Engineers Week 2017

Engineers Week 2017

The University of Georgia College of Engineering will celebrate National Engineers Week, Feb. 20 - 24, with a series of special events, seminars and competitions.

Organized by the DiscoverE Foundation, Engineers Week is a time to:

  • Celebrate how engineers make a difference in our world
  • Increase public dialogue about the need for engineers
  • Bring engineering to life for kids, educators, and parents

Daily Engineering Competitions

Monday, February 20

Paper Frisbee Competition
Driftmier Engineering Center
Noon - 1 p.m.

Tuesday, February 21

Shake and Break Competition
Driftmier Engineering Center
Noon - 1 p.m.

Wednesday, February 22

Questioneer: A Trivia Game
Driftmier Engineering Center
Noon - 1 p.m.

Thursday, February 23

Egg Drop Competition
Paul D. Coverdell Center
Noon - 1 p.m.

Engineering Experience UGA

The UGA College of Engineering will host all fourth grade students from the Clarke County School District for a morning of fun engineering activities at Stegeman Coliseum led by UGA engineering students. Engineering Experience will be held Tuesday, Feb. 21 - Friday, Feb. 24 and Tuesday, Feb. 28 - Friday, March 3 from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. each day.

E-Week Professional Development seminar series

Monday, February 20

Engineering Practice
Michael “Sully” Sullivan
President & CEO, American Council of Engineering Companies of Georgia
Coverdell Center Auditorium
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 21

Informatics and Data Analytics in Engineering
Jagannath Rao
President, Customer Service Division, Siemens USA
Coverdell Center Auditorium
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, February 22

Bridge Construction and Drinking Water Solutions for Kansas City, Nicaragua
Annie Blissit, P.E.
Water Treatment Engineer, Gresham, Smith & Partners
Coverdell Center Auditorium
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Engineers Week Banquet

Thursday, February 23

Georgia Center, Magnolia Ballroom
Keynote Speaker: Brian Kemp, Georgia Secretary of State
Reception: 5:30 p.m. - 6:
30 p.m.
Dinner : 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Tickets are required for this event.