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Engineering and Technology Week

March 27 - 31, 2023

The Student Chapter of the Louisiana Engineering Society (LES) at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, working with the College of Engineering, organizes Engineering and Technology (E&T) Week activities during the Spring Semester of each academic year. The purpose is to celebrate the important role of Engineering and Technology in meeting the present and future needs of society.

E&T Week is packed with many activities that are designed to highlight and showcase our most valuable assets, our students. The week starts off with an opening ceremony on Monday and closes with the Engineering & Technology Awards Banquet on Friday.

The activities are designed to engage students, faculty, alumni, and the community in interesting events which showcase the engineering and technology professions. Also to increase interest in and appreciation of the complex ways in which engineering and technology impact the world around us.

Monday, March 27
Opening Ceremonies
Research Day with Research Poster Competitions and E. Ray Desormeaux Undergraduate and Graduate Research Presentation Competition
Tuesday, March 28 Inderdepartmental Quiz Bowl
Wednesday, March 29 EXPO Day
Thursday, March 30
Mystery Design Competition
Sponsored by Noble Plastics
Friday, March 31
Awards Banquet
Awards include Mystery Design, Quiz Bowl, Graduate and Undergraduate Research Poster and Presentation, Department Project, Espirit de Corps, and the Dean's Cup.

The Engineering and Technology Expo, which is always on Wednesday during E&T Week, is an interactive tour that highlights opportunities in engineering and technology for high school student visitors.