Oregon State School of MIME E-Bulletin

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

May 9, 2016


This Week's Features

We Need Volunteers for Undergrad Expo, Our Biggest Public Event

The 2016 Undergraduate Engineering Expo is just around the corner. We’re still looking for students who are willing to volunteer for set up on Fri. May 19, and for the day shifts on May 20. Everyone who volunteers for two or more hours receives a free t-shirt. Participating in College of Engineering events is a great way to connect with your peers, network with faculty, learn new skills, share your knowledge, and have fun. Many outreach programs involve working with middle and high school students, eager to hear about your college experience. Sign up and get involved.

 

Visit to Energy System Engineering in Bend; Transportation Provided

Energy Systems Engineering (ESE) at OSU-Cascades is offering an open house with free transportation to Bend as well as a free lunch on Friday, May 13 (leaving Corvallis at 8 am and returning at 5 pm the same day).  You will meet ESE pro-school students and faculty for Q&A plus tour the Energy Systems Lab and the brand new four-year campus.  If interested, please RSVP by Tues,, May 10.  Contact the ESE Program Lead at Robin.Feuerbacher@OSUcascades.edu with questions.

 

Renowned Mathematician Speaks This Week

The College of Science invites you to a public science lecture by renowned mathematician Richard Tapia, a University Professor in Rice University’s Computational and Applied Mathematics Department, the university’s highest academic title awarded to just seven faculty in its history. Internationally recognized for his research in the computational and mathematical sciences, Dr. Tapia will present a talk entitled, “Using Mathematics to Enhance My Personal Life,” for faculty and students across STEM."
College of Science Lecture  |  DATE: Wed., May 11  |  TIME: 3 pm  |  PLACE: Snell International Forum

 

Tomorrow: 5 Under 5 Alumni Panel

The COE Leadership Academy, in partnership with the OSU Alumni Association, would like to invite you to a special event with five recent engineering graduates. Panelists representing each engineering school -- "5 Under 5" (Five Alumni, Five years or less out of school) -- will discuss what you can expect after graduation, and how they are using their degrees. Register to attend; appetizers served.
5 Under 5  |  DATE: Tues., May 10  |  TIME: 5:30-7 pm  |  PLACE: CH2M HILL


Mark Your Calendar

OSU ASHRAE Invites CHC Hydronics Engineer for Career Discussion

Richie Croce, a mechanical engineer at CHC Hydronics will be discussing career opportunities for recent graduates in the HVAC and Built Environment industry. As well he'll also discuss potential student design projects for the 2016-2017 academic year. CHC Hydronics was founded in 1957 to serve the mechanical trades industry as a manufactures representative dealing with Hydronic heating equipment and accessories.  As one of the largest manufacturing reps in the U.S., they work closely with engineering firms and contracting businesses on the design and application of products into HVAC and plumbing systems. They currently employ 150 people at more than nine offices in a seven-state territory. ASHRAE will provide free pizza and drinks! Please contact acting ASHRAE president Michael Higgins (higgimic@oregonstate.edu) or chapter adviser Dr. Brian Fronk (brian.fronk@oregonstate.edu) for more information.
CHC Hydronics  |  DATE: Thurs., May 12  |  TIME: 5:30 pm  |  PLACE: Rogers 226

 

Robotics Seminar Series: Human in the Loop

This week Dr. Holly Yanco will be presenting a talk entitled "Human-in-the-Loop Coordination with Robot Systems." The talk will discuss best practices for controlling both individual robots and groups in a variety of applications. Dr. Yanco is a Distinguished University Professor, Professor of Computer Science, and Director of the New England Robotics Validation and Experimentation (NERVE) Center at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Her research interests include human-robot interaction, multi-touch computing, interface design, robot autonomy, fostering trust of autonomous systems, evaluation methods for human-robot interaction, and the use of robots in K-12 education to broaden participation in computer science. Coffee and pastries served.
Robotics Seminar Series | DATE: Friday, May 13 | TIME: 10-11 am | PLACE: Rogers Hall 226

 

