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Turning Seawater into Sweet Water (Engineering Out Loud podcast)
Can turning seawater into drinking water be a cost-effective way to  provide clean, fresh water for the growing numbers of people facing water scarcity? Bahman Abbasi, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is taking up that challenge with a mobile, modular, solar-powered, desalination system.

STEM students develop National Society of Black Engineers chapter (Daily Barometer)
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics students of color who may have experienced the uncomfortable pressure of a classroom full of stares, like engineering student Mar’quis Bryant-Morgan, are taking action to integrate their community.

OSU student finishes second in golf design contest (Albany Democrat-Herald)
Tim Slama, a former high school district champion golfer from Salem, finished second in a Golf Channel TV series which featured a competition to design a golf driver.


Mark Your Calendar

Understanding Thermal Transport in Porous Crystals
Christopher E. Wilmer, assistant professor Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh. 
Monday, Nov. 26 | 4 to 5 p.m. | Johnson 102

Bridging the arts and sciences for human betterment
Dr. Carol Ryff is professor of psychology and director of the Institute on Aging at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She will be visiting OSU as a guest of the provost and the deans of the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, the College of Liberal Arts and the College of Engineering. Carol’s visit will highlight the developing partnerships among the three colleges in efforts to build healthier communities through arts and science.
Thurs., Nov. 29 | 4 to 7 p.m. | Memorial Union Horizon Room

MLK Celebration
Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin, author and advocate for social justice is the keynote speaker for the 37th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration lecture on Mon., Jan. 21, at 11 a.m. at the LaSells Stewart Center. Through Dec. 5, free tickets are available to OSU faculty, staff and students for the Jan. 21 peace breakfast and the keynote session. Beginning Dec. 6, keynote session tickets will be available to the general public. The celebration week runs from Jan. 19-25. To register and for a full list of events, visit https://diversity.oregonstate.edu/mlk . For info, contact events@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-4717.
Mon., Jan. 21 | 11 a.m. | The LaSells Stewart Center


Graduate Defenses

"Privacy-Sensitive Robotics" by Matthew Rueben, candidate for Ph.D. in Robotics. Advisor: Dr. Bill Smart. 
Nov. 20 | 10 a.m. | Rogers 226


Announcements

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Graduate Students,registration is now open for the 2019 Graduate Research Showcase taking place on Friday, February 8. 
The Graduate Research Showcase is a daylong opportunity for you to advance your professional knowledge and skills, network with industry partners, and share your research with industry, faculty, peers, and the community. We are also pleased to welcome Dr. Inger Mewburn (The Thesis Whisperer) who will be giving the keynote at a luncheon exclusively for College of Engineering graduate students who present a poster and/or attend a workshop session. Please read the schedule and details regarding the Graduate Research Showcase. Space is limited to 200 students and registration will close January 11, so do not procrastinate in securing your spot!

FE Review Course Open for Registration
The Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) club at Oregon State is hosting the annual FE Review Course during Winter Term 2019 (exact dates on website, link below). This course is specifically designed to assist OSU engineering students who are studying for the FE Exam. The following subjects are covered: Mathematics, Probability and Statistics, Engineering Economics, Electrical Fundamentals, Statics, Dynamics, Strength of Materials, Materials Science, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, and Heat Transfer.  Registration includes access to digital recordings of each lecture and notes on Canvas through Sept. 1st, 2019. The cost of the course is $100 for OSU students if you sign up online before December 16th. The cost will be $125 after December 16th. If you have any questions, please contact tec@oregonstateiise.org

For ASEE’s 125th Anniversary Celebration, we are asking students to create a video that shows where engineering education will be in 25 years! The scene: You are 25 years into your career as faculty, dean, chair, provost or president at your dream university. What does engineering education look like? What changes have been implemented? What does the student body look like? How are classes taught? 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. Register by December 1 and submit by February 1. We look forward to seeing your entry! Contact Katie Carroll for more info.

We are excited to inform you that applications for the 2019 Stanford Research Conference (SRC) are open!
You can apply at tinyurl.com/2019src. SRC is Stanford Undergraduate Research Association’s annual conference that serves as a forum for undergraduates from all over the country to present their work, connect with other researchers, and hear from distinguished leaders in the research community. SRC will be held on April 5-7, 2019 at Stanford University, and we invite your undergraduates to apply. We would greatly appreciate if you could extend this opportunity to your student body. The link to the application is below. The application is due by January 5, 2019. Please refer to sura.stanford.edu for further information, and feel free to contact us at this email (board.sura@gmail.com) with any other questions

Winter Term Pro-school Application Due 11/30
Winter term Pro-School application Applications are now open and due by 11:55pm on November 30th. The application is located at: http://engineering.oregonstate.edu/pro-school. For questions please refer to the Pro-School FAQ page: http://engineering.oregonstate.edu/pro-school or contact the Office of Student Services by calling 541-737-5236 or stopping by our office in Johnson Hall 114. *If you are student that has just joined us out of high school and in your first-year at OSU you can disregard this message. Your academic advisor will work with you on understanding the pro-school application process at a later time. 


Scholarships

OSU ScholarDollars
Oregon State’s new online scholarship search and application system, ScholarDollars, is now accepting applications for more than $50 million in 2019-20 scholarship funds. OSU students may complete one application to be considered for more than 1,600 campus-based scholarship opportunities. Students are encouraged to submit their ScholarDollars applications between Nov. 1, 2018, and Feb. 1, 2019, to maximize the number of scholarships for which they will be considered. Call 541-737-1125 or visit https://scholarships.oregonstate.edu/scholardollars.

PhD GAANN Fellowship - Missouri S&T
Missouri University of Science and Technology is inviting students to apply for Ph.D. program in engineering management, systems engineering, or civil engineering and become GAANN fellows to conduct cutting-edge research on various aspects of infrastructure studies, including resilience, safety, sustainability, connectivity, and smartness, to name a few. Contact. Dr. Ruwen Qin (qinr@mst.edu).

EUSMAT opens a new call for Erasmus Mundus Scholarships for the AMASE Master Programme: Motivated students can apply for joining the AMASE Master Programme, which provides Erasmus Mundus scholarships for carrying out this two-year international Master in Advanced Materials Science and Engineering. The application for the intake 2019 is now open. For more information please check our website www.amase-master.net or contact us at: office@eusmat.net.

Internship/Fellowship Opportunities

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is accepting applications for the 2019 Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs. Eligibility and online application information are available on the Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs website. Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.

Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is excited to announce that the INL Graduate Fellowship postings are now open. This year there are two INL Graduate Fellowship postings. The first is specific to National and Homeland Security research, the second is associated with other INL mission areas. The INL Graduate Fellowship program is designed to identify exceptional talent in research areas aligned with INL's strategic agenda to enable the current and future mission of the INL. The program, a collaboration between INL and universities, provides mentoring and financial support for outstanding students who plan to enroll in graduate degree programs. Applicants are invited to apply online through inl.gov/careers job posting numbers 12535 and 12584. The postings will close February 15, 2019. Selections will be announced in May. Letters of recommendation can be emailed directly to ali.josephson@inl.gov. 

ORISE Fellow at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency at ORISE Department of Defense Programs https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2163575/share_preview

Data Visualization and Geospatial Data Fellowship at the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) at Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2162733/share_preview

Undergraduate and graduate student internship and temporary employment opportunities at Argonne National Lab: For over 40 years, Argonne has supported thousands of students in their explorations of STEM research careers, provided access to cutting-edge research facilities, and fostered relationships with world-class scientists and engineers all within 30 miles of the third largest city in the country. For more info: https://www.anl.gov/education.
Summer internship opportunity in the Marine Physical Laboratory (MPL) at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, in La Jolla, California. Our internship program is a great opportunity for inquisitive and motivated undergraduate students with exceptional aptitude for quantitative science majoring in Oceanography, Applied Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Geology to work with some of the most notable scientists in the world while earning a modest salary. UCSD is an equal opportunity employer, with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. More information can be found on our website https://scripps.ucsd.edu/mpl/mpl-summer-internship-program, where we will be accepting applications through 4 p.m. Pacific time on January 18, 2019. 

