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Mark Your Calendar

  • Friday Snack & Study Sessions
    Have homework to work on? Worried about MECOP? Want to get a dose of schadenfreude listening to upperclassmen complain about capstone? Come to the Friday Snack & Study Sessions, hosted by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers! We'll bring snacks and MIME seniors, you bring your homework, and questions. Open to all engineering majors! Connect with SME and find other events on our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/OregonStateSME/.  
    Fridays | 2-5 p.m. | Dearborn 119 Study Lounge

  • Beaver BarCamp 18 - The Un-Conference
    Share your passion, connect with others, and learn something new at Beaver BarCamp 18. This is an informal un-conference that has been hosted by the OSU Open Source Lab for over 10 years. Attendees can participate in sessions throughout the day or propose their own session on a project, hobby or research interest. Help us fill OSU’s Kelley Engineering Center with interesting ideas and skills. Continental breakfast and U-Hero lunch provided.
    April 7 | 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. |  Kelley Engineering Center

  • 24-Hour Solar Power: Using Microchannel Heat Exchangers for Renewable Electricity
    A team of researchers at Oregon State have been working on highly efficient, microchannel solar thermal receivers to reduce cost and support next-generation solar thermal power plants. In this talk, we will introduce how solar thermal power generation works, what Oregon State is doing to advance solar thermal power, and what the future looks like for this renewable technology.
    April 10 | 6 p.m. | Old World Deli
  • 5 Under 5 - College of Engineering Spring 2018
    Connect with five College of Engineering alumni who are all within five years of graduation and learn about their life after graduation. Participate in an interactive panel discussion and have the opportunity to network afterward.
    April 10 | 6-8 p.m. | CH2M HILL Alumni Center, Willamette Room
  • HWeekend
    Have you ever wanted to create something fun and unique? HWeekend is your opportunity! This hardware development competition brings students of all levels and majors together with industry and faculty mentors to create something new — all packed into an intense weekend of activity. Six teams designed and built prototype devices at Oregon State’s first hardware weekend. HWeekend is a free event sponsored by the College of Engineering, College of Business, and InnovationX. Students work together in teams to create a marketable project they can demonstrate and pitch to judges at the end of the weekend. Apply by April 7. More information and application.
    April 14-15 | Kelley Engineering Center 

  • 2018 Engineering Undergraduate Expo
    At the annual Engineering Undergraduate Expo, our undergraduate students will share their work through the use of models, demonstrations, and posters with industry partners, alumni, the media, prospective students, their peers, other academic institutions, and the general public. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact directly with individual students, ask questions, and exchange ideas. The registration deadline is April 14, 2018.
    May 18 | 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Johnson Hall and Kelley Engineering Center 


  • If you planning to graduate Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall 2018 or have graduated in Fall 2017 and would like to attend the MIME Graduation/Commencement Celebration, please fill out the RSVP survey. If you have not yet had your senior picture taken, please sign up now: http://mime.oregonstate.edu/photosignup/.
  • 2nd INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL ON DEEP LEARNING - Genova, Italy, July 23-27, 2018. DeepLearn 2018 will be a research training event with a global scope aiming at updating participants about the most recent advances in the critical and fast developing area of deep learning. This is a branch of artificial intelligence covering a spectrum of current exciting machine learning research and industrial innovation that provides more efficient algorithms to deal with large-scale data in neurosciences, computer vision, speech recognition, language processing, human-computer interaction, drug discovery, biomedical informatics, healthcare, recommender systems, learning theory, robotics, games, etc. Renowned academics and industry pioneers will lecture and share their views with the audience. Most deep learning subareas will be displayed, and main challenges identified through 2 keynote lectures, 24 six-hour courses, and 1 round table, which will tackle the most active and promising topics. The organizers are convinced that outstanding speakers will attract the brightest and most motivated students. Interaction will be a main component of the event.

  • Call for Posters – Sun Grant Festival at OSU150
    The Sun Grant Festival component of Oregon State University’s 150-year anniversary celebration will run from April 9 – 20, 2018 (http://communications.oregonstate.edu/sun). One of the festival activities is a symposium dealing with alternative fuels and related technologies. The symposium is slated for Monday, April 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  The symposium will feature oral presentations from nationally recognized experts in the field along with poster presentations that emphasize past and present work done at OSU.

    Symposium organizers are hoping you will participate in this event by presenting one or more posters covering work from your laboratory. Laboratory groups are encouraged to present as many posters as necessary to convey the nature of their work. Posters need not be specific to this celebration; i.e., topic-relevant posters presented at other meetings are welcome. 

