The MTSU Department of Engineering Technology will hold its annual open house and awards ceremony from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 30, in Cantrell Hall of the Tom H. Jackson Building.
In addition to poster presentations with hand-on projects, student projects that will be on display will include the solar boat, Baja SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) and lunar rover. Student awards for the 2014-15 academic year will be presented.
The lunar rover team had one of its two entries place first in the U.S. and third internationally at the 22nd annual NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge recently in Huntsville, Alabama. The second entry placed 19th overall. The Baja SAE placed among the top 30 teams in the competition at Opelika, Alabama, April 9-12. The solar boat will compete in June.
Refreshments will be served and department T-shirts will be given away while supplies last.
Engineering technology is one of 11 departments in the College of Basic and Applied Sciences.
To find parking and building location, a printable campus map is available at http://tinyurl.com/MTSUParking14-15.