Once again, Northeastern’s College of Engineering is celebrating National Engineers Week! Join us, Feb. 16-22, 2019, for a variety of fun, informative, and inspirational activities and events to showcase the many ways that engineers “Invent Amazing” and the importance of the engineering profession to society and the world. Events are open to the public and are for all ages.

= Featured Speaker,   = Family Friendly (open to families including children)

2019 Schedule

Saturday, February 16, 2019

9:30am-3:30pm, Cool Women Hot Careers
(Ideal for sophomore and junior high school students)
Egan, Raytheon Amphitheater  Room 240

12:00pm-1:00pm, COE Undergraduate Information Session
(Ideal for junior and senior high school students)
Visitors Center, West Village F  

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

9:00am-11:00am, Engineers Week Info Booth
Curry Student Center Crossroads

11:00am-12:00pm, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Dr. Randall Erb, Assistant Professor, Northeastern University
Microstructral Design of Ceramic-Polymer Composites for Demanding End-Use Applications
Curry Student Center, McLeod Suites Room 318,319,320  

2:00pm-3:00pm, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Dr. Kayse Lee Maass, Assistant Professor, Northeastern University
Opportunities for Industrial Engineering to Aid in Anti-Human Trafficking Efforts
Curry Student Center, McLeod Suites Room 318, 319, 320 

7:00pm-8:00pm, Sherman Center for Engineering Entrepreneurship Education
Russell Morin, Senior Principal Mechanical Engineer at iRobot
Generate Presents: Invent Amazing with Russell Morin of iRobot
Egan, Raytheon Amphitheater, Room 240

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

9:00am-11:00am, Engineers Week Info Booth
Curry Student Center Crossroads

11:00am-12:00pm Bioengineering
Dr. Timothy Lannin, Assistant Teaching Professor, Northeastern University
Using Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering
Curry Student Center, Senate Chambers, Room 333 

11:45am-1:00pm, Chemical Engineering*
Dr. Steven Little, William Kepler Whiteford Endowed Professor of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Bioengineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Immunology, Ophthalmology and the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
Controlling “Controlled Release” to Make Medicine That Imitates Life 
Egan Research Center, Raytheon Amphitheater, Room 240 

11:45am-12:45pm, COE Undergraduate Information Session
(Ideal for junior and senior high school students)
Visitors Center, West Village F  

12:45-1:45pm, Engineering Labs Tour (following COE Undergraduate Info Session)
Visitors Center, West Village F 

1:00pm-2:00pm, Bioengineering
Bioengineering Capstone Collaborative
Richards Hall, Room 057

1:00pm-2:30pm, Robotics Showcase
Curry Student Center, Indoor Pit 

2:30pm-3:30pm, Chemical Engineering Games and Activities
Egan, Raytheon Amphitheater, Room 240 

7:00pm-8:00pm, Sherman Center for Engineering Entrepreneurship Education
Dr. Steven Gray, SVP at Qualcomm
Talk with Steven Gray: SVP at Qualcomm, Past VP at Huawei Technologies and NU PhD Alum
104 West Village G

Thursday, February 21, 2019

11:00am-2:30pmPhD Engineering Research Expo 
Curry Student Center, Room 346 and Indoor Pit

11:00am-2:00pm, First Year Engineering Learning and Innovation Center
Snell Engineering Center, Room 368

3:00pm-4:00pm, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Climate Change in Boston: Preparing for Impacts
Moderator: Dr. Matthew Eckelman, Associate Professor, Northeastern University
Panelists: Dr. Auroop Ganguly (Professor, Northeastern University), Dr. Jim Chen (Professor, Northeastern University), Dr. Paul Kirshen (UMass Boston), and Dr. Indrani Ghosh (Technical Leader, Kleinfelder)
ISEC, Room 102 

Friday, February 22, 2019

10:00am-12:00pm, Engineering for Everyone Expo
STEM activities for K-12
Curry Student Center, Indoor Quad and Pit 

12:00pm-1:00pm, Bioengineering
Demo by Mike Jaeggli and Tour of Labs
ISEC, Room 255
*Clothing requirements: closed toed shoes, pants or skirts that reach the ankles, no dangling jewelry, long hair pulled back.

1:00pm-1:30pm, Bioengineering
E-Cigarettes vs Cigarettes
Oakes and Bellini Lab
ISEC, Room 332

1:30pm-2:00pm, Bioengineering
Meet and Greet with Students
ISEC 2nd Floor Kitchen Area 

 

CLICK HERE for a PDF Version of the 2019 Schedule

 

*Our previously scheduled speaker, Gary Broberg, has decided to withdraw from the event.