Oregon State School of MIME E-Bulletin

Weekly Newsletter for the School of Mechanical, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering
at Oregon State University

February 16, 2015


This Week's Features

Today: Career Fair Prep Workshop

The HUB (Batcheller 144) will offer a Career Fair Prep workshop TODAY (no RSVP required) from 4-5 pm. Stop by and learn what to do before, during, and after   career fairs. Students will also gain tips on how to approach employers, what questions to ask, and ways to make a lasting impression.  As a reminder, the Winter 2015 Engineering Career Fair is Thursday from 11 to 4 at the CH2M HILL Alumni Center, and the Industry Reception (pre-registration required) is Wed. evening in Kelley Engineering from 4 to 8 pm.

 

Materials Science Seminar: Where is Your Data

The Materials Science seminar series will feature Dr. Amanda Whitmire, Assistant Professor and Data Management Specials with the Oregon State University Libraries on Thurs., Feb 19. Dr. Whitmire with be presenting, "Where's Your Data? Data management best practices and how to find support for them at OSU." Dr. Whitmire will discuss how funders increasingly require the submission of a data management or sharing plan with proposals -- as well as   public access to research results after the project is completed. She will review some simple data practices that can improve your daily workflow, and review resources that are available through OSU’s Research Data Services and other units on campus.

"Where's Your Data"  |  DATE: Thurs., Feb 19  |  TIME: 3 pm  |  Place: Rogers 226


 


Mark Your Calendar

Materials Science Seminar: Material Properties of Wheat

Dr. Andrew Ross, Professor in Crop and Soil Science at Oregon State university will present "Wheat seeds, doughs, and batters as materials: from codons to cookies," as part of the Materials Science seminar series. In his talk, Dr. Ross will discuss how the material properties of wheat, its process intermediates, and finished-products are dependent on fundamental elements of polymer-polymer and polymer-solvent interactions.

"Wheat Seeds, Doughs, & Batters…"  |  DATE: Thurs., Feb. 26  |  TIME: 3 pm  |  Place: Rogers 226

 

MIME Seminar: Responsible Manufacturing

John W. Sutherland, Ph.D. will present "Manufacturing Research in Support of Sustainability," as part of the MIME Seminar series. Sutherland, a professor and head of environmental and ecological engineering at Purdue University, will discuss air and water pollution – shortages of water and material resources –climate change – overburdened landfills, and hte responsibilities of the manufacturing sector. He will discuss Purdue's research initiatives focused on reducing the environmental footprint of manufacturing.

"Manufacturing Research in Support of Sustainability"  |  DATE: Wed., March 11  |  TIME: 3 pm  |  Place: Rogers 226

If you want to include your event, please email the MIME E-Bulletin box with the details. Requests must be received by noon on Friday for inclusion in the following Monday's e-bulletin.

Disclaimer:This is a partial listing of upcoming School and College-related events – it is NOT a comprehensive listing of everything that is happening on campus.


Announcements

MPRL Opening Hours – Week 7 Winter Term

Keep track of the Machining and Product Realization Lab operational hours at their website. The fall term schedule at the Machining and Product Realization Lab for the week ending Jan. 31 is:
Sunday – closed  |  Monday – 8-10 am; 12-5 pm  |  Tuesday – 8-10 am; 12-4 pm; 6-9 pm  |  Wednesday – 8-10 am; 12-9 pm  |  Thursday – 8 am – 12 pm; 4-9 pm |  Friday – 8- 10 am; 12-5 pm  |  Saturday – 9 am – 5 pm

 

Call for Abstracts for 5th Annual Hyodrophile Water Research Symposium

All students doing research in a field related to freshwater resources are invited to submit an abstract to the 5th annual Hydrophiles' Water Research Symposium, April 26-28 at the Oregon State Alumni Center. Submit an abstract online by March 6. The Hydrophiles’ Water Research Symposium is a student-centric event that builds connections between students, professionals, and citizens of the Northwest with interests in freshwater resources.


 


Scholarships and Fellowships

Benton Community Foundation Scholarships

The Benton Community Foundation has announced its available "OSU Opportunity Scholarships," which include scholarships for students of Native American descent; students from Thailand or Taiwan; students of ethnic Chinese descent; and students who are current residents of Nepal. The scholarship amounts range from $900 to $5,000. For more information and an application, please visit the website at: http://www.bcfgives.org/scholarships and review the OSU Opportunity Scholarships Application.

Scholarship for Student Vets

A Rockwell Collins Scholarship posted on the Student Veterans of America website will seek to award three $2,500 scholarships to student veterans that are interested in pursuing a STEM degree path. In addition to helping student veterans can achieve their goal of earning a college education, the scholarship aims to build a class of candidates that can meet the emerging workforce demands of Rockwell Collins. Apply by March 15.

