Sponsored by the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), Engineers Week 2021 is February 21–27. The week will kick off for The William States Lee College of Engineering with a proclamation from Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyle’s office, declaring the week to be “National Engineers Week” in Charlotte and commending its observance to all citizens.
W.S Lee College of Engineering events during the week include partnering with the local professional engineering society chapter of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and the UNC Charlotte Facilities Management Department to host a Zoom seminar with ASHRAE International President Chuck Gulledge. The seminar is Monday February 22nd from 11:30 am to 1 pm, and is free and open to all. Details can be found at http://www.spashrae.com/event-4162432. President Gulledge's message will address the latest advanced technologies available in constructing modern buildings, and harnessing the data created from these technologies to build in more sustainable, economical and efficient manners.
In collaboration with Charlotte Water, the College of Engineering’s Engage ME! program is hosting a virtual Municipal Design Build Presentation and Discussion Event on February 23 from 11:30 am to 12:45 pm. The event is open to all College of Engineering students. Presenters and coordinators include Charlotte Water engineers Keri Cantrell, Nathan Hampton and Ron Dones. Registration information is at www.tinyurl.com/MunicipalDesignProgam
Also during Engineers Week, College of Engineering representatives will be conducting four virtual Q&As with two area high schools (Chambers and Garinger) to tell students more about engineering education and professions.
Happy Engineers Week to all Niner engineers.