    Posters must be set up in the MU Ballroom prior to 8:30 a.m. on Monday April 16 and taken down sometime between 2:00 and 3:30 that afternoon. A 4 ft. x 4 ft space will be provided for each poster. Posters are to be attached to the supporting material using provided binder clips or blue painters tape (do not use pins.) 

    Posters should be attended by at least one of its authors from 12:30 to 1:30. A buffet lunch will be provided to registered students/staff attending posters from 12:00-12:30.  

    The audience for this symposium is expected to include colleagues, peer scientists, OSU officials, state/federal representatives, and the inquisitive public. Please register for poster presentations at the following site: https://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_egqnIYJCLqqJ5Vb by 5:00 p.m. Monday April 9. Early registration is requested to facilitate arrangement of accommodations. The complete program for the April 16 symposium can be accessed at http://communications.oregonstate.edu/osu150-sun-grant-festival/festival-event/eight-approaches-reducing-dependence-fossil-fuels.

  • International Peer Mentoring Program - The International Peer Mentoring Program is a global community designed to help new international students with cultural, academic, and social adjustment. Join the program today to connect with other globally-minded students who have transitioned to life at OSU and serve as a mentor for students who have questions about life, culture, and Corvallis! Apply by April 1: https://goo.gl/forms/OQ65izhh5NlFDk6g1.

Internship/Fellowship Opportunities

  • The Oregon Applied Sustainability Experience (OASE) is offering paid internships for its 10-week program this summer. Internships are open to junior and senior college students in Oregon, or students who have obtained graduate or advanced undergraduate training in business, economics, engineering, environmental science, green chemistry, physical science, or sustainability science. Projects address pollution prevention solutions for Oregon businesses and pair students with an industry mentor to gain hands-on experience in project development and management, as well as science communication to interdisciplinary audiences. Project topics include energy / water / waste audits, sustainability, toxic reduction, green chemistry, and life cycle assessment. Application materials include a brief resume, transcripts, and short statement expressing your interest (how you might benefit from the opportunity and how your skills align with the project(s) of interest). More details about application requirements and the available positions are provided on our website: http://seagrant.oregonstate.edu/education/fellowships-scholarships/oregon-applied-sustainability-experience. For full consideration, submit your application by April 9. Applicants will be matched to the opportunities based on experience and interest areas. Program dates are June 18 through August 31, 2018; stipends and training will be provided to eligible students. Please contact Sarah Kolesar (sarah.kolesar@oregonstate.edu) for more information.
  • Internship - Expires 5/31 - Manufacturing Engineering (Summer) at Hollingsworth & Vose, Corvallis, OR, https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/1435609/share_preview

  • Internship - Expires 5/31 - Graduate Intern at Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, OR, https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/1410426/share_preview
  • The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In response to the overwhelming interest in our earlier sessions, we will be holding another fellowship. More information and application.

  • Internship – Expires 4/30– ORISE Internships and Research Participation – Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education – Corvallis *Employer is accepting OPT/CPT candidates* https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/1416808

  • The PROMISE program is a ten-week paid internship which provides opportunities in university programs for Oregon State University undergraduate students, with particular emphasis on providing pathways for historically underrepresented students to professional careers.  Historically underrepresented students may include, but are not limited to, first-generation students, low-income students, LGBTQ+ students, students of color, students with disabilities, veteran students and transfer students. http://career.oregonstate.edu/promise-2018-project-descriptions-and-application 

Job Opportunities

  • Student Marketing and Communications Assistant, School of MIME. The major duties of this position include editing School of MIME website, photographing labs, classrooms, and events, developing presentations, and creating graphics for social media. The student will use Drupal, the Adobe Creative Suite, PowerPoint, and a DSLR camera. Student may also maintain database of marketing contacts. https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/57857
  • Acumed seeks an entry level manufacturing engineering position in Hillsboro, OR. This role supports production cells and new product development teams to meet operational objectives by developing, integrating, and improving production processes and systems. The Process Engineer also ensures compliance to Acumed, FDA, and ISO regulations. More info and application.

  • The Department of Veterans Affairs is offering a unique career opportunity in Biomedical (Clinical) Engineering that invites qualified candidates with drive and commitment to serve a very special class of citizens – our nation’s veterans. Please apply online at: https://www.usajobs.gov and search Vacancy ID 10164378, announcement CASA-10164378-18-LFM-TCF, Biomedical Engineer or TCF Application closes April 5, 2018.

Faculty and Post-Doc Positions

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