Oregon State School of MIME E-Bulletin

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

October 5, 2015


This Week's Features

Today – Meeting of Safety Engineers

The OSU Student Section of the American Society of Safety Engineers will be holding its first meeting of the school year on Mon., Oct. 5, at 3 pm in Memorial Union Room 211. The group will outline membership benefits including scholarship and internship opportunities, networking and planned conferences.

 

American Chemical Society Honors David Blunck

Dr. David Blunck received the American Chemical Society's Doctoral New Investigator Award, which recognizes scientists who have obtained a doctoral degree in last five years and have produced significant accomplishments conducting research, consulting or regulatory studies. Blunck's award will fund research into a type of combustion (MILD or flameless) with reduced pollutant emissions.

 

OSU-Cascades Receives ABET Accreditation

The Energy Systems Engineering Bachelor of Science program at the OSU-Cascades campus in Bend, Ore., is now ABET-accredited (Oregon State University Energy Systems Engineering). This accreditation is retroactive to the first ESE graduate in Fall 2012. Congratulations to our engineers in Bend!

 

Students Attend California Forum on Energy Efficient Manufacturing (CaFEEM)

Graduate students from the Industrial Sustainability Laboratory, advised by Associate Professor Karl Haapala, attended the California Forum on Energy Efficient Manufacturing (CaFEEM) October 1, 2015 at the University of California at Davis. Matteo Smullin, Harsha Malshe, Kamyar Raoufi, Mike Doran, and former lab member Ian Garretson (now a Ph.D. student at UC Davis) presented their research on sustainable characterization of manufacturing processes, energy modeling, smart manufacturing utilizing 3D printing, and electrically assisted machining. The forum focused on solutions for decreasing industrial energy usage and emissions in manufacturing facilities and brought together academics, industry professionals, entrepreneurs, and students.


Mark Your Calendar

Robotics Seminar Series

This week's Robotics Seminar Series features OSU's Dr. Burak Sencer. He will be giving a talk entitled "Accurate Motion Generation for High-Speed Machine Tools and Advanced Machining." Coffee and pastries served.

Robotics Seminar Series | DATE: Friday, Oct. 9 | TIME: 10-11 am | PLACE: Rogers Hall 226

 

Willamette Innovators Network EXPO 2015 in Corvallis

Are your ideas or your small business a fit for this event? The Willamette Innovators Network presents WiN EXPO 2015 -- a mix of startups, established businesses, and young innovators. Interested businesses or groups can still sign up for display space. The Nov. 5 event is at the Microproducts Breakthrough Institute in Corvallis (building 11, HP campus)

 

 

2015 Dad's Weekend - Wave Lab Tour Guide Volunteers

We need your help -- we are looking for volunteers to give guided tours to visitors during Dad’s Weekend (Dads are welcome, too.) of the O. H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory. The volunteers are needed on November 7 for an open house from 9:30 to 1:30 p.m. The lab will provide two training sessions the week before the tours. If you can’t attend either of these sessions, an alternate time can be arranged by special request. Tour guides work in pairs to handle the crowds. This event usually bring in more than 700 guests to visit and tour the lab. Volunteers would be accompanying ambassadors to give these tours and share some information about the O. H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory. Sign up here to volunteer for a shift.

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

General Meetings and Kickoff Meeting for Student Clubs

IIE and SME will hold their first all-member meeting of the term next Tuesday, October 6th. This meeting will be at 6:30pm in Covell 221. There will be pizza.

OSU Robotics Club Kickoff is Thursday at 6 pm , in the KEC Atrium. They will have pizza, info about the club, a chance to sign up and pay member dues (cash or credit card).

The general meetings for this term ASME will be weekly on Tuesdays from 6-7 pm in Rogers 230. The meeting commence the week of Oct. 6.  They will be discussing all big plans for the term including speakers, tours, shell eco marathon, and pumpkin chunkin. Please attend for more information. There will be free homemade cookies.

The general meetings this term for Engineers without Borders will Thursdays in KEAR 212 at 6 pm. This schedule will remain the same throughout the term.

Society of Women Engineers' (SWE) first meeting of the year is Wed., Oct 7, at 7 pm in Room 125 LPSC. Learn about the SWE mentor program -- SWEsters -- and the many plans and activities planned for the coming year.

 

Women in Engineering Schedule

The Women in Engineering Room (141 BAT) has posted online their weekly schedule of activities. Look for activities including study tables throughout the term, hot chocolate and coffee on Fridays, and Crafts, Cookies and conversations on Thursdays.

 

Graduate Student Directory Photos, Friday, Oct. 9

Graduate students – please drop in to Dearborn 114 and get your photo taken for the MIME Graduate Student Directory on Fri., Oct 9., from 9 am to 12.30 pm; or 1 to 3 pm. (It takes less than five minutes to sit for the picture.)