National Hydropower Association Past Presidents' Legacy

The National Hydropower Association Past Presidents' Legacy Scholarship Program is open to eligible juniors or seniors beginning in the fall; or eligible graduate students at an accredited four-year college or university. Applicants must be pursuing a program of study, approved by the National Hydropower Association, related to the hydropower industry (engineering, biology, fisheries, hydrology, communications, or environmental studies).

 Hydropower Research Funding

The Hydro Research Foundation researches and develops sustaining hydropower improvements. They have published their 2015 topics of interest here. The awards – up to $30,000 -- are made possible by a grant from the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Program of the U.S. Department of Energy. All applications for the Hydro Research Award Program must be submitted by March 16, with Research Award announcements April 15. Applications must be submitted via email to secureapp@hydrofoundation.org.

Hydro Research Foundation 2015 Awards

The Hydro Research Foundation, under a grant from the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Program of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), anticipates making one-year awards to 10-15 students for its Hydro Research Awards Program designed to stimulate new student research and academic interest in conventional or pumped storage hydropower. Applications are due March 16, for appointments beginning June 2015 for one-year funding. 

 


Job and Internship Opportunities

Featured:

 Dr. Hector Vergara is recruiting for a Graduate Research Assistant to work on a research project with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. The minimum requirements are solid knowledge of optimization and heuristic methods, programming experience (Visual Basic for Applications), and U.S. citizenship or permanent residency. Experience with simulation and production process analysis are desirable qualifications. Some travel will be required as part of the project. Students interested in the position should contact Dr. Hector Vergara (hector.vergara@oregonstate.edu) or Dr. David Kim (david.kim@oregonstate.edu) for additional information about the position and/or schedule an interview.

These MIME-related job opportunities are a selection of what is available at the OSU Beaver Careers postings. Newly posted opportunities are listed first and then in order of closing date:

