Engineers Week 2022

Engineers Week 2022

The University of Georgia College of Engineering will celebrate National Engineers Week, Feb. 21 - 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

MONday, Feb. 21

E-Week Kickoff
Driftmier Engineering Center
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Students, faculty and staff are invited to join us for free Chick-fil-A biscuits and coffee as we kickoff our celebration of E-Week 2022.

Club Competition: Paper Frisbee
Driftmier Engineering Center
4:00 p.m.

Speaker Series: Dr. Mia Mattioli
Principal Investigator, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch Domestic WASH Lab
Driftmier Engineering Center, Room 1240
5:30 p.m.

TUESday, Feb. 22

Alum of the Day: Katherine Shayne
Co-founder and CEO, Can I Recycle This
11:10 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.
Driftmier 1240
Registration required

Club Competition: Driving Blind
4:00 p.m. 
Driftmier Engineering Center

Speaker Series: Fran Forehand
Senior Vice President, Power Delivery, Georgia Power Company
5:30 p.m.
Driftmier Engineering Center, Room 1240

wednesday, Feb. 23

Professional Headshots
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Driftmier Engineering Center Lobby

Club Competition: Trivia
4:00 p.m.
Driftmier Engineering Center, Room 1240

Speaker Series: Bayne Smith
Senior Vice President and Director, Business Transformation Initiative, KCI Technologies, Inc.
5:30 p.m.
Driftmier Engineering Center, Room 1230

Thursday, Feb. 24

Club Competition: Egg Drop
12:30 p.m.
Driftmier Engineering Center, Room 1240

Engineers Week Banquet
6:00 p.m.
Athens Cotton Press

Keynote Speaker: Don Mitacek
Senior Vice President, Delta Technical Operations and President, Delta TechOps Service Group