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Friday, February 22, 2019
5:00pm - 10:00pm
Parking Lot Party @ the OEDK


Upcoming events

    • Friday, February 22, 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • OEDK - North Lot - Rice University
    Registration is closed

    OEDK Celebrating 10 Years


    Friday, February 22nd - 5:00-10:00 pm

    Parking Lot Party @ OEDK

    RAIN OR SHINE ! We have a BIG TENT !!

    Rice University

    CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO!


    OEDK
    Rice University
    6100 Main Street - Houston, TX
    North Lot

    Join us as we celebrate a Decade of Design at the Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen.

    Here is the tentative agenda:

    Time

    Activity

    5:00pm

    OEDK@X parking lot party kicks off

    6:15pm

    Spazmatics - First Set

    7:00pm-7:30 pm

    Remarks

    8:00pm

    Spazmatics - Second Set

    8:45pm

    Deadline to vote for Engineering+Art Competition

    9:00pm

    Engineering+Art Competition winners announced

    9:15pm

    Spazmatics - Final Set

    10:00pm

    Closing remarks – End of party

    Parking and Road Closure

    The event will be held in the North Lot near the OEDK building. 

    The event site will result in a temporary blocking of part of the North Lot (see photo below) starting on Wednesday, February 20th  at 6 p.m. through Saturday, February 23rd at 4 p.m. 

    In addition, Entrance 21 will be closed on Friday, February 22nd from 3 – 11 p.m.

    Visitor parking is available in the North Lot Annex lot or other locations on the campus map. The North Annex visitor parking lot entrance is located on the right, after you enter Entrance 20 off of Rice Blvd.  Visitor parking for the North Lot opens at 3:00 PM on 2/22/19 and is located on the left, after you enter Entrance 20 off of Rice Blvd.  You will need a credit card to enter the visitor lot. Carpooling is recommended. 


    CHECK-IN

    Stop by the check-in area to pickup some OEDK swag! If you RSVP’d in advance and are 21 or older, you will receive a wrist band and 2 drink tickets. BRING YOUR ID - ALL GUESTS WANTING TO DRINK ALCOHOL WILL BE ID'd! Drink tickets will be available for purchase and is CASH ONLY.  Soft drinks and food refreshments will be free. 

    ENGINEERING + ART COMPETITION

    Ten teams will compete in the Engineering and Art Competition. Be sure to check out all the teams and cast your vote! Winners will be announced around 9PM.


    • Saturday, February 23, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Downstairs Conference Room B05
    • 3
    Register

    FabShops - Intro to Electronic Prototyping: Arduino

    Description: 

    Come out and learn how to work with an Arduino, a popular open-source electronics prototyping framework! This introductory workshop will teach you the basics of programming an Arduino and how to apply that to your projects. We'll go over some basic programming tools and commands needed to work with Arduino, building circuits on a breadboard, an overview of available Arduinos, and even some example projects. Attendees will  put their skills to the test by choosing from a variety of provided projects ranging from basic to challenging.

    Preparation and Resources: 

    Students should bring their laptop with the following installed on it:

    1.       Download and install the free Arduino software on your computer: https://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/Software

    2.       If you have a PC, download the FTDI drivers:https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/how-to-install-ftdi-drivers/windows---quick-and-easy

    3.       Download the SIK Guide code and store it somewhere easily accessible on your computer: sparkfun.com/sikcode

    Number of Possible Participants: 10


    • Tuesday, February 26, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Teleconference Room 104 & Maker Bar
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    FabShops - 3D Printing (Form 2)

    Description: The Maker Bar, which offers Open-Access 3D Printing, is an awesome addition to the OEDK floor and is a great resource for teams to rapidly prototype parts for their projects at no cost. Come learn how to 3D print on our SLA printer, the Form 2! 

    Preparation and Resources: No prior experience necessary.

    Number of Possible Participants: 6


    • Wednesday, February 27, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • OEDK Computer Lab
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    FabShops - Powder Coating

    Description: 

    Learn how to powder coat various metal objects using the equipment at the OEDK. Students will have the chance to take home their powder coated piece after the FabShop is over.


    Preparation and Resources: No prior experience necessary. 

    Number of Possible Participants: 7


    • Thursday, February 28, 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • OEDK - Basement Level Hand Tools Area
    • 4
    Register

    Hand Tools – Introductory Level

    This class will teach students the practical skills necessary to use basic hand tools and powered tools. Topics and tools covered include: cutting tools, shaping tools, fasteners, adhesives, and finishing tools. Students will work in teams to build a birdhouse constructed using these techniques and procedures. Students will come away from this workshop with the knowledge of the correct use of and ability to operate all of the hand tools and some of the powered tools at the OEDK.

