Two College of Engineering (CoE) alumni and a faculty member were among the speakers at “Cross Border Networking: Armenian and Turkish Young Professionals Focus on Energy and Building” hosted by the CoE on February 21. The presentation featured Mariam Petrosyan (IESM, 2011) and Tatevik K. Margaryan (IESM, 2011) and CoE Lecturer Alen Amirkhanian, some of the representatives of Armenia who participated in a December 2011 workshop in Istanbul on environmental sustainability and energy efficiency organized by Civic Forum, an Armenian NGO in cooperation with Yildiz Technical University. Amirkhanian led and co-organized the workshop.