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David Gracias, Russell Croft Faculty Scholar and professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, will present “Big Ideas in a Small World” from 3 to 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 15 in Mason Hall Auditorium as part of the Fall 2014 Don P. Giddens Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series.
Gracias will discuss how engineering three-dimensional devices at the nanometer length scale promises revolutionary advances in optics, electronics and medicine.
Monday, Feb. 22
Tower of Power, Glass Pavilion; doors open at 5 p.m. competition runs 5:30 to 7 p.m. Teams compete to build the tallest tower out of dry spaghetti and marshmallows. Teams must register in advance, but spectators are welcome. Hosted by Theta Tau
Charm City Science League Mentoring, 3:30 to 5 p.m., Barclay Elementary/Middle School. Members of the Charm City Science League, a group that aims to increase academic engagement in Baltimore middle schools through scientific exploration and experimentation, work with teams from city schools to prepare for the March 5 Science Olympiad. (This event, which takes place Monday through Thursday, is closed to the public.)
SABES After-school Mentoring, 3:30 to 5 p.m., at nine Baltimore City Public School sites throughout the city. JHU students mentor public school students as part of the STEM Achievement in Baltimore City Elementary Schools (SABES) program. (This event, which takes place Monday through Wednesday, is closed to the public.)
Tuesday, Feb. 23
Engineering World Health Global Awareness Challenge, Keyser Quad between Brody and MSE; 10:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. What global problems could engineering approaches help solve? Take the EWH Challenge and find out. Hosted by Engineering World Health
Preparing for Interviews and Careers in Consulting Webinar, Online, 11 a.m. to noon. Alumna Anita Samarth, BS ’95, CEO and C-founder of Clinovations Government + Health, will review the basic job search and interview process involved in securing an entry-level position in a management consulting firm. Registration required. Hosted by Hopkins Engineering Alumni and the JHU Career Center
Wednesday, Feb. 24
BME Edge Speaker Series, Clark Hall Room 110, noon to 1 p.m. BME CBID alumnus David Narrow, CEO of Sonavex, Inc., and recently named one of Forbes’ “30 Under 30” in the health care industry, will be speaking on his experience founding and building a startup. A Q & A session will follow. Registration required here. Hosted by BME Edge
JHU Career Center Speed Networking Prep, Levering Hall/Sherwood Room, 4 to 5 p.m. Perfecting your pitch: Learn tips and practice your elevator speech in preparation for Speed Networking. Registration required. Hosted by the JHU Career Center
GRO Game Night, Levering Hall Lounge, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Join the GRO for a Game Night aimed at celebrating both National Engineers Week and all of you hardworking, innovative and creative engineers. Activities will include a variety of video games, board games and card games, as well as delicious refreshments.
Thursday, Feb. 25
Speed Networking Night, Charles Commons Salon B, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Alumni and current students will rotate through a series of quick, one-on-one interview to give students the opportunity to learn the importance of making good impressions and perfecting “elevator pitches.” Registration required. Hosted by Hopkins Engineering Alumni
Friday, Feb. 26
INBT Pizza Party, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Croft Hall 170. Stop by the Institute for NanoBioTechnology and enjoy some free pizza and conversation.
Food Science: Materials 101, Maryland Hall 5, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Join the Department of Materials Science and Engineering in an exploration of the basic concepts in materials science through the close examination of food. Love of food is a must! Hosted by the Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Saturday, Feb. 27
BME BCPS Student Workshop, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Homewood campus. Biomedical engineering students are leading a five-week BME workshop on campus with 6th graders from Baltimore City Public Schools. (This event is closed to the public.)
JHU’s Design Build Fly team is hosting a display in the lobby of Latrobe Hall during National Engineers Week. The display, which will include a model, will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, Feb. 22 through 26.
Design, Build, Fly (DBF) is an inter-university competition where students design, fabricate, and demonstrate the flight capabilities of an unmanned, electric powered, radio controlled (RC) airplane. DBF is sponsored by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), Raytheon Missile Systems, and Cessna Aircraft.
Alumna Anita Samarth, BS ’95, CEO and Co-founder of Clinovations Government + Health, will review the basic job search and interview process involved in securing an entry-level position in a management consulting firm.
Register by Monday, Feb. 22.
BME CBID alumnus David Narrow, MS ’13, CEO of Sonavex, Inc. and recently named one of Forbes’ “30 Under 30” in the health care industry, will speak on his experience founding and building a startup. A Q & A session will follow.
Register by midnight on Monday, Feb. 21 to reserve your space.
Hosted by BME EDGE.
Join the GRO for a Game Night aimed at celebrating both National Engineers Week and all of you hardworking, innovative and creative engineers. Activities will include a variety of video games, board games and card games, as well as delicious refreshments.
Partake of free pizza and good company and conversation between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26 in Croft Hall 170. Hosted by the Institute for NanoBioTechnology in celebration of National Engineers Week.
Join the Whiting School of Engineering’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering in an exploration of basic concepts in materials science through the close examination of food. Love of food is a must! No RSVPs required. Just bring your appetite for knowledge.
Johns Hopkins University’s chapter of Society of Women Engineers will host an “Introduce a girl to engineering” event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27 in Shriver Hall’s Clipper Room. During the vent, middle school-aged girls from Baltimore City schools will design and build tents suitable for camping with the help and supervision of SWE members. Parents and guardians will join their daughters at noon for a presentation of the designs.
Please join us in celebrating National Engineers Week, February 18 to 25, with a wide variety of activities on campus. This year’s schedule is as follows. Events subject to be added or changed. Registration has closed for all events.