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THE EXPLORER POST FOR 2023 HAS BEEN CANCELLED! (12/10/22)


PROGRAMS FOR 2023 ARE SCHEDULED - see below. 

Click Here for the flyer with the details.



Rochester Engineering Society, 657 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607


The Explorer Post is held yearly from January through March. Below is the

tentative schedule from the programs for January through March 2023


Explorer Post #801 - Career Options in Engineering - 2023


(6:30 – 8:30 PM  Each Wednesday)  Version 2.00


Name - Presenter(s)

Location

Topic (6:30-8:30)

Date


Howard Ressel & Stephen Percassi


BSA Office

2320 Brighton Henrietta TL Rd

Rochester, NY 14623

Microelectronic Engineering

Lab; Students will fabricate Chip

Jan 11

Michael Walker & Alan Metelsky, Gleason Works

Gleason Works, 1000 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607



 Mechanical Engineering

Jan 18



Meagan Bell

Ginna Power Plant, Visitors Center, 1503 Lake Road, Ontario

Nuclear Engineering

Jan 25

Karl Hirschman. Professor, RIT &

Robert Pearson, Director

RIT - Henrietta Campus, Bldg. 17, MicroE Lab

Microelectronic Engineering Lab; Students will Fabricate Chip

Feb 1

Deb Drexler & Jim VanKouwenberg

Optimax, 6367 Dean Parkway, Ontario, NY 14519

Optical Engineering

Feb 8

Nicole Hill, Xiangchen Sun Professor

RIT - Henrietta Campus

B73 - Institute Hall Bldg., Room 2170 (2nd Floor)

Chemical Engineering

Feb 15

FEBRUARY RECESS

NO MEETING


SCHOOLS CLOSED

Feb 22

Robert Fiete, L3Harris Corporation

BSA Office

2320 Brighton Henrietta TL Rd

Rochester, NY 14623

Imaging Science

Mar 1

Dr. Agamemnon L. Crassidis, Professor RIT

RIT - Henrietta Campus

Bldg 9 - GLE-2030

Mobile Conference Room


Aeronautical Engineering

Mar 8



TBD



Mar 15


TBD


March 22



Richard Repka, Lead Advisor              Rrepka10@gmail.com

Jean Kendrick                                       jkendrick388@frontiernet.net

Paul Repka, Advisor                             repkap11@gmail.com

Jon Kriegel, Advisor                            jkriegel@rochester.rr.com

Greg Mendelsohn, Advisor                 gmm@tikcuf.com



Explorer Post #801 - Career Options in Engineering

Agenda 

6:00- 6:10 Gathering Time

Get entrance number

6:10-6:30 Introduction

Hand out meeting schedule, applications

Applicants over 18 must fill out an adult form

Introduce Staff – Rich, Paul, Jon, Jean, Greg

Explorer Presentation – Matthew Thurston Matthew.Thurston@scouting.org

Goals:

Intended for High School Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors

Not intended for Freshmen

Meet real engineers

Learn about what they really do

Learn about how they selected their college

Learn about what an engineering school is about

Learn about why they choose their specialty

General Rules

Prompt

Attend all meetings

Phone/message/email if you can’t attend 585-281-4746 rrepka10@gmail.com

Prefer if parents do not speak (student request)

Prefer if parents do not attend due to Covid issues

Refunds – none after the first week

Photographs and website

Weekly emails & directions

Please send me an email so I get your address

Detailed instructions sent out early each week

Bad Weather – WHAM

Carpooling

Questions


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