Participate in Engineers Week festivities

Engineers Week 2016 calendarWhile Engineers Week officially began Feb. 13 with the Engineering Challenges Carnival, there are still plenty of events left through the celebration’s conclusion Feb. 26.

Kelvin Smith Library Paper Airplane Contest

Monday, Feb. 22
12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Tinkham Veale University Center ballrooms B and C

Design a paper airplane and compete in two categories—long distance and accuracy—for a chance to win up to $350.

Sears think[ box ] Inspiration Tour

Wednesday, Feb. 24
12:30 to 2 p.m.

Check out everything Sears think[ box ] has to offer at an expo featuring fellow students who have utilized the machines to make their own creations. Get inspired to make your own.

WISER Light Bulb Drop

Thursday, Feb. 25
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Kelvin Smith Library, Room LL06

Show off your engineering skills and get the chance to earn cash prizes by constructing a protective container that will keep a light bulb from breaking when dropped from up high. Registration is available online.

Engineers Week Banquet

Thursday, Feb. 25
5:30 to 9 p.m.
InterContinental Hotel (9801 Carnegie Ave.)

Hear from keynote speaker Didier Roux, the chief technology officer at Saint-Gobain, who will present “350 Years, 350 Reasons to Believe in the Future.” Get tickets online.

For a full list of Engineers Week events, visit