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IN THE NEWS

Hack steals $40k from Harrisburg manufacturer
it's a cyber attack that hits home for a Harrisburg business. they're out $40,000 after a hacker got into their payroll account. According to Rakesh Bobba, "it is believed that a majority of the attacks are coming from the phishing vector. Compromising credentials often inside or through a phising attack and then taking it from there." KEZI

Oregon State Everywhere: ‘Combining computer science and music is my passion’
Four passions drive Anousha Farshid: music, problem-solving, coding and building ideas from scratch. She finds ways to blend them all thanks partly to her online computer science studies with Oregon State. OSU Ecampus

Another Day in the College of Engineering: Shredding
The Engineering Expo showcases senior design projects for all engineering students. It is held every year in May at Oregon State University. Industry partners, alumni, the media, prospective students, peers, representatives of other academic institutions and the general public have the opportunity to interact directly with students, ask questions and exchange ideas. Team: Martin Baker, Devon Cash, Mason Sidebottom, Ben Windheim. EECS YouTube

OPPORTUNITIES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

NEW! Eugene ISSA & Technology Association of Oregon September Cyber Security Meetup
Thu, September 19 | 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM | Capitello Wines, Eugene, OR | $0 – $25
Calling all cyber-security professionals and students! Meet and network with other cyber security professionals. We'll also hear from special guest Steve Carlson, Senior Director of Systems Engineering at Symantec.

NEW! SEMI Pacific Northwest Breakfast Forum
Friday, Oct. 4 | 7:30-11:30 AM | Qorvo, Hillsboro, OR | Students $15
The SEMI NW Breakfast Forum gives you the opportunity to listen to industry leaders who are at forefront of the 5G wave. Learn how the semiconductor industry’s ecosystem is going to change, both as a provider and a consumer. And most importantly come together to engage with fellow colleagues to collaborate and share how your business will be impacted by the fifth generation of wireless technology. The following discount code can be used by OSU, UO and PSU students to reduce the cost from $75 to $15: Member (i.e. friend of ONAMI) student / MSTUDENT

NEW! Posters on the Hill 2020
Each spring, the Council on Undergraduate Research hosts an annual undergraduate poster session on Capitol Hill. At this event and its related activities, members of Congress and their staff members learn about the importance of undergraduate research through talking directly with the student researchers involved in these programs. Applications for Posters on the Hill 2020 open Wednesday, September 4 through Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 11:59 pm EST. Late submissions will not be accepted.

Ignite TAO: Health v7
Tuesday, November 12 | 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm | OHSU, Portland
Ignite TAO: Health is a high-energy evening of 5-minute talks by local people who have a burning idea and the guts to get on stage and share their personal and professional passions. Quick, fun, thought-provoking, social, local, and global - Ignite is all of these and more. Ignite TAO: Health will focus on topics around wellness, pharmaceuticals, software, medical devices, healthcare and more. Call for speakers NOW OPEN! Speaker applications are due Friday, September 27th.

OSSN Git September
The Open Source Student Network is organizing a month full of Git during September! Get to know the most famous and commonly used version control system, start your online portfolio, learn to collaborate, contribute to your favorite project and get ready for the upcoming school year! During this month we will learn how to use Git, branching and creating a pull request through GitHub and/or Gitlab. Before RSVPing at https://events.mozilla.org/ossngitseptember, you have to register to https://ossn.club and complete your profile. There are two ways to participate:

  1. Find an event at your campus organized by your local club (So far there are no clubs from OSU. If your club wants to join the OSSN and organize an event, email cstevens@mozilla.com).
  2. Participate remotely to our online webinars (available when you RSVP).

SCHOLARSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS

NEW! The Institute for Broadening Participation
The mission of the Institute for Broadening Participation is to increase diversity in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) workforce. We design and implement strategies to increase access to STEM education, funding, and careers, with special emphasis on reaching and supporting individuals from underserved communities and underrepresented groups, including underrepresented minorities, women, persons with disabilities, first generation college students, and students from underserved communities.

