Michigan Tech Engineers Week was celebrated February 16-23. Shown below are a few of the many events and happenings. The week included the 2013 Career Fair with a record turnout of recruiters, all this in a week that included a major blizzard and the university being closed a day and a half.
Winter Baja Competition See the Results, Photos and Videos of the two 90-minute endurance races, as well as a dynamic event. Fifteen universities competing, many with multiple vehicles.
Student Development Center (SDC).
Railroad Night, hosted by Railroad Engineering and Activities Club (REAC)
with a chance to meet the rail industry alumni and officials.
Keynote speaker for Railroad Night 2013 was Robert C. VanderClute (left)
Sr. Vice President Safety and Operations, Association of American Railroads;
2012 Recipient of Railway Age’s W. Graham Claytor Jr. Award for
Distinguished Service to Passenger Transportation, shown here with Brian Sykes, Norfolk Southern,
and Dr. Pasi Lautala, Director of the Rail Transportation Program, Michigan Tech
See more photos and information here at RTP Railroad Night 2013 page
Patty Bryan, Principal Geologist/Senior Project Manager, URS Corporation – hosted by Association of Environmental and Engineering Geology (AEG) URS Corporation is an engineering, design and construction firm and a US federal government contractor. Patty Bryan, Principal Geologist and Senior Project Manager at the Chicago branch, presented a technical talk on URS projects and described opportunities for engineering geologists at URS.
Parent-Daughter Engineering Exploration Day – hosted by the Center for Science & Environmental Outreach, Department of Engineering Fundamentals, SWE, and Michigan Economic Development Corporation
Girls in grades 7-11 and their parents are invited to give engineering a try with fun activities led by young women engineering students at Michigan Tech! Learn what engineering is and how engineers help make a difference. Find out why engineering is a great career choice, and hear about the many career paths open to engineers at the 201 and 202 Great Lakes Research Center
Listen to a Copper Country Today Radio Interview from WOLF Radio This interview by Rick Allen (Sunday February 17) was with environmental engineering graduate students, Jen Fuller and Kaye LaFond.
Parent-Daughter Engineering Exploration Day at the Great Lakes Research Center, Michigan Tech
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