2021 Engineers Week (E Week)

44 years at South Dakota Mines

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Tuesday, February 16
STEAM Cafe: Journey into Space with Hubble Space Telescope 
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Hay Camp Brewing and               
Join us on the university's Facebook page for a live presentation by Deputy Director of the SD Space Grant Consortium Tom Durkin. The presentation takes the audience on a walk through space, passing by the sun and several planets and then venturing outward to exploding stars and nebulae within our Milky Way Galaxy. We then venture further outward toward galaxies far, far away. This presentation will also be available on our YouTube page following the event. 

Wednesday, February 17
No events scheduled for 2021

Thursday, February 18
Live Tour of CASPAR at the Sanford Underground Research Facility
9:00 a.m. 

Join astrophysicist Mark Hanhardt, a Ph.D. candidate at Mines and an experiment support scientist at SURF, on a live tour of the Compact Accelerator System for Performing Astrophysical Research (CASPAR). Participants will be able to ask questions in real time and get a look at the low-energy particle accelerator that allows researchers to study processes that take place inside collapsing stars. Those who wish to take part can register for the live Zoom. Anyone who can’t join the live feed can find a recording on the university and Sanford Lab Facebook pages. 

Friday, February 19           
Virtual Order of the Engineer Initiation
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Click here for details            

Saturday, February 20
No events scheduled for 2021