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Diversity and Inclusion Workshop - May 14-15, 2018

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Past Events

SLC hosts Faculty Panel on Thursday, March 29th

Coffee Break and Seminar with Dr. Yohei Yamaguchi - Tuesday, March 27

IEEE and CURENT Sponsor Alumni Panel Session on Friday, March 23rd

Mr. Theo Laughner Presents SLC Industry Seminar on Friday, March 23rd

Dr. Alberto Castellazzi Gives Student Seminar on Friday, March 16th

Dr. Mithat Kisacikoglu to Give SLC Seminar on Friday, March 16th

GMLC Industry Meeting on Sensor Technology Needs & Advancements for the Modern Grid (April 3-4, 2018)

CURENT Coffee Break, Tues. March 6th

Ms. Bilqis "Billie" Amatus-Salaam gives SLC Seminar on Friday, March 9th

Dr. Akiko Taketa Presents SLC Seminar on Friday, March 2nd

SLC Seminar: Dr. Fangxing (Fran) Li (November 21, 2014)

CURENT Outreach at L&N STEM School - Dr. Nicole McFarlane (November 19, 2014)

SLC Business Etiquette Seminar (November 19, 2014)

SLC Internship Seminar (November 13, 2014)

Industry Seminar:  Ms. Wanda Reder (October 31, 2014)

Industry Seminar:  Dr. Mark Buckner (September 26, 2014)

Industry Seminar:  Dr. Mark O'Malley (September 4, 2014)

SLC Seminar: Dr. Hector Pulgar (August 22, 2014)

Industry Seminar: Andres Carvallo (August 12, 2014)

2014 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (July 27-31, 2014)

Adventures in STEM Summer Girls Camp (June 23-27, 2014)

Research Experience for Teachers / Young Scholars Program (June 9 - July 18, 2014)

Research Experience for Undergraduates (May 27 - July 18, 2014)

Industry Conference & Annual Site Visit (May 12-16, 2014)

Family Engineering Night @ Vine Middle School (January 16th, 2014)

#HOURofCODE Collaboration (December 14th, 2013)

Grid Data Architecture Consortium Meeting (December 10th, 2013)

Family Engineering Night @ Sequoyah Elementary (December 5th, 2013)

Seminar Series: Vikas Singhvi, EPRI (November 22nd, 2013)

Seminar Series: Dr. Leon Tolbert, UTK (November 1st, 2013)

Year 4 Strategic Planning Meetings (October 24-25, 2013)

Engineer's Day (October 24, 2013)

Family Engineering Night @ Lake City Elementary School (October 10th, 2013)

Family Engineering Night @ Green Magnet Academy (October 8th, 2013)

Adventures in STEM Summer Science Camp (June 3-7, 2013)

2013 Industry Conference and NSF/DOE Site Visit (April 16-18th, 2013)

Family Engineering Night; Whittle Springs Middle School (February 19th, 2013)

DOE Workshop with ORNL (February 5-6, 2013)

Family Engineering Night; Sequoyah Elementary School (December 6th, 2012)

Tomorrow's Engineers Today (November 1st, 2012)

UT Research Symposium

  • Summer researchers from CURENT's REU, YSP, and RET programs showcased their research posters at UT's Research Symposium.

Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (May 28th - July 21st, 2012)

  • Undergraduates from around the country were on campus to perform research with CURENT faculty and graduate students for the months of June and July.
  • CURENT created the engineering design component for UT's Office of Engineering Diversity Programs summer experiences and worked with nearly 150 students to implement those projects.

Summer Young Scholars Program (June - July 2012)

  • Rising high school juniors and seniors interested in electrical engineering were on campus performing research at our NSF/DOE Engineering Research Center.

Adventures in STEM: an Engineering, Math & Biology Camp for Middle School Girls (June 4-8th, 2012)

  • 28 rising 7th and 8th grade girls will be able to participate in a week of engineering, science, and math-related hands-on activities at two of UT's most prominent research centers, CURENT & NIMBioS.

Whittle Springs Lab Tours at CURENT

  • The local partner middle school visited UT's campus for hands-on lab demonstrations and tours of the Engineering Research Center's facilities. Read about it here.

2012 Industry Conference and NSF/DOE Site Visit (April 11-13th, 2012)

Science Night at Whittle Springs Middle School (Feb. 21st, 2012)

  • Over 230 students and parents from the Whittle Springs community were on hand to particpate in engineering and science exhibits provided by CURENT and the East Tennessee Discovery Center. Additional details can be found here.

Sequoyah Elementary School Presentation (Dec. 13th, 2011)

  • Education staff and graduate students visited 5th grade science classes to introduce electricity concepts. Students created electricity with magnets by building hands-on projects.

West High School Lab Tour Visit II (Dec. 8th, 2011)

  • CURENT hosted a high school physics class to follow up on previously-taught concepts and allow hands-on lab experiences in our Engineering Research Center. The students also visited the Living Light Solar House, which was created for the U.S. Solar Decathalon.

West High School Presentation II (Dec. 1st, 2011)

  • Education Outreach staff, graduate students, and CURENT Ambassadors visited to present electric power & smart grid concepts to a high school physics class.

Parents' Night (Nov. 28th, 2011)

  • CURENT and the East TN Discovery Center hosted a Parents' Night Event at Sequoyah Elementary School. Over 100 young students and their parents visited! The event was featured in the Bearden Shopper-News here.

West High School Lab Tour Visit II (Nov. 11th, 2011)

  • The Center hosted a high school physics class to follow up on previously-taught concepts. Students performed hands-on lab experiences in our Engineering Research Center. The visit was featured in the Bearden Shopper-News here.

Engineer's Day (Oct. 27th, 2011)

  • The Center set up an exhibit for the nearly 400 high school students that visited campus for Engineer's Day. CURENT's exhibit featured solar panels, miniature fuel cell cars, and a full-size, fully-functional Electric Vehicle built by electrical engineering students.

West High School Presentation I (Oct. 11th, 2011)

  • Education Outreach staff and CURENT Ambassadors visited to present electric power & smart grid concepts to a high school physics class.