Oct 11, 2011

2011 Engineering Expo and College Fair Set for October 22

Prospective engineering majors and area high school students interested in learning more about careers in engineering are cordially invited to the 4th annual Engineering Expo and College Fair, sponsored by Chantilly High School, in Fairfax County, Virginia.

Scheduled for Saturday, October 22, the Expo will feature a number of workshops including

• A Cyber Academy by Northrop Grumman
• Systems Engineering by the SI Organization
• Advanced Manufacturing and Semiconductors by MICRON
• Innovating New Technnologies by Blackboard
• Intelligent Transportation Systems by Noblis, Inc.

In addition, a panel of undergraduate engineering students will be on hand to provide perspective on engineering studies as well as a few insights on successfully applying to a college engineering program.

The Engineering Expo will include faculty members and students from George Mason University, James Madison University, Old Dominion University, VCU, Virginia Tech, and UVa. Also participating will be Auburn University, Franklin Olin College of Engineering, George Washington University, Johns Hopkins, Purdue University, the University of Maryland, among other fantastic engineering programs.

The Engineering Expo and Engineering College Fair are made possible through support from Northrop Grumman, ExxonMobil, Micron Foundation, Noblis, and SRC. A complete agenda for the day is provided on the FCPS website.

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