Engineering Seminar Schedule - Fall 2012
Please check these listings often. All seminars are subject to change. The Faculty seminar co-ordinator for the 2012-13 academic year is Prof. Aril Si. If you have suggestions for a guest speaker, please feel free to contact her.
Date & Time
|Thursday, September 13 at 3:30||
|Graduate School Application||Professors David Wunder and Jeremy VanAntwerp|
|Wednesday, September 19 at 3:30||
|Summer Program in Germany||Professor Ned Nielson|
|Thursday, September 27 at 3:30||
|Concrete Design||Steve Wallks, MI Concrete Association|
|Thursday, October 4 at 3:30||
|International Internships||Students with Recent International Internship Experience|
|Friday, October 5 at 3:30||SB 110||Ideas for Civil Engineers seeking work in Minnesota||Alan Rindels, State of Minnesota|
|Friday, October 12||EB||Internship Poster Session||Calvin Students|
|Wednesday, October 17 at 3:30pm||SB 103||Bike Infrastructure in Holland||Professor Lee Hardy|
|Friday, October 26 at 3:30pm||SB 110||Sorption and Release of Dissolved Pollutants via Bioretention Media||Joel Morgan, Spicer Group|
|Tuesday, October 30 at 3:30pm||SB 010||Technology Behind the Mirror||Ulric Kuester, Gentex|
|Wednesday, October 31 at 3:30pm||SB 110||Semester in the Netherlands Program||Professor Bob Hoksema|
|Tuesday, November 6 at 3:30pm||SB 010||Generational Differences in the Engineering Workforce||Ross Smith; Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.|
|Wednesday, November 7 at 3:30pm||SB103||Clean Water and Community Development in the Central African Republic||Scott McConnell|
|Friday, November 9 at 3:30pm||SB110||Designing for the Developing World||
Gary MacPhee, EMI USA and Kevin Weins, EMI Canada
|Wednesday, November 14 at 3:30pm||SB 103||Sabaatical Report||Professor Gayle Ermer|
|Thursday, November 15 at 3:30pm||SB010||The Chevy Volt and Electric Vehicle Batteries||Ben Gerhardt, and Greg Waldron, LG Chem Michigan, Inc.|
|Tuesday, December 4 at 3:30pm||SB 010||Class Sustainability Project||ENGR 333 Students|
These seminars are coordinated with the requirements of Engr. 294/394 in mind. See description below. While it may be geared for students currently in the engineering program, the Calvin Community and general public are always welcome to attend.
Engineering 294/394 (0 credit) A series of seminars devoted to an exploration of topics in engineering. Seminars will cover areas such as the practice of engineering design, non-technical issues in engineering practice, engineering graduate studies, and aspects of engineering analysis. Students will receive transcript recognition for Engineering 294 if they attend eight (8) seminars before being admitted to a BSE concentration and will receive transcript recognition for Engineering 394 if they attend eight (8) seminars after being admitted toa BSE concentration. Plant tours and technical society meetings may be substituted for seminars upon approval.
Students wishing to use a seminar from another department at Calvin must get approval in advance from Prof. April Si. The subject must af some relevancy to engineering in order to be considered. Typical requirement is to have submit a written summary of a seminar sponsored by another department.
- Students need both 294 & 394 credit to graduate from the engineering program. They are required courses.
- There are currently two methods for tracking seminar attendance, as one is beginning while the other is being phased out.
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