• Vanderbilt University

    E-Week speaker CJ Warner, BE’80, to share tips for success

    Cynthia “CJ” Warner, president and CEO of Renewable Energy Group Inc., will talk about her professional journey and share thoughts about excelling in business on Thursday, Feb. 24, as part of E-Week. Warner, BE’80, is a member of the School of Engineering Board of Visitors. She earned a bachelor’s degree… Read More

    Feb. 15, 2022

  • Vanderbilt University

    GPS co-creator is E-Week speaker at engineering school

    The chief engineer for design and development of the Global Positioning System and its atomic clocks will visit the School of Engineering as part of 2020 National Engineers Week events, Feb. 17-21, at Vanderbilt University. Hugo Fruehauf Hugo Fruehauf, one of four engineers who created the Global Positioning System, will… Read More

    Jan. 28, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Disney-themed Engineers Week promotes the importance of imagination

    Stephanie Wang Vanderbilt Engineers Week 2019 – February 18-22 – is spreading a little magic through more than a dozen activities during the annual five-day celebration of engineering education. “We decided to go with a Disney theme because we think Disney really brings out our inner child and stresses the… Read More

    Feb. 15, 2019

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    Creativity, curiosity, community on display during E-Week 2018

    No screaming for ice cream during E-Week and not much sweating, either. Gabby Carlini of Theta Tau (left) stirs in liquid nitrogen (-320 F). New events, student organizations, and challenges highlighted E-Week 2018, a lineup designed to spark interest in engineering and remind students what got them excited about studying… Read More

    Feb. 25, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Council introduces the Engineering Cup for more E-Week participation, competition

    Medical kit building is one of the events on next week’s Engineers Week schedule. (Heidi Hall/Vanderbilt University) Expect to see more students playing harder at this year’s E-Week festivities as the event takes on a new dimension: a race to the Engineering Cup. Engineering Council organizers said the idea came… Read More

    Feb. 17, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Recent grad at VW is top young engineer in Chattanooga

    Holger Fechner (left), manager, Exterior Development, Volkswagen, and Matthias Erb (right), executive vice president of Engineering and Planning at Volkswagen Group of America, congratulate Alexander Faupel at Chattanooga E-Week activities. (Contributed photo) Less than a year after graduation, a Vanderbilt mechanical engineering alumnus and Volkswagen employee was named 2016 Gen. Read More

    Mar. 7, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt E-Week promotes engineering for the fun of it

    A student tries her hand at building the perfect Nanoblimp for an aerial dogfight. (Joe Howell/Vanderbilt University) No, the Nanoblimp aerial dogfights didn’t impress at Vanderbilt Engineering Week, but they did lead to an important discovery when a blimp disappeared into the HVAC system. Put too much… Read More

    Mar. 2, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Black Girls Code founder’s keynote address is highlight of 2014 E-Week activities

    Vanderbilt engineering students will showcase their ingenuity through a series of challenging – but fun – competitions and events celebrating National Engineers Week Feb. 16-22. In addition to spotlighting the engineering profession, competitions and activities are designed to reach out to current and future generations of engineering talent. See the… Read More

    Feb. 5, 2014