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eWeek 2018

Event Date 

February 18, 2018 (All day) to February 24, 2018 (All day)

Location 

Illinois Tech
10 W. 33rd st.
Chicago, IL 60616

Description 

Engineers Week is the catalyst that sparks organizations and volunteers to make a difference by engaging students in engineering and celebrating the profession.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2018, 12 pm

The Rotary Club of Chicago: Importance of STEM Education to Chicago Area Economy
Union League Club, 65 W. Jackson Boulevard

Panel Discussion with:
Natacha DePaola, Ph.D., Armour College Dean of Engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology
Fred Hoch, Executive Chairman of the Illinois Technology Association and founder of TechNexus
John Yonan, Superintendent, Cook County Department of Transportation and Highways

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2018

STEM Expo
Rice Campus, 201 E. Loop Rd, Wheaton, IL

Join us at the DuPage Area STEM Expo (formerly known as DuPage Area Engineers Week) for an interactive exploration into science, technology, engineering and math. Over 50 displays, presentations, projects to take home and activities for school age children, grades K – 12.

The DuPage Area STEM Expo, in conjunction with National Engineers Week, is a specialized event designed to promote the awareness of professional and educational opportunities provided among engineering and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields.

Some things to do at the Expo:

  • Explore the explosive power of Nitrogen and cryogenics at the infamous Mr. Freeze show
  • Visit this hands-on shake table and construct an “earthquake resistant” LEGO® skyscraper
  • NEW! Construct a Nakamura Lock Paper Airplane with Engineering for Kids
  • Experience a hands-on modern fire detection and alarm simulation
  • Join Engineering for Kids, DuPage Children’s Museum, Zoom into Engineering, LEGO® Robotics , SPARK and more for hands-on STEM exploration activities!
Alumni Event -  Illinois Tech alumni are invited to attend a special family alumni event with a complimentary program and breakfast. Advance registration is required at https://alumni.iit.edu/stem-expo-alumni-program 


10:30am – 3:30pm (Alumni portion from 8:45-10:30am)
Save the date:

IIT Rice Campus
201 E. Loop Road, Wheaton, IL 60189 
Complimentary admission and parking