Purdue University North Central students in the Computer & Information Technology, Construction Engineering and Management Technology, Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology and Mechanical Engineering Technology programs will present their Senior Project Showcase on May 8 from 5:30 to 8 p.m., in the Library-Student-Faculty Building Assembly Hall, Room 02. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
The Senior Showcase provides an opportunity for graduating seniors to present their capstone projects in a public forum. It is a great opportunity for high school students and teachers to learn about the department, the programs that are offered at PNC and to take a first-hand look at the projects developed by the PNC students. Parents, friends, current students, prospective PNC students and prospective employers are welcome to attend to see the projects, ask questions and learn more about the PNC College of Engineering and Technology from PNC students and faculty.
The showcase will include the student-created remote-controlled inspection vehicle that recently earned third place district in the annual American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Student Design Competition and an electric vehicle that was designed and built by the PNC Electric Vehicle Research Club and competed in the Purdue University evGrand Prix.
The event will be of interest to anyone interest in building; CAD; cars; computers; concrete; electronics; engineering; hands-on work; how things work; hydraulics; machining; networks; programming; robotics; soil mechanics; solid modeling; surveying and welding.
Further information can be obtained by contacting Amy McGarvey, secretary for the College of Engineering and Technology at 785-5200, ext. 5556.