AfterCollege Engineering & Technology Student Scholarship
$500 - Open to currently enrolled students pursuing a degree in a field of engineering, technology and/or mathematics. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Deadline: September 30.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship
$500 - Open to currently enrolled students working toward a degree in a field of Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics from a group underrepresented in their field of study. Underrepresented groups may be defined by: gender, race, ethnic background, disability, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, nationality and other non-visible differences. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Deadline: September 30.

AfterCollege Succurro Scholarship
$500 - Open to currently enrolled students in an accredited program, working toward a degree (AA, AS, BA, BS, MA, MS, MFA, PhD, MD, JD, etc.) in any discipline. Minimum 2.5 GPA. Deadline: September 30.

Facebook Fellowship Program
The Facebook Fellowship Program is designed to encourage and support promising doctoral students who are engaged in innovative and relevant research in areas related to computer science and engineering at an accredited university. The program is open to students in any year of their PhD study and supports talented students from traditionally under-represented minority groups. Applications are evaluated based on the strength of the student’s research statement, publication record and recommendation letters. Winners of the Fellowship are entitled to receive two years of tuition and fees paid, a stipend of $37,000 each year and up to $5,000 in conference travel support. Application deadline: October 4.

Google Conference and Travel Scholarships
To help break down the barriers that prevent underrepresented groups in technology and business from attending leading conferences, we're excited to offer Google Conference and Travel Scholarships for selected conferences in the tech industry and related fields. Scholarships are available in North America for all traditionally underrepresented groups in technology and business (including, but not limited to: African American/Black, Hispanic/Latinx, Native American, persons with disabilities, women and veterans).

GRADUATE EXAMS

MS Final Exam – Hima Gotlur Muralidhar
Tuesday, September 17 | 3:30pm to 5:30pm | KEC 1007
Enabling Graceful Software Upgrades in Distributed Systems
Major Advisor: Jesse Walker; Committee: Rakesh Bobba, Yeongjin Jang; GCR: Zhaoyan Fan

MS Final Exam – David Glennon
Thursday, September 19 | 2:00pm to 4:00pm | KEC 2057
Design and Simulation of Nonlinear Control Strategies for Heaving Point Wave Energy Converters in WEC-Sim
Co Advisors: Eduardo Cotilla-Sanchez, Ted Brekken; GCR: Lewis Semprini; Committee: Bret Bosma

PhD Final Exam – Arpit Christi
Friday, September 20 | 9:30am to 11:30am | KEC 1007
Building Self Adaptive Software Systems via Test-based Modifications
Major Advisor: Alex Groce; Committee: Carlos Jensen, Xiaoli Fern, Danny Dig; GCR: Maggie Niess

PhD Final Exam – Mandana Hamidi Haines
Friday, September 20 | 10:00am to 12:00pm | KEC 1005
Learning from Examples and Interactions
Major Advisor: Prasad Tadepalli; Minor Advisor: Sarah Emerson; Committee: Alan Fern, Weng-Keen Wong; GCR: John Dilles

MS Final Exam – Xiang Gu
Friday, September 20 | 12:30pm to 2:30pm | KEC 2057
Developing a Distributed Computing Framework for Accelerating Deep Learning for Google Street View
Major Advisor: Lizhong Chen; Committee: Perry Hystad, Yue Zhang

PhD Final Exam – Hyunkyu Ouh
Friday, September 20 | 1:00pm to 3:00pm | KEC 1114
New Architectures and Circuits for Pushing the Dynamic Range and Multiplexing Boundaries of CMOS-Integrated Sensors
Major Advisor: Matthew L. Johnston;Committee: David Allstot, Un-Ku Moon, Tejasvi Anand; GCR: William H. Warnes

EVENTS

2019 Vancouver Tech Tour
Tuesday, September 17 | 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Co-Lab Coworking, Vancouver, WA | Tourist: $10, Student: $5
Tourists will wind their way through the city to find out what cool technology host companies like are working on, experience their company culture, network with other tourists, and find out about jobs available in the fastest growing industry in SW Washington during our second annual event. Vancouver Tech Tour will culminate back at Co-Lab Coworking with an After Party at 7:00 pm with more networking and prizes.

