Students today, and in the future need community, interaction, and engagement as the cornerstone of a successful university education. As university departments and colleges strive to give each student the tools for success, they have turned to creating social hubs that could be described as departmental in nature. Wildly popular for focused and group study, an opportunity exists to leverage these spaces as part of your Union’s mission. Come and learn how the presence of the Active Learning Center and Engineering Library on Purdue University’s campus has created challenges and opportunities in terms of community building on campus. Register here.
In a world where an office can be anywhere, new technologies are giving engineers unprecedented flexibility in how they communicate and produce designs. This case study shows how an engineering team has reimagined the visualization techniques used to communicate their design in a recent chiller plant design project, and used reality capture technology to account for existing conditions in a challenging equipment replacement project for an operating hospital with only one site visit allowed during the design period of the project. Register here.