University of Wisconsin Madison College of Engineering

Engineers' Day

Registration: To be announced.

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2014 ACTIVITIES

Room 1610
Engineering Hall
1415 Engineering Drive

Morning

8:00
Continental breakfast

8:30
WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
Professor Emeritus Willis Tompkins
Chair, E-Day Committee
Department of Biomedical Engineering

8:35
COLLEGE UPDATE
Dean Ian M. Robertson
College of Engineering

9:15
SEMINAR
Beneficial reuse of carbon dioxide in the built environment
Matthew Ginder-Vogel
Assistant Professor
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

9:45
SEMINAR
Engineering microbes for renewable energy and chemical production
Jennifer Reed
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

10:15
BREAK
Coffee, tea, juice, pastries

10:45
SEMINAR
Engineering in time of unsustainability
Giri Venkataramanan
Professor

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

11:15
SEMINAR
Internet of Things:
Emerging technologies and applications

Raj Veeramani
Professor
Department of  Industrial and Systems Engineering—and students from the Internet of Things laboratory

11:55
ADJOURN FOR LUNCH
Luncheons will be held by some college departments. Please contact individual department offices for details and to make your reservations in advance.

Afternoon and evening

4:45
SOCIAL HOUR, DINNER AND AWARDS CEREMONY
Union South
1308 West Dayton Street, Madison, WI
Varity Hall LL/III
SOCIAL HOUR4:45 p.m.
DINNERSeating at 5:45 p.m.
AWARDS CEREMONY
Following dinner

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Join us October 24, 2014
to celebrate the 67th annual Engineers' Day

 

Join us on homecoming weekend, when Wisconsin plays the Maryland Terrapins, for a unique opportunity to reacquaint yourself with the college. For more information, contact Peggy Conklin at 608/265-4048, pconklin@engr.wisc.edu.

 

 

2014 DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS RECIPIENTS

 

Ryan T. Bennett
Senior Partner
Resource Capital Funds
Denver, CO

 

Bryan C. Hanson
Chief Operating Officer
Exelon Nuclear
Chicago, IL

 

Edward F. Kopetsky
Chief Information Officer
Stanford Children's Health
Palo Alto, CA

 

Michael F. Molnar
Director, Advanced Manufacturing National Program Office
U.S. Department of Commerce
Washington, DC

 

Winslow L. Sargeant
Chief Counsel for Advocacy
U.S. Small Business Administration
Washington, DC

 

Henry J. Theisen
Executive Chairman of the Board
Bemis Company Inc.
Neenah, WI

 

Peter W. Trelenberg
Corporate Manager, Environmental Policy & Planning
Exxon Mobil Corporation
Irving, TX

 

 

2014 EARLY CAREER AWARD RECIPIENT

Michael T. Casper
President/Founder
Office of the Chairman and CEO
FLEx Lighting
Chicago, IL