2019 PDX Talent Match
Thursday, September 26 | 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Portland | Job Seeker: free
Technology Association of Oregon invites job seekers and tech companies to participate in PDX Talent Match an exclusive hiring fair designed to initiate personal introductions between local talent and technology companies who are actively hiring in the Portland-Metro area. Interested job seekers submit their information through a resume portal. Should a job seeker be chosen by a participating company, TAO will forward an invitation to attend the PDX Talent Match networking event.

NW Electronics Design and Manufacturing Expo
Wednesday, October 2 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Tektronix Campus, Beaverton, Oregon | $5
The NW Electronics Design & Manufacturing Expo (NEDME) is the premier trade show and networking event for members of the high-tech industry in the Pacific Northwest. NEDME connects local businesses with engineers, entrepreneurs, buyers, and reps in a fun atmosphere that promotes innovation and learning. Attendance is only $5 and 100% of proceeds are donated to the Oregon Food Bank so the discount would be applied to the tech sessions, which are normally $15 per session. The event also includes lunch and we reimburse TriMet tickets.

2019 Eugene Tech Tour
Thursday, October 3 | 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Eugene, OR | Tourist: $10; Student: $5
Join the Technology Association of Oregon for the largest open house of tech companies in Oregon. Tourists will wind their way through the city to find out what technology companies are working on, experience their company culture, network with other tourists, and find out about jobs available in this fast-growing industry.

SEMI NW Breakfast Forum
Friday, October 4 | 7:30 am - 11:30 am | Qorvo, Hillsboro, OR | Student rate: $15 with discount code
The SEMI NW Breakfast Forum gives you the opportunity to listen to industry leaders who are at forefront of the 5G wave. Learn how the semiconductor industry’s ecosystem is going to change, both as a provider and a consumer.  And most importantly come together to engage with fellow colleagues to collaborate and share how your business will be impacted by the fifth generation of wireless technology. Students: use the code NMSTUDENT to register.

Breaking the Code: The Un-Hackathon for a Cause Kick-Off
Friday, October 4 | 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Bumped, Portland | Free
Join the Technology Association of Oregon (TAO) and our partner, Multnomah County, as we kick off our first a community-driven, collaborative design sprint. We aim to break barriers that exist between non-profit organizations that specifically serve people of color and the broad, local tech community. Sign up as a participant, coach, volunteer or an attendee to learn how to use design thinking during National Digital Inclusion Week to create solutions to empower a more inclusive community.

2019 Bend Tech Showcase
Monday, October 7 | 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm | OSU-Cascades Co-Lab | Student: $5; TAO Member: $10
Join the Technology Association of Oregon for the largest open house of tech company showcase in Central Oregon. OSU Cascades Computer Science Students are invited to arrive between 4 PM-5 PM & the event will be open to the General Public from 5 PM-8 PM. Attendees will hear from each company about who they are, what they do, what they are looking for in their employees, and jobs that they have open.

JOBS

Oregon State is utilizing Handshake as the central job and internship database. Please visit Handshake and create an account to access these opportunities. Let Handshake find the jobs for you with custom search alerts.

Step 1: Log in to Handshake and navigate to the “Jobs” page.
Step 2: Set the filter criteria you want (e.g., full time vs internship, keywords, location, etc.).
Step 3: Once you are happy with your filter, select the “Get Email Alerts” button on the right hand side. You should see a pop-up stating “Created Job Alert” and your saved search parameters will now show up in the “Job Alerts” list. Create as many filters as you want.
Step 4: Set your notification preferences by clicking the “Email Alerts On” link under your job alert and selecting the frequency and method for job notifications.

Don’t forget to check out the AfterCollege job site, tailored especially for our EECS students.