    This workshop will be taught at a basic level for all skill levels. No prior experience with any tool is necessary. Please wear closed-toed shoes and clothes that can hold up to elbow grease.

    Dates: 

    Thur, Feb 28, 3:00-6:00 PM

    Thur, Feb 28, 7:00-10:00 PM

    Fri, Mar 1, 1:00-4:00 PM

    Fri, Mar 1, 3:00-6:00 PM


    Number of Possible Participants: 12 per section. No more than 1 non-Freshman Design per session.

    Registration: Closes one day prior to each date/time. 

    Questions: Contact Serena Agrawal at sra6@rice.edu.

    • Thursday, February 28, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • OEDK - Basement Level Hand Tools Area
    • 8
    Register

    Hand Tools – Introductory Level

    This class will teach students the practical skills necessary to use basic hand tools and powered tools. Topics and tools covered include: cutting tools, shaping tools, fasteners, adhesives, and finishing tools. Students will work in teams to build a birdhouse constructed using these techniques and procedures. Students will come away from this workshop with the knowledge of the correct use of and ability to operate all of the hand tools and some of the powered tools at the OEDK.

    This workshop will be taught at a basic level for all skill levels. No prior experience with any tool is necessary. Please wear closed-toed shoes and clothes that can hold up to elbow grease.

    Dates: 

    Thur, Feb 28, 3:00-6:00 PM

    Thur, Feb 28, 7:00-10:00 PM

    Fri, Mar 1, 1:00-4:00 PM

    Fri, Mar 1, 3:00-6:00 PM


    Number of Possible Participants: 12 per section. No more than 1 non-Freshman Design per session.

    Registration: Closes one day prior to each date/time. 

    Questions: Contact Serena Agrawal at sra6@rice.edu.

    • Friday, March 01, 2019
    • Monday, April 01, 2019
    • Tudor Fieldhouse - Rice University
    Registration is closed
    REGISTRATION OPENS March 1, 2019
    DEADLINE to Register Sunday -  April 1, 2019

    This showcase and competition will highlight many of the school’s engineering design projects and represent our students’ success. 

    Agenda:

    11:00am - Student Set-up and Pizza Party, all teams MUST be set up by 1:00pm.
    3:30pm  - Team Check-In

    4:00pm  - Students begin to stand near their projects and get ready for judging, full team should be present if possible

    4:30pm  - Competition – judging starts 
    6:30pm  - Awards Ceremony

    7:00pm  - Showcase closed


    PLEASE READ EVERYTHING BELOW, BEFORE REGISTERING!

    VERY IMPORTANT! If your team already has a profile on the OEDK website, please log in before you register for the showcase.  If you do NOT have a profile on the OEDK website, you must first register your team as a “member” BEFORE you register for the showcase. 

    NEEDS:

    Unless alternate request is made, ALL TEAMS will be provided with a 45" x 45" section to hang a poster ONLY. Options for table space, floor space and power outlets are available IF REQUESTED.

    It is VERY important to let us know if you will need a computer and access to certain software, such as LabView!





    • Friday, March 01, 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • OEDK - Basement Level Hand Tools Area
    • 12
    Register

    Hand Tools – Introductory Level

    This class will teach students the practical skills necessary to use basic hand tools and powered tools. Topics and tools covered include: cutting tools, shaping tools, fasteners, adhesives, and finishing tools. Students will work in teams to build a birdhouse constructed using these techniques and procedures. Students will come away from this workshop with the knowledge of the correct use of and ability to operate all of the hand tools and some of the powered tools at the OEDK.

    This workshop will be taught at a basic level for all skill levels. No prior experience with any tool is necessary. Please wear closed-toed shoes and clothes that can hold up to elbow grease.

    Dates: 

    Thur, Feb 28, 3:00-6:00 PM

    Thur, Feb 28, 7:00-10:00 PM

    Fri, Mar 1, 1:00-4:00 PM

    Fri, Mar 1, 3:00-6:00 PM


    Number of Possible Participants: 12 per section. No more than 1 non-Freshman Design per session.

    Registration: Closes one day prior to each date/time. 

    Questions: Contact Serena Agrawal at sra6@rice.edu.

    • Friday, March 01, 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • OEDK - Basement Level Hand Tools Area
    • 11
    Register

    Hand Tools – Introductory Level

    This class will teach students the practical skills necessary to use basic hand tools and powered tools. Topics and tools covered include: cutting tools, shaping tools, fasteners, adhesives, and finishing tools. Students will work in teams to build a birdhouse constructed using these techniques and procedures. Students will come away from this workshop with the knowledge of the correct use of and ability to operate all of the hand tools and some of the powered tools at the OEDK.

