Purdue Engineers Week 2015

April 5-11, 2015


Monday, 4/6
10:00 am -3:00 pm
MSEE Atrium
Ice Cream Social
Come on in to the MSEE atrium to donate blood and enjoy ice cream. Learn about E-Week and hear about the other upcoming E-week events!
Hosted by PESC.
Monday, 4/6
5:00 - 7:00pm
Engineering Mall
Kickoff Relay Race *All College Competition
This is not your average relay race! Bring your team or come and join a team representing your engineering school to race for points and bragging rights with events such as Paper Airplane Throw, Crack the Password, Tricycle Race and more!
Hosted by PESC/PEPC.
Tuesday, 4/7
Engineering Fountain
RC Truck Races
4-5 RC trucks will be available to race around the Engineering Fountain!
Hosted by ME Ambassadors.
Tuesday, 4/7
10:15am-3:00pm
Armstrong Hall Atrium
PPA Minute To Win It
Games will include:

- Oreo Cookie Balance: Determine how many Oreos you can balance on your nose and then eat without using your hands in 60 seconds.
- Jenga Tower Showdown: Two teams of 1-2 students will have 60 seconds to see how many blocks they can remove from the tower.
- Candy Toss: Two teams of 2 students will have 60 seconds to see which team can toss as many pieces of candy into their partner's cup, which is held behind his/her head.
- Jenga Bridge Challenge: Two teams of 1-2 students will have 60 seconds to determine who can build the longest bridge out of Jenga blocks with the least number of blocks.

Beverages are provided to all participants! Winners will receive candy!
Hosted by Professional Practice Ambassadors.
Tuesday, 4/7
12:00pm-3:00pm
Engineering Fountain
Diet Coke and Mentos Rockets
Come out to the Engineering Fountain and launch Diet Coke bottles by placing Mentos in the bottle!
Hosted by Sigma Gamma Tau.
Tuesday, 4/7
5:00 - 7:00pm
Electrical Engineering Building, Room 129
Trivia Night *All College Competition
Jeopardy, but better!! Teams of 10 representing each school will compete in an evening of challenging trivia. Question categories include: Purdue Alums in History, Purdue Campus Facts, and Math/Engineering. Pizza and soda will be provided
Hosted by AIChE and PSWE.
Wednesday, 4/8
8:00am-4:00pm
Armstrong Hall Atrium
Pancakes with PSEF
PSEF will host a Pancake Breakfast for Engineering students. Come enjoy either plain and chocolate chip pancakes with an array of additional toppings for an extra tasty treat. The money earned will be donated to PSEF's Relay for Life team.
Hosted by Purdue Student Engineering Foundation (PSEF).
Wednesday, 4/8
9:30am-12:30pm
Engineering Mall (Rain location: ME Gatewood Atrium)
Catapult Skee-ball Event
Students will catapult tennis balls using a designed catapult into hoops at varying distances. Successful throws will be awarded points for which prizes will be given. The highest score at the end of the day will receive a stack of 1000 pages of engineering paper.
Hosted by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
Wednesday, 4/8
10:00am-2:00pm
Armstrong Hall Atrium
Helicopters with AAESAC
Come out and fly RC helicopters with members of AAESAC! Bagels and coffee will be provided!
Hosted by Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering Student Advisory Council (AAESAC).
Wednesday, 4/8
2:00pm-3:00pm
Armstrong Hall Atrium
Jolly Materials
Join Material Advantage and see the viscoelastic properties of Jolly Ranchers and other candy. The molten candy will be placed on a plain cookie for you to eat!
Hosted by Material Advantage.
Wednesday, 4/8
5:00 - 7:00pm
Engineering Fountain
Scavenger Hunt *All College Competition
Scamper across campus with your team following clues and answering riddles about notable Purdue traditions, people, and locations. Lots of places to see!! Winners will receive rewards!
Hosted by PESC and PSEF.
Thursday, 4/9
8:00am-12:00pm
Martin Jischke Hall of Biomedical Engineering (MJIS) Atrium
BMES Free Breakfast
Come out and get a FREE breakfast from Einstein Bros Bagels courtesy of BMES!
Hosted by Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES).
Thursday, 4/9
9:30am-3:00pm
MSEE Atrium
Purdue Lunabotics Robot Showcase
Join Purdue Lunabotics at this robot showcase. Members of the team will be on location to answer questions about the robots, team and projects. Purdue First Programs will also be showcasing their robots in the MSEE Atrium.
Hosted by Purdue Lunabotics.
Thursday, 4/9
12:00pm-3:00pm
Engineering Mall
TWISBEE
This event will be held on the Engineering Mall and will include frisbee, corn hole, and Twister.
Hosted by ECESS.
Thursday, 4/9
5:00pm-7:00pm
Sidewalk between MSEE and the Engineering Fountain
Design Build Launch *All College Competition
Who doesn't want to launch a water-logged projectile? In the final team competition event, catapults or other firing devices will be built from provided materials. Teams will be judged by how far they can launch their object.
Hosted by ASCE, IIE, OXE.
Thursday, 4/9
6:30pm-7:30pm
Armstrong Hall, Room 1010
Mercury 7 Night - The History and Future of Human Spaceflight
Mercury 7 Night is a celebration of the history and future of human spaceflight. The evening will consist of two short lectures by Professors Michael Smith and Dan Dumbacher.
Hosted by Purdue SEDS.
Friday, 4/10
10:00am-3:00pm
Armstrong Hall Atrium
Chalk Board Race
Students will race against each other on a chalkboard. All participants will receive a slice of pizza! Winners will receive two slices of pizza!
Hosted by Purdue Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE).