Rowan Hosts STEM Symposium

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Rowan University will hold the 2005 Science, Engineering, Technology and Math (STEM) Symposium on Friday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Center?s Eynon Ballroom.

A part of Rowan Da

Rowan University will hold the 2005 Science, Engineering, Technology and Math (STEM) Symposium on Friday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Center?s Eynon Ballroom.

A part of Rowan Day this year, STEM will feature dozens of projects completed by Rowan students and professors in biological sciences, chemistry, physics, computer science, civil and environmental engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical and computer engineering, and math.

Among the highlights this year are studies on:

? Local watersheds and water quality in the South Jersey region

? Alternative fuel sources and overcoming the difficulties of fermenting organisms

? Bird languages and how isolation affects the song of several species

? Economic development software that can be used by government and residents

? Precision Positioning Robot that has been designed to lay out a football field

? Aircraft Intent Error Visualization System, a tool for the FAA to measure the difference
between at flight?s projected flight versus its actual flight path

? Several artificial intelligence games

? Work done by engineering students and professors addressing water needs in Thailand and
Bangladesh

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