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In mid-October, Professor Jonathan Rothstein of the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department ran his annual STEM Outreach event at the Houston Children's Museum. “This is the fifth time we have run this event ahead of the Society of Rheology meeting,” said Rothstein. “It is a program that I developed for the Society of Rheology. We have averaged over 300 kids and 30 volunteers over the last five years.”

More about Rothstein’s outreach activities »

Shannon Roberts, director of the College of Engineering Human Performance Laboratory, investigates the way people react to automation, with the goal of reducing traffic accidents.

See the video here.