“Designing the Future” with Nike VP Ken Black

The College of Business invites you to a seminar with Ken Black, Vice President Digital Design Future, at Nike. Black’s approach as the Vice President of Digital Design Future for Nike is based on his belief that we are all designers and leveraging our collective diversity of expertise and thinking leads to amazing innovations and business solutions. Throughout a diverse career he has had the opportunity to apply this approach as a designer, a general manager and an entrepreneur. As a designer in a corporate world, Ken Black has learned that looking at everything as a design challenge can have its advantages. Black will join Mitzi Montoya, Sara Hart Kimball Dean of the College of Business, in a Q&A session about how designers think and solve problems, how students can leverage design thinking as an advantage, and how innovation is not reserved just for the designer.
Designing the Future  |  DATE: Thurs., May 19 | TIME: 6 pm | PLACE: Stirek Auditorium, Austin Hall

 


Announcements

Thurs., May 26

MIME Graduate Defense:  Using Automation to Understand Sustainable Design Trade-offs and to Promote Environmental Sustainability in the Early Design Phase,” by Addison Wisthoff, candidate for Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, 2 pm, KEC 1001

 

Tues., May 17

MIME Graduate Defense: Dividing Complex Parts into Multiple Pieces for Advanced Joining and Additive Manufacturing,” by Brandon Massoni, candidate for Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, 9 am, Rogers 226.

 

Tues., May 17

MIME Graduate Defense: “Role of Stoichiometry on Ageing behavior in Nuclear Applications,” by Fei Teng, candidate for Master of Science in Material Science, 9 am, Batcheller 341

 

Wed., May 11, 2016

MIME Graduate Defense:  Development of a Salticid Spider Inspired Jumping Robot,” by Ramsey Tachella, candidate for Master of Science in Robotics, 12 pm, Rogers 226.

 

 

Fri., May 13, 2016

MIME Graduate Defense:  Residential Consumer Impact Information towards Reliability Assessment of Power System,” by Bivek Gurung, candidate for Master of Science in Industrial Engineering, 8 am, Rogers 304.

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Fri., May 13, 2016

MIME Graduate Defense:  Towards a Conceptual Change Model to Support Organizational Change Efforts,” by Joshua D. Hille, candidate for Master of Science in Industrial Engineering, 10 am, KEC 1114.

 

MPRL Opening Hours – Spring Term, Week Seven

Keep track of the Machining and Product Realization Lab operational hours at their web page. The schedule at the Machining and Product Realization Lab for this week is:
Sunday – closed | Monday 2 - 9 pm | Tuesday 12 - 9 pm | Wednesday 2 - 9 pm | Thursday 8 am - 9 pm | Friday 12 - 9 pm | | Saturday 9 am - 9 pm

 

“MIME Speaks” Toastmasters Club

The School of MIME Toastmasters Club welcomes new members interested in opportunities to improve their communication skills in a friendly and supportive environment. Each meeting includes prepared speeches, entertaining impromptus, constructive evaluations and insights into conducting professional meetings. ESL speakers welcome; those preparing for a specific event welcome; all from School of MIME welcome. Come see what it’s all about. Every Tuesday, 7-8 am, in Rogers 226.

 


Scholarships, REUs and Fellowships

Oregon NASA Space Grant Scholarships and Fellowships

The Oregon NASA Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) is pleased to offer $3000 scholarships and fellowships for community college and undergraduate students in the STEM fields and graduate students enrolled in an MAT program in STEM education. Scholarships and fellowships are open to students attending OSGC member institutions. Application deadline is May 20. For more information go to: http://spacegrant.oregonstate.edu/scholarships.


Job and Internship Opportunities

 

FEATURED:

The CIRE Lab is seeking a sophomore or junior level student to maintain the group website. The student must have experience with creating websites and using Drupal. Interested students need to send a resume to Dr. David Blunck (David.Blunck@oregonstate.edu)

These MIME-related job opportunities are a selection of what is available at the OSU Beaver Careers postings, listed in order of closing date:

