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Celebrate Engineering Ingenuity (CEI) Day!

Career Day was renamed “Celebrate Engineering Ingenuity Day” in 2013. The 2016 event was held at the Science Museum of Virginia on Sun 2/21/16 from noon to 3pm. As always there were challenging contests and a chance to learn about engineering disciplines.

Many societies participated in the 2016 event and a number of contests were held. ASM held a CO2 powered car contest. They plan to hold one in 2017 as well. For reference here are the rules for building a dragster and competing in 2016. CO2 Car Contest.

ASME also held their popular Egg Drop Contest. Many eggs were smashed in an attempt to drop them safely from the balcony of the science museum. Here are the 2016 Egg Drop Rules

ASCE held their annual Bridge Building Contest using popsicle sticks. Here’s a video from 2013  Video  For future reference here are the 2016 Popsicle Bridge Rules

And Frequently Asked Questions

Other societies staffed booths and sponsored contests as well . If your group would like to participate in future Engineering Ingenuity Day events contact Ms Amy Nelson ABNelson@dewberry.com

Photos from 2016 CEI Day