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Northeastern Students Win Chem-E Car Competition

Hydrogen Car

Remember the Chem-E Car Competition in Nashville we posted about earlier? Well, it looks like the team of chemical engineering students from Northeastern University have captured first place with their hydrogen-powered vehicle. The Aluminator, as the students named it, is a small car that looks like a toy but is actually capable of producing its own hydrogen fuel – pretty neat! [Boston.com]

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Gizmo Expo at Bucknell, Dec. 7


Bucknell University will host its 4th annual Engineering and Science Education Expo Mon., Dec. 7. More than 50 student teams will share inquiry-based teaching units and gizmos designed to teach science and engineering concepts to K-8 students. The Gizmo Expo allows participants to watch the gizmos in action, talk to student designers, and learn.

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Girls’ Summer at MIT 2010

WTP
Application forms are now available for the 2010 MIT Women’s Technology Program (WTP), a rigorous 4-week summer academic and residential experience for female rising senior high school students. Girls explore engineering through hands-on classes, labs, and team-based projects in the summer after 11th grade . WTP is designed for girls who have demonstrated excellence at math and science but who have very little or no prior background in engineering or computer science.

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Drexel U. 3-Week Summer Lab


Drexel University’s Engineering Summer Mentorship Program is a dynamic, 3-week research experience that provides high school students with the opportunity to work in a Drexel laboratory on an individualized research project. In addition to the educational experience that research provides, students will gain a competitive edge in the college application office and foster relationships with faculty mentors as well as like-minded high school students. Application deadline: March 15, 2010.

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Google Queen

Marissa Mayer is Vice-President of Search Products & User Experience at Google.

Being an expert in computer science has guided her to become one of the chief decision-makers in the company.

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