Engineering Presentations

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Confectionery Engineering at The Hershey Company - Lou Felice, P.E., Director, North American Continuous Improvement, The Hershey Company; October 4, 2018 - Harrisburg, PA
Sharing the Power of STEM: Industrial Engineering - Michele Stuart, President, Efficiency Engineers; October 3, 2018 - Lehigh Valley, PA
Civil Engineering in the Power Generation and Power Transmition Industry - Phillip Harter, P.E., Principle Structural Engineer, WorleyParsons; October 2, 2018 - Reading, PA
Transportation! The Reality - Carlos G. Garcia, P.E., Director of Transportation, Bowman Consulting; September 25, 2018 - Richmond, VA
Technology Impact in Construction - Jaime English, Preconstruction Manager, Branch and Associates; September 12, 2018 - Rocky Mount, VA
The Making of Deli Style Cooked Products - Alan Shelton, Senior Food Scientist, Cargill; September 11, 2018 - Harrisonburg, VA
The STEM in Traffic Engineering - Emily Swearingen, P.E., Associate Vice President, SC Transportation Leader, AECOM; April 26, 2018 - Spartanburg, SC
Environmental Engineering and Regulatory Compliance -  David Hine, Environmental Engineer/Senior Chemical Engineer, Environmental and Regulatory Compliance, FUJIFILM Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc.; April 25, 2018 - Clemson, SC
ABB Electrification Products and Engineering - Nolan Mikell, Applications Engineer, Electrification Products Medium Voltage Service, ABB, Inc.; April 23, 2018 - Florence, SC
Controls Engineering - Kim Concillado, Controls Engineer, Wynright Corporation; March 29, 2018 - Dallas, TX
Advanced Manufacturing Technology - Maurice Salazar, Skilled Group Leader, TOYOTA Motor Manufacturing Texas, Inc.; March 27, 2018 - San Antonio, TX
Dominion Energy Solar Power Projects - Jeffery Sampson, General Construction Project Manager, Dominion Energy Group; March 21, 2018 - Petersburg, VA
Video (mp4)   -  Slides (not available) - Dominion Solar Generation Website
Honda Research: Human Factors and Product Creation - Anthony Alequin & Justin Singuinan, Research and Development Engineers, Honda Research & Development Americas, Inc.; January 25, 2018 - Los Angeles, CA
The Boeing Company - Kevin Davidson, Airplane Maintenance Engineering Manager, Boeing; January 24, 2018 - Long Beach, CA
Video & slides: Not Available for Release - Boeing Aircraft Maintenance Website
Quartus Engineering Projects - Christopher Lai & Tim Christianson, Project Engineers, Quartus Engineering Inc.; January 22, 2018 - San Diego, CA
SimVentions, Computer Science - Paul Gustavson, Chief Technology Officer, SimVentions; October 26, 2017 - Fredericksburg, VA
B. Braun Medical Device Manufacturing - Nate Snyder, Machinist Apprentice & Dan Dietrich, Extrusion Manager, B Braun; September 28, 2017 - Allentown, PA
Project Based Learning, Real World Applications - Will Soyars, Associate Director SoVA CME & Kevin Chrystie, Associate Director R&D CAMEE, Southern Virginia Higher Education Center; September 13, 2017 - Danville, VA
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf) - SVHEC Website
Mechanical Engineering, Building HVAC & R Systems - Patrick Castelvecchi, Mechanical Section Manager, Burns & McDonnell; September 12, 2017 - Roanoke, VA
Game Changineer: Learning Logic and Language Through Video Game Design - Dr. Michael Hsiao, Professor, Virginia Tech; September 12, 2017 - Roanoke, VA
Valley Engineering and Importance of STEM - Daniel Michael, Civil Engineer & Founder, Valley Engineering; September 11, 2017 - Harrisonburg, VA
Engineering and the Future of Transportation - Randell Prescott, P.E., Florida Construction Engineering and Inspection Practice Leader, KCI Technologies; March 30, 2017 - Tampa, FL
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf) - KCI Website
Avionics and Modeling the Real World - Daniel Clark, Sr. Director of Engineering &  William Greenleaf, Engineering Fellow, Rockwell Collins; March 28, 2017 - Melbourne, FL
The Art of the Possible - Michelle Dennison, RN Systems Engineering and Integration Risk Engineer,  Booz Allen; February 23, 2017 - Los Angeles, CA
Engineering: Design and Build - Nancy Pon, Manager of Engineering, and Anna Solis, Project Director, Chemical Engineer, Fluor Corporation; February 22, 2017 - Long Beach, CA
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)  -  YouTube Clips: We Are Fluor - El Segundao Refinery Coke Replacement 
Engineering as Word Problems - Dan J. Hotek, P.E., President/Structural Engineer, Engineering Techniques, Inc.; February 16, 2017 - Middletown, VA