Engineering Job Club (Online Version)
Sign up for Engineering Job Club, a weekly email series that breaks the process down into manageable chunks. This series will help you set reminders, stay motivated, and work toward landing that engineering position you want, all on your own schedule. Series begins April 8th, but students are welcome to jump in at any time. Register today in Handshake: Engineering Job Club

Student Jobs

NEW! EE student – OSU Department of EMT (Tanguay Lab)
The Tanguay lab is in need of a EE student to build 4 harnesses for a custom built instrument. The position is short term and a project specific. Hours are flexible and negotiable. There are opportunities for long term employment. If interested, please contact Lisa Truong.

NEW! ECE student – OSU Department of EMT (Tanguay Lab)
This recruitment is to fill (1) part-time (less than 20 hours per week) student engineer position for the Tanguay Lab in Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology at Oregon State University. The job location is off campus, and requires transportation. The position is to work on a multi-disciplinary engineering team to build custom scientific software. This is an opportunity to be involved in designing of first of their kind prototype scientific instruments. From robotics, computer vision, fluidics and software design, there is a vast number of hands on experience and practical skills to be gained. The position will primarily involve in writing software in python, C, or C++ to operate custom instruments. Additional task includes designing, soldering, assemble circuit boards and programming Arduino boards. If interested, please contact Lisa Truong.

NEW! Perception Researcher - OSU/CMU robotics team
Oregon State and Carnegie Mellon University just won the recent DARPA Subterranean Challenge Tunnel Circuit! We are preparing for the next circuit and are recruiting highly-motivated students to work on our perception sub-team. Possible projects include: training object detection networks for use on our robots; developing solutions to increase our framerate/efficiency on embedded platforms; multi-sensor fusion for object detection.

NEW! Student Analyst, CASS Software Development Group
Primary responsibilities for a Student Analyst include documentation development and software testing. Writing documentation may require designing software mock-ups, developing vision and scope documents, and drafting technical specifications. Testing software for clients requires test case writing, as well as functional testing of new features. You will be working in a development environment.

NEW! Student Information Technology - College of Forestry Help Desk
These positions are responsible for helping faculty, staff, and students with their Informational Technology needs at a student run help desk. That includes working with lab computers, storage servers, networking, printers, and software applications.

EECS Undergraduate TA (On Campus)
This recruitment will be used to hire a number of part-time Student Technical Assistant positions. This position preforms a wide variety of work that supports the quality of education in the Department at the university. Positions may include activities such as mentoring, checking off work, holding office hours, helping with recitation, and/or helping with 2 hour labs with direct guidance from the supervisor. Courses supported during the academic year are: CS101, CS160, CS161, CS162, CS175, CS261, CS271, CS290, CS195, ECE111, ECE112, and ECE271/2. There may also be a potential need for assistance with special topics courses as well.

EECS Ecampus TA
This recruitment will be used to hire a part-time Student Support Services position. This position preforms a wide variety of work that supports the quality of education in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department Online Education post bachelor’s degree program. The position may include activities such as mentoring, assisting with grading, holding office hours remotely, helping with recitation, and posting on discussion boards.

IT Support Technician - OSU College of Engineering
This position is responsible for maintaining the workstations of various engineering staff members, managing surplus inventory, and other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

EECS Undergraduate Special Project Assistant: (Pooled Posting)
The undergraduate assistant performs hands-on experience in a research lab environment, to complement regular curriculum and enhance knowledge for future job placement. This person will receive lab orientation and safety training. This position will assist PhD students and/or professor in conducting research in robotics, artificial intelligence, computer science, graphics research functions, and electrical and computer engineering research functions. In addition, the assistant will receive mentorship on design, implementation and test multiple Electrical Engineering and Computer Science research areas.

OPEnS Lab Student Pool
The OPEnS Lab seeks undergraduate researchers to work in a 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 new instrumentation. These positions are expected to be temporary to fill gaps in staffing or assist with large deployments. Time commitment per week is negotiable (typically between 10 and 20 hrs academic terms and up to 40 during summer or non-enrolled terms). Hires will produce and test prototypes of the hardware and software.

COE Tutor
College of Engineering Academic Tutors provide one-on-one support in specific subject areas, assist students in developing study strategies for particular courses, facilitate study group sessions, and provide test review sessions. Training and orientation are required to prepare students for this peer support position.

