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School of Engineering hosting Open House for prospective students

October 17, 2014 - By Kim Delker

The University of New Mexico School of Engineering will hold its annual Open House for prospective students on Saturday, Oct. 18.

The event will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. No RSVP to the event is needed. It is being held in conjunction with the university’s Senior Day.
The schedule of events is as follows:

In Centennial Engineering Center:
First floor, information tables - ongoing
Engineering and Computer Science degree programs
Engineering Student Services and student organizations
Learn about our student organizations and our NSF Engineering Research Centers. There will be hands-on activities!

Classrooms - ongoing

• CEC Room B127 - Computer Science robots demonstration
• CEC Room 1026 - Civil Engineering presentation and static displays
• CEC Room 1028, 1032 - Computer Science poster presentations
• CEC Room 1030 - Electrical and Computer Engineering
• CEC Room 3031 - Civil Engineering traffic simulation model development

Presentation in the Auditorium 11:30-noon, 1-1:30 p.m.
Learn about degrees and programs, services to help students succeed, scholarships, what to expect, and more.

The following tours and demonstrations will take place in the engineering buildings:

Chemical and Biological Engineering Undergraduate Lab, Centennial Engineering Center, Room 1039 - Experiments on the fundamentals of mass, momentum, and more.

Civil Engineering

Structures Lab, Centennial Engineering Center, Room 1002 - Composite and steel testing and concrete mixing.
Construction Lab, Centennial Engineering Center, Room B112 - Remote-control construction equipment models.
Hydraulics Lab, Centennial Engineering Center, Room B119 - Demonstrations to show methods to measure surface water quantity, quality.
Environmental Engineering Labs, Centennial Engineering Center, 2nd floor, north side - Researching technologies for sustainable water treatment.
Centennial Engineering Center, Room 1026 - Civil Engineering presentation and displays.
Centennial Engineering Center, Room 3031 - Demonstration of traffic simulation model development and operation.

Computer Science

Centennial Engineering Center, Room B127 - Robot demonstrations
Centennial Engineering Center, Room 1028 and 1032 - Poster presentations

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Centennial Engineering Center, Room 1030
11 a.m. - Multi-Agent, Robotics, Hybrid and Embedded Systems (MARHES)
Noon - Helicon-Cathode (HELCAT) basic plasma science device presentation
1 p.m. - Hands-on undergraduate research

Mechanical Engineering

Centennial Engineering Center Courtyard - The 11th-ranked-internationally Formula SAE race car
Mechanical Engineering Building, Room 115 - Strength of material demonstration
Mechanical Engineering Building - Renewable energy (and all that comes with it) tours