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Community, high school students invited to Engineering Exploration Day Feb. 13

January 29, 2010

High school students, their parents, and community members can learn about engineering majors and careers at Colorado State University's Engineering Exploration Day on Saturday, Feb. 13.

Diego Krapf, assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, demonstrates a laser for fluorescence immunoassay for the detection of tuberculosis antigens with single molecule sensitivity.

Free and open to the public

The event, which is free and open to the public, will be 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Engineering Building and Lory Student Center on the university’s Fort Collins campus, with the opening session taking place in the Lory Student Center Main Ballroom.

Registration for the event closes Feb. 8.

Engineering Exploration Day participants view numerous demonstrations from all engineering programs, including robotics and electronics displays. Participants will also learn about engineering majors and careers and undergraduate life at Colorado State University.

Engineering professors will describe the university’s engineering programs:

Engineering students will share experiences

Engineering students will share their experiences and be available to talk with high school students in the afternoon. Scholarships, advising and the university’s financial aid program will also be discussed.

Tours of the campus, the Academic Village (a living and learning community), the Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory, and the Engineering Research Center are planned.

Contact: Emily Wilmsen
Phone: (970) 491-2336