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Announcing the winners of the MIME Graduate Student Science Communications Contest
Last month, graduate students from across the School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering submitted 500-word articles about their research topic, written with the goal of being understandable by a general audience. Submissions were judged by a panel of professional science communicators. We are pleased to announce the winners were Ali Trueworthy (first place), Suresh Ramasamy (second), and Tabeel Jacob (third). Click the links to read their submissions. 

OSU AIAA places fourth at NASA competition
The NASA University Student Launch Initiative (USLI)  challenge, hosted by NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, tasked student teams to propose, design, build and test a reusable rocket with a payload. The rocket had to reach a team selected altitude between 4,000 and 5,500 feet. Once reaching its highest point, the rocket deployed a recovery system and landed safely. The payload had to be a drone or rover that autonomously deployed from the rocket after the rocket landed. The Oregon State team, comprised of mechanical and electrical engineering and computer science students also won first place in the highest technical award, the Vehicle Design Award.

Video profiles: Amy Caldwell and Aerospace Engineering Clubs at Oregon State University
This is a documentary profile of Amy, a junior in Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering who's been fascinated by aerospace engineering for a long time. Through participation in clubs and internships at Oregon State, she's had the chance to experience real world projects and taken great steps toward her goal of working in the aerospace field.

Robot ethics, movement key to future technology developments (Control Engineering)
Researchers at several universities are working on technological developments that are blurring the line between human-robot interaction and what they can ethically do for people.

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ChickTech info session
ChickTech is a national organization serving thousands of girls and women every year through tech programs and events. ChickTech was founded in 2012 to engage women and girls of all ages in the technology industry while working to create a better technology culture for all. Programs include summer camps, High School programs, Support and Networking for College Students, Meet-up groups for adults in tech, and ACT-W Conferences. Wherever possible, we partner with other organizations to expand our impact. Please join us as we talk about our events and programs that empower, support, and increase the confidence of women and girls, and how OSU can be a part of it! Food will be served, so RSVP here: https://tinyurl.com/y29e6quq . Everyone is welcome!
Mon., May 20 | 5 to 6 p.m. | 220 Johnson Hall

Associate head for undergraduate programs candidate seminar: David Blunck, Ph.D.
Wed., May 22 | 9 to 10 a.m. | Rogers 226

Fri., June 14 | 9:30 a.m. (graduates arrive by 8 a.m. for check-in) | LaSells Stewart Center

Internship/Fellowship Opportunities

Tektronix seeks a summer engineering intern. As a member of the team, you will have the opportunity to work with a group of creative and dedicated Engineers who make test and measurement equipment that enables all of today’s technological miracles to occur.  As an Intern you will be part of a cohort of Interns, SME’s and your Mentor that has produced a series of award winning, leading edge oscilloscope products.  Our instruments offer the challenge of multi-processor architectures, real time data acquisition, processing and display systems at different price/performance points for our customers.


Job Opportunities

The Naval Nuclear Laboratory comprises the U.S. Department of Energy locations and personnel responsible for developing advanced naval nuclear propulsion technology, providing technical support to ensure the safety and reliability of the nation’s naval nuclear reactors, and training the Sailors who operate those reactors in the U.S. Navy’s submarines and aircraft carrier Fleets. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is operated by Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fluor Corporation. For more information and to view career opportunities, please visit https://navalnuclearlab.energy.gov/jobsearch. Disciplines needed: Mechanical Engineers, Materials Science Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers, Industrial Engineers, Aerospace Engineers

Health Information Exchange (HIE) Integration Developer II – Samaritan Health Systems, Corvallis
Designs, develops and tests data integration processes to support the Regional Health Information Collaborative (RHIC). Works with other members of the Health Information Exchange (HIE) team to manage technical designs and data integration implementation in compliance with business requirements and data integration best practices. Required: BS and some experience with Business or Information Systems, plus exp. or training in development, programming languages, messaging protocols, and database management systems. HIE Integration Developer Can also be found from: SHS Jobs & Careers Search, Requisition number: #44149

Oregon State is utilizing Handshake as the central job and internship database. Please visit Handshake and create an account to access these opportunities.


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