Engineer's Day 2011

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E-DayEngineers Day, or E-day, is a celebration of everything engineering has to offer. From building bridges to discovering new medications to writing the software that powers our cell phones, engineers and computer scientists do the things that make our 21st-century world work.

This year’s E-day celebration at the University of Kentucky in Lexington is on Saturday, Feb. 26, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CST in Paducah. E-day comes at the end of Engineers Week, an annual event sponsored by a coalition of more than 100 professional societies, major corporations and government agencies dedicated to promoting math and science literacy and ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce.

Want to learn more what the UK Computer Science Department has to offer? Come see the CS Showcase in RGAN 102 and workshops on mobile phone programming in RGAN 103.

For more information about E-Day please visit the E-Day Website at http://www.engr.uky.edu/eday/

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Microsoft Workshop on Windows Phone 7

HTC HD7At this years Engineer's Day (E-Day), middle and high school students will have the opportunity to develope a game and Twitter application for the new Microsoft Windows Phone 7 platform.

The workshops will be taught by Microsoft representatives and UK Computer Science students. All of the necessary software, computers and Windows Phone 7s will be provided to the participants to use during the workshop sessions. Some prizes for best development will be awarded to selected participants.

The sessions will be as follows:

Session I (Available for both middle and high school students): "Developing a Game with Windows Phone 7" 

Date & Time: Februrary 26, 9:15AM - 10:15AM
Location: 103 RGAN

Session II (High school students only): "Developing a Twitter-like Application with Windows Phone 7"

 Date & Time: Februrary 26, 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Location: 103 RGAN

Space is limited so please contact the CS group in RGAN 103 on the E-Day (Februrary 26) as soon as possible. Students may register in advance by calling the Computer Science main office (859) 257-3961 on any Monday, Tuesday or Thursday between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM prior to E-Day (February 26th) or by sending e-mail to Dr. Jaromczyk (jurek@cs.uky.edu).