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Various campus events planned for National Engineers Week

Various campus events planned for National Engineers Week

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FEB. 18, 2013 -- National Engineers Week, also known as E-Week, will be celebrated Feb. 17-23 with a number of campus events and activities in observance of this cooperative effort of the state’s professional engineering organizations. E-Week promotes the engineering disciplines to students, helps expand public recognition of the engineering profession and celebrates engineering accomplishments.

On Tues., Feb. 19, Georgia Power’s Technical Women in Georgia (TWIG) will host a presentation in Q-107 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The topic is “Get to know Georgia Power women and men in leadership and engineering.” Attendees are asked to submit questions and concerns before the event to Vickie Moody, advisor for the SPSU Society of Women Engineers.

On Wed., Feb. 20, Lockheed Martin will present a case study on its aircraft. The presentation, “Aircraft fuel burn trade study,” will take place 12:30-3 p.m. in Q-202.

Dr. John Hunter of the Novelis Global Research & Technology Center in Atlanta, who has 31 years of experience in applied materials research with Novelis and Alcan, will be the featured speaker at an E-Week program at 5 p.m. on Thurs., Feb. 21, in the Student Center Theater. His presentation is titled “Growth opportunities for aluminum in automotive, cans and bottles: A Novelis perspective.” Additionally, David Peters, the 2013 Engineering Technology Student of the Year, will be recognized, along with student engineering teams, scholarship recipients, award-winning engineering firms and various friends and supporters of the university.

The entire campus is invited to attend the Feb. 21 program, but a reception that precedes it in the Ballroom is by invitation only.

For more information on E-Week activities, contact Ann Lay, secretary to the dean of the School of Engineering Technology and Management at ext. 7234 or