  • Delta Construction Corporation seeks an Engineer I Location: Kapolei, Oahu, Hawaii (Beaver Careers ID: 3924) Job ad expires on: Feb. 17.
  • PepsiCo seeks a Frito-Lay Supply Chain Operations Associate Location: Nationwide (Beaver Careers ID: 3608) Job ad expires on: Feb. 19.
  • PepsiCo seeks a Frito-Lay Sales Future Leader Intern Location: Nationwide (Beaver Careers ID: 4088) Job ad expires on: Feb. 19.
  • PepsiCo seeks a Frito-Lay Supply Chain Operations Future Leader Intern Location: Nationwide (Beaver Careers ID: 4090) Job ad expires on: Feb. 19.
  • Micron Technology, Inc. seeks a Materials Science, Physics, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering — Internship Location: Boise, Idaho (Beaver Careers ID: 3913) Job ad expires on: Feb. 20.
  • Micron Technology, Inc. seeks a Mechanical Engineering — Entry Level Location: Boise, Idaho (Beaver Careers ID: 3916) Job ad expires on: Feb. 20.
  • Micron Technology, Inc. seeks a Materials Science, Physics, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering — Entry Level Location: Boise, Idaho (Beaver Careers ID: 3917) Job ad expires on: Feb. 20.
  • The Brentwood Group, Inc. seeks a Mechanical Engineer -Semiconductor Location: Oregon (Beaver Careers ID: 3946) Job ad expires on: Feb. 20.
  • Progress Rail Services seeks a Signal Engineer III Location: Omaha, Ne (Beaver Careers ID: 3956) Job ad expires on: Feb. 20.
  • Oregon Department of Transportation seeks an Engineering Specialist 2-Transportation Asset Specialist Location: Salem, Oregon (Beaver Careers ID: 4338) Job ad expires on: Feb. 23.
  • Glosten seeks a Staff Engineer - Marine Engineering Group Location: Seattle, Washington (Beaver Careers ID: 3738) Job ad expires on: Feb. 25.
  • Glosten seeks a Staff Engineer - Naval Architecture Group Location: Seattle, Washington (Beaver Careers ID: 3739) Job ad expires on: Feb. 25.
  • Glosten seeks a Staff Engineer - Ocean Engineering & Analysis Group Location: Seattle Washington (Beaver Careers ID: 3740) Job ad expires on: Feb. 25.
  • Cascade Products seeks a Sales Engineer Location: Portland, Oregon (Beaver Careers ID: 2518) Job ad expires on: Feb. 28.
  • Roseburg Forest Products seeks a 2015 Forest Engineer Technician Internship Location: Veneta, Oregon (Beaver Careers ID: 2998) Job ad expires on: Feb. 28.
  • Oracle Corporation seeks an ORACLE-Manufacturing Process Engineer/WWOPS Location: Hillsboro, Oregon United States (Beaver Careers ID: 4215) Job ad expires on: Feb. 28.
  • Oracle Corporation seeks an Oracle- WWOPS- Supply Chain Analyst Location: Portland, OR (Beaver Careers ID: 4219) Job ad expires on: Feb. 28.
  • Oracle Corporation seeks a Process Manufacturing Analyst Location: Hillsboro, or (Beaver Careers ID: 4435) Job ad expires on: Feb. 28.
  • Metanautix seeks an Engineer- Big Data Location: Palo Alto, CA (Beaver Careers ID: 3538) Job ad expires on: March 5.
  • Metanautix seeks a Data Analyst-Summer Intern Location: Palo Alto, CA (Beaver Careers ID: 4006) Job ad expires on: March 5.
  • Metanautix seeks a Data Analyst Location: Palo Alto, CA (Beaver Careers ID: 4007) Job ad expires on: March 5.
  • E. & J. Gallo - Modesto seeks an Enology Research Winery Internship 2015 (6 Months) Location: Modesto, CA (Beaver Careers ID: 2749) Job ad expires on: March 6.
  • E. & J. Gallo - Modesto seeks a Process Tech Development Internship Program for Engineers 2015 (June-Dec) Location: Livingston, CA; Fresno, CA (Beaver Careers ID: 2618) Job ad expires on: March 6.
  • E. & J. Gallo - Modesto seeks a Pilot Winery Winemaking Internship 2015 (June-Dec) Location: Livingston, CA (Beaver Careers ID: 2621) Job ad expires on: March 6.
  • Columbia Helicopters, Inc. seeks a Manufacturing Engineer Location: Aurora, OR (Beaver Careers ID: 4260) Job ad expires on: March 21.
  • Con-Vey Keystone Inc seeks a Mechanical Engineer / Designer Location: Roseburg, OR (Beaver Careers ID: 4302) Job ad expires on: March 23.
  • New Relic seeks a SDK Engineer Location: Portland, Oregon (Beaver Careers ID: 4307) Job ad expires on: March 23.
  • Columbia Helicopters, Inc. seeks a Mechanical Engineer Location: Aurora, OR (Beaver Careers ID: 4318) Job ad expires on: March 24.
  • Columbia Helicopters, Inc. seeks a Mechanical Designer Location: Aurora, OR (Beaver Careers ID: 4319) Job ad expires on: March 24.
  • Interfor Corporation seeks a Continuous Improvement Technicians Location: Molalla (Oregon), Swainsboro (Georgia), Baxley (Georgia), Preston (Georgia) (Beaver Careers ID: 4321) Job ad expires on: March 24.
  • Maxim Integrated seeks an Entry-Level Design Engineer Location: US (Beaver Careers ID: 2784) Job ad expires on: March 31.
  • Maxim Integrated seeks an Entry-Level Design Engineer Location: US (Beaver Careers ID: 2785) Job ad expires on: March 31.
  • ZCS Engineering, Inc. seeks a Structural Engineering Location: Klamath Falls, Medford, & Grants Pass, OR (Beaver Careers ID: 3486) Job ad expires on: March 31.
  • Maxim Integrated seeks an Entry-Level Engineer, Semiconductor Industry Location: US (Beaver Careers ID: 3815) Job ad expires on: March 31.
  • Maxim Integrated seeks an Entry-Level Process Engineer, Semiconductor Industry Location: US (Beaver Careers ID: 3833) Job ad expires on: March 31.
  • Roseburg Forest Products seeks a 2015 Mechanical Engineer Internship Location: Roseburg, Oregon (Beaver Careers ID: 4360) Job ad expires on: March 31.
  • Roseburg Forest Products seeks a 2015 Systems Engineer Internship Location: Springfield, Oregon (Beaver Careers ID: 4394) Job ad expires on: March 31.
  • Roseburg Forest Products seeks a 2015 Manufacturing Process Management Internship Location: Roseburg, Oregon (Beaver Careers ID: 3837) Job ad expires on: March 31.
  • Roseburg Forest Products seeks a Mechanical Engineer Location: Roseburg, OR (Beaver Careers ID: 4397) Job ad expires on: March 31.
  • Roseburg Forest Products seeks a Systems Engineer Intern Location: Roseburg, OR (Beaver Careers ID: 3854) Job ad expires on: March 31.
  • Roseburg Forest Products seeks a Manufacturing Process Management Interns Location: Roseburg, OR (Beaver Careers ID: 3860) Job ad expires on: March 31.
  • Lowe's Companies, Inc. seeks a Field Industrial Engineer (Full-time) Location: Nationwide (Beaver Careers ID: 3866) Job ad expires on: March 31.
  • Lowe's Companies, Inc. seeks a Field Industrial Engineer (Intern) Location: Nationwide (Beaver Careers ID: 3867) Job ad expires on: March 31.
  • Turnagain Marine Construction seeks a Project/ Field Engineer Location: Alaska (Beaver Careers ID: 3869) Job ad expires on: March 31.
  • Texas Instruments seeks a Design Engineer BS Level Location: Nationwide (Beaver Careers ID: 3880) Job ad expires on: March 31.
  • Texas Instruments seeks a Design Engineering – MS Minimum Location: Nationwide (Beaver Careers ID: 4202) Job ad expires on: March 31.
  • Texas Instruments seeks a Product Marketing Engineering Intern Location: Nationwide (Beaver Careers ID: 3884) Job ad expires on: March 31.
  • ENERGY NORTHWEST seeks an Intern-Design Engineering (5515) Location: Richland, WA (Beaver Careers ID: 4526) Job ad expires on: April 4.
  • ENERGY NORTHWEST seeks an Intern-Systems Engineering (5514) Location: Richland, WA (Beaver Careers ID: 4527) Job ad expires on: April 4.
  • ENERGY NORTHWEST seeks an Intern-Plant Support Engineering (5513) Location: Richland, WA (Beaver Careers ID: 3607) Job ad expires on: April 4.
  • Zephyr seeks a Technical Support Engineer Location: Newark (Beaver Careers ID: 3608) Job ad expires on: April 4.
  • Cree, Inc. seeks a New Grad Process Engineer Location: Durham, NC (Beaver Careers ID: 4552) Job ad expires on: April 5.
  • Reitmeier seeks a Mechanical Engineering Assistant Location: Tualatin, Oregon (Beaver Careers ID: 4090) Job ad expires on: April 5.
  • Midstate Electric Cooperative seeks a Staff Engineer Location: La PIne, OR (Beaver Careers ID: 2431) Job ad expires on: April 6.
  • EarthCruiser seeks an Engineering intern Location: Bend OR (Beaver Careers ID: 3913) Job ad expires on: April 7.
  • Microsoft Corporation seeks a MSIT Full Time & Intern Location: Redmond, WA (Beaver Careers ID: 2336) Job ad expires on: April 10.
  • Union Pacific Railroad seeks an Engineering Manager (Signal or Structures) - Operations Management Training Program Location: Various (Beaver Careers ID: 3915) Job ad expires on: April 22.
  • Union Pacific Railroad seeks a Production Manager (Locomotive or Freight Car Departments) - Operations Management Training Program Location: Various (Beaver Careers ID: 3916) Job ad expires on: April 22.
  • Union Pacific Railroad seeks a Transportation Manager - Operations Management Training Program Location: Various (Beaver Careers ID: 3917) Job ad expires on: April 22.
  • Union Pacific Railroad seeks an Engineering Internship/Coop Location: Various Locations (Beaver Careers ID: 3918) Job ad expires on: April 22.
  • Trillium Technical (formerly Computer and Engineering Services, Inc.) seeks a Entry-level, hands-on Mechanical Engineering opportunities in the automotive industry in southeastern Michigan Location: Rochester Hills, Michigan (Beaver Careers ID: 3946) Job ad expires on: April 24.
  • Intel Corporation seeks a Process Engineer Location: Aloha, OR (Beaver Careers ID: 3951) Job ad expires on: April 25.
  • Maxim Integrated seeks a Design Engineer Intern Location: US (Beaver Careers ID: 3955) Job ad expires on: April 30.
  • Maxim Integrated seeks a Manufacturing Engineer Intern, Semiconductor Industry Location: US (Beaver Careers ID: 3966) Job ad expires on: April 30.
  • ITS Technologies, Inc. seeks an Entry Level Structural Engineer Location: Portland, Oregon (Beaver Careers ID: 3974) Job ad expires on: April 30.

Faculty and Post-Doc Positions 

  • NEW -- The Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Department of Industrial Design in Jiangsu, The People's Republic of China, seeks to hire three to four new faculty members, in positions similar to tenure-track positions. Contact Derrick Tate, Ph.D., Department Head for more information. D.Tate@xjtlu.edu.cn
  • NEW -- University of the Pacific, School of Engineering and Computer Science (SoECS), Department of Mechanical Engineering has an opening for a tenure-track Assistant Professor. Position is open until filled.
  • NEW -- The University of Texas at San Antonio seeks a Senior Lecturer faculty in the Thermal-Fluids Area. Position is open until filled.
  • The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Naval Postgraduate School has a position open for a tenure-track faculty in Autonomous Systems with an emphasis on Underwater Vehicles.  Candidates should immediately send an application letter, along with curriculum vitae and names of three references by email to gvhobson@nps.edu, or mail to: Garth Hobson  | Professor and Chairman | Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | 700 Dyer Road, Watkins Hall, Room 338 | Naval Postgraduate School | Monterey, CA 93943-5100 USA. Position will remain open until filled.
  • The Idaho National Laboratory has a Postdoctoral Research opportunity, Posting 8591: Electric and Magnetic Field Measurement Analysis Postdoctoral Research Associate. Apply by Feb. 18.

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