Today was the first day of Engineering Everywhere, our week-long celebration of National Engineers Week! Through Feb. 24, each day will take on a different theme that relates to the unique and sometimes surprising ways that engineering plays a role in our lives.
Our kickoff event was a celebration of women in engineering. We were joined by multiple robotics groups as they showed off their amazing displays. Guests met the amazing women from these groups and learned how they built their robots, then even got the chance to take over the controls.
Guests also enjoyed projection interactive displays, K'Nex sculptures, and more.
Check out some of our favorite photos from the day's activities:
Didn't make it out today? Check out our full schedule of Engineering Everywhere:
Mazor Healthcare displays its Renaissance robot, which performs spinal surgeries. Talk to the experts behind this amazing feat of biomedical engineering.
Check out the new Anatomy 4D Lab in Infection Connection where augmented reality allows you to see life-like human anatomy and learn about the organ systems. Don’t miss a preview version of LSC’s flagship Live From Surgery program in Governors Hall.
Celebrate civil engineering and robotics with our partners from the American Society of Civil Engineers, FIRST Robotics, and Livingston Robotics Club.
Build a bridge, create a circuit, test a foil boat — we have table after table of hands-on activities all day. Livingston Robotics Club hosts several robotics teams, and you can drive robots built by students.
Picatinny Arsenal highlights real-world engineering, including virtual reality experiences, a demonstration on power of gases and optics, and robots you can control.
Talk to the experts behind these technologies and learn how they’re used in the real world.
In LSC’s original civil engineering design experience, you’ll build a bridge using household materials. Get a budget and schedule for the project, then build a sturdy bridge as efficiently as possible. The best part: You get to take your bridge home!
Ever wonder how naked mole rats build their tunnels or leaf-cutter ants build their gardens? The animal kingdom is full of natural engineers!
Play a species-themed giant Jenga game. Look for engineering facts around the building explaining how animals use engineering in their everyday lives. Stop by the Eat and Be Eaten gallery where our animal experts will give quick talks about animal engineering.
ASCE is back for a final day of engineering fun. Whether you build a bridge, create circuits, or learn about foil boats or roller coasters, engineering enthusiasts can try hands-on activities throughout the day.