"Celebrate Awesome" With Knovel's National Engineers Week Photo Contest

"Celebrate Awesome" With Knovel's National Engineers Week Photo Contest 
Knovel to Highlight "Awesome" Engineering Inspirations Daily Starting
on February 18 
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 02/11/13 --  Knovel, a leader in
providing a Web-based application that integrates technical
information with analytical and search tools, will join National
Engineers Week's "Celebrate Awesome" activities by hosting a photo
contest from February 11th through March 1st and by highlighting one
"Awesome Engineering Inspiration" each day during Engineers Week. 
Engineers, engineering students and fans of engineers are encouraged
to submit images of the projects, people, role models and everyday
innovations that have inspired them to achieve "awesome."
Participants may submit photos via the Knovel contest site. The 10
participants who receive the most votes will be eligible for prizes,
and a panel of Knovel judges -- who are inspired engineers themselves
-- will then select two overall winners based on the photo's 1)
creativity and 2) relevance to the STEM community. 
There will be two grand prize winners; each will receive one Apple
iPad Mini. For more information and contest rules, visit the contest
In addition to the contest, other inspirational engineering
innovations will be featured on Knovel's blog daily, from February
18th through the 22nd. Expect to see "awesome" engineering creations,
from self-healing concrete to exoskeletons. Visit Knovel's blog at
"Everybody loves to hear about the big innovations that engineers
create, but it's just as important to recognize the ideas that ignite
both the creative and scientific processes that lead to engineering
innovation," said Knovel CEO Chris Forbes. "This year Knovel is
celebrating National Engineers Week by recognizing the many ideas
that inspire engineers to greatness. We can't wait to see what
participants will share."   
Knovel recently wrapped up its annual University Challenge, a program
that introduces future engineers to top-notch resources as they learn
how to research, problem solve and prepare for a competitive
workforce. The photo contest is another example of how Knovel helps
engineers to find inspiration. For more information about the 2012
Knovel University Challenge, visit
Knovel was acquired by Elsevier in January 2013. For more
information, please read the January 2013 press release.  
About Knovel
 Knovel is a Web-based application integrating technical
information with analytical and search tools to drive innovation and
deliver answers engineers can trust. Knovel users include thousands
of engineers and applied scientists worldwide. Knovel has more than
700 customers worldwide including 74 of the Fortune 500 companies,
five of the Top 10 Constituents on the FTSE 100 Index and more than
400 leading universities. Knovel was acquired by Elsevier in January
2013. For more information, visit www.knovel.com or call (866)
About Elsevier
 Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific,
technical and medical information products and services. The company
works in partnership with the global science and health communities
to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell,
and close to 20,000 book titles, including major reference works from
Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions include
ScienceDirect, Scopus, Reaxys, ClinicalKey and Mosby's Nursing Suite,
which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals,
and the SciVal suite and MEDai's Pinpoint Review, which help research
and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more
A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000
people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC, a
world-leading provider of professional information solutions in the
Science, Medical, Legal and Risk and Business sectors, which is
jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. The ticker
symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange),
RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange). 
Amy Burnis
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Todd Van Hoosear
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