Virtual Engineering Open House March 26 – 27, 2021

The University of Illinois’ renown Engineering Open House (EOH) is virtual this year. This free event is being held today and tomorrow, March 26 – 27, and will be showcasing 100 exhibits representing every department in The Grainger College of Engineering. The public is invited to participate by watching live events and exploring on-demand exhibits and competitions that showcase the talent and ingenuity of Illinois students.

Click here to access the EOH schedule and here to view the exhibits.

The American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-Of-Way Association (AREMA) Student Chapter is one of nine exhibits available within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in Newmark Lab.  Geordie Roscoe, chapter president, gives a demonstration on a railroad block signal system and explains its role in safe train operations. The electrical design matches that of the first fail-safe designs. Click here to watch the video or here for more information.