The Virginia Tech Roanoke center is proud to announce the 2013 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Expo on March 7th, 2013. Admission is free and open to the public. Entry into the expo will also grant participants access to the myriad of other exhibits at the Virginia Museum of Transportation.
The event is designed to connect students with scientists and engineers from Virginia Tech and the Roanoke Valley with the intent of sparking their interest toward pursuing careers in the areas of science, technology, mathematics, and engineering.
Exhibits will include the 2011 EcoCAR Challenge winner, Autonomous Vehicles and aircraft and strawberry DNA extraction hosted by the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute and the Fralin Life Sciences Institute.
Partners for the 2013 Technology Expo are the Virginia Tech Roanoke Center, Roanoke City Public Schools, Science Museum of Western Virginia, Virginia Museum of Transportation, Virginia Tech Joseph F. Ware Advanced Engineering Lab, Virginia Western Community College, and the Virginia Tech Catawba Sustainability Center.