Purdue Engineering Week

April 6-10, 2015

Monday, 4/6
9:00 - 12:00pm
Engineering Fountain
Puppy Petting
Puppies from the Almost Home Humane Society will be available for petting out on the Engineering Mall. Next to the puppy petting, tables will be set up with information about iGEM and other ABE organizations.
Hosted by International Genetically Engineered Machine.
Monday, 4/6
11:15am - 2:30pm
Engineering Fountain
Ice Cream Social
PESC members will be on hand passing out Orange Leaf froyo and to tell students about E-Week events.
Hosted by Purdue Engineering Student Council.
Monday, 4/6
Engineering Mall
E-Week Kick Off
This event offers students the chance to participate in a relay race that allows the students to explore all the engineering disciplines Purdue has to offer.
Hosted by Purdue Engineering Student Council, Purdue Engineering Presidents' Council.
Tuesday, 4/7
Engineering Fountain
RC Truck Races
Students will be able to race RC trucks around a track.
Hosted by Mechanical Engineering Ambassadors.
Tuesday, 4/7
10:15am - 3:00pm
Armstrong Atrium
PPA Minute 2 Win It
Professional Practice Ambassadors will be on hand to host Minute to Win It games with students. Participants will be provided with snacks and beverages and winners will be given prizes.
Hosted by Professional Practice Ambassadors.
Tuesday, 4/7
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Engineering Fountain
Diet Coke and Mentos Rockets
Members of Sigma Gamma Tau will be on hand to assist students in launching rockets by utilizing the chemical reaction between Diet Coke and Mentos.
Hosted by Sigma Gamma Tau.
Tuesday, 4/7
7:00pm - 8:30pm
EE 129
Trivia Night
Students will be able to compete in teams of 10, all from the same engineering discipline. The game will consist of 4 rounds of questions and a final bonus round. The game will quiz the contestants on their knowledge of Famous Purdue Alumni, Purdue Campus Facts, Math/Engineering questions, Purdue Quotes, and Purdue Professional Schools.
Hosted by Purdue Society of Women Engineers.
Wednesday, 4/8
8:00am - 4:00pm
Armstrong Atrium
Pancakes with PSEF
Purdue Student Engineering Foundation will be offering a pancake breakfast in exchange for donations to PSEF's Relay for Life Team. Pancakes will be served with a variety of toppings, hot chocolate, and other drinks.
Hosted by Purdue Student Engineering Foundation.
Wednesday, 4/8
9:30am - 12:30pm
Engineering Fountain
Catapult Skeeball Event
Students can throw tennis balls with the provided catapults designed by the members of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. The catapult will feature cues of mechanical engineering design. Students must choose where to aim and how far to aim. Successful throws will be awarded points, where prizes will be awarded.
Hosted by American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Monday, 3/9
10:00am - 2:00pm
Armstrong Atrium
Helicopters with AAESAC
AAESAC members will be on hand with RC Helicopters for students to fly. Bagels and Coffee will be available for participants.
Hosted by Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering Student Advisory Council.
Wednesday, 4/8
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Armstrong Atrium
Jolly Materials
Students will be able to see the viscoelastic properties of Jolly Ranchers and other candies. Students will be able to sample the candies once they have cooled. Cookies will also be provided.
Hosted by Materials Advantage.
Wednesday, 4/8
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Engineering Fountain
Scavenger Hunt
In a joint venture between PESC and PSEF, students will race around campus in an attempt to locate all the scavenger hunt locations. Winners will be given prizes.
Hosted by Purdue Engineering Student Council, Purdue Student Engineering Foundation.
Thursday, 4/9
8:00am - 12:00pm
MJIS Atrium
BMES Free Breakfast
The Biomedical Engineering Society will provide free Einstein's breakfast in the Martin Jischke Hall of Biomedical Engineering Atrium.
Hosted by Biomedical Engineering Society.
Thursday, 4/9
9:30am - 3:00pm
MSEE Atrium
Purdue Lunabotics Robot Showcase
The Purdue Lunabotics club will have their robots displayed in the MSEE Atrium with information about their club.
Hosted by Purdue Lunabotics.
Thursday, 4/9
12:00pm - 3:00pm
Engineering Mall
Students will be able to participate in Frisbee, Corn Hole, and Twister.
Hosted by Electrical and Computer Engineering Student Society.
Thursday, 4/9
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Engineering Mall
Water Balloon Launch
Teams will be able to design and build a catapult device in order to launch a water balloon the further distance.
Hosted by ASCE, IIE, OXE.
Thursday, 4/9
6:00pm - 7:30pm
ARMS 1010
Mercury 7 Night
Mercury 7 Night is a celebration of the history and future of human spaceflight. The evening will consist of two short lectures:

6:00pm - Professor Michael Smith: An overview of the history of human spaceflight and the beginning of the space race.
6:45pm - Professor Dan Dumbacher: Human space flight future, where we should go, and how we will get there.
Hosted by Purdue SEDS.
Friday, 4/10
10:00am - 3:00pm
Armstrong Atrium
Chalk Board Race
Students will be able to race against each other on chalkboard races. Winners and participants will receive pizza.
Hosted by Purdue Society of Professional Engineers.