The 2005 Youth Engineering and Science (YES!) Expo
Ford Field, Detroit, MI
19,000 middle- and high-school students attended, the LARGEST Engineering and Science Expo in Michigan


A special thanks to all who participated
on behalf of Oakland University

Drs. Kobus and Sangeorzan setting up shop before the Expo
The west side of the display
Jason Gorski, an undergraduate student researcher helps set up the posters and interactive tele-health demo
The north side of the OU display
Getting ready to make "gold" pennies with the kids, an exciting experience in science with a prize to take home
Elizabeth "Biz" Banachowski, President of OU's IEEE-Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
mentors participants in silvering a culture tube
Dean Frick visits with Kristy from the OU-Admissions
James Quinlan demonstrating electro-magnetic waves and cellular phones
On the field...
NASA's space shuttle simulator
More on the Field...
And finally, the other side of the Field
Dr. Kobus practicing for the Big Game
Brooks Gross, a PhD student at OU works with the Girl Scouts
as an OU mentor for the "golden penny" interactive experiment
Christina Kaniarz, Elizabeth "Biz" Banachowski, and Dr. Hanna break for a smile
Oakland's SAE Formula Race Car on display on break while the students are watching the show
Michael DuChene, an engineering graduate student, helps "man the booth"
(you never see him in pictures because he's the one usually taking them :-)

There's more to come...  I'm still collecting pictures from everyone, check back over the next couple of weeks!