    This workshop will be taught at a basic level for all skill levels. No prior experience with any tool is necessary. Please wear closed-toed shoes and clothes that can hold up to elbow grease.

    Dates: 

    Thur, Feb 28, 3:00-6:00 PM

    Thur, Feb 28, 7:00-10:00 PM

    Fri, Mar 1, 1:00-4:00 PM

    Fri, Mar 1, 3:00-6:00 PM


    Number of Possible Participants: 12 per section. No more than 1 non-Freshman Design per session.

    Registration: Closes one day prior to each date/time. 

    Questions: Contact Serena Agrawal at sra6@rice.edu.

    • Saturday, March 02, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Computer Lab & Machine Shop
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    FabShops - Intro to CNC Routers (X-Carve)

    Description: 

    Learn how to use the OEDK's CNC Routers (X-Carve and Carvey) to cut through materials like wood and acrylic that are too thick for the laser cutter. You can make a variety of 2D and 3D designs on a CNC router and it is especially useful for prototyping and fabrication. Students will get the opportunity to learn how to use Easel, set up the X-Carve/Carvey, and make their own designs to take home.

    Preparation and Resources:

    All participants must bring their own laptops and wear closed toed shoes. No prior experience necessary. 

    Number of Possible Participants: 7

    • Tuesday, March 05, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • OEDK Computer Lab & Laser Cutting Room
    • 6
    Register

    FabShops - Laser Cutting

    Description: Learn the basics of laser cutting - a versatile advanced manufacturing technique used in both prototyping and final development phases - and then put that knowledge to work! The workshop will include a showcase of finished laser-cut projects and a demonstration of how to operate the OEDK’s Epilog laser cutter. During the hands-on portion of the workshop, students will create and laser cut their own designs to take home

    *Join the Adobe Illustrator FabShop to learn how to create your own vector files that you can laser cut in this workshop! 

    Preparation and Resources: No prior experience necessary. All software and computers will be provided.

    Number of Possible Participants: 8


    • Thursday, April 11, 2019
    • 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Tudor Fieldhouse - Rice University
    Register

    2019 Engineering Design Showcase

    and Poster Session

    Thursday, April 11th - 4:30 - 7:00pm 
     Tudor Fieldhouse - Autry Court

    Rice University

    3:30-4:30pm (reception for judges and sponsor only)
    4:30-6:00pm (judged competition)
    4:30-7:00pm (open to the public)
    6:30pm - Awards Ceremony 
    Rice University
    6100 Main Street - Houston, TX

    This showcase and competition highlights many of the school’s engineering design projects and represent our students’ success. The competition is open to all engineering design projects from each discipline of engineering. The evening will host 80+ judges made up of engineering alumni and local industry to help with the poster session competition.   The event will be open from 4:30-7:00pm to the public.  So everyone is welcome!! Awards will be announced around 6:30pm. 



