COE to celebrate National Engineers Week with free public events

WRITER: Linda Fresques, 575-646-7416,
CONTACT: Linda Fresques, 575-646-7416,

National Engineers Week 2020 is scheduled for February 16 to 22 and the New Mexico State University College of Engineering invites you to learn more and celebrate the work of engineers. This year’s theme is Engineers: Pioneers of Progress. Like all pioneers, engineers use their knowledge, creativity, and sense of adventure to cross frontiers.

Engineers Week Events—Free and Open to All

Wednesday, Feb 19, 4-5 p.m.

Event Horizon Telescope: Photographing a Black Hole. Lecture by Andrew Chael, Ph.D., NASA Hubble Fellow at Princeton University and Member of the Event Horizon Telescope collaboration.

Hardman and Jacobs, Room 225

Thursday, Feb. 20, 5-7 p.m.

Engineering Trivia Night: Trivia with an engineering twist!

Corbett Center Student Union Pete’s Patio, 2795 South Locust Street, NMSU Campus

Friday, Feb. 21, 4-5 p.m.

45th Annual Distinguished Bromilow Lecture by Daniel Hicks, CEO, Spaceport America: Hear how this NMSU alum became CEO of the world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport and what’s next for Spaceport America.

Pete V. Domenici Hall Room 102, 1305 Frenger, NMSU Campus

Saturday, Feb. 22, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Engineering Expo: NMSU engineering students lead demonstrations and activities.

Museum of Nature and Science, 411 N Downtown Mall

Saturday, Feb. 22, 4-7 p.m.

Discover Engineering Open House: Food trucks, Pistol Pete, a taco-making robot, student project and activity displays, tours of the Aggie Innovation Shop and Space, Chemical Engineering Brewing Engineering Lab, Concrete Canoe Lab, and tours of world renown audio pioneer Klipsch Museum.

Tours start at the Foreman Engineering Complex Tower of Dreams (on the Frenger Mall in the center of S. Horseshoe, Espina, Stewart and Sweet Streets), NMSU Campus

A map of the NMSU campus can be found at

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