Civil Engineering Open House

Architectural Engineering
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Environmental Engineering
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Materials Engineering
Structural Engineering
Transportation Engineering
The Lyles School of Civil Engineering will be hosting an open house on Friday, September 18, 2015 in conjunction with Purdue's Family Weekend.

Where Will Civil Engineering Take You? Discover answers during the Lyles School of Civil Engineering Open House on September 18, 2015, from 2-8 p.m. in Hampton Hall of Civil Engineering (HAMP). Events will include information sessions; tours of Hampton Hall research/teaching space, Bowen Lab for Large-Scale CE Research and the Center for High Performance Buildings; seminars by faculty, alums and students; free food and refreshments; hands-on projects; and much more. Faculty, students, advisers and other staff will be on hand to answer your questions and help you see how, as civil engineers, Together, We Build.

Tentative agenda:

1:30 – Featured Speaker - Professor Emeritus Milton Harr:  A Career in Civil Engineering (Press Release)
2:00 – Open House begins:

  • Information sessions
  • Building tours
  • Drinks and Cookies
  • Lab Tours/Demos
    • Heritage Environmental Lab
    • Hampton Hall Green Roof
    • Burke Hydraulics and Hydrology Lab
    • Harold Michael Transportation Lab
  • Poster displays
  • Shake Table demonstrations
  • Student org projects
  • Younger Kids’ Hands-on Activities

2:30 – Transportation to Bowen Lab for Large-Scale Civil Engineering Research and the Center for High Performance Buildings (CHPB)
3:00 – Civil Engineering Shop Talks – hear from a variety of students, faculty, alums and representatives from industry (until 3:30)
3:30 – Shuttles return from Bowen Lab and CHPB
4:00 – Transportation to Bowen Lab for Large-Scale Civil Engineering Research and the Center for High Performance Buildings (CHPB)
4:30 – Civil Engineering Shop Talks – hear from a variety of students, faculty, alums and representatives from industry (until 6:00)
5:00 – Shuttles return from Bowen Lab and CHPB
5:30 – Dinner Served
7:00 – "Ask the Experts" Panel Discussion
8:00 – Open House Ends

NOTE:  Lab tours will require long pants and close-toed shoes.

RSVPs are not required, but if you provide your e-mail address, we'll make sure you get updated info/materials the day before the Open House.  Send an e-mail to Jon See (jsee1@purdue.edu) to get on the list or if you have questions.

Visitor Parking on Campus:
http://www.purdue.edu/visit/gettingHere/parking.html
(Note: I-65 Northbound is open as of 9/7/15)

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