Engineering Events & News, January 2013

This year’s Engineers Week (EWeek) will take place from February 17-23. The annual event is promoted by the Engineers Week Foundation, is celebrated on U.S. engineering college campuses, and many corporations and government entities host events as well. Click here to learn about this year’s theme of “Celebrate Awesome” and for details on national and local events.


Wired Magazine (UK) recently highlighted the work being done by Nina Tandon, Ph.D. (NY I 2001). She is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Columbia University Laboratory for Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering. Her focus is on “producing miniaturized tissues, such as a 3mm heart.” This work “could accelerate the ability to grow organs for transplant.” Read the article or check out Tandon’s website for more


The Massachusetts Beta chapter of Tau Beta Pi at MIT is hosting its annual career fair this year on February 5th, the first day of the spring semester. Last year’s MIT Career Fair hosted more than 70 companies and thousands of students attended. For more information and to register, visit the Career Fair home page



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