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  • MIME Winter Awards Banquet Results
    The MIME Winter Awards Banquet is an annual tribute to excellence in teaching and learning within the School of MIME. The event is organized by the IE honor society Alpha Pi Mu and the ME honor society Pi Tau Sigma to honor outstanding students and faculty. After polling undergrad students and faculty, the 2017-18 winners are:
    • Teachers of the Year: 
      Mechanical Engineering: Dr. Nancy Squires
      Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering: Dr. Hector Vergara
    • Outstanding Seniors: 
      Mechanical Engineering: Ann Santich 
      Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering: Sarah Trevisiol
  • Oregon State IISE takes third place in video competitionThe Oregon State University Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) chapter was awarded third place in the 2018 IISE YouTube Video Contest. The goal of the contest is to promote the industrial engineering profession to high school students, teachers and college counselors. Watch the video here.

Mark Your Calendar

  • KEC Maker Faire
    Showcase or view personal projects at the Maker Faire. FREE REFRESHMENTS will be provided. Bring a friend, vote on the best projects, and learn about something new.
    March 14-15 |  Kelley Engineering Center
  • 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

Graduate Defenses

MIME Faculty Candidate Seminars

Advance Manufacturing

  • Ali Tabei, Ph.D., Sr. Engineer I, R&D, ATI Specialty Materials & Research Affiliate, Georgie Institute of Technology
    "Materials-Affected Manufacturing: Integration of Process Mechanics and Materials"
    Friday, March 9 | 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Rogers 226

  • Ashley Bucsek, Ph.D. Candidate, Colorado School of Mines
    "Elucidating Deformation Processes in Shape Memory Alloys Using 3D X-Ray Diffraction"
    Thursday, March 22 | 10 - 11 a.m. | Rogers 226


  • ITERATE: workshop series for potential entrepreneurs – Do you have a startup idea? The OSU Advantage Accelerator is now accepting applications for its Iterate program, which begins April 3rd. OSU students, faculty, staff and community members are all welcome to apply. The four-week workshops series guides participants in evaluating and developing their entrepreneurial ideas. Click here to find additional information and apply.

  • An NSF-funded Cybermanufacturing REU Site at Texas A&M University is inviting applications for undergraduate students (rising juniors and seniors in STEM disciplines) who are strongly interested in summer research experience.  Participants will be given the opportunity to work alongside faculty and graduate student mentors in ongoing faculty research in cybermanufacturing related topics. These include developing new “Apps” for real-time applications, architecture and working with innovative machines and data analytics, and investigating new design approaches. The participants will also have an opportunity to participate in several enrichment activities like industry tour, GRE workshop, research seminar, and Aggies Invent program.  Program Description: The summer research program on cybermanufacturing is an REU Program (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) with funding provided by the National Science Foundation. This REU will take place over the 10-week period from May 29 to August 6, and will include undergraduate students from other universities as well as students from Texas A&M. This summer’s program will include a cohort of up to ten students. Financially, travel costs for field trips will be supported and housing will be provided at no cost to each participant. Additionally, the each participant will be given a weekly $500 stipend. How to Apply:  To apply for Summer REU position, please click here

Internship Opportunities

  • Georgia-Pacific highly regards our Engineering Development Summer Interns and Co-ops, not only as a valuable source of productivity and innovative ideas, but also as a source of talent from which we are able to select fulltime employees.  Interns and Co-ops are challenged with real, high-impact opportunities to create value and make a difference in our operations. They are held to the same standard as full-time employees and are expected to challenge the status quo, speak up, offer ideas and solutions, and also to uphold our high standards for compliance, health, and safety. http://www.gpcampusinfo.com/engineering/#?page=2

Job Opportunities

    • Division Director, Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation - National Science Foundation
      Serves as a member of the Directorate for Engineering leadership team, directs activities of the Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation, and serves as the Foundation’s principal spokesperson in the areas supported by the Division. The incumbent assesses needs and trends in the areas supported by the CMMI Division, implements overall strategic planning and policy setting, justifies budget estimates, balances program needs, identifies and allocates resources, oversees the timely evaluation of proposals and recommendations for awards and declinations, and fosters partnerships with other Divisions, Directorates, Federal agencies, the industrial sector, scientific organizations and the academic community. The Division Director has managerial and oversight responsibilities for the effective use of division staff and resources in meeting organizational goals and objectives.

    • The Industrial Engineering Department at the University of Arkansas is seeking graduate students with interest in Manufacturing to fill at least one funded MS or PhD research assistantship.  Specific needs include robotics and additive manufacturing, but general background and interest in manufacturing systems/processes is also of interest.  Students with a background in any engineering discipline or computer science are welcome to apply.  More information about the lab may be found at http://industrial-engineering.uark.edu/Research/Labs/att-manufacturing-automation-laboratory.php.
    • Rogue Valley Door 
    • is looking for a full time process improvement engineer to join their team. Rogue Valley Door is a high end door manufacturer located in Grants Pass, OR. As a process engineer, you will be working with the continuous improvement group to implement lean manufacturing practices into their manufacturing process. 
    • If you are interested, or would like more information, please contact their continuous improvement manager Mike St. George at mikestg@roguevalleydoor.com.

Georgia-Pacific Engineering Development Program

      The Engineering Development Program (EDP) is designed for college graduates who are seeking expedited training, professional development, exposure to operations leadership, and career growth. Engineers are assigned to one of our 300+ manufacturing locations and help support innovation, process efficiency, equipment reliability, and quality assurance, with a large overarching focus on compliance, health, and safety.
    • Georgia-Pacific Maintenance Documentation Aide
      The Georgia Pacific mill in Halsey is a manufacturing facility that makes consumer paper products. They manufacture paper towels and toilet tissue. This industrial facility runs 24/7, and has a variety of automated and mechanical manufacturing equipment. This equipment is maintained on a set outage schedule. Maintenance tasks are planned in advance, and carried out on these outages. The position desired is for a maintenance aide to audit these tasks during outage days and build work standards for future reference by mechanics. They will work with maintenance mechanics to document the steps required to properly complete the specific tasks, take pictures, add relevant details, and build a document to attach to work packages in the future. They will also add missing components to equipment BOMs and edit existing work standards. This is a great opportunity for someone in the engineering fields to get exposure to a real manufacturing environment, and to see the day to day operation of an industrial plant. The employee will have the opportunity to work with both tradesmen and engineers in the pursuit of their duties. Contact Jed Dodge - Maintenance Supervisor, 541-369-1311, Jed.Dodge@gapac.com.
    • The Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Institute (ATAMI) is seeking to fill one part-time (maximum of 20 hours a week) Student Operations Assistant position. Duties will include routine to complex administrative tasks in support of ATAMI’s operational mission to administer a safe and secure facility that provides state-of-the-art processes and skills to academic and industry users. Please see OSU Human Resources Posting #P03184SE.  Closes March 9.
    • The Advanced Technology and Manufacturing Institute (ATAMI) is seeking to fill one part-time (maximum of 20 hours a week) Student Machine Shop Assistant position. Duties will include Machine Shop operations such as user training on the safe use of Machine Shop equipment and maintenance of tooling and general facility support. Please see OSU Human Resources Posting #P03336SE.  Closes March 19.
    • Materials Management (Campus Recycling and Surplus Property) have multiple job openings in IT, online sales, warehouse work, refurbishing, driving, etc. Most applications are due on Tuesday, March 6th. Learn more and apply by visiting http://tiny.cc/recycle-jobs.
    • For more job listings, sign up for Handshake at http://career.oregonstate.edu/handshake.

    Faculty and Post-Doc Positions

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