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After seven hot days on the track in Hockenheim, Germany, the results are in, and Oregon State's Global Formula Racing team finished in fourth place! The team performed especially well, taking first in the AutoX event and second in both the skidpad and endurance events. Up next is Formula Student Spain in just over a week. Good luck and Go Beavs!
How Oregon Works: Why automation is creating a bigger need for humans in the tech sector [Portland Business Journal]
Even as automation displaces more human workers, CEOs and hiring managers at some of Oregon’s biggest tech companies are seeking a workforce heavy on something robots don’t have: humanity.
New NSF grant, and commitment to better science communication
In the debut post of his group's blog,  Kyle Niemeyer, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, announced a new grant from the National Science Foundation: “Collaborative Research: CDS&E: Leveraging hardware acceleration for accurate particle dynamics in turbulent flows”.
Oregon State professor working to make robots more social [The Oregonian]
Heather Knight wants to make robots more charismatic. The Oregon State University computer science professor recently had her students program a robot to act out a scenario with a woman involving an apple.

Mark Your Calendar 

Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium
The summer symposium is open to OSU undergraduates in all academic colleges and of all class standings. Students conducting research this summer or have conducted research prior to this summer are encouraged to apply. Presentations will include two lightning talk sessions and a poster fair (Linus Pauling Science Center)! Open to the public.
Sept. 13 | 9 a.m. | Agricultural & Life Sciences Building, 4001


For ASEE’s 125th Anniversary Celebration, we are asking students to create a video that shows where engineering education will be in 25 years! Undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral students are encouraged to submit a 90-second video where you creatively explore these topics. The winning video will be shown at the 2019 ASEE Annual Conference in Tampa and the winning team (up to two people) will win a trip to the conference, along with $3000. More details are at our 125th Anniversary website.  

Entries are now being accepted for the 5th Annual HSPI Student Simulation Competition sponsored by FlexSim. Gather a team of four students (maximum) to solve a “real-world” healthcare situational case study using FlexSim’s simulation software. Your team could win the first place prize of $2,500! Each team will have approximately nine weeks to develop its solution for preliminary judging. Three teams will be chosen to compete in the finals in San Antonio, Texas at the Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference Feb. 20-22, 2019. The winning team will be announced at the conference. Each of the three finalist teams will receive $1,250 for travel to the finals, cash awards, complimentary conference registration and certificates. For more details about the competition and entry parameters, go to the simulation competition web pageEntry forms for the competition are due no later than Sept. 28.

Looking for a way to impress employers and graduate schools? Apply now to present your research or creative work at the Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium! This exciting event will take place on September 13, 2018 and is open to all undergraduates. The deadline to apply is August 21st at 11:59pm. Once we have received all applications, we will provide additional details about the exact timing and location of the symposium. We will also be hosting workshops for those who would like help putting together their presentations.  http://apli.oregonstate.edu/research/presentation-opportunities/summer-undergraduate-research-symposium.


Travers Tool is proud to announce a new scholarship. We will award $1250 in tools to a student studying in metalworking or any related fields.  All the relevant information can be found at https://www.travers.com/scholarship/a/scholarship/.

Internship/Fellowship Opportunities

OMSI Science Communication Fellowship - OMSI is excited to announce that applications are now open for the fall cohort of the Science Communication Fellowship program held at OMSI in Portland. Applications for the fall Science Communication Fellowship cohort are due Monday, August 20. An online application (including the scholarship application) and further information about the Fellowship program can be found on OMSI’s website at https://omsi.edu/science-communication-services

Fall 2018 Product Lifecycle Management Intern at ON Semiconductor (Handshake #1757589)  - BS or MS in CS/CpE/IT/IE or related discipline 

Job Opportunities

The School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering is hiring for several undergraduate learning assistants (LA) to help with MIME 101. In addition to grading student assignments, you will be teamed with another LA to co-lead ~three MIME 101 recitation sections. Each of these sections will include 20-24 MIME freshmen/transfer students and will meet once a week for two hours. Thus, you will have a total of six hours of teaching time per week but will present the same material in all sections (weekly training provided). In your capacity as an MIME 101 LA, you may be working with multiple MIME 101 instructors and Graduate Assistants. This position requires a one-term commitment. Punctuality is crucial. https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/64465

Faculty and Post-Doc Positions

The School of MIME at Oregon State University is conducting faculty searches in Design and Industrial Engineering. The positions are also posted on our Faculty and Staff Openings webpage. Note that our full consideration date is earlier this year—November 1st. A Robotics search is being conducted jointly with EECS as the host school; this position will be posted in the next few weeks. 

The Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Department at the University of California at Davis has a tenure-track position available in the area of Prosthetics and Assistive Robotics. The appointment is at the Assistant Professor level. https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF02299

Postdoctoral scholar: Desalinate high-salinity water: The Oregon State University Water and Energy Technologies Laboratory (WET Lab) and the School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (MIME) invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 18-month (with the possibility of extension), fixed-term Postdoctoral Scholar position. The WET Lab Postdoctoral Scholar will work on a DOE EERE funded project to desalinate high-salinity water and produce potable water. More info

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin - Madison, WI

Postdoctoral Associate, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering- Mississippi State University , Starkville, MS

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