Nobel Laureate Kip Thorne at National Engineers Week Banquet
Come celebrate National Engineers Week at Sweet Briar College! Engineers, high school and college students, educators and members of the public are invited to attend our banquet event.
This year’s featured speaker is Kip Thorne, a theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate, recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on the astrophysical implications of Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity.
Pop-up exhibits, including display tables, are available at no extra cost. See registration page for more information and to reserve.
A free public showing of Interstellar, the 2014 blockbuster hit masterminded by Thorne, will preceed the event. The movie will begin at 3pm and will be held in the 1948 Theater, steps away from the location of the banquet.
Sweet Briar’s celebration of National Engineers Week also includes an Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day event for high school girls. Click here for more details.