    • Friday, May 10, 2019
    • Saturday, May 11, 2019
    • Academic Quadrangle

    ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTH COMMENCEMENT

    Friday, May 10, 2019  - Saturday, May 11, 2019


    Rice University
    6100 Main St
    Houston, Texas, USA 

    Rice University's 104th Commencement Ceremonies 

Past events

Thursday, February 21, 2019 FabShops - 3D Printing (Maker Gear)
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 FabShops - Plasma Cutting
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 FabShops - 3D Printing (Ultimaker)
Saturday, February 16, 2019 FabShops - Intro to SolidWorks
Saturday, February 16, 2019 FabShops - Introduction to Sewing
Saturday, February 16, 2019 FabShops - Intro to Electronic Prototyping: Arduino
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 FabShops - 3D Printing (Form 2)
Monday, February 11, 2019 FabShops - 3D Printing (Ultimaker)
Wednesday, February 06, 2019 FabShops - 3D Printing (Maker Gear)
Monday, February 04, 2019 FabShops - Laser Cutting
Sunday, February 03, 2019 FabShops - Adobe Illustrator
Friday, February 01, 2019 TinkerCAD Workshop Spring 2019
Thursday, January 31, 2019 FabShops - Laser Cutting
Thursday, January 31, 2019 GE Healthcare Info Session
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 FabShops - 3D Printing (Ultimaker)
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 FabShops - Plasma Cutting
Monday, January 28, 2019 FabShops - 3D Printing (Maker Gear)
Thursday, January 24, 2019 FabShops - 3D Printing (Ultimaker)
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 FabShops - Laser Cutting
Monday, January 07, 2019 First Day of Classes - Spring Semester
Sunday, November 18, 2018 FabShops - Adobe Illustrator
Saturday, November 17, 2018 FabShops - Introduction to Sewing
Saturday, November 17, 2018 FabShops - Introduction to Sewing
Sunday, November 11, 2018 FabShops - Intro to CNC Routers (X-Carve)
Wednesday, November 07, 2018 FabShops - 3D Printing (Maker Gear)
Wednesday, November 07, 2018 Around the Kitchen Table Dinner Discussion: It’s Alive! Projects involving plants, animals or humans.
Monday, November 05, 2018 FabShops - Laser Cutting
Friday, November 02, 2018 Homecoming Weekend - OEDK OPEN HOUSE
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 FabShops - Laser Cutting
Monday, October 29, 2018 FabShops - 3D Printing (Form 2)
Sunday, October 28, 2018 FabShops - Adobe Illustrator
Saturday, October 27, 2018 FabShops - Intro to CNC Routers (X-Carve)
Saturday, October 27, 2018 FabShops - Intro to Electronic Prototyping: Arduino
Thursday, October 25, 2018 FabShops - Laser Cutting
Thursday, October 25, 2018 FabShops - Plasma Cutting
Sunday, October 21, 2018 FabShops - Intro to Electronic Prototyping: Arduino
Thursday, October 18, 2018 FabShops - 3D Printing (Ultimaker)
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 FabShops - 3D Printing (Form 2)
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 FabShops - Intro to CAM (Fusion 360)
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 FabShops - 3D Printing (Maker Gear)
Monday, October 15, 2018 FabShops - Laser Cutting
Friday, October 12, 2018 FabShops - Hand Tools
Friday, October 12, 2018 Families Weekend - OEDK OPEN HOUSE
Thursday, October 11, 2018 FabShops - Hand Tools
Thursday, October 11, 2018 FabShops - 3D Printing (Maker Gear)
Thursday, October 11, 2018 FabShops - Hand Tools
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 FabShops - Hand Tools
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 FabShops - Hand Tools
Tuesday, October 09, 2018 FabShops - Hand Tools
Tuesday, October 09, 2018 FabShops - Hand Tools
Thursday, October 04, 2018 Meet Your Team Night [CANCELED]
Wednesday, October 03, 2018 FabShops - Plasma Cutting
Tuesday, October 02, 2018 FabShops - Intro to SolidWorks
Monday, October 01, 2018 FabShops - 3D Printing (Ultimaker)
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 FabShops - 3D Printing (Ultimaker)
Monday, September 24, 2018 FabShops - 3D Printing (Maker Gear)
Friday, September 14, 2018 TinkerCAD Workshop Fall 2018
Monday, August 20, 2018 First Day of Classes - Fall Semester
Sunday, August 12, 2018 O-Week for incoming students
Friday, May 11, 2018 2018 Engineering Graduation Reception
Friday, May 11, 2018 Rice University 105th Commencement Ceremony
Monday, April 16, 2018 Admit Days - OEDK OPEN HOUSE
Friday, April 13, 2018 Owl Days - OEDK OPEN HOUSE
Thursday, April 12, 2018 2018 Engineering Design Showcase and Poster Session
Thursday, April 12, 2018 Team Registration: 2018 Engineering Design Showcase and Poster Session
Saturday, March 31, 2018 RICE ELECTRIC VEHICLE REVEAL and ENVIRONMENTALLY CONSCIOUS ENERGY TALK
Saturday, March 31, 2018 FabShops - Laser Cutting
Saturday, March 03, 2018 FabShops - Laser Cutting
Saturday, March 03, 2018 FabShops - Laser Cutting
Friday, March 02, 2018 FabShops - Hand Tools
Thursday, March 01, 2018 FabShops - Hand Tools
Thursday, March 01, 2018 FabShops - Hand Tools
