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Tufts University E-Week Schedule



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Monday, February 19

E-Week Launch Event (Kick-off)

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

Location: Alumnae Lounge, Aidekman Lobby and Remis Sculpture Court

The 2018 Engineers Week is finally here. Come join your fellow Tufts students, faculty and staff as we kick off this year’s E-Week in style. We will have an introduction to E-Week from the Engineering Student Council in addition to a lot of engaging hands-on and non-technical activities geared towards celebrating the awesomeness of engineering at Tufts. Engineering and liberal arts majors will be competing again for bragging rights. And of course, there will be food. Make sure to participate in E-Week activities to gain points for your major. Check out the rest of the schedule to see how you can engage with us this week. ALL STUDENTS, STAFF AND FACULTY ARE WELCOME!

Plan of activities

  • 6:00-7:00pm: Dinner, Welcome Address by Dean Qu, E-Week Overview by ESC, Engineers Mini-Panel (Alumnae Lounge)
  • 7:00-8:00pm: Hands-on activities and challenges (Remis Sculpture Court) featuring the Duct Tape Challenge, Air-driven Race Car, Spaghetti Skyscrapers, Cleanroom Race and more.

 

Event: Engineering Student Council (ESC) Photo Challenges

Date:
February 19-22, 2018

Time: Every time

Location: Everywhere

Get connected to Engineers Week through social media (Facebook, Instagram, etc).  Throughout the week, ESC will have photo challenges for students, staff and faculty to complete individually or with your friends, such as take a photo in lab and take a selfie with a professor during office hours. Each photo you or your friends take will contribute to your major's points at the end of the week. Get creative and have fun! #TuftsEWeek18

 




Tuesday, February 20

Professionals-in-Residence Lunch

Time: 12:00-1:00pm Lunch

           1:00-4:00pm Individual Q&A Sessions (by appointment)

Location: Dowling Hall - Miller Rm.

The Professionals-in-Residence program connects students with working alumni to learn more about specific fields and career paths. Join us over lunch each day of E-Week for a discussion with a different featured guest. Then, sign up for 20-minute afternoon appointments to ask your questions one-on-one. Alumni participants will include Allison Perkel (E93, EG03), Senior Director at Carbon Black, Chris Thomas (E10), Research Associate at POTENZA Therapeutics, and more. Stay tuned to the Tufts Career Center website for updates.

Chris Thomas, E10 (Biomedical Engineering)



Engineering Projects Exhibition

Time: 2:00-5:00pm

Location: SEC Atrium



Entrepreneurial Showcase – Tufts Gordon Institute

Time: 5:00-6:00pm

Location: Burden Lounge, Anderson Hall, SEC



Engineering Alumni-Student Networking Night

Time: 6:00-8:30pm

Location: SEC Atrium

No cost to attend

Join us for the annual engineering career networking night – a great opportunity for students to meet alumni with engineering degrees or backgrounds in technology and computer science. Make new connections, practice your professional networking skills, and explore potential internship or job opportunities. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be served throughout the evening.

 

Event: Engineering Student Council (ESC) Photo Challenges

Date:
February 19-22, 2018

Time: Every time

Location: Everywhere

Get connected to Engineers Week through social media (Facebook, Instagram, etc).  Throughout the week, ESC will have photo challenges for students, staff and faculty to complete individually or with your friends, such as take a photo in lab and take a selfie with a professor during office hours. Each photo you or your friends take will contribute to your major's points at the end of the week. Get creative and have fun! #TuftsEWeek18




Wednesday, February 21

Professionals-in-Residence Lunch

Time: 12:00-1:00pm Lunch

           1:00-4:00pm Individual Q&A Sessions (by appointment)

Location: Dowling Hall - Rm. 745A

The Professionals-in-Residence program connects students with working alumni to learn more about specific fields and career paths. Join us over lunch each day of E-Week for a discussion with a different featured guest. Then, sign up for 20-minute afternoon appointments to ask your questions one-on-one. Alumni participants will include Allison Perkel (E93, EG03), Senior Director at Carbon Black, Chris Thomas (E10), Research Associate at POTENZA Therapeutics, and more. Stay tuned to the Tufts Career Center website for updates.

Allison Perkel, E93 (Electrical Engineering), EG03



Engineering Student Council - Student & Faculty Activities

Time: 4:00pm -8:00pm

Location: SEC Atrium and Conference Rooms

Activities: Engineering Student Council - Student & Faculty Activities

The Engineering Student Council will be hosting three different student activities geared towards bringing students, staff and faculty together. Each event will last approximately an hour. Events include a Student-Faculty Mixer, Sumo Bots Challenge, and Family Feud.



Student-Faculty Mixer

Time:
4:00pm - 5:00 pm

Location: SEC Atrium

Come meet and mingle with Tufts School of Engineering Faculty and Students. There will be a variety of fun activities and food.



