The 50th anniversary of the moon landing is on July 20, 2019. Nandini Patwardhan talks about how this pivotal event in human history inspired her childhood.
The FY20 Program Development Grant Cycle is now open and the first round of applications are due by 11:59pm on August 15, 2019. These micro-grants are available to support the strategic activities of SWE Organizations (Sections, MALs, Society Committees, or Affiliates).
In her new role at Tandon, Jelena Kovačević is committed to getting more women interested in technology. Tandon’s freshman class has more than double the national average of women in engineering, but Jelena wants that number to grow.
“Contributing to climate change solutions involves acknowledging the challenges created by the past,” says Komatsu Mining President and CEO Jeff Dawes.
Congratulations to SWE Member Emily Chen for being named July’s Researcher of the Month by the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (URECA). For the past year, Chen—a Chemical Engineering and Applied Math double major—has been working to investigate “Shape-persistent macrocycles as hosts for Iodocarbons: toward formation of Carbyne.”
SWE’s FY19 Special Director, Rainia Washington, is passionate about leveling the playing field and identifying opportunities where women can achieve their dreams.
Learn about FY20 SWE President Cindy Hoover’s educational, professional and societal background and her goals as the new SWE President, wrapped up with some parting words of wisdom from Penny Wirsing in her last SWE podcast as President.
FY19 SWE President Penny Wirsing reflects on her experience being honored with the Distinguished Alumni Award from Michigan State University this past spring.
Roberta Rincon, Ph.D. discusses some of the research she learned about at the American Society for Engineering Education’s 126th conference.