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)
20 years of Engineering Jennifer Bell, Mechanical Engineer, Sustainability Analyst, Elements Offshore; January 26, 2017 - Houston, TX
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)
HDR: Traffic Engineering and Supporting STEM - Rashed T. Islam, P.E., Professional Traffic Operations Engineer, Vice President & Managing Principal, HDR Engineering, Inc.; January 24, 2017 - Austin, TX
Civil Engineering: Keeping up With the Future - Clayton Van Ekeren, Civil Engineer, Transportation Department, Burns & McDonnell; January 23, 2017 - Dallas, TX
Hexcel, Engineering, and Alternative STEM Careers - Scott Goines, Product Manager, Hexcel Corporation; November 3, 2016 - Allentown, PA
Video & Powerpoint: Not available for release (contact us to be connected to Scott for any materials)
Engineering a Passion - Dr. Nadine Lippa, Senior Engineer, Gentex Corporation; November 2, 2016 - Scranton, PA
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)
Civil Engineers Build Infrastructure - Eric Martz, P.E., Regional Practice Leader, Transportation Structures, Senior Associate / Harrisburg Office Manager, KCI Technologies, Inc.; November 1, 2016 - Harrisburg, PA
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)  --  Popsicle Bridge Handout (pdf)
Bridge Engineering - Maria Trejo, Bridge Engineer in Training, HDR, Inc.; October 18th, 2016 - Norfolk, VA
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)  -  Handout provided by Maria (pdf) - Hydraulic Ram Pump Handouts Part1 , Part2
Valley Engineering and Importance of STEM - Daniel Michael, Civil Engineer & Founder, Valley Engineering; October 12th, 2016 - Harrisonburg, VA
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)
Civil Engineering with Alliance Consulting - Kyle M. Clampitt, PE, Senior Project Manager, Alliance Consulting Engineers, Inc.; September 14, 2016 - Columba, SC
Video: mp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)
What Does it Take to be an ITAC Engineer? - D. Jon Loftis, President, Industrial TurnAround Corporation; May 5, 2016 Chester, VA
Videomp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)  -  ITAC Website
Math and Science Behind Kaydon Bearings - Gregory Carr, Manufacturing Engineering Manager, Kaydon Bearings; March 17, 2016 - Florence, SC
Videomp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)  -  Kaydon Bearings Website
Industrial Engineering and 3D Printing in K-12 - Dr. Justin Yates, Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering, Francis Marion University; March 17, 2016 - Florence, SC
Nuclear Engineering - Naomi Marshall, Nuclear Engineering, Westinghouse Electric Company; March 16, 2016; Columbia, SC 
Environmental Engineering and Clemson Engineering Outreach - Dr. Mark Schlautman, Professor, Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, Clemson University 
Precious Metal Services, Seneca Facility - Lisa Forrester, Quality and Continuous Improvement Manager, & Tina Tarcson, Site Development Leader, BASF; March 15, 2016 - Easley, SC
Videomp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)  -  BASF Citizenship Site
Software Engineering and Northrop Grumman STEM Outreach Programs - Krystle Waller Gorham, Systems Engineering Associate & Kathy Palmer, Software Engineering Manager, Northrop Grumman; March 3, 2016 - Orlando, FL 
Environmental Engineering and Education - Steve Hilfiker, President, Environmental Risk Management, Inc; March 2, 2016 - Fort Myers, FL
Videomp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)
Qualcomm, Thinkabit, and STEM Programming for Students - Ms. Susie Armstrong, Senior Vice President of Engineering, Qualcomm; February 18, 2016 - San Diego, CA
Videomp4  /  YouTube  -  Thinkabit Lab Website
My Career in Failure Analysis Consulting - Dr. Amy E. Richards, Senior Staff Consultant, Engineering Systems, Inc.; January 28, 2016 - Dallas, TX
Videomp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)
The Evolution of an Environmental Engineer - Ms. Hope Hagar, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Southern Methodist University; January 28, 2016 - Dallas, TX
Videomp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)
SMU Welcome and Intro to Engineering Outreach Programs - Dr. Eli Olinick, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Southern Methodist University; January 28, 2016 - Dallas, TX
Applications Engineering - Mr. Alfredo Perez, Applications Engineer, Silicon Laboratories; January 27, 2016 - Austin, TX