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Around the Kitchen Table Dinner Discussion - Fun Consumer Technologies
Saturday, February 24, 2018 FabShops - Adobe Illustrator
Saturday, February 24, 2018 FabShops - Intro to Electronic Prototyping: Arduino
Saturday, February 24, 2018 FabShops - Intro to CAM (Fusion 360)
Saturday, February 17, 2018 FabShops - 3D Printing
Saturday, February 17, 2018 FabShops - 3D Printing
Saturday, February 03, 2018 FabShops - Plasma Cutting
Saturday, February 03, 2018 FabShops - 3D Printing
Friday, February 02, 2018 TinkerCAD Workshop Spring 2018
Saturday, January 27, 2018 FabShops - Intro to SolidWorks
Saturday, January 27, 2018 FabShops - Screenprinting
Saturday, January 27, 2018 FabShops - 3D Printing
Saturday, November 18, 2017 FabShops - Laser Cutting
Saturday, November 18, 2017 FabShops - 3D Printing
Friday, November 10, 2017 Homecoming Weekend - OEDK OPEN HOUSE
Thursday, November 09, 2017 Around the Kitchen Table Dinner Discussion - Health and Medical Technologies
Wednesday, November 08, 2017 Research and Practice Informing Curricular Change: Using Outcomes from Research Studies on Student and Faculty Motivation
Sunday, November 05, 2017 FabShops - Soldering
Saturday, November 04, 2017 FabShops - Screenprinting
Saturday, November 04, 2017 FabShops - 3D Printing
Saturday, November 04, 2017 FabShops - Intro to Electronic Prototyping: Arduino
Sunday, October 29, 2017 FabShops - Plasma Cutting
Sunday, October 29, 2017 FabShops - Intro to CAM (Fusion 360)
Friday, October 27, 2017 Families Weekend - OEDK OPEN HOUSE
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Around the Kitchen Table Dinner Discussion - Transportation: Rockets, planes, trains and automobiles
Saturday, October 21, 2017 FabShops - 3D Printing
Saturday, October 21, 2017 FabShops - Laser Cutting
Saturday, October 14, 2017 FabShops - Intro to SolidWorks
Saturday, October 14, 2017 FabShops - 3D Printing
Saturday, October 14, 2017 FabShops - Intro to Woodworking and Finishing Techniques
Friday, October 13, 2017 FabShops - Hand Tools
Thursday, October 12, 2017 FabShops - Hand Tools
Thursday, October 12, 2017 FabShops - Hand Tools
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 FabShops - Hand Tools
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 FabShops - Hand Tools
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 FabShops - Hand Tools
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 FabShops - Hand Tools
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 FabShops - Hand Tools
Friday, September 22, 2017 TinkerCAD Workshop
Friday, September 01, 2017 [CANCELED] INNOVATE Design-a-Thon
Monday, August 21, 2017 First Day of Classes - Fall Semester
Sunday, August 13, 2017 O-Week for incoming students
Friday, May 12, 2017 2017 Engineering Graduation Reception
Friday, May 12, 2017 Rice University 104th Commencement Ceremony
Friday, April 21, 2017 Last Day of Classes for Spring Semester
Thursday, April 13, 2017 2017 Engineering Design Showcase and Poster Session
Thursday, April 13, 2017 Team Registration: 2017 Engineering Design Showcase and Poster Session
Saturday, March 25, 2017 FabShops - Deconstruction
Saturday, March 04, 2017 FabShops - Intro to Mold Making & Molding Techniques
Friday, March 03, 2017 FabShops - Hand Tools
Thursday, March 02, 2017 FabShops - Hand Tools
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Around the Kitchen Table Dinner Discussion - Robotics and Automation
Saturday, February 18, 2017 FabShops - Sewing
Friday, February 17, 2017 TinkerCAD Workshop
Saturday, February 04, 2017 FabShops - Laser Cutting
Saturday, January 21, 2017 FabShops - Intro to Electronic Prototyping: Arduino
Thursday, January 19, 2017 Around the Kitchen Table Dinner Discussion - Medical Devices and Assistive Technology
Saturday, November 12, 2016 FabShops - Screen Printing
Saturday, November 05, 2016 *CANCELLED* FabShops - PCB Fabrication (3 Part Course)
Saturday, November 05, 2016 FabShops - Intro to Woodworking and Finishing Techniques
Friday, November 04, 2016 FabShops - How to 3D Print at the OEDK
Thursday, October 27, 2016 FabShops - Simulink+Arduino
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Engineering Design Minor - Information Session
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Engineering Design Minor - Information Session
Saturday, October 22, 2016 FabShops - Deconstruction Lab
Friday, October 21, 2016 Homecoming Weekend - OEDK OPEN HOUSE
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Around the Kitchen Table Dinner Discussion - Sustainability and the Environment
Saturday, October 15, 2016 FabShops - PCB Fabrication (3 Part Course)
Saturday, October 15, 2016 FabShops - Introduction to Sewing
Friday, October 14, 2016 FabShops - Hand Tools
Friday, October 14, 2016 FabShops - Hand Tools
Friday, October 14, 2016 FabShops - Hand Tools
Friday, October 14, 2016 FabShops - Hand Tools
Friday, October 14, 2016 Families Weekend - OEDK OPEN HOUSE
Friday, October 14, 2016 Texas Instruments Day 2016