Sumo Bots Challenge

Time:
5:00pm – 6:00pm

Location: SEC Atrium

Celebrate E-Week by competing in sumo bot matches organized by the Tufts Robotics Club. Teams of students will work together to build and code a “sumo bot” that is able to push another bot out of a ring within an arena. Make sure to come through and no prior experience or knowledge about bots is required to participate in the fun.

 

iRobot #PermissionToFail Panel Discussion

Time:
6:00pm -7:00pm

Location: SEC, Robinson Hall - Rm. 253

Engineers from iRobot (maker of Roomba) will discuss the honest truth of their (somewhat bumpy) path to an engineering career. If you are unsure of what lies ahead, wondering if you’ve chosen the right major, or feeling like you’re the only one thinking about switching to another field—this workshop is for you!



E-Week Family Feud

Time:
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Location: Burden Lounge (Anderson Hall)

Students in both the engineering and liberal arts schools, as well as faculty, are invited to attend Family Feud. This Feud features questions crafted by our very own Robin Kahan and covers real poll responses from Tufts students. First place winners will receive prizes.

Register here:  https://goo.gl/forms/BoM5wIyVfaYkC3E43

 

Event: Engineering Student Council (ESC) Photo Challenges

Date:
February 19-22, 2018

Time: Every time

Location: Everywhere

Get connected to Engineers Week through social media (Facebook, Instagram, etc).  Throughout the week, ESC will have photo challenges for students, staff and faculty to complete individually or with your friends, such as take a photo in lab and take a selfie with a professor during office hours. Each photo you or your friends take will contribute to your major's points at the end of the week. Get creative and have fun! #TuftsEWeek18

 




Thursday, February 22

Professionals-in-Residence Lunch

Time: 12:00-1:00pm Lunch

           1:00-4:00pm Individual Q&A Sessions (by appointment)

Location: Dowling Hall - Miller Rm.

The Professionals-in-Residence program connects students with working alumni to learn more about specific fields and career paths. Join us over lunch each day of E-Week for a discussion with a different featured guest. Then, sign up for 20-minute afternoon appointments to ask your questions one-on-one. Alumni participants will include Allison Perkel (E93, EG03), Senior Director at Carbon Black, Chris Thomas (E10), Research Associate at POTENZA Therapeutics, and more. Stay tuned to the Tufts Career Center website for updates.

Albert Nichols, E13 (Computer Science)



Engineering Week Dean’s Lecture Reception

Time: 5:00pm

Location: Alumnae Lounge, Aidekman Lobby and Remis Sculpture Court



Engineering Week Dean’s Lecture

Featuring Dean Kamen, CEO, DEKA Research

Time: 6:00pm

Location: Cohen Auditorium

Dean Kamen is an inventor, an entrepreneur, and a tireless advocate for science and technology. As the founder of DEKA Research and Development Corporation, Kamen led development of technologies for health and human mobility, including the iBOT™ mobility device, and the Segway® Human Transporter. He was awarded the National Medal of Technology in 2000 by President Clinton, and elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering in 1997.

Kamen’s talk will address the two grand challenges faced by nationwide partnership BioFabUSA: leveraging the promise of tissue engineering to meet the medical  needs of wounded soldiers, and helping to reinvigorate U.S. advanced manufacturing capability. BioFabUSA was established to make practical the large-scale manufacturing of tissues and tissue-related technologies, for the benefit of existing industries and growing ones.

 



Event: Engineering Student Council (ESC) Photo Challenges

Date:
February 19-22, 2018

Time: Every time

Location: Everywhere

Get connected to Engineers Week through social media (Facebook, Instagram, etc).  Throughout the week, ESC will have photo challenges for students, staff and faculty to complete individually or with your friends, such as take a photo in lab and take a selfie with a professor during office hours. Each photo you or your friends take will contribute to your major's points at the end of the week. Get creative and have fun! #TuftsEWeek18

 




Friday, February 23

Professionals-in-Residence Lunch

Time: 12:00-1:00pm Lunch

           1:00-4:00pm Individual Q&A Sessions (by appointment)

Location: Dowling Hall - Rm. 745A

The Professionals-in-Residence program connects students with working alumni to learn more about specific fields and career paths. Join us over lunch each day of E-Week for a discussion with a different featured guest. Then, sign up for 20-minute afternoon appointments to ask your questions one-on-one. Alumni participants will include Allison Perkel (E93, EG03), Senior Director at Carbon Black, Chris Thomas (E10), Research Associate at POTENZA Therapeutics, and more. Stay tuned to the Tufts Career Center website for updates.



Exploring Engineering

Time: 10:00am- Noon

Location: Alumnae Lounge, Aidekman Lobby and Remis Sculpture Court

 

Event: Engineering Student Council (ESC) Photo Challenges

Date:
February 19-22, 2018

Time: Every time

Location: Everywhere

Get connected to Engineers Week through social media (Facebook, Instagram, etc).  Throughout the week, ESC will have photo challenges for students, staff and faculty to complete individually or with your friends, such as take a photo in lab and take a selfie with a professor during office hours. Each photo you or your friends take will contribute to your major's points at the end of the week. Get creative and have fun! #TuftsEWeek18