Come out and enjoy Engineering E-Week with us – February 22 – February 26! Below are some of the activities taking place:
Some very good reasons to support FGCU’s United Way campaign. Please take a moment out of your day to support United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee counties. Our campaign is nearing the Feb. 28 finish line, but we remain short of our $35,000 goal. Here are some of the many reasons to give:
Engineering Students Use Campus Resources to Test Material Properties Knowing a material’s properties has always been something of paramount importance to any engineering field. A material’s strength, hardness, ductility and other factors are crucial in deciding how and where materials should be used in accordance with the desired purpose. For civil engineers this may be
This inventory was a collaborative project (non-FGCU site) with input and advice from residents of the Village of Estero, members of BikeWalkLee, faculty at Florida Gulf Coast University, and a great team of students. Faculty members Dr. Margaret Banyan (College of Arts & Sciences) and Dr. Claude Villiers (U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering) led the study, which
On the 13th of November, the Whitaker College of Engineering of FGCU, held its first internship fair intended solely for students majoring in Engineering. Though many Internship Fairs have been held at FGCU over the years, this was the first to be restricted to students majoring in any specific area of studies. Reid Lennertz, Director
ExCEEd TEACHING WORKSHOP – Application Available Now! The ExCEEd Teaching Workshop is a six-day practicum that provides engineering educators with an opportunity to improve their teaching abilities. Faculty members across the country and around the world have benefited from this workshop. Encourage a faculty member in your department to apply for this fellowship today. Together,
A Florida Gulf Coast University graduate has formally established his own independent video game company. James Beans established Moonfall Games, LLC, (non-FGCU site) on December 15, 2015, and has already begun work on his first interactive video game, Space Revolver, set to release in August 2017. James Beans graduated from FGCU in Spring 2015 with
Max Goodacre & Erik Mead (Environmental Engineering) Photo courtesy of Julien Thomas Video courtesy of Julien Thomas and Aaron Abboud There are only a few students who can say they are truly hardworking; there are even fewer that can say that they are dedicated. Max Goodacre and Eric Mead are prime examples of both. What started
Panelists (left to right): Dr. Lisa Zidek, Dr. Tanya Kunberger, Dr. Ingrid Buckley, Dr. Ashley Danley-Thomson Photo and Article courtesy of Nevon Moore On Wednesday, the 7th of October, 2015, the Women in STEM organization (WiSTEM) allowed more than 40 young women, a wonderful opportunity to interact with some outstanding female faculty at their Women in
In the field of Civil Engineering, one of the most omnipresent materials you will find is concrete. It serves as the basic building block for so many of the structures in our everyday world. As a result, it is very fitting that it serves as one of the main recurring topics in the Civil Engineering
Come to Holmes Hall Lobby and check out all of the employers that have arrived for our first annual Engineering Job and Internship Expo! Employers will be here from 11:00AM – 3:00 PM, today Friday November 13th.
Civil Engineering students had a blast visiting CEMEX Quarry on Alico Road. They gained tons of information from experts in the field. See below photos of the group and the signed Certificate they presented to CEMEX. To learn more about Engineering courses in detail visit http://www.fgcu.edu/eng/
Naples Film Festival Documentary shows “CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap” By: Janusz Zalewski, Software Engineering Professor See Review below: What may be a real hit at this year’s Naples International Film Festival, which opens on Thursday, is “Code: Debugging the Gender Gap” (dir. Robin Hauser Reynolds), a documentary about participation of women and minorities in
The Engineering Program at Florida Gulf Coast University seeks to facilitate the holistic development of all “Eagles” who are prospective engineers. Therefore, in addition to the dissemination of knowledge through formal classes, students are encouraged to be a part of various student organizations, particularly those with a focus on Engineering. At the beginning of every
Dr. Kristoph-Dietrich Kinzli participated in The St. Baldrick’s Foundation Event today by shaving his head in an effort to raise money for childhood cancer research. Generous donations from students/faculty/staff and friends made this Campaign a huge success and were greatly appreciated! The Foundation announced that over $2 million were just awarded for infrastructure Grants which
October 6, 2015 was the annual Majors Fair at FGCU, a time for respective ambassadors to display why they believed their major to be the best. Engineering Ambassadors David, Cassandra and Jessica were excited to tell me why. What’s so special about engineering? Well, according to Jessica, the software engineering student, it gives her a
Students from the Engineering Mechanics class were assigned a very thin and frail sheet of Balsa wood (1/8”*4”*36”) and told to construct a bridge using their knowledge on trusses and forces. The real challenge, here was trying to build a structurally sound system that could withstand a reasonable amount of force. This task was further
Dr. Claude Villiers, FGCU Civil Engineering, attended the Village of Estero Road Assessment Meeting. See NBC2news.com coverage for more details.
Make sure to participate: November 13, 11:00 am – 3:00pm, Holmes Hall. Students: Please make sure to accept the Career Expo Preparation Canvas invite that was sent to you, if you need assistance please come see Rachel Boyce in Holmes Hall 207. Click on article title for additional information.
It is with a heavy heart and great sadness that we mourn the death of our beloved alumni student and friend . . Rebeca Olivera was a Spring 2015 Environmental Engineering graduate and was involved in numerous organizations across campus. She had gone back to school to pursue a Master’s Degree at the University of Monterrey. Friends said she wanted