Thursday, October 13, 2016 FabShops - Hand Tools
Thursday, October 13, 2016 FabShops - Texas Instruments
Thursday, October 13, 2016 FabShops - Hand Tools
Thursday, October 13, 2016 FabShops - Advanced Soldering
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 FabShops - Hand Tools
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 FabShops - Hand Tools
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 FabShops - Hand Tools
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 FabShops - Hand Tools
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 FabShops - Hand Tools
Monday, October 10, 2016 FabShops - Advanced Soldering
Thursday, October 06, 2016 FabShops - Basic Soldering
Monday, October 03, 2016 FabShops - Basic Soldering
Saturday, September 24, 2016 FabShops - Laser Cutting
Friday, September 23, 2016 TinkerCAD Workshop
Saturday, September 10, 2016 FabShops - Intro to Electronic Prototyping (Arduino)
Friday, September 02, 2016 INNOVATE Design-a-Thon
Monday, August 22, 2016 First Day of Classes - Fall Semester
Friday, May 13, 2016 2016 Engineering Graduation Reception
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Final Examinations
Friday, April 22, 2016 Last Day of Classes for Spring Semester
Thursday, April 14, 2016 2016 Engineering Design Showcase and Poster Session
Thursday, April 14, 2016 Team Registration: 2016 Engineering Design Showcase and Poster Session
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 FabShops - Screen Printing
Saturday, March 12, 2016 FabShops - PCB Fabrication (3 Part Course)
Saturday, March 12, 2016 FabShops - Introduction to Sewing
Thursday, March 10, 2016 FabShops - Hand Tools – Introductory Level
Thursday, March 10, 2016 FabShops - Hand Tools – Introductory Level
Wednesday, March 09, 2016 FabShops - Hand Tools – Introductory Level
Wednesday, March 09, 2016 FabShops - Hand Tools – Introductory Level
Friday, February 26, 2016 FabShops - Advanced Soldering
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 FabShops - Advanced Soldering
Monday, February 22, 2016 FabShops - Advanced Soldering
Saturday, February 20, 2016 FabShops - Intro to Arduino
Friday, February 19, 2016 FabShops - Basic Soldering
Friday, February 19, 2016 FabShops - Advanced Soldering
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 FabShops - Basic Soldering
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 FabShops - Advanced Soldering
Monday, February 15, 2016 FabShops - Basic Soldering
Monday, February 15, 2016 FabShops - Advanced Soldering
Friday, February 12, 2016 FabShops - Basic Soldering
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 FabShops - Deconstruction Lab
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 FabShops - Basic Soldering
Tuesday, February 09, 2016 Around the Kitchen Table Dinner Discussion - Energy and Sustainability
Monday, February 08, 2016 FabShops - Basic Soldering
Friday, February 05, 2016 FabShops - Basic Soldering
Saturday, January 23, 2016 FabShops - PCB Fabrication (3 Part Course)
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 Around the Kitchen Table Dinner Discussion - Topic: Medical Devices
Saturday, January 09, 2016 FabShops - PCB Fabrication (3 Part Course)
Friday, November 13, 2015 Homecoming Weekend - OEDK OPEN HOUSE
Thursday, November 12, 2015 7th Annual Elevator Pitch Competition - JUDGE REGISTRATION
Sunday, November 08, 2015 FabShops - Intro to Woodworking and Finishing Techniques
Saturday, November 07, 2015 FabShops - PCB Fabrication (3 Part Course)
Wednesday, November 04, 2015 FabShops - Basic Soldering
Monday, October 26, 2015 FabShops - Basic Soldering
Saturday, October 24, 2015 FabShops - Advanced Soldering
Saturday, October 24, 2015 FabShops - Basic Soldering
Saturday, October 24, 2015 FabShops - Advanced Soldering
Saturday, October 24, 2015 FabShops - Basic Soldering
Saturday, October 24, 2015 FabShops - Advanced Soldering
Saturday, October 24, 2015 FabShops - Basic Soldering
Friday, October 23, 2015 Families Weekend - OEDK OPEN HOUSE
Friday, October 23, 2015 National Instruments Day 2015
Thursday, October 22, 2015 Around the Kitchen Table Dinner Discussion - Topic: Community Focused Projects
Sunday, October 18, 2015 FabShops - Introduction to 3D Printing
Friday, October 16, 2015 Texas Instruments Day 2015
Friday, October 16, 2015 FabShops - Basic Soldering
Thursday, October 15, 2015 FabShops - Texas Instruments
Wednesday, October 07, 2015 FabShops - Basic Soldering
Sunday, October 04, 2015 FabShops - Introduction to Sewing
Sunday, September 20, 2015 FabShops - Introduction to Laser Cutting
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 FabShops - Screen Printing
Wednesday, September 02, 2015 OEDK OPEN HOUSE!!!
Monday, August 24, 2015 FIRST DAY OF CLASSES - START OF THE FALL SEMESTER
Thursday, April 16, 2015 2015 Engineering Design Showcase and Poster Session
Wednesday, April 08, 2015 FabShops - Deconstruction Lab
Tuesday, April 07, 2015 FabShops - Laser Cutting – Intermediate Level
