Founder's Day 2016


Jacobs School of Engineering, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, California 92093

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Engineering (ECE) students and industry professionals will converge at UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering for hands-on demonstrations featuring current projects by ECE students and faculty.


We look forward to sharing our hands-on curriculum with you!


12:00 - 3:00PM

           STUDENTS AND INDUSTRY: MEET & GREET (by invitation only)

Celebrate UC San Diego’s founding in 1960 at Founders Day, a free festival featuring more than a dozen affinity booths with games, raffles and prizes; tasty dishes like chicken and waffle skewers and creamy truffle macaroni and cheese; and live music by cover band Liquid Blue.

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4:00 - 7:00PM


                    ECE 5: Making, Breaking, and Hacking Stuff

                    ECE 16: Rapid Hardware and Software Design for Interfacing with the World

                    ECE 115: Fast Prototyping

                    ECE 180: Special Topic Courses on Internet of Things (IoT) Systems

                    ECE 196: Project-in-a-Box


8:00 - Midnight


Town Square and Matthews Quad
UC San Diego undergraduate ID required

When night falls, undergraduate students can take part in Hullabaloo, a festival that transforms the center of campus into an explosion of lights, color and music. Students won’t want to miss this night of delicious food, thrilling rides and live performances by nationally touring artists, organized by A.S. Concerts and Events.

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  The event is free but registration is required to attend. Scan the QR code with your mobile device or visit the registration link here.