Entergy has long partnered with the LSU College of Engineering to development the workforce of the future, and now, the company has partnered with them to further studies around electrification. Engineering students and members of the school’s TigerRacing team are designing and building an electric vehicle, in part, through a grant provided by Entergy.
Engineers Week is Feb. 20 - 26 and is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers.
Program identifies, addresses under-performing devices
Brian Lanka, currently director of engineering at Waterford 3, has accepted the chief engineering director position for the Entergy fleet. In this role he will be responsible for leading multiple fleet-wide engineering initiatives. Crystal Garbe, currently plant support engineering manager, has been named director of engineering at Waterford 3.
As the country celebrates National Engineering Week from Feb. 16-22, our company supports engineering year-round by hosting several STEM events across our service territory.
Entergy is committed to working with local educational institutions to develop a workforce that can support the continued economic development of the Gulf South region as well as support Entergy's own workforce needs. A big part of that commitment involves building and retaining a workforce that reflects the rich diversity of the communities we serve.
This hidden figure in African-American history was an electrical engineering pioneer.
New Orleanian Norbert Rillieux, born into a prominent Creole family in 1806, showed an early interest in engineering and is widely considered to be one of the first notable chemical engineers. In honor of Black History Month, we salute his ingenuity and his major contribution to the sugar processing industry.
As we honor Black History Month and National Engineers Week, let’s learn more about an imaginative engineer - Elijah McCoy.