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 FabShops - 3D Printing – Intermediate Level
Saturday, March 21, 2015 FabShops - Intro to Electronic Prototyping
Friday, March 13, 2015 FabShops - Hand Tools – Introductory Level
Friday, March 13, 2015 FabShops - Hand Tools – Introductory Level
Thursday, March 12, 2015 Around the Kitchen Table Dinner Discussion - Energy and the Environment
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 FabShops - Hand Tools – Introductory Level
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 FabShops - Hand Tools – Introductory Level
Sunday, March 01, 2015 Team Registration: 2015 Engineering Design Showcase and Poster Session
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 FabShops - Screen Printing
Thursday, February 12, 2015 Around the Kitchen Table Dinner Discussion - Fun Consumer Technologies
Saturday, February 07, 2015 FabShops - Intro to Arduino
Thursday, February 05, 2015 FabShops - Introduction to PCB Fabrication
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 Around the Kitchen Table Dinner Discussion - Aeronautics and Astronautics
Thursday, November 20, 2014 FabShops - Introduction to PCB Board Fabrication
Thursday, November 20, 2014 FabShops - 3D Printing – Intermediate Level
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Around the Kitchen Table Dinner Discussion - Medical Technologies for Low Resource Settings
Saturday, November 15, 2014 FabShops - Introduction to Woodworking and Finishing Techniques
Saturday, November 08, 2014 FabShops - Introduction to PCB Board Fabrication
Thursday, November 06, 2014 6th Annual Elevator Pitch Competition - JUDGE REGISTRATION
Saturday, November 01, 2014 FabShops - Laser Cutting – Intermediate Level
Saturday, October 25, 2014 FabShops - Introduction to 3D Printing
Thursday, October 23, 2014 FabShops - Introduction to PCB Board Fabrication
Saturday, October 18, 2014 FabShops - Introduction to 3D Modeling
Friday, October 17, 2014 FabShops - Hand Tools – Introductory Level
Friday, October 17, 2014 FabShops - Hand Tools – Introductory Level
Friday, October 17, 2014 FabShops - Hand Tools – Introductory Level
Friday, October 17, 2014 FabShops - Hand Tools – Introductory Level
Friday, October 17, 2014 Texas Instruments Day 2014
Thursday, October 16, 2014 FabShops - Hand Tools – Introductory Level
Thursday, October 16, 2014 FabShops - Hand Tools – Introductory Level
Thursday, October 16, 2014 FabShops - Training on the use of Texas Instruments Products
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 FabShops - Hand Tools – Introductory Level
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 FabShops - Hand Tools – Introductory Level
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Hands-On Campus Workshop: Design Systems Fast with NI myRIO and LabVIEW
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 FabShops - Hand Tools – Introductory Level
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 FabShops - Hand Tools – Introductory Level
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 FabShops - Hand Tools – Introductory Level
Friday, October 10, 2014 National Instruments Day 2014
Thursday, October 09, 2014 FabShops - Introduction to Data Acquisition With National Instruments
Saturday, September 20, 2014 FabShops - Introduction to Laser Cutting
Friday, September 19, 2014 Freescale Day 2014
Thursday, September 18, 2014 FabShops - Hands-On Training on use of the 32 Bit Microcontrollers and Sensors by Freescale
Monday, August 25, 2014 FIRST DAY OF CLASSES - START OF THE FALL SEMESTER
Sunday, August 17, 2014 O-Week for incoming students
Friday, May 16, 2014 George R. Brown School of Engineering graduation reception
Thursday, April 17, 2014 2014 Engineering Design Showcase and Poster Session
Saturday, April 12, 2014 FabShops - Metal Casting
Friday, March 28, 2014 OEDK INNOVATE - ALL STAR CHALLENGE
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 Around the Kitchen Table Dinner Discussion - Energy and the Environment
Saturday, March 22, 2014 Fab Shops - Crash Course: Mechatronics and Wireless Signals
Friday, March 21, 2014 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Fab Shops - 2D Drawing: Intro-Level
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 Fab Shops - 3D Drawing: Intro-Level
Saturday, March 15, 2014 Fab Shops - Introduction to Arduino Prototyping
Friday, March 14, 2014 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Around the Kitchen Table Dinner Discussion - Health and Medical Technologies
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Fab Shops - Hand Tools: Intro-Level
Monday, March 10, 2014 Fab Shops - Hand Tools: Intro-Level
Sunday, March 09, 2014 Fab Shops - Hand Tools: Intro-Level
Sunday, March 09, 2014 Fab Shops - Hand Tools: Intro-Level
Saturday, March 01, 2014 Team Registration: 2014 Engineering Design Showcase and Poster Session
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Fab Shops - Hand Tools: Intro-Level