Videomp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)  -  Silicon Labs Website
Control and Automation using Arduino Kits - Kurt Klingenberg, Senior Mechanical Engineer, Cadence, Inc.; November 11, 2015 - Harrisonburg, VA
Videomp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (PowerPoint Show)
A Taste of Engineering - Kyle G. Gipson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering, College of Integrated Science & Engineering, James Madison University; November 11, 2015 - Harrisonburg, VA
Dominion’s Utility‐Scale Solar Program - Todd Flowers, SR Business Development Manager, Power Generation Business Development, Dominion; October 21, 2015 - Richmond, VA
Videomp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)
Teaching STEM is Rocket Science - Zach Greenberg, Space Systems Engineering, Orbital ATK Inc; October 7, 2015 - Arlington, VA
3D Printing and Electronic Kits for the Classroom - Dr. Eric Bubar, Assistant Professor of Physical Sciences, Marymount University; October 7, 2015 - Arlington, VA
STEM in Avionics - Robert Sheffield, M.S., Electrical Engineer, Rockwell Collins; September 29, 2015 - Melbourne, FL
International Paper - Who We Are - Mr. Steve Mindt, Plant General Manager, International Paper; September 16, 2015 - Gilroy, CA
Videomp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)  -  International Paper Handout (pdf)
Engineering and Science Can Be/Is Exciting and Fun..Really. Quadre' Washington, Network Engineering Manager, Verizon Communications, Septemnber 9, 2015 - Baltimore, MD
Videomp4  /  YouTube  -  PowerPoint Presentation (pdf)
The Magic of Engineering Lindsay Mullen, P.E., Project Manager & Engineer, WDW Water Sciences,  with Alan Skaggs, P.E., Senior Mechanical Engineer, WDW Design & Engineering, Walt Disney Company ; March 12th 2015 - Orlando, FL
Boeing Engineering San Antonio Jason Garza, Product/Liaison Engineer, Boeing Company; February 26, 2015 - San Antonio, TX
Boeing and Space Exploration Dr. Ian Fialho, Technical Fellow, Boeing Company; February 25, 2015 - Houston, TX
Engineering: More than Math and Science Ogechi Okpechi, P.E., Water Solutions Group, CH2M HILL; February 12, 2015 - Manassas, VA
Engineering and Semiconductors - Mark Castruita, Principal Design Engineer, Broadcom Corporation; January 27, 2015 - Alhambra, CA
Video (wmv)  -  Broadcom Website
Continental Tire Sumter Plant, How to Make a Tire - Tracy Harrington, Product Industrialization Manager, Continental Tire Sumter Plant; October 23, 2014 - Sumter, SC
Metrology and 3D Modeling - Brad Medlin, Metrologist and 3D Modeler, Oconee Nuclear Station, Duke Energy Corporation; October 20, 2014 - Clemson, SC
Design Basis Engineering - McLain Hubbard, Design Basis Engineer, Oconee Nuclear Station, Duke Energy Corporation; October 20, 2014 - Clemson, SC
Composite Aircraft: How to Make Airplanes Out of Cloth - Tim Nuhfer, Aerospace Structures Engineer, Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, October 8, 2014 - Fairfax, VA
DuPont Kevlar Technology - Laurel Rodini, Manufacturing Technology Engineering, Kevlar Polymer, DuPont USA, October 1, 2014 - Richmond, VA
Aerospace Engineering and Simulations - Sandra Velez, Aerospace Engineer, Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, Naval Air Systems Command; March 5, 2014 - Orlando, FL
Systems Engineering - Pete Warren, Program Manager, Aerospace Systems, Northrop Grumman Corporation; March 3, 2014 - Melbourne, FL
Engineering for Ship Building - Mike Wallace, Manager Test Engineering, Newport News Shipbuilding; October 10, 2013 – Hampton, VA
Mechanical Engineering, CAD modeling - Pat Carter, Engineering Manager Prismatic Engineering, Chrysler Group; September 11, 2013 – Kokomo, IN
Video Unavailable  -  Slides Available by request only    -  Chrysler Career Handout (pdf)  -  Chrysler Webpage  -  Kokomo Transmission Plant
Engineering Professions, Offshore oil rig construction - Jillian Duquesnay, P.E.,  Sr. Naval Engineer, McDermott International; March 18, 2013 – Houston, TX 
Exciting students to Engineering - Jeffrey Griffin, Lockheed Martin; November 13, 2012 - Norfolk, VA
Fields of Engineering, Computer Engineering - Brad Greene, WR Systems; November 13, 2012 - Norfolk, Virginia 
Engineering, Using models - Dr. Barrett Caldwell, Department of Engineering, Purdue University; September 26, 2012 - West Lafayette, Indiana
Industrial Engineering, Problem solving - Heather Nacke, Industrial Engineer, Chrysler Kokomo Transmission Plant; September 25, 2012 - Logansport, Indiana