#2171799 Summer Intern - Mechanical Engineering at Hawaiian Electric Company -
posted 11/16, exp. 11/29 https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2171799/share_preview

#2169998 Summer Internships in Science and Technology (SIST) at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2169998/share_preview

#2168252 IT Infrastructure Internship/Co-Op (Summer 2019) at Tesla https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2168252/share_preview

#2168152 Applications Engineering Internship/Co-Op (Summer 2019) at Tesla https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2168152/share_preview 


Job Opportunities

Open Positions - Undergrad Learning Assistants  (Thermal Fluid Sciences) Paid positions may be available in Winter/Spring/Fall 2019 to support thermal fluid sciences courses. Duties may include holding office hours, grading papers, copying materials for the course, helping with lab sections, tutoring, leading study sessions, attending weekly meetings, and other tasks as needed by the supervising instructor. Course that may require assistance include ME 311, ME 312, ME 331, ME 332, and ME373. Interested students should email brian.fronk@oregonstate.edu with a resume and identifying which courses and which terms you would be available. At a minimum, students must have successfully completed the course they intend to support.  The weekly time commitment depends on the specific instructor and course.

Human Services Resource Center: We are looking for three students to help us with various projects through the rest of the academic year – our existing staff is overwhelmed and overstretched and we need more students to help us serve students! We are looking for the following: A Food Pantry AssistantA Textbook Lending Program Assistant; and An Event and Program Planning Assistant.

The OSU OPEnS (Openly Published Environmental Sensing) Lab seeks seven undergraduate researchers to work in our hands-on technology-rich makerspace to produce next generation sensing technologies for environmental research. These hires will use 3D printers, microcontrollers, and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to conduct technical research and development to produce and test their new instrumentation. The hires will also collaborate with professors and student researchers to help them design new solutions.  Time commitment per week is negotiable (typically between 10 and 20 hrs academic terms and up to 40 during summer or non-enrolled terms) and expected to be at a rate of $11/hr. Applications due by December 15. http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/68552

#2172853 Maintenance Reliability Engineer at RHI Magnesita https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2172853/share_preview

#2168415 ISR Analyst at Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2168415/share_preview

#2167858 Formal Qualification Tester / Analyst at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2167858/share_preview

#2167835 System Test Engineer / Analyst at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2167835/share_preview

#2167678 Cost Estimating Engineer at Navy Systems Management Activity https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2167678/share_preview

#2165927 Amazon Operations: Area Manager 2019 West Coast Region - Student Veterans (CA, NV,  OR, WA) - posted 11/15, expires 11/28 https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2165927/share_preview 

#2165910 Amazon Operations: Area Manager 2019 Oregon at Amazon - posted 11/15, expires 11/28 https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2165910/share_preview

#2161119 Industrial Engineer at United Parcel Service (UPS) https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2161119/share_preview

#2160068 Technical Sales Representative (2018) at KEYENCE Corporation of America https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2160068/share_preview

#1584894 Management Development Program - MDP at Konecranes https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/1584894/share_preview

#2161978 Validation Engineer at XDIN Inc. an Alten Company https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2161978/share_preview

#2054670 Structural Mechanics Engineer at Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2054670/share_preview

#2054665 Nondestructive (NDT/NDE) Engineer at Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2054665/share_preview

#2054663 Materials/Metallurgical Engineer at Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/2054663/share_preview

#1434217 Mechanical Engineer at Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/1434217/share_preview

#1401577 Application Engineer at Radiant Vision Systems https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/1401577/share_preview


Faculty and Post-Doc Positions


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