Engineering 150
Fall 2006

Friday 2:30-3:20 pm in Phillips 307


Instructor:  Uri Keich, 4159 Upson Hall, 5-7017,

Administrative Assistant:  Cindy Robinson, 4146 Upson Hall, 5-0985,

Next meeting is Friday, September 1st -- for immediate reference:

First Year Advisee Meeting Slides

Class Activities Ballot -- take a look, send your top five choices to:




Scheduled events/activities

8/21 Introductory Meeting  
9/1 The Cave: A virtual reality experience.  A room-sized virtual reality environment, a three wall, immersive facility Rhodes Hall
9/8 Chimes:  Climb the 161 steps to learn about the history, past and present, of the towers McGraw Tower
9/15 Cornell Dairy - Food Processing and Development lab. Tour the plant and discuss engineering applications within the food industry. Cornell Dairy Plant
9/22 Alumni Speakers 307 Phillips Hall
9/29 Plantations - Students will explore the arboretum, botanical garden, and natural areas of Cornell University - from Beebe Lake and gorge trails, to the gardens below the Dairy Bar! Plantations Gift Shop
10/6 Cornell CO-OP and Cornell Abroad:  discover opportunities to work in industry during your junior year! 307 Phillips Hall
10/13 Desktop Virtual Reality at the Cornell Theory Center: Introduction to 3D multi-user virtual worlds running on the internet. 651 Rhodes Hall
10/20 DARPA Urban Challenge: We will introduce the DARPA Urban Challenge - an open competition to design a vehicle capable of driving itself through 60 miles of urban roads, intersections, and parking lots w/ no human intervention. 307 Phillips Hall
10/28 or 29 Ethics Play -- You must attend, choose from one of these dates (no class that week) Statler Auditorium
11/3 Library Research on the Web - takes place in the computing facility in the library of Carpenter Hall. We cover five competencies necessary for all engineering students to become skilled in library research. Computing Facility, Blue Room, Carpenter Hall
11/10 Biomedical Engineering: Education and Opportunities 307 Phillips Hall
11/17 Creating Your Own Webpage - using HTML, students will learn hwo to design a webpage with graphics, lists, links and tables in our PC facility. Computing Facility, Carpenter Hall
11/24 break  
12/1   Last Day of Class - come enjoy a surprise! 307 Phillips


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