CONTACT: GARY GALLUZZO
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0009; fax (319) 384-0024
UI to host March 27-29 mechanical engineering student conference
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa College of Engineering department
of mechanical engineering will host the annual American Society of Mechanical
Engineers (ASME) Region VI Student Conference March 27-29 at the Holiday
Inn in downtown Iowa City.
Student engineers from across the Midwest will attend the conference
which will include design and technical poster competitions on Friday afternoon
and an oral presentation competition on Saturday.
Conference planners include: Student Section President Kenneth Pfiffner
of Dewar; Ralph Stephens, professor of mechanical engineering and faculty
advisor; Richard Hardin, liaison person and research engineer and adjunct
professor of mechanical engineering; and L.D. Chen, professor and chair
of the department of mechanical engineering.