 11 am - 1 pm

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 at KSL LL06.

For the WISER light bulb drop there will be food and monetary prizes awarded for the first 3 prizes (1st: $250, 2nd: 175, 3rd: $75).

Come take a break and have some fun at KSL!

E-Week Reception

February 23rd, 2017

Intercontinental Hotel at 5:30 pm - 9 pm

The Engineers Week Banquet 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 banquet will host the Director of the NASA Glenn Research Center, Dr. Janet L. Kavandi as the keynote speaker.

This is a wonderful networking and reflection event!

Undergraduate tickets are $10 this year! You can register for the event here:

SWE Luncheon

February 24th, 2017

SWE Luncheon at 12:45 pm - 2 pm

The SWE Luncheon date and location have changed, and it is now being held on February 24th from 12:45-2pm, during community hour, in the Thwing Ballroom. The speaker is Lauren Smith, who is a recent CWRU alum who is working at Northrup Grumman. She has an Aero background and will speak to students and alumni about all that she has learned in her experiences as a woman engineer.

This is the link to our Eventbrite: