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  • Jesse Rond, MIME graduate student in robotics, named one of Recruit Military's 40 Under 40 
    Despite a demanding naval career, Rond still found time to promote robotics by earning the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, in which he devoted 271 hours towards engaging youth with technology. He mentored a high school robotics club, and the students won first place two years in a row and qualified for international championships. Jesse is currently researching the effect ankle torque plays in bipedal robotic locomotion.

Mark Your Calendar       

  • PechaKucha Night 2017
    Learn about MIME student organizations through creative and informative presentations. This event is designed to elevate student leadership and showcase student groups. Pizza will be served.
    Nov. 13 | 6 p.m. | Kelley Engineering Center, Room 1003
  • Sports Engineering Club Launch
    Are you interested in learning about the intersection of sports equipment and engineering? Want to tour NIKE, Adidas and Columbia Sportswear engineering and design labs?  Do you want to join a rapidly growing club and make an immediate impact? Come to the club launch meeting this Tuesday to learn more about what exciting opportunities we will provide during theinaugural year at OSU!
    Nov. 14 | 7-8 p.m. | Johnson Hall, Room 221

  • Undergraduate Research Opportunities in MIME Information Session
    All MIME students are invited to attend an information session about undergraduate research opportunities in MIME. We will cover the Top 5 reasons to get involved in undergraduate research, examples of past undergraduate research projects, as well as news and future directions of research in our school.  In addition, a new initiative to provide funding for both students and faculty advisors in undergraduate research projects will be announced.   This is an excellent way to learn about faculty members' research, and get involved in projects. For honors students, this could be the basis for an HC thesis.  Even if you don’t yet feel ready to begin research or are not sure about your interests, attending this event help you to explore opportunities and make connections. RSVP
    Nov. 15 | 6 p.m. | LINC, Room 302
  • Currie & Brown Speaker Meeting
    Network with representatives from Currie & Brown, one of the world’s leading asset management and construction consultancies. Currie & Brown is recruiting civil, construction, environmental, mechanical, industrial, and electrical engineers; they are open to OPT candidates as well. Register here.
    Nov 15 | 6 p.m. | Kearney 112
  • Info Session - HEST 242/542: “Household Energy In Guatemala” 3-credit Field Course 
    Students from any major are invited to travel to Guatemala for 10 days in September 2018 to learn about the household energy poverty facing 40% of the world’s families and the technologies and policies needed to help address it. Please join the humanitarian engineering program for an info session on the course. More details on the info session are here and details about the past course here. Please contact the course leader, Nordica MacCarty, asstistant professor of mechanical engineering, with any questions.
    Nov. 16 | 5:15 p.m. | Valley Library, Willamette West Room

  • Leadership Academy Informational Panel
    The Leadership Academy is a program designed to provide key skills to students that increase their competitiveness and success in the job market. With the involvement and support of key industry partners, The Academy provides professional development, social connections, and experiences that will enhance your professional skills and prepare you for your career. For more information, join us at the informational panel where you will hear from students who have gone through the program. Everyone is welcome.
    Nov. 16 | 6-8 p.m. | Johnson Hall, Room 221

  • OSU AIAA Speaker Event: NASA Engineer presents Cassini's Grand Finale
    OSU AIAA has the great pleasure of hosting a returning speaker, Dr. Roger Diehl (a former NASA engineer) to give a presentation on the Cassini mission, who's nearly 20 year life ended just this September, as the spacecraft took an intentional "death dive" into Saturn's rings. Come learn about how the maneuver was planned and initiated, as well as a background into the Cassini program, and see some amazing images taken by the craft throughout its lifetime and fateful decent into the ringed planet. T
  • his event is open to the public. 
  • Questions? Contact aiaa@oregonstate.edu. 
  • Nov. 16 | 6:30 p.m. | Dearborn Hall, Room 118

  • Symposium: Oregon Applied Sustainability Experience (OASE) Internship Program 
  • Listen to case studies and experiences from the first round of Oregon Applied Sustainability Experience (OASE) Interns. 
  • Learn about paid internship & professor advisory opportunities in 2018.

Nov. 17 | 9–10 a.m. | Memorial Union, MU 213: Pan-Afrikan Sankofa Room

  • Entek Industry Tour
    IISE will be touring Entek International in Lebanon, OR . To secure a spot on the tour. A carpool will be organized. An email with driving directions, parking information, and additional details will be sent out as soon as we have the final list of students attending. Use this form to sign up. As a last note, rides will depart from the parking lot behind Rogers Hall (between Covell and Graf) at 1:25pm.
    Nov. 17 | 2-4:30 p.m.| Lebanon, OR

  • Workshop: Technical Interview Presentations
    This workshop will cover how to create a strong PowerPoint presentation for use during technical interviews. The workshop is designed for engineering graduate students who are interested in pursuing industry jobs, but all students are welcome to attend. 
  • Nov. 29 | 3 p.m. | Johnson Hall, Room 221


  • Pro Students: As many of you have noticed, ME 430 and ME 451 are currently closed. Based on the results of the MIME Course Demand Survey that was administered earlier in the term, these two courses were identified as high demand courses. Unfortunately, we were unable to add additional sections of either course. Since we cannot add addition sections our focus is on giving those students graduating before fall 2018 priority in registering for these courses. We used the MIME Course Demand Survey to identify those students. We identified all those students who indicated on the MIME Course Demand Survey that they were planning to graduate before fall 2018 and needed ME 430 and/or ME 451 in winter. Those students were sent an email with instructions on how to register for ME 430 and/or ME 451. If you completed the survey by 3:00pm, Thursday, November 9th, and believe you should have received an override into ME 430 and/or ME 451 please forward this email to Tyler DeAdder at tyler.deadder@oregonstate.edu. Include your name and OSU ID# in the email. Tyler will double check the survey.
  • Social Justice Retreats: There are several retreats that support social change offered at Oregon State: Racial Aikido, Multiracial Aikido, International Student Social Justice Retreat, Examining White Identity in a Multicultural World, and Examining White Identity for Faculty and Staff. As a partnership between Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS), Diversity & Cultural Engagement (DCE), Student Leadership & Involvement (SLI), University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS), these weekend long retreats promote a campus dialogue about race and racism. Each of the retreats engage in the active exploration of the concept of race and how race influences our lived experiences and interactions. To apply for a retreat please go to the following web address by December 1: http://oregonstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eJNrgVVoZpfKU8B

    Retreat dates from the 2017-2018 academic year are scheduled:
    - Racial Aikido; 01/19/18 - 01/21/18
    - Multiracial Aikido; 01/26/18 - 01/28/18
    - Examining White Identity; 01/19/18 - 01/21/18
    - International Student Social Justice Retreat; 02/02/18 - 02/04/18 
  • Opportunity abounds at the 2018 Graduate Research Showcase! Join industry exhibitor Blount International and representatives from CH2M, Google, Intel, Mozilla, NuScale Power, Oregon State University, Stratovate, and Traffic Technology Services, Inc. for a day of networking and professional development. Not convinced? Hear more from Vishvas and other past participants in a video about last year’s Graduate Research Showcase. Registration closes Nov. 20.
  • Undergraduate Teaching-Focused Engineering Schools: What is it like to be a faculty member at an undergraduate teaching-focused engineering school? How do you prepare yourself while you are in graduate school? Is the application process different? Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/674723474 | Webinar ID: 674 723 474 | Nov 15, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. 

Graduate Defenses

Job and Internship Opportunities

  • An exciting opportunity to engage in partnerships with faculty outside of the classroom while getting paid! The goal of URSA Engage is to provide first and second year students, and transfer students in their first year at OSU, opportunities to pursue research or a creative activity under the guidance of an OSU mentor. Students who are selected will receive an award of $750 and their faculty mentors will receive $250 in development funds. The program is available to undergraduates across all academic disciplines. Projects will take place from the middle of winter term 2018 through the end of spring term 2018 (15 weeks at 5 hrs/week). Everything you need to know is live on our website: http://undergraduate.oregonstate.edu/research/funding-opportunities/ursa-engage.

Faculty and Post-Doc Positions

  • The School of Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Oregon State University will conduct searches for three outstanding tenured/tenure-track hires. These will be in the areas of Advanced Manufacturing, Design, and Robotics with position start dates in Fall 2018. More information can be found here.
  • The College of Engineering and Computing at the University of South Carolina is in the process of expanding its tenured and tenure-track faculty. As part of this growth, the Department of Mechanical Engineering seeks dynamic, new, faculty members at all ranks for Fall 2018. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in mechanical, nuclear or aerospace engineering or a closely-related field, a demonstrated record of research accomplishments, and an outstanding capacity for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. The successful candidate will be expected to develop internationally-recognized, externally-funded research programs that complement existing departmental strengths. We also desire candidates whose expertise aligns with vital cross-cutting initiatives identified by the College. For details on these initiatives, please visit: http://cec.sc.edu/employment. 

  • The Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering (IMSE) at the University of South Florida invites applications for two faculty positions at full professor/associate professor level starting in August 2018:

    Position 1) Research and educational interests of the applicants should intersect with the departmental core methodological research thrusts in data analytics with applications in smart city/urban infrastructure (including healthcare systems, electricity, water, transportation, and public health), and advanced manufacturing including bio-manufacturing. 

    Position 2) Research and educational interests of the applicants should intersect with the departmental core methodological research thrusts in data analytics with applications in smart city/urban infrastructure (including healthcare systems, electricity, water, transportation, and public health), and advanced manufacturing including bio-manufacturing.


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