Saturday, February 22, 2014 Fab Shops - Introduction to Arduino Prototyping
Friday, February 21, 2014 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 Around the Kitchen Table Dinner Discussion - Transportation- Rockets, planes, trains, automobiles
Friday, February 14, 2014 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Friday, February 07, 2014 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Friday, January 31, 2014 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Friday, January 24, 2014 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Thursday, January 23, 2014 2014 Elevator Pitch Competition
Saturday, December 07, 2013 Fab Shops - Laser Cutting Intermediate-Level
Saturday, November 23, 2013 Fab Shops - Laser Cutting Intro-Level
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Around the Kitchen Table Dinner Discussion - Fun Consumer Technologies
Friday, November 15, 2013 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges Feedback Session
Saturday, November 09, 2013 Fab Shops - 3D-Printing Intermediate-Level
Friday, November 08, 2013 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Wednesday, November 06, 2013 Around the Kitchen Table Dinner Discussion - Above and Beyond the Kitchen
Friday, November 01, 2013 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Saturday, October 26, 2013 Fab Shops - 3D-Printing Intro-Level
Friday, October 25, 2013 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Friday, October 25, 2013 Freescale Day 2013
Friday, October 18, 2013 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Friday, October 18, 2013 Texas Instruments Day 2013
Friday, October 11, 2013 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Friday, October 04, 2013 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Friday, October 04, 2013 National Instruments Day 2013
Friday, September 27, 2013 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Friday, September 20, 2013 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Friday, September 06, 2013 OEDK Open House
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 School of Engineering Ice Cream Social
Monday, August 26, 2013 First Day of Classes - WELCOME BACK!
Sunday, June 16, 2013 OEDK IS CLOSED! June 16-23
Sunday, May 12, 2013 OEDK IS CLOSED!
Thursday, May 02, 2013 OEDK Clean Up Day
Friday, April 19, 2013 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges ALL STAR Challenge (participants by invitation only)
Friday, April 12, 2013 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Thursday, April 11, 2013 2013 Engineering Design Showcase and Poster Session
Friday, April 05, 2013 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Friday, March 22, 2013 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 Team Registration: 2013 Engineering Design Showcase and Poster Session
Friday, March 15, 2013 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 Around the Kitchen Table Dinner Discussion - This and That’- Interesting Technology Innovations
Friday, March 08, 2013 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Friday, February 22, 2013 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 Around the Kitchen Table Dinner Discussion - Energy and Sustainability Projects
Friday, February 15, 2013 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Friday, February 08, 2013 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Friday, February 01, 2013 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Friday, January 25, 2013 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Friday, January 18, 2013 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Friday, January 11, 2013 OEDK INNOVATE - Weekly Challenges
Thursday, November 15, 2012 2012 Elevator Pitch Competition
Friday, November 09, 2012 Texas Instruments Day
Friday, November 02, 2012 National Instruments Days - Friday sessions
Thursday, November 01, 2012 National Instruments Days - Thursday session
Friday, October 26, 2012 National Instruments Build Your Own Embedded System Hands-On Workshop
Friday, October 12, 2012 OEDK Centennial Open House
Monday, October 08, 2012 OEDK Centennial Exhibit
Monday, August 27, 2012 Engineering ICE CREAM Social
Thursday, May 03, 2012 Rice Undergraduate Venture Challenge
Thursday, April 12, 2012 Civic Scientist Lecture 2012-David Baltimore and Alice Huang
Thursday, April 12, 2012 Team Registration: 2012 Engineering Design Showcase and Poster Session
Thursday, April 12, 2012 2012 Engineering Design Showcase and Poster Session
Thursday, March 29, 2012 Time and the Brain (ECE / K2I)
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 NI-Leaders 12
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 PI Day
Thursday, March 08, 2012 Around the Kitchen Table Dinner Discussion - Energy and Sustainability Projects
Thursday, November 17, 2011 2011 Elevator Pitch Competition
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 Around the Kitchen Table Dinner Discussion - Bioengineering Day

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