Engineering Labs

Below is a collection of lab activities relevant to topics discussed at Bite of Science.
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
Quartus Engineering Projects - Christopher Lai & Tim Christianson, Project Engineers, Quartus Engineering Inc.; January 22, 2018 - San Diego, CA
  -  Swamp Cooler
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
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
  -  Paper Table
Engineering and the Future of Transportation - Randell Prescott, P.E., Florida Construction Engineering and Inspection Practice Leader, KCI Technologies; March 30, 2017 - Tampa, FL
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
Engineering as Word Problems - Dan J. Hotek, P.E., President/Structural Engineer, Engineering Techniques, Inc.; February 16, 2017 - Middletown, VA
20 years of Engineering - Jennifer Bell, Mechanical Engineer, Sustainability Analyst, Elements Offshore; January 26, 2017 - Houston, TX
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
Engineering a Passion - Dr. Nadine Lippa, Senior Engineer, Gentex Corporation; November 2, 2016 - Scranton, PA
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
Bridge Engineering - Maria Trejo, Bridge Engineer in Training, HDR, Inc.; October 18th, 2016 - Norfolk, VA
  -  Bridges
Valley Engineering and Importance of STEM - Daniel Michael, Civil Engineer & Founder, Valley Engineering; October 12th, 2016 - Harrisonburg, VA
Civil Engineering with Alliance Consulting - Kyle M. Clampitt, PE, Senior Project Manager, Alliance Consulting Engineers, Inc.; September 14, 2016 - Columba, SC
  -  Loads Lab
What Does it Take to be an ITAC Engineer? - D. Jon Loftis, President, Industrial TurnAround Corporation; May 5, 2016 Chester, VA
Math and Science Behind Kaydon Bearings - Gregory Carr, Manufacturing Engineering Manager, Kaydon Bearings; March 17, 2016 - Florence, SC
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
Precious Metal Services, Seneca Facility - Lisa Forrester, Quality and Continuous Improvement Manager, & Tina Tarcson, Site Development Leader, BASF; March 15, 2016 - Easley, SC
Environmental Engineering and Clemson Engineering Outreach - Dr. Mark Schlautman, Professor, Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences, Clemson University 
Environmental Engineering and Education - Steve Hilfiker, President, Environmental Risk Management, Inc; March 2, 2016 - Fort Myers, FL
Qualcomm, Thinkabit, and STEM Programming for Students - Ms. Susie Armstrong, Senior Vice President of Engineering, Qualcomm; February 18, 2016 - San Diego, CA
My Career in Failure Analysis Consulting - Dr. Amy E. Richards, Senior Staff Consultant, Engineering Systems, Inc.; January 28, 2016 - Dallas, TX
The Evolution of an Environmental Engineer - Ms. Hope Hagar, 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
Control and Automation using Arduino Kits - Kurt Klingenberg, Senior Mechanical Engineer, Cadence, Inc.; November 11, 2015 - Harrisonburg, VA
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, R Business Development Manager, Power Generation Business Development, Dominion; October 21, 2015 - Richmond, VA
  -  Exploring Photovoltaics (9 investigations)
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
Engineering and Science Can Be/Is Exciting and Fun..Really Quadre' Washington, Network Engineering Manager, Verizon Communications, Septemnber 9, 2015 - Baltimore, MD
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
  -  Mars Activities -NASA (pdf)  
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
  -  Pioneering Mars (pdf)    
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
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
Composite Aircraft: How to Make Airplanes Out of Cloth - Tim Nuhfer, Aerospace Structures Engineer, Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, October 8, 2014 - Fairfax, VA
Engineering for Ship Building - Mike Wallace, Manager Test Engineering, Newport News Shipbuilding; October 10th – Hampton, VA
Composite Materials - Ben Hodgson, Materials Science, Rolls-Royce; September 12, 2013 – Indianapolis, IN
Mechanical Engineering, CAD modeling - Pat Carter, Engineering Manager Prismatic Engineering, Chrysler Group; September 11, 2013 – Kokomo, IN
Mechanical Engineering - Ross Giesler, STIMULUS Engineering; September 10, 2013 – Crane, IN
Engineering Professions, Offshore oil rig construction - Jillian Duquesnay, P.E.,  Sr. Naval Engineer, McDermott International; March 18, 2013 – Houston, TX 
Engineering, Using models - Dr. Barrett Caldwell, Department of Engineering, Purdue University; September 26, 2012 - West Lafayette, IN