Engineering Technology Symposium Oct. 17


NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Department of Engineering Technology will present an Engineering Technology Symposium from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17 in the NSU Student Union Ballroom.


The event is intended to educate participants on advanced manufacturing and its impact on the regional economy.  Topics will include automation and robotics, advanced materials and techniques for CubeSat applications, workforce competencies for the 21st century, smart factories, advances in the lumber and timber industries, STEAM education and its importance on the success of the youth community, additive manufacturing and nanotechnology and advanced manufacturing.


The event is supported by the Natchitoches Community Alliance Foundation.  To register, visit and click on the symposium link.  For more information, contact Dr. Jafar Al-Sharab at or (318) 357-6751.