LAU Engineering Week 2019
The School of Engineering is organizing its annual LAU Engineering Week (LEW), a full week of activities destined only for the SOE students, faculty and clubs.
Thursday Feb. 7 – LEW Opening Day
Location: CHSC Auditorium
15:00 – 15:10 Opening Remarks by SOE Dean and Abdel Munim Alameddine, former president of the Order of Engineers, Tripoli, board member of the Federation of Arab Engineers, and Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Balamand.
15:10 – 16:00 Engineering Success Story: Open discussion with Mr. Alameddine
16:00 – 17:30 LAU@BMW Group Workshop: Presentations and demos of SOE interns’ projects at BMW Group
Monday Feb. 11 – SOE Pioneers’ Day
Location: CHSC Auditorium
15:00 – 16:30 LAU Distinguished Students Session: Distinguished SOE students covering the range of SOE majors present their Ph.D., master’s, capstone, or distinguished course related projects
16:45 – 18:00 LAU Distinguished Alumni Session: Distinguished SOE Alumni covering the range of SOE majors interact with our students in a panel discussion highlighting their experience and sharing their recommendations toward successful carriers
Tuesday Feb. 12 – SOE Recreational Day
15:00 – 17:00 Competition Game (e.g., Jeopardy, or “Question pour un Champion”) by the SOE clubs
Location: Selina Korban auditorium
17:00 – 18:00 Basketball Game: Matching SOE students against SOE Faculty
Location: Basketball court
Wednesday Feb. 13 – SOE Data Science Day in collaboration with Beirut AI
Location: Frem Civic Center Auditorium
15:00 – 15:05 Welcome Remarks by SOE and Beirut AI
15:05 – 16:15 Introduction to Data Science presentation: What is DS? Where can we use DS? Different tasks in DS such as feature engineering, data modeling, etc…, exploratory data analysis, data visualization
16:15 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 18:50 Applied DS Session: Build your first predictive model using Google Analytics Customer Revenue Prediction (basic knowledge in programming is required).
18:50 – 19:00 Wrap-up & Concluding Remarks
Friday Feb. 15 – SOE Medical Informatics Day
Location: Medical Auditorium
15:00 – 15:05 Welcome Remarks
15:05 – 16:00 Computation and Artificial Intelligence for CardioDiagnostics presentation by LAU distinguished alumni Ziad Sankari (tentative)
16:00 – 18:00 LAU Medical Students ICHI Project Proposals Presentation (as part of a new collaboration initiative between the LAU Schools of Medicine and Engineering)
Friday Feb. 15 – SOE Clubs Annual Gala Dinner
Location: Ocean Blue Resort, Byblos
Starting from 20:00.