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Sep
15
Mon
9/15: David Gracias Presents Inaugural Professorial Lecture, “Big Ideas in a Small World”
Sep 15 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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.

David Gracias

David Gracias

Gracias will discuss how engineering three-dimensional devices at the nanometer length scale promises revolutionary advances in optics, electronics and medicine.

 

Feb
21
Sun
Celebrate E-Week ’16 Feb. 21 to 27 with a host of activities
Feb 21 @ 5:30 pm – Feb 27 @ 4:00 pm

National Engineers WeekPlease join us in celebrating National Engineers Week, February 21 to 27, with a wide variety of activities on campus. This year’s schedule is as follows:

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 hereHosted 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.)

 

 

 

 

 

Feb
22
Mon
E-Week ’16: Design Build Fly model on display in Latrobe Hall
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – Feb 26 @ 4:00 pm

designBuildFly_lg_colorNDJHU’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.

Feb
23
Tue
E-Week ’16 Webinar: Preparing for Interviews and Careers in Consulting
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Anita Samarth 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.

Hosted by Hopkins Engineering Alumni and the JHU Career Center.

Feb
24
Wed
E-Week ’16: BME EDGE Speaker Series presents David Narrow
Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

David Narrow, CBID BME alumnusBME 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.

E-Week ’16: GRO Game Night
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

imgresJoin 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. 

Kindly RSVP

Feb
26
Fri
E-Week ’16: INBT pizza party
Feb 26 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Guilt-free_Pizza_t750x5501Partake 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.

E-Week ’16: Food Science/Materials 101
Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

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. Sugar under a microscope

Feb
27
Sat
E-Week ’16: Introduce a girl to engineering
Feb 27 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

camping-clip-art-green-tent-night-camping-sceneJohns 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.

 

Feb
18
Sat
Celebrate E-Week 2017, Feb. 18 through 24!
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm

E-Week PosterPlease 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.

 

Saturday, Feb. 18
  • Introduce a Girl to Engineering, Great Hall, Levering, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. An educational outreach event to show young girls what engineering is all about. Participants will complete engineering projects and get to speak with current engineering students. Hosted by JHU Ready Set Design. Not open to the public.

 

Sunday, Feb. 19
  • HopHacks, Hodson Hall, 9:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. JHU’s annual winter hackathon wraps up with a presentations fair and demonstrations of work done over the weekend. Hosted by HopHacks.

 

Monday, Feb. 20
  • “Should You Start at a Start-Up?” Bus Tour and Information Session, FastForward, 1812 Ashland Avenue, 12 to 2 p.m. Visit FastForward’s 1812 Ashland Ave. location to  learn from start-up CEOs and tour wet lab space. Transportation provided, but space is limited. Meet in Mason Hall Circle. Hosted by JHU Career Center.
  • Google Technical Interviewing Techniques, Glass Pavilion, 4 to 5 p.m. Join the Google team as they share ways to perfect your technical interviewing skills. Hosted by the JHU Career Center.
  • Google Lightning Tech Talks, Glass Pavilion, 6 p.m. Join a team of Google engineers as they share a behind-the-scenes look at the exciting technology they work with every day. Hosted by JHU Career Center.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 21 
  • Young Alumni Panel & Resume Review Networking, Glass Pavilion, 1 to 4 p.m. A short engineering young alumni panel followed by open house resumes reviews with alums and employers. Drop-ins welcome! Hosted by JHU Career Center and Engineers Without Borders.
  • Tower of Power, Glass Pavilion. Doors open at 5; competition runs 5:30 to 6 p.m. Teams compete to build the tallest tower from dry spaghetti and marshmallows. Hosted by Theta Tau.
  • Women of Whiting Meeting & Networking, Levering Lounge, 5 to 7 p.m. Meet and network with fellow female graduate students over Thai food. Hosted by Women of Whiting.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 22
  • Engineering World Health Global Awareness Challenge, Glass Pavilion, 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. What global challenges could engineering approaches help solve? Take the EWH Challenge and find out. Hosted by Engineering World Health.
  • Engineering Job Search Workshop, Garland Hall, 3rd Floor, Conference Room B, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Learn how to effectively use tools like Handshake, LinkedIn, and GoHopOnline in your internship and job search. Hosted by JHU Career Center.
  • Mini-Makers Classroom, BME Design Studio, Clark Hall 217, 1 to 3 p.m. Stop by the studio to learn some hands-on techniques for prototyping with acrylic. We’ll discuss how to design, bend, and bond acrylic for common structures including boxes, rigs, and mounts. Hosted by the Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design.
  • A Better Way to Get There: Engineering Transportation, Glass Pavilion, 6 to 8 p.m. See, hear, and learn about interesting, innovative projects–from the cool Johns Hopkins Baja car to a remote-controlled airplane–being designed and constructed by JHU Engineering student teams. Hosted by JHU Affinity Groups and Hopkins Engineering Alumni.
  • Master’s Students Pizza Night, WSE Master’s Student Lounge/Wyman Park Building, 2nd Floor, 6 to 8 p.m. Enjoy socializing over pizza with the Graduate Representative Organization. Master’s students only. Hosted by GRO and WSE Academic Affairs.

 

Thursday, Feb. 23
  • Storybook Engineering at the Barclay School, Barclay School, 8 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Center for Educational Outreach staff will read stories and fairy tales to Pre-K to second grade students, and lead them in engineering something that solves the characters’ problems. Hosted by the CEO and the Barclay School. Not open to the public.
  • Hopkins ME: Past, Present, and Pizza, Latrobe 120, 12:30 to 2 p.m. Mechanical Engineering students are invited to an informal pizza lunch with several mechanical engineering alumni. Hosted by the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
  • PhD and Master’s Student Non-academic Job Search, Career Center, Garland Hall, 3rd Floor Conference Room, 1 to 3 p.m. Explore your career options, learn how to present your skills with a resume, identify organizations and opportunities, and gain tips to help you connect with professionals. Hosted by the JHU Career Center.
  • Speed Networking Night, Glass Pavilion, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Alumni and current students will rotate through a series of quick, one-on-one interviews to give students the opportunity to learn the importance of making good impressions and perfecting “elevator pitches.” Hosted by Hopkins Engineering Alumni.

 

Friday, Feb. 24
  • Careers in Engineering at Barclay School, Barclay School, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Johns Hopkins undergrads will be at the Homewood-area public school working with students on STEM activities. Not open to the public. Hosted by the Johns Hopkins University-Barclay School Partnership.
  • OSA/EDGE event, Croft Hall 170, 12 to 1 p.m. Tzu-Yu Wu, an optical engineer at Canon USA’s Healthcare Optics Research Laboratory, will speak about the “Transition from Academia to Industry.” Hosted by BME Edge and the Optical Society of America JHU student chapter.

 

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