  • Veritas seeks a Space Planning/Facilities Project Management Intern Location: Mountain View Job ad expires on: 5/9/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11134 
  • Maul Foster & Alongi Inc seeks a Staff Engineer Location: Vancouver, WA or Portland, OR Job ad expires on: 5/9/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 12236 
  • Economic Development for Central Oregon seeks a Business Development Intern Location: Bend OR Job ad expires on: 5/10/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11164 
  • MWH Global seeks a Construction Estimator - Commercial Tenant Improvement Location: Hillsboro, OR Job ad expires on: 5/10/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11176 
  • Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc. seeks a Process Engineer I Location: Hillsboro, OR Job ad expires on: 5/10/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11811 
  • Nolan Transportation Group seeks a Carrier Operations Specialist Location: Vancouver, WA Job ad expires on: 5/15/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11240 
  • Mettler Toledo Product Inspection seeks an Engineering Detailer (Autodesk Inventor) Location: Tampa Job ad expires on: 5/16/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11284 
  • The Odom Corporation seeks an IS Intern Location: Bellevue, WA Job ad expires on: 5/16/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11286 
  • Norchem Corp seeks a Field Service Engineer Location: Portland, OR Job ad expires on: 5/16/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11294 
  • PERI Formwork Systems, Inc. seeks a PERI Design Engineer Location: Woodland, WA Job ad expires on: 5/17/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11316 
  • AT&T seeks a Technology Development Program - Technology Operations Location: Redmond, WA Job ad expires on: 5/17/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11325 
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration seeks a Junior Officer Location: Nationwide Job ad expires on: 5/19/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 6188 
  • Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education seeks DOE-EERE Postdoctoral Researchers in Solar Energy Technology Location: Nationwide, DC Job ad expires on: 5/21/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11804 
  • Columbia Forest Products seeks an Adhesives Technologist Location: Klamath Falls, OR Job ad expires on: 5/23/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 12066 
  • Paradigm Construction LLC seeks a Project Engineer Location: Honolulu Job ad expires on: 5/23/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 10782 
  • Columbia Cascade Company seeks a Design Engineer Location: Portland, OR Job ad expires on: 5/24/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11443 
  • EFCO Corp. seeks an Engineer-in-Training Location: Kent, WA Job ad expires on: 5/27/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11471 
  • Myers Container seeks an Environmental Regulatory & Safety Manager Location: Portland, Oregon Job ad expires on: 5/27/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11473 
  • The International Council on Clean Transportation seeks an Aviation Program Associate Location: San Francisco, CA Job ad expires on: 5/27/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11476 
  • Tesla Motors seeks a Powertrain R&D Internship Location: Palo Alto Job ad expires on: 5/31/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 12090 
  • Infosys seeks a Systems Engineer Location: Multiple locations Job ad expires on: 5/31/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 9791 
  • Near Space Corporation seeks a Range Safety Officer (RSO) Location: Tillamook, OR Job ad expires on: 5/31/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 10427 
  • First-Tek Inc is Hiring for QA with Selenium Location: CA Job ad expires on: 5/31/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 9874 
  • First-Tek Inc is Hiring for SQL BI Location: NJ Job ad expires on: 5/31/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 9875 
  • Intel Corporation seeks an Automation Engineer Location: Hillsboro, Oregon Job ad expires on: 5/31/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 10712 
  • Near Space Corporation seeks an Aerospace Engineer / Flight Test Engineer - UAS Location: Tillamook, Oregon United States Job ad expires on: 5/31/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 10911 
  • Near Space Corporation seeks a Flight Operations Manager - UAS Location: Tillamook, Oregon United States Job ad expires on: 5/31/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 10912 
  • E. & J. Gallo - Modesto seeks a Cellar Operations -- Engineering intern Location: Modesto Job ad expires on: 5/31/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11175 
  • Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education has a USDA Biochemist/Chemist Postgraduate Research Opportunity Location: Peoria, IL Job ad expires on: 5/31/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11207 
  • Near Space Corporation seeks a Manufacturing Engineer Location: Tillamook, OR Job ad expires on: 5/31/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11231 
  • Infosys seeks a UI/UX Designer Location: Multiple locations Job ad expires on: 5/31/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11234 
  • Infosys seeks a Senior Consultant Location: Multiple locations Job ad expires on: 5/31/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11235 
  • Infosys seeks a Technology Analyst Location: Multiple locations Job ad expires on: 5/31/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11236 
  • Cree, Inc. seeks a New Grad Process Engineer Location: Durham, NC Job ad expires on: 5/31/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11493 
  • BEC seeks an Electronic/Mechatronic Tech Student Worker Location: Hillsboro, OR Job ad expires on: 5/31/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 12231 
  • JE Dunn Construction seeks a Project Engineer | Field Engineer | Mechanical/Electrical Engineer | Estimator Location: Portland, OR Job ad expires on: 6/1/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 6786 
  • Hollingsworth & Vose seeks an Electrical Engineer Location: Corvallis, OR Job ad expires on: 6/1/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11965 
  • Rang Technologies Inc seeks a Data Scientist Location: Piscataway, NJ Job ad expires on: 6/4/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 12297 
  • Rang Technologies Inc seeks an R Programmer Location: Piscataway, NJ Job ad expires on: 6/4/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 12299 
  • Rang Technologies Inc seeks an SAS Clinical Programmer Location: Piscataway, NJ Job ad expires on: 6/4/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 12300 
  • Rang Technologies Inc seeks a Web Analyst Location: Piscataway, NJ Job ad expires on: 6/4/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 12301 
  • Marten Transport seeks a Fleet Manager Location: Wilsonville, OR Job ad expires on: 6/6/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11668 
  • Dextro Software Systems INC has Immediate Openings for Hadoop Developers Location: Princeton Job ad expires on: 6/7/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11717 
  • Collabera seeks an Associate Account Manager Location: Portland Job ad expires on: 6/7/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11723 
  • viagogo seeks an Operations and Customer Service Representative Location: New York Job ad expires on: 6/11/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11801 
  • Precision Castparts Corp. has a Co-op and Internship Program Location: various location in United States Job ad expires on: 6/12/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11817 
  • Precision Castparts Corp. has an Operations Management Development Program Location: various location in United States Job ad expires on: 6/12/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11818 
  • ColumbiaGrid seeks a Summer Intern Location: Portland, OR Job ad expires on: 6/13/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11848 
  • DHL Express seeks an Operation Supervisor Location: Nationwide Job ad expires on: 6/17/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 11924 
  • VTI West seeks a Continuous Improvement Manager Location: Roseburg, OR Job ad expires on: 6/20/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 12002 
  • MTI seeks a Manufacturing/Quality Engineer 1 Location: Hillsboro, OR Job ad expires on: 6/21/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 12016 
  • Mu Sigma Inc seeks an Associate / Engagement Manager Location: United States Job ad expires on: 6/23/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 12042 
  • Mu Sigma Inc seeks a Junior Associate Location: United States Job ad expires on: 6/24/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 12043 
  • Ghirardelli Chocolate Company seeks an Industrial Engineer Location: San Leandro, CA Job ad expires on: 6/24/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 12048 
  • E. & J. Gallo - Modesto has a Coastal Operations Department Internship Location: Healdsburg, St. Helena, Napa, San Miguel, San Luis Obispo Job ad expires on: 6/24/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 10557 
  • Flir seeks a Manufacturing Engineer- MFE Location: Wilsonville, Oregon Job ad expires on: 6/25/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 12095 
  • MSI International has an Excellent Entry Level Engineer Opportunity Location: Northern Mississippi Job ad expires on: 6/27/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 12141 
  • Mondelez International seeks a Production Team Lead Location: Portland, Oregon Job ad expires on: 6/27/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 12143 
  • Arrow Mechanical Contractors seeks a HVAC Careers Location: Tualatin, Oregon Job ad expires on: 6/30/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 10193 
  • 3D InFusion seeks an Eng. Tech. 1 Location: Portland, Oregon Job ad expires on: 6/30/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 6667 
  • 3D InFusion seeks an Eng. Tech. 1 Location: Portland, Oregon Job ad expires on: 6/30/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 6668 
  • Arrow Mechanical Contractors seeks an AutoCAD Drafter / Assistant Estimator Location: Tualatin, OR Job ad expires on: 6/30/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 10184 
  • Cambia Health Solutions has a Basefit Software Developer/Entrepreneurship Internship Location: Portland, OR Job ad expires on: 6/30/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 12071 
  • Cambia Health Solutions has a Basefit Software Developer/Entrepreneurship Internship Location: Portland, OR Job ad expires on: 6/30/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 12072 
  • Arrow Mechanical Contractors has an Engineering Summer Internship - FT Paid Location: Tualatin, Oregon Job ad expires on: 6/30/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 10943 
  • Moses Lake Industries seeks a Chemist I Location: Portland Job ad expires on: 6/30/2016 Beaver Careers ID: 10975 


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