Release date: April 21, 2008
News & Public Affairs contact: Randy Weiler, 615-898-2919
ETIS contact: Elizabeth Lamb, 615-898-2776
MTSU ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY PLANS APRIL 24 OPEN HOUSE
(MURFREESBORO) — You can learn more about LEGO Robotics, solar boats, space elevators, a “guitar gizmo” and more during the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Studies open house.
It will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in Alumni Memorial Gym and is open to the campus community and public, said Elizabeth Lamb, an ETIS secretary.
ETIS student projects and faculty inventions also will include friction stir welding, hydrogen fuel cells, granular separation, truck crane strength analysis and miscellaneous senior projects.
Those attending the open house will see student and faculty poster presentations and learn about current research projects, organizers said.
“The presentations at the open house represent the diversity and advanced technology residing in the Department of Engineering Technology,” said Dr. Walter Boles, the department chair. “Presentations represent projects that involve faculty research, industry collaborations, national student competitions and entrepreneurial activities. We invite the campus community to come and see our award-winning student vehicles, learn about alternative fuels and interact with students, faculty and industry partners.”
For more information, call 615-898-2776.
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