Full-Time Positions

NEW! MS/PhD opening - TI
As a design engineer, you’ll architect new TI products and make our customers’ vision a reality. Specifically, you will define, architect, model, design and document analog, mixed-signal and/or RF integrated circuits (ICs) for use in complex system-on-chips (SoCs). You’ll have the opportunity to work in the emerging and exciting area of single chip millimeter wave radar sensors. Using advanced CMOS technology, these sensors integrate an RF front-end with a DSP and MCU on a single chip. This opportunity involves designing analog/mixed-signal circuits for PLLs and frequency synthesizers for our next generation of transceiver products.

NEW! Operations Management Development Program - E. & J. Gallo Winery
The Operations Management Development Program (OMDP) is looking for candidates ready to hone their leadership skills through a structured and hands on experience that prepares them to become future operations leaders at the world’s largest winery. This program offers talented individuals the opportunity to discover what it takes to lead and motivate a dynamic, innovative work force and learn about multiple facets of the wine production business including the consumers’ experience with our products to help gain a broad understanding of the business.

NEW! Technical Management Development Program - E. & J. Gallo Winery
The Technical Management Development Program (TMDP) offers talented engineers the opportunity to engage various parts of the business, interact with management, develop innovative solutions to real business challenges, and gain a broader understanding of the company and our business. You’ll rotate through leadership roles such as operations team lead, customer-facing rotations in chain sales, and technical rotations.

Electronics Design Engineer - NASA Humanoid Robot Power Systems - Jacobs
As an Electronics Design Engineer - NASA Humanoid Robot Power Systems you will: Report directly to the Electronics and Electrical Section Manager as part of group of over 30 other Electronics and Electrical Engineers. Work directly with NASA Johnson Space Center in designing the next generation of humanoid robot. Join the Valkyrie humanoid robot team in NASA’s Robotic Systems Technology Branch. Build on the success of the existing Valkyrie and Robonaut 2 humanoid robots and advance NASA’s ability to project a remote human presence and dexterous manipulation capability into challenging, dangerous, and distant environments both in space and here on earth. Contribute directly to the design of the next NASA humanoid robot with an emphasis on creating new, integrated electrical system designs for power distribution, battery and battery management systems, and electromechanical power conversion for high performance robot actuation.

Underground Electrical Engineer
Prepares and verifies less complex engineering deliverables. Performs research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection. Collects, assimilates, and manages data for engineering work. Prepares engineering calculations following standard methods and principles. Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements.

EE - Underground Transmission Line Engineer
Prepares and verifies less complex engineering deliverables. Performs research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection. Collects, assimilates, and manages data for engineering work. Prepares engineering calculations following standard methods and principles. Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements.

Faculty Positions

Cybersecurity Instructor-Online CS Post Bacc Program
Available Instructor positions are fixed-term, non-tenure track, 9 month and 12 month part-time and full-time. This program is fully online and does not require Instructors to live within the vicinity of the Corvallis campus. Candidates would be expected to attend a 1-week initial in-person training and then come to the Corvallis campus for 1 week every 6 months.

Instructor-Online CS Post Bacc Program
Available Instructor positions are fixed-term, non-tenure track, 9 month and 12 month part-time and full-time. This program is fully online and does not require Instructors to live within the vicinity of the Corvallis campus. Candidates would be expected to attend a 1-week initial in-person training and then come to the Corvallis campus for 1 week every 6 months.

Tenure track CS position at Occidental College
The Department of Computer Science at Occidental College invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant or Associate level in Computer Science. We seek a computer scientist with a strong interest in building Occidental’s newly formed Computer Science major and who can contribute to its connections to other disciplines. While all areas of computational science will be fully considered, we prefer candidates with research interests in hardware, software systems (such as operating systems, databases, and networking), computer graphics, data science/statistics, security, or another area not currently represented in the department. We especially welcome faculty interested in collaborating with the social sciences, the humanities, and the arts, and who may contribute to existing and developing partnerships with other departments such as Black Studies, Music, and Media Arts and Culture. Deadline for