Mouser Electronics' Sponsorship of Engineers Week Supports Young Minds

Engineering Exhibitions Planned at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

DALLAS & FORT WORTH, Texas — (BUSINESS WIRE) — February 18, 2016Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is proud to once again be a major sponsor of National Engineers Week (EWeek), five days of fun and engaging activities at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History in Fort Worth, TX.

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Mouser Electronics will be a major sponsor of Engineers Week, a weeklong event dedicated to inspirin ...

Mouser Electronics will be a major sponsor of Engineers Week, a weeklong event dedicated to inspiring the next generation of engineers. Hands-on activities will occur Feb. 23-27 at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. (Graphic: Business Wire)

For several years, Mouser has been a major sponsor of this important event designed to increase public awareness and appreciation of engineers and their work.

Mouser will sponsor several exciting exhibits Feb. 23-27 at the museum, located in Fort Worth’s Cultural District. Other activities celebrating National EWeek are planned at schools across the Fort Worth/Dallas area.

At the museum, Mouser will host an array of engineering challenges and activities in its own company-branded Imaginer Studio, where museum guests will participate in interactive experiences while learning how engineering affects everyday life. Entry to Engineers Week is included with paid admission to the museum.

During EWeek, Mouser aspires to spark the imagination of future design engineers, young and old, and to demonstrate some of the latest technologies affecting the world of tomorrow. Mouser will also promote its new Empowering Innovation Together partnership with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara, of MythBusters fame. It’s all part of National EWeek, observed each year throughout the United States.

The experiences include the “Technology Take Apart,” which, just like it sounds, will allow visitors to take apart simple electronics to reveal interesting insides. Another highlight will be the “Engineer Meet and Greet,” featuring engineers from various fields who will answer attendees’ engineering questions.

“Fostering a new technical workforce is one of the great challenges facing the future of our country and our industry,” said Kevin Hess, Mouser Senior Vice President of Marketing. “We are excited by this opportunity to inspire the next generation of engineers through events like EWeek that promote and enhance STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education programs. We believe programs such as this will shape the innovators, inventors, and scientists who will create the future technological wonders.”

“We are thankful for Mouser Electronics’ continued sponsorship of Engineers Week at the museum,” said Van A. Romans, President of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. “Mouser’s financial support helps bring this important national program to the children, teens, and families of North Texas. In addition, Mouser’s employee volunteers and donated electronic components add a unique and invaluable experience for our guests.”

To learn more about the exciting EWeek activities, visit https://eng.info.mouser.com/engineers-week.

To learn about Mouser’s educational programs and dedication to shaping future engineers, visit http://www.mouser.com/educationalsales/.

With its broad product line and unsurpassed customer service, Mouser caters to design engineers and buyers by delivering What’s Next in advanced technologies. Mouser offers customers 21 global support locations and stocks the world’s widest selection of the latest semiconductors and electronic components for the newest design projects. Mouser Electronics’ website is updated many times per day and searches more than 10 million products to locate over 4 million orderable part numbers available for easy online purchase. Mouser.com also houses an industry-first interactive catalog, data sheets, supplier-specific reference designs, application notes, technical design information, and engineering tools.

About Mouser Electronics

Mouser Electronics, a subsidiary of TTI, Inc., is part of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway family of companies. Mouser is an award-winning, authorized semiconductor and electronic component distributor, focused on the rapid introduction of new products and technologies to electronic design engineers and buyers. Mouser.com features more than 4 million products online from more than 500 manufacturers. Mouser publishes multiple catalogs per year providing designers with up-to-date data on the components now available for the next generation of electronic devices. Mouser ships globally to over 500,000 customers in 170 countries from its 492,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility south of Dallas, Texas. For more information, visit http://www.mouser.com.

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About the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

Established in 1941 and accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, anchored by its rich collections, is an institution dedicated to lifelong learning. The Museum engages children and adult guests through creative, vibrant programs and exhibits interpreting science and the history of Texas and the Southwest. The new $85-million campus opened in November 2009 marking the culmination of an extensive multiyear fundraising campaign. The Museum is open daily, except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. For more information about the Museum, visit www.fortworthmuseum.org or call 817-255-9300.

 



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