Job and Internship Opportunities

FEATURED:

SYSTEMA, a software solutions provider for the manufacturing industries (e.g., semiconductor, photovoltaics, electronics, automotive, medical devices and aerospace), seeks 1) a Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) Software Engineer, Beaver Careers ID: 7525 and 2) an Equipment Integration (EI) Software Engineer, Beaver Careers ID: 7526.

Exotic Metals seeks an Automation Engineer to work with control system programmers and technicians, and manufacturing engineers to investigate, develop, procure, implement and support projects automating the manufacture of sheet metals. Apply by Oct 31.

TCM, a Portland-based HVAC and plumbing design firm will visit Oregon State on Tues., Oct. 13 at 6 pm (Kearney Room 312) to recruit for applicants to their summer internship program. They are seeking a sophomore or junior who is currently enrolled in a Mechanical Engineering or Architectural Engineering program. If interested in this opportunity, please visit the TCM website to submit your resume and cover letter.

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

 

  • Translations.com seeks a Localization Engineer Location: Corvallis, OR Job ad expires on: 10/6/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7290
  • E. & J. Gallo - Modesto seeks a TECHNICAL MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM Location: Modesto, CA Job ad expires on: 10/9/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8108
  • Eaton Corporation seeks applicants for the Eaton Internship Program – Operations for Engineers Location: Nationwide Job ad expires on: 10/10/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 6837
  • Eaton Corporation seeks applicants for the Eaton Leadership Development Program – Operations for Engineers Location: Nationwide Job ad expires on: 10/10/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 6840
  • Eaton Corporation seeks applicants for the Eaton Leadership Development Program – Technical Sales Location: Nationwide Job ad expires on: 10/10/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 6841
  • Eaton Corporation seeks applicants for the Eaton Leadership Development Program - Operations for Engineers Location: Moon Township, PA Job ad expires on: 10/10/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7905
  • Eaton Corporation seeks applicants for the Eaton Internship Program - Technical Sales Location: Nationwide Job ad expires on: 10/10/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 6843
  • CLEAResult seeks an Energy Engineer I/II Location: Portland, OR Job ad expires on: 10/13/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7445
  • Nestle Purina PetCare Company seeks a Production Management Development Location: Davenport, IA; Crete, NE; Clinton, IA; Bloomfield, MO Job ad expires on: 10/15/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 6531
  • Nestle Purina PetCare Company seeks an Operations Performance Management Development Location: Davenport, IA; Crete, NE; Clinton, IA Job ad expires on: 10/15/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 6532
  • Nestle Purina PetCare Company seeks a R&D Engineering Management Development Location: Clinton, IA; Crete, NE Job ad expires on: 10/15/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 6533
  • Nestle Purina PetCare Company seeks an Engineering Management Development Location: Davenport, IA; Crete, NE; Clinton, IA; Bloomfield, MO Job ad expires on: 10/15/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 6534
  • Deloitte seeks a Consultant – Advisory, Cyber Risk Services Location: Nationwide Job ad expires on: 10/16/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8045
  • Deloitte seeks an Advisory Intern, Cyber Risk Services Location: Nationwide Job ad expires on: 10/16/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8047
  • Deloitte seeks a Consultant – Advisory, Analytics Location: Nationwide Job ad expires on: 10/16/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8122
  • Deloitte seeks an Advisory Intern, Analytics Location: Nationwide Job ad expires on: 10/16/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8123
  • Johnson Barrow, Inc seeks a HVAC Technical Sales Support Location: Portland, OR Job ad expires on: 10/18/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7505
  • International Paper seeks a REACH Engineer Location: nationwide Job ad expires on: 10/22/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 6955
  • International Paper seeks a REACH Co-op/Intern Location: nationwide Job ad expires on: 10/22/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 6956
  • Eaton Corporation seeks a Power Systems Automation Engineer, Early Talent Program Location: Nationwide Job ad expires on: 10/23/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7547
  • Eaton Corporation seeks a Field Service Engineer, Electrical Services and Systems Early Talent Program Location: Nationwide Job ad expires on: 10/23/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7548
  • PepsiCo seeks a Frito-Lay Supply Chain Operations Associate Location: Nationwide Job ad expires on: 10/25/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7570
  • PepsiCo seeks a Frito-Lay Supply Chain Operations Future Leader Intern Location: Nationwide Job ad expires on: 10/25/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7572
  • Eaton Corporation seeks an Eaton Internship Program - Power Systems Automation Engineer Location: Nationwide Job ad expires on: 10/26/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8059
  • Contech Engineered Solutions LLC seeks a Technical Sales Engineer Associate Location: Nationwide Job ad expires on: 10/28/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7940
  • Amorphyx seeks an Engineering Technician Location: Corvallis Job ad expires on: 10/30/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7160
  • Cree, Inc. seeks a New Grad Process Engineer Location: Durham, NC Job ad expires on: 10/30/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7707
  • ConAgra Foods seeks an Associate Process Engineer Location: Nationwide Job ad expires on: 10/30/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7696
  • ConAgra Foods seeks an Associate Process Engineer Location: Nationwide Job ad expires on: 10/30/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7697
  • ConAgra Foods seeks a Team Leader Production Location: Nationwide Job ad expires on: 10/30/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7698
  • Lenity Architecture seeks an Engineer-In Training Location: Salem, OR Job ad expires on: 10/30/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7714
  • Interfor Corporation seeks a Reliability Engineer Location: Gilchrist, Ore. Job ad expires on: 10/30/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7716
  • Legrand seeks an Operations Leadership Development Program Associate Location: various Job ad expires on: 10/31/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8069
  • Oracle Corporation seeks a Oracle – Quality Assurance Specialist 1 Location: Hillsboro, Ore. Job ad expires on: 11/1/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7760
  • Hitachi Consulting seeks a Senior Consultant Location: Portland, OR Job ad expires on: 11/6/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7482
  • Arup seeks a Graduate & Intern Engineering Positions Location: Nationwide Job ad expires on: 11/7/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7843
  • Linear Technology seeks a Process Engineering Intern Location: Camas, WA Job ad expires on: 11/8/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7889
  • Apache Inc. seeks a Manufacturing Quality Engineer Location: Hillsboro, OR Job ad expires on: 11/9/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7895
  • Johnson Controls, Inc. seeks a Sales Engineer (Full time) Location: Bothell, WA Job ad expires on: 11/14/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7986
  • CSD Nano, Inc. seeks a Mechanical Design Engineer Location: Corvallis, Ore. Job ad expires on: 11/15/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8011
  • Mainstream Engineering seeks a Mechanical Design Engineer Location: Rockledge, FL Job ad expires on: 11/16/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8031
  • Mainstream Engineering seeks a Material Science Engineer Location: Rockledge, FL Job ad expires on: 11/16/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8032
  • Mainstream Engineering seeks a Product Development Engineer - Mechanical Engineer Location: Rockledge, FL Job ad expires on: 11/16/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8033
  • Mainstream Engineering seeks an Engine Designer - Mechanical Engineer Location: Rockledge, FL Job ad expires on: 11/16/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8034
  • Mainstream Engineering seeks a Thermal Fluids Research Engineer - Mechanical Engineer Location: Rockledge, FL Job ad expires on: 11/16/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8035
  • Syngenta seeks a Production & Supply Development Program Associate Location: Multiple Locations Job ad expires on: 11/17/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8061
  • BNSF Railway seeks a Transportation Management Trainee 2016 Location: Systemwide, Texas United States Job ad expires on: 11/22/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8140
  • BNSF Railway seeks a Mechanical (Engineering) Management Trainee 2016 Location: Systemwide, US Job ad expires on: 11/22/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8143
  • BNSF Railway seeks a Mechanical (Engineering) Intern 2016 Location: Systemwide, US Job ad expires on: 11/22/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8144
  • BNSF Railway seeks an Engineering Management Trainee 2016 Location: Systemwide, US Job ad expires on: 11/22/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8146
  • BNSF Railway seeks an Engineering Intern 2016 Location: Systemwide, US Job ad expires on: 11/22/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8147
  • BNSF Railway seeks a Technology Services Management Trainee 2016 (Fort Worth or Topeka, KS) Location: Fort Worth, Texas Job ad expires on: 11/22/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8148
  • BNSF Railway seeks a Technology Services (Unmanned Arial Systems) Intern 2016 Location: Fort Worth, TX Job ad expires on: 11/22/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8150
  • Sweed Machinery seeks a Mechanical Engineer Location: GOLD HILL, Ore. Job ad expires on: 11/23/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8178
  • Tesla Motors seeks a Supply Chain Internship / Co-Op (Winter/Spring 2016) Location: Palo Alto, CA or Fremont, CA Job ad expires on: 11/24/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8209
  • Dassault Systemes seeks an Education Material Internship Location: Seattle Wa Job ad expires on: 11/27/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7036
  • Balfour Beatty Construction seeks a Project Engineer Location: Boardman, Ore. Job ad expires on: 11/27/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7721
  • Barry-Wehmiller Design Group seeks a Project Engineer Location: Portland, OR Job ad expires on: 11/27/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8228
  • KW Associates LLC seeks an Industrial Engineer / Product Development Engineer Location: Corvallis, OR Job ad expires on: 11/27/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8231
  • KW Associates LLC seeks a R&D Engineering Internship Location: Corvallis, OR Job ad expires on: 11/27/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8233
  • PacifiCorp seeks a Student Engineer-150991 Location: Portland Job ad expires on: 11/29/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8332
  • Trillium Technical (formerly Computer and Engineering Services, Inc.) seeks an Entry-level, hands-on Mechanical Engineer Location: Rochester Hills, Michigan Job ad expires on: 12/10/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 5884
  • Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. seeks a Manufacturing Management Trainee Location: Nationwide Job ad expires on: 12/18/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 8001
  • Near Space Corporation seeks an Aerospace Engineer / Flight Test Engineer - UAS Location: Tillamook, Ore. United States Job ad expires on: 12/21/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 6887
  • Near Space Corporation seeks a Flight Operations Manager - UAS Location: Tillamook, Ore. Job ad expires on: 12/21/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 6889
  • 3D InFusion seeks an Eng. Tech. 1 Location: Portland, Ore. Job ad expires on: 12/31/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 6667
  • 3D InFusion seeks an Eng. Tech. 1 Location: Portland, Ore. Job ad expires on: 12/31/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 6668
  • SYSTEMA USA Corporation seeks a Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) Software Engineer Location: Bend, OR Job ad expires on: 12/31/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7525
  • Texas Instruments seeks a Technology & Manufacturing Rotation Program - Packaging Engineer Location: Nationwide Job ad expires on: 12/31/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7594
  • Texas Instruments seeks a Technology & Manufacturing Rotation Program - Manufacturing Engineer Location: Nationwide Job ad expires on: 12/31/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7585
  • Texas Instruments seeks a Facilities Engineer Location: Nationwide Job ad expires on: 12/31/2015 Beaver Careers ID: 7592 


Faculty and Post-Doc Positions 


  • NEW -- The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University is pleased to announce there will be a significant growth of faculty over the next several years. In 2015/16, the Department will fill six tenure-track positions in ME. The areas of interest include, but are not exclusive to: advanced manufacturing and materials processing, energy systems, computational fluid dynamics, intelligent systems and sensors, autonomous systems, and other emerging areas. Review of applications is ongoing.
  • NEW -- The Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West Virginia University has  an Endowed Chair position related to the general area of energy, but with emphasis on technologies that are likely to increase the utilization of natural gas. Review of applications is ongoing.
  • NEW -- The Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering and Technology Department at the Oregon Institute of Technology invites applications from qualified candidates for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position in Seattle, Wash. The position is open until filled.
  • NEW -- The Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering and Technology (MMET) Department at the Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) in Klamath Falls, Ore., is seeking part-time Adjunct instructors to teach undergraduate courses in its ABET-accredited BS Mechanical Engineering, BS Mechanical Engineering Technology, and BS Manufacturing  Engineering Technology programs in any of the following areas: Thermal Fluid Sciences, Mechanical Systems Design, Engineering Mechanics, CAD and/or Solid Modeling, Engineering Materials, Manufacturing.
  • NEW -- The University of Michigan and Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI) in Shanghai invites applications for tenure-track (Assistant, Associate and Full Professor) positions, in all emerging fields related to Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Material Science and Engineering. Please send a CV, statement of research interests and teaching goals, copies of three key publications and the names and contact information of five references, as a single .PDF file, to Prof. Mian Li or Prof. Chien-Pin Chen, at mianli@sjtu.edu.cn or chienpin.chen@sjtu.edu.cn.
  • The Operations & Industrial Engineering (OIE) program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty opening at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in the 2016-2017 academic year. Apply by Nov. 1.
  • NEW -- The Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign invites applications for at least three full-time faculty positions at all ranks in the broad areas of operations research, data analytics or computing, large scale systems engineering and design, and cognitive engineering/human factors (especially with emphasis in healthcare and aging populations). Review of applications begins Nov. 1.
  • The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Kansas is seeking nominations and applications for one tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the area of additive manufacturing. Apply by Nov. 9.
  • The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Kansas is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Preference will be in the broad area of water utilization. Apply by Nov. 9.
  • NEW -- The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University at Buffalo - SUNY is seeking candidates for multiple tenure-track faculty positions in thermal/fluid sciences and advanced manufacturing. Apply by Nov. 15.
  • NEW -- The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maine invites applications for the position of Chair of the department and Richard C. Hill Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Apply by Nov. 15.
  • NEW -- The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Utah invites applications for five tenure track positions at the assistant or associate rank. Candidates with exceptional background and experience may be considered at a higher rank. Candidates with interest and expertise in the areas of i) solid mechanics -- 2 positions, ii) design and/or manufacturing, iii) thermal sciences, fluid mechanics, or energy systems, and iv) robotics should apply by Dec. 1.
  • The Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Robotics Engineering Program invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at all levels for fall 2016. Apply by Dec. 15.

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