Events List

Upcoming events

    • 06 Jun 2016
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Johns Hopkins University

    Join us for a joint meeting between the Baltimore Washington Section and Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory!


    Where: JHU APL

    Date: June 6, 2016

    Time: 5:30-6pm networking

               6-7pm speaker

                7-8pm questions and networking

    Cost: $20 per person, includes dinner


    Dr. Ashley Kranov will be speaking out Gender and Engineering.

    Dr. Ashley Ater Kranov

    President, Global Professional Skills Assessment, LLC

    Adjunct Associate Professor

    School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

    Washington State University

    Former Managing Director, Professional Services, ABET


    For 20 years Dr. Ater Kranov has served as an educator and leader in the US and international higher education communities. She has a solid record in developing and implementing cutting-edge programs across disciplines and geographical boundaries to ensure engineering and computing students get robust, relevant curricula aligned with industry needs.


    As President of Global Professional Skills Assessment, LLC, Ashley leads an international team of professionals from academia and industry to build capacity of individuals and organizations in the following areas: Educational Research, Leadership Skills, Student Learning Optimization and Quality Assurance in the technical fields.  Her firm partners with professional accrediting bodies and universities worldwide to increase the sustainability of their quality assurance, STEM education and/or STEM research initiatives. 


    Dinner: Taste of Asia 

    Sesame chicken and pepper steak accompanied by, Asian fried rice, garden treasure vegetables and vegetable egg rolls. Mixed greens ,julliene carrots, bell peppers, bok choy, and sweet red onion, honey mustard dressing and a dinner roll.

    House Baked Cookies and brownies for Dessert

    Iced Tea and Iced Water

    Coffee, Decaf Coffee and Hot Tea Service 



    • 11 Jun 2016
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Granite City Food & Brewery 200 American Way Fort Washington, MD 20745

    2016 Member Appreciation Banquet

    We will be having a brunch to celebrate the accomplishments of the Baltimore-Washington Section of SWE during FY2016, and express appreciation for the wonderful volunteers of the section!

    Time & Date:

    Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 11:00am


    Granite City Food & Brewery

    200 American Way

    Fort Washington, MD 20745

    Who's invited? 

    SWE members, family, friends and guests!

    Cost: $30.50 per person

    Unlimited Brunch Buffet Includes:

    Coffee, Tea and Soda

    Carved Turkey

    Eggs Benedict

    French Toast and Waffles

    Made-to-Order Omelets

    Reggiano Hashbrowns

    Caramel Rolls, and much more!

    There will be a cash bar available for alcoholic beverages and other drinks.

    Need a ride?

    Please indicate in your registration and we can arrange metro pick-ups and carpools.

    Please email with questions. We hope you can join us!

    • 01 Sep 2016
    • Your Hometown

    Please use the registration here to request a SWE Member to mentor your Rube Goldberg team during project design and development.  The mentor can help be a sounding board for ideas, answer technical questions, and offer suggestions for improvement. Mentors can be in person meetings or online only via email.

    • 15 Oct 2016
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Fauquier County Fairgrounds, 6209 Old Auburn Rd, Warrenton, VA 20187

    Volunteer for BWS' booth at Adventure Day where you'll interact with girls,  kindergarten through high school aged, from all around Northern Virginia and further. The purpose of the event is to offer fun and educational things for girls to see and do and to introduce them to new and different things. The event is set up festival format, with Girl Scout troops and families visiting the different booths and activities at their own pace. They generally have 70 – 80 vendors and/or activities, and last year we had almost 600 attend. This year it will be held on October 17 at Fauquier County Fairgrounds in Warrenton. More details about the overall event can be found here:

    BWS' booth will be in the Multi-Purpose Building, with parking right next to it. We will be doing our Snap Circuit Kits, along with racing Puff Mobiles!

    Volunteers are needed from 8:30am - 4:00pm. The event begins promptly at 10:00am and end at 3:00pm.

    Questions? Contact Natalie at

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