MIME in the News | Mark Your Calendar | Announcements |  Jobs and Internships | Scholarships & Fellowships |  Faculty and Post-Doc Positions 


  • Read the latest issue of Forefront, the newsletter of the School of MIME

  • OnBoard Dynamics partners with global manufacturer [Bend Bulletin]
    OnBoard was founded in order to commercialize self-compressing engine technology developed by School of MIME professor Chris Hagen.

  • Researchers at Oregon State in collaboration with the University of Alabama in Huntsville were selected by the National Institute of Standards and Technology for a research project focused on identifying the characteristics of ignition around structures by embers.  This will be a three year effort lead by Dr. Blunck and his research group.

  • A.J. Fillo, Ph.D. candidate in mechanical engineering, was selected as the recipient of the 2017 OSU Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award. ln addition to this prestigious award, his thesis, The Global Consumption of Premixed Large-Hydrocorbon Fuel/Air Turbulent Bunsen Flames, has been advanced as Oregon State's nominee for consideration in the regional Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award competition sponsored by the Western Association of Graduate Schools and ProQuest.

Mark Your Calendar    

  • Corning is recruiting from CBEE, MIME, EECS, Materials Science, and various science majors
    Open House: Oct. 25 | 10 a.m. -  2 p.m. | 219 Johnson Hall 
    Information Session: Oct. 25 | 5 - 6 p.m. | 102 Johnson Hall 
  • Robotics Seminar 
    Dylan Jones - "Planning Energy-Efficient Trajectories in Ocean Currents"
    Rey Pocius - "Neural Networks for Incremental Dimensionality Reduced Reinforcement Learning"
    Oct. 27 | 10 a.m. | Rogers Hall, Room 226
  • Leadership Academy Summit 2017
    The Summit is the annual kickoff extravaganza for the Leadership Academy. This event is open to ALL ENGINEERING STUDENTS. If you are not yet a member of the Leadership Academy, sign up HERE. Registration closes Oct. 20 or when capacity is reached.
    Oct. 28 | 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. | LaSells Stewart Center

  • PechaKucha Night 2017
    A chance to win $1,000 for your student organization.
    Professor and School Head Harriet Nembhard invites all MIME student organizations to prepare a PechaKucha presentation about their group to present on Monday, November 13, 2017. This event is designed to elevate student leadership and showcase our MIME student organizations. RSVP by Nov. 6. More information and registration
    Nov. 13 | 6 p.m. | Kelley Engineering Center, Room 1003

  • 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


  • Registration is now open for the 2018 Graduate Research Showcase taking place on Feb. 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 Jorge Cham , who will be giving the keynote at a luncheon exclusively for College of Engineering graduate students who present a poster and/or attend the career panel. Please read the schedule and details regarding the Graduate Research Showcase, and learn what last year’s graduate students had to say about the event. Space is limited to 200 students and registration will close Nov. 20, so do not procrastinate in securing your spot! 

  • OMSI has generously agreed to host the fourth annual Women in Science Portland Mixer on Wed., Nov. 8 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Similar to last year, we will have a networking game with prizes, as well as food, drinks for purchase, and a silent auction.  All supports of women in STEM are welcome at this event.  Please click the registration link for details. 
  • The Graduate School is moving from 300 Kerr to Heckart Lodge. See map for location: https://map.oregonstate.edu/?building=HKRT.  In order to efficiently move our office and staff, the Graduate School will be closed from Monday, October 30 to Wednesday, November 1. During this time, we will be unavailable by telephone and email, and we will not be able to process documents. Please plan accordingly.
  • Have homework to work on? Worried about MECOP? Just 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, questions, and your favorite snack foods if you want to play it safe (we don't judge!). Open to all engineering majors! We're mostly MFGEs and IEs, but we'll do our best to help you with whatever you bring in. Connect with SME and find other events on our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/OregonStateSME/.  Fridays from 2-5pm | Dearborn 119 Study Lounge

Job and Internship Opportunities

  • MU Basement Mechanic Apprentice: Work under Assistant Manager of Maintenance to provide preventative maintenance to bowling machines and repair machines when they break down. This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week) Facilities/Maintenance position for the Memorial Union at Oregon State University.
  • The City of Bend has two Entry Level Engineering positions. These Engineering Associate positions are part of the Engineering Infrastructure and Planning Department. You can learn more about our opportunity here.
  • Corning is recruiting for internships, entry-level and higher; there are several job postings in Handshake – application deadline is 10/22. On-campus interviews will be scheduled by invitation, on 10/26. The positions associated with the interview day are:
    • https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/1076655/share_preview
    • https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/1076699/share_preview
    • https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/1076781/share_preview
    • https://oregonstate.joinhandshake.com/jobs/1076669/share_preview
  • ANR Group Inc has Internship Opportunities with the following Hanford Companies: CH2M Hill, MSA, and U.S. Dept. of Energy. An internship with ANR Group Inc and an assignment to work at the Hanford site is an opportunity for college students to work on meaningful projects that have a unique history. These internship assignments provide professional development opportunities for college students in a number of disciplines, including: engineering, business, science, environmental, construction management, health and Safety, and many other fields. Challenging work experiences are provided for students who are willing to work hard and eager to build work experience towards their degree. More information here. ANR is scheduled to attend the Oregon State University Fall Engineering Career Fair Wednesday October 18th in the CH2M Hill Alumni Center from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

For more job listings, sign up for Handshake at http://career.oregonstate.edu/handshake

Scholarships & Fellowships

  • Influenster Scholarship for Women in STEM: Influenster wants to offer a $1,000 scholarship to five female students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in a technical field of study. The scholarship can be used to pay for tuition and/or school expenses. Deadline is Nov. 5. www.influenster.com/scholarship
  • Applications for PCOSW scholarships and event co-sponsorships for Winter Term 2018 projects are now being accepted. The President’s Commission on the Status of Women provides funding to faculty, students, and staff who are pursuing professional development, research, outreach, or creative projects related to women’s issues. Scholarships average $500. Applications are due Friday, October 26, with notification in Week 7.  Please visit http://leadership.oregonstate.edu/pcosw/awards-scholarships for detailed guidelines, qualification requirements, and application links.
  • The Space Technology Research Grants Program has released its annual call for applications for the NASA Space Technology Research Fellowships. Applications will be accepted from students pursuing or planning to pursue master's or doctoral degrees in relevant space technology disciplines. The fellowship awards, worth as much as $75,000 per year, will coincide with the start of the fall 2018 term. NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) seeks to sponsor U.S. citizen and permanent resident graduate student researchers who show significant potential to contribute to NASA’s goal of creating innovative new space technologies for our Nation’s science, exploration, and economic future. To date, NASA has awarded these prestigious fellowships to 423 students from 88 universities across 39 states and one U.S. territory. The deadline for submissions is November 02, 2017. Contact us with any questions, please direct your correspondence/inquiries, in writing, to Ms. Claudia Meyer, Space Technology Research Grants Program Executive, at hq-nstrf-call@mail.nasa.gov.

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 Systems and Industrial Engineering (SIE) Department (http://www.sie.arizona.edu) at the University of Arizona invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track position in the areas of (1) Cyber-Physical System Security, (2) Cyber Resiliency Engineering, (3) Modeling and Optimization of Networked Devices (e.g. Mobile, Healthcare, Transportation, and Smart Grids), and (4) Control Systems Cyber Security with an anticipated start date of August 2018.

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