School of Engineering held an Open House on Saturday February 11, 2006. Visitors ranged from elementary and high school students to parents and grandparents. Each Engineering Department presented their specific field of study and corresponding laboratories. The Chair of Mechanical Engineering, Dr. Keqin Gu, represented Mechanical Engineering while Graduate Assistants helped other ME Faculty demonstrate and explain the laboratories.
Dean's secretary Theresa Wasylenko, left, and Department secretary Cindy Korte, right, greeting visotors at open house.
Inside the AeroDynamics Laboratory, graduate assistants Arun Rajendran, Zahid Mohamed, and Namrata Kesanakurthy entertain questions regarding the Wind Tunnel.
At the Heat Transfer Laboratory, graduate assistant Sridhar Nagineni explains PIV measurements for a Cummins diesel engine.
In the Mechanics of Materials Laboratory, graduate assistant Sagun Thapa describes the Rockwell Hardness Tester.
Inside the Mechanics of Materials Laboratory, graduate assistant Mehul Patel shows a strain gauge experiment.
At the Thermodynamics Laboratory Dr. Majid Molki, left, and graduate assistant Kundan Risal, right, describe an air-conditioner and mini-powerplant.
In the Thermodynamics Laboratory, Dr. Majid Molki explains how a power plant generates electricity.
Inside the Dynamics Laboratory, Dr. Albert Luo relates a car's suspension system to a spring and damper experiment.
At the Dynamics Laboratory, graduate assistant Yi Liu describes how to balance a wheel.