Missouri S&T students to show off projects in St. Louis during Engineers

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On February 13, 2008

Students from Missouri University of Science and Technology are planning to
end National Engineers Week (Feb. 17-23) by displaying design projects at the
St. Louis Science Center Feb. 23-24.

All of the official design teams at Missouri S&T will be represented,
including the reigning national champion Human-Powered Vehicle Team and the
2003 North American champion Solar Car Team. In addition to human-powered
vehicles and a solar car, the students will show off a concrete canoe, a
high-tech radio-controlled rocket airplane, an autonomous robot or two, an
amphibious dune buggy, an Indy-style racing car, a scale model of a solar home
and a model of a steel

The National Society of Professional Engineers started Engineers Week in
1951 to highlight the continuing progress and contributions being made in the
engineering profession. This year’s theme is “Engineers Make a World of

Missouri S&T’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders will also display
information at the St. Louis Science Center Feb. 23-24. Students involved in
Engineers Without Borders travel to foreign countries to help with water
quality concerns and other humanitarian

Other groups that will be at the St. Louis Science Center to display
information and answer questions include Missouri S&T’s student chapter of
the American Nuclear Society; Keramos, the university’s ceramic engineering
honor society; and the Chem-E Car Team, which builds small cars that are
powered entirely by chemical energy

The St. Louis Science Center is geared toward kids. More information is
available at http://slsc.org/ .

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