From helping impoverished trash workers in Argentina to
transforming the way engineering students learn, Prof. Caroline Baillie has
championed social causes and challenged colleagues and students to make ethics
a core concern.
Read about Solar Electric Light Fund
Read about Engineers for a Sustainable World
NASA software engineer Chuck Lostroscio has created a computer game-like tool called the Kennedy Launch Academy Simulation System, or KLASS, which allows students to assume the role of a mission control engineer while practicing math, science, and engineering skills.
"I instantly knew that was something I wanted to be
-- Georgia Tech Environment Engineering student Elyse Rester describes learning
of a clean water project in rural Africa using
Watch Elyse discuss her engineering interests.
As is true for many educators, eGFI's school year
is drawing to a close. But check your in-box for our bi-weekly June and July summer
newsletters. 2009-10 marked the first year of our Website and teachers'
newsletter, so we'd love some feedback: How did we do? What did you like? What
would you like to see more of?
Look for the eGFI questionnaire in a separate email tomorrow, Wednesday, May 26.
As our thank you, we'll enter all respondents' names into a drawing for five $25 Amazon
gift cards. Look for the announcements of results by mid-June.