The MTSU Department of Engineering Technology held its annual open house and awards ceremony April 30, in Cantrell Hall of the Tom H. Jackson Building.
In addition to poster presentations with hands-on projects, student projects displayed included the solar boat, Baja SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) and lunar rover. Student awards for the 2014-15 academic year were presented.
The public and campus community were invited to the free event.
The lunar rover team had one of its two entries place first in the U.S. and third internationally at the 22nd annual NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge recently in Huntsville, Alabama. The second entry placed 19th overall. The Baja SAE placed among the top 30 teams in the competition at Opelika, Alabama, April 9-12.
Engineering technology is one of 11 departments in the College of Basic and Applied Sciences.
For more information about the department, call 615-898-5009.