E-Week 2014
Discover Engineering
At the University of Miami


E-Week, or National Engineers' Week, is a national celebration of the innovative, integral and exciting fields of engineering. It's really about sharing the awesomeness that is engineering with everyone. So much of our lives comes is affected by engineers. From skyscrapers and highways built by civil engineers, to cars and airplanes built by aerospace and mechanical engineers, to smartphones and robots built by electrical engineers. Come to our exciting events, and see what it's all about!

Calendar of Events

Friday, February 14

Fall In Love with Engineering

11:00am - 2:00pm McArthur Green, Engineering Advisory Board

Get involved with CoE! Whether you are a freshmen or a grad student, we have something for you! Join our student organizations for a club fair with a lovely flair on Valentine’s Day.

Monday, February 17

Honor Society Day

Show off your honor society spirit by wearing your colors! Honor societies are the scholastic pinnacle of the College of Engineering!


9:00am - 11:00am Engineering Breezeway, Tau Beta Pi

The Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honors Society would like to invite you to breakfast. Enjoy bagels on the house!

Contact: s.ramaji@umiami.edu

S'mores and I <3 Tap Water

12:00pm McArthur Green, Florida Water Environmental Association

S'mores over the fire and celebration of municipal water sources – you never knew how good it was!

Contact: m.giraldo4@umiami.edu

Tuesday, February 18

Innovation Expo

11:00am - 3:00pm UC Lower Lounge, Engineering Advisory Board

Join us in the UC lower lounge to meet today’s innovators such as GE, the US Air Force, and the College of Engineering Graduate Students as they present their latest, most exciting work to attendees.

Build-it Competition

9:30am - 2:00pm Student Activity Center (SAC) Ballrooms, American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Rapid design competition for local high school students interested in engineering.

Contact m.saintjean@umiami.edu

Wednesday, February 19

Pan American Sim Tour

9:00am, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Full motion flight simulators at the Pan Am International Flight Academy will be available for students to get a chance to "fly" the 777! Don't miss this opportunity, only the first 25 participants will be able to go. If interested, we will meet in the Engineering Breezeway on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 9:00 AM, and then go together to the metrorail and to MIA.

RSVP to aiaaumorg@gmail.com

Atlantic High School Construction Academy Truss Test

10:00am - 12:00am MEB108, Graduate Engineering Student Council

Meet some of Florida’s finest young engineers at a Truss Test hosted by the GESC.

Concrete Canoe Races

10:00am - 3:00pm In front of the Rathskellar, American Society of Civil Engineers

Have you ever dreamed of paddling in a concrete vessel? Have you dreamed of rowing atop our beautiful Lake Osceola? Well then join the American Society of Civil Engineers in a concrete canoe extravaganza on the shore by the Rat!

GumDrop Domes Competition

10:00am - 12:00nn UC Breezeway, Chi Epsilon

This competition will consist of teams or individuals that will have to build a dome out of gumdrops and toothpicks and which has to hold a certain amount of weight. The dome that resist the biggest load wins.

Lego Buildings

12:00nn - 3:00pm UC Breezeway, Architectural Engineering Institute

Join Architectural Engineering Institute in some lego building construction. It will be a fun time for all.

NSBE Speaker Series

7:00pm MEA202, National Society of Black Engineers

Come learn about life after college with former UMNSBE member and Sony representative Deon LeCointe. Pizza will be served.

Thursday, February 20

Engineering Pride Day

Show your engineering pride by wearing your favorite CoE apparel! A photo will be taken!

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

Society of Women Engineers

SWE welcomes over 150 high school women from South Florida for this day that will open eyes, minds and imaginations to the world of engineering and women engineers' place in it. Featuring distinguished speakers, tours of labs, a design competition and a student panel, this is a day that truly changes lives! The University of Miami College of Engineering boasts a 30% women population, more than double the national average!

Engineering Pride Photo

12:20NN, steps in front of McArthur

Friday, February 21

Florida Power and Light: Turkey Point Nuclear Facility Tour

9:00am, Engineering Advisory Board

Florida Power and Light is opening its doors for a tour of their Turkey Point Nuclear Generating Station! Only 20 lucky students will be able to attend so apply for a spot now!

Domino Challenge

11:00am - 1:00pm Engineering Breezeway, Association of Cuban-American Engineers

Students try to stack as many dominoes as possible in one minute. The structure must begin with a foundation of one vertical domino and the rest must balance on top of that one. The student that used the most dominoes in his/her structure will win a tshirt.

Contact: c.cereijo@umiami.edu

Peanut Butter Jelly Time

12:00nn - 2:00pm Engineering Breezeway, Institute of Industrial Engineers

What is the best way to build a PB&J? Find out with IIE. The completed sandwiches are given to Camila House so it’s for a good cause


5:00pm - 7:00pm Rathskellar, College of Engineering Alumni Association

Students, alumni and friends of the College are invited to come relax together at this TGIF opportunity! Vouchers for some free food will be provided, and it's a great chance to take a break with other engineers.

At the new UM Rathskellar.

Saturday, February 22



The University of Miami IEEE would like to bring you UHack, a 24-hour hackathon. UHack will take place at the end of Engineering Week, Saturday February 22nd, and finish the next day, Sunday February 23rd. Taking place at the University of Miami, we are open to any student from any educational institution who would like to take some time off their semester by making something fun and possibly win some great prizes from our amazing sponsors.



Introduce a Girl to Engineering

SWE's Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day is looking for volunteers. A Doodle for volunteering at this event is available at http://doodle.com/qacyt5bm23w2ribc.

What is the EAB?

The Engineering Advisory Board (EAB for short), is a committee built to foster cooperation and communication among the College of Engineering student body, student organizations, the College of Engineering administration, alumni, and industry. These goals include developing further networking opportunities between the student body, administrators, and alumni, facilitating inter-engineering student organization collaboration, promoting innovative programs, and bridging the gap between professionals in industry and the students of the College of Engineering.