Engineers Week

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The College of Engineering joins the worldwide engineering community in the observation of Engineers Week, a celebration of the contributions of engineers and the possibilities that can be realized by its many fields. For a full week, student organizations, faculty and alumni will bring engineering out of the labs and classrooms with design competitions, trivia contests, panel discussions and more.

  • Monday, February 19
    • BIPOC Engineers: A Panel Discussion
      9:00 a.m. - 10 a.m.
      3101 Market Street RM 130
      Join us for a discussion about Co-Ops and classes from the perspective of BIPOC and women engineering students.
    • A New Hope: An Introduction to Dragon Jedi
      3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
      Great Court (Main Building)
      Learn to use a lightsaber, and check out some cool performances!
    • How to get involved in undergrad research
      4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
      Hill Conference Room
      A panel and discussion regarding getting involved in laboratory research as an undergraduate student.
    • DIY Bath Bomb
      5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
      MSE Undergrad Lab (CAT 268)
      Design and make your own both bomb to relax at end of term!
      Space is limited - Register here
    • DER Heads Up Event
      6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
      Innovation Studio
      Join Drexel Electric Racing for an evening of games and help each other figure out what part of the car is on their forehead!
    • Mindful Mingles
      7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
      PISB 106
      SASE will be having a relaxing wellness evening.
  • Tuesday, February 20
    • Structural Design Challenge
      2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
      MEMinar Room
      Compete in Spaghetti Tower and Paper Airplane challenges and learn about PTS/hang out with members.
    • Straw Tower Challenge
      4:00 pm. - 5:00 p.m.
      Bossone Atrium
      Straw tower challenge to serve as a friendly competition for all (with food).
    • Meet AOE!
      6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
      Curtis 453
      Info session over Alpha Omega Epsilon and a couple fun games to get to know who we are and what we do.
    • AIChE Escape Room Challenge
      6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
      Hill Conference Room
      Escape room challenge!
  • Wednesday, February 21
    • MEM Wellness Wednesday
      12:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
      3101 Market Rm. 130
      Drop in, have some engineering-themed cookies and coloring.
    • Engineers Without Borders: Panel Q&A
      6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
      3011 Market
      Learn more about the varity of engineering backgrounds for interested students and Engineers Without Borders.
    • ASHRAE Lego Challenge
      6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
      AEL 032 (Basement of the Main Building)
      An owner, an architect, an engineer and contractor will communicate to each other through a set of rules to accomplish the desired design project.
    • 3D Printed Beyblade Fight Night
      7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
      UC 149
      2nd part to 2 part February event where people make teams and 3D Print Beyblades
  • Thursday, February 22
    • Construction Management Achievement Series: Utilities
      10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
      UCROSS 410
      30 minute workshop on identifying and manufacturing motivation academically and professionally.
    • ABCs of Grad School
      11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
      Hill Conference Room
      Q&A panel with grad students moderated by Dean Sharon Walker.
    • The Brewing Process and Tasting
      4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
      Curtis 256
      A short introductory presentation on the Beer process and an expert tasting.
    • Speed Friending with SWE
      5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
      Hill Conference Room
      Attendees will have a chance to meet with new students within the college of Engineering.
    • Knex Bridge Competition
      600 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
      Alumni Engineering Room 279
      People will form groups and construct a bridge out of knex which will be weighted, then tested to see how much weight they can hold!
    • Leverage your Network Workshop
      6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    • ASME 3D Printing
      6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
      MEM Seminar Room
    • Mario Kart Tournament
      7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
      Lockheed Martin Launchpad
      Come compete in a set of Mario Kart games to win a GFG gift card!
  • Friday, February 23
    • Speaker Series: Mark McBride
      1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
      Mitchell Auditorium
      Guest speaker Mark McBride will speak to students, faculty, and staff about the benefits of empathy and belonging, leaning into allyship.
    • Eastern State Social Event
      2:00 p.m. Tour Start
      Eastern State Penitentiary
      Groups will take Septa bus together to Eastern State. 
    • Nationwide Eclipse Balloon Demonstration
      4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
      Bossone Atrium
      Helium balloon filling and Equipment diagnostic testing.
    • Capture the Flag
      5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
      Bossone Research Enterprise Center, Room 302 / Bossone Research Center, Room 207
      Compete against your peers to complete different security challenges of various themes (cryptography, digital forensics, binary exploitation, etc) and capture flags to earn points. The person with the most points at the end will win a prize.
    • Ice Skating
      5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
      Meet at Dragon Statue -> Dilsworth Ice Rink
      Come join NSBE and WiCS for a fun night of ice skating!
    • Aerospace Quizzo
      6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
      Hill Conference Room
      Quizzo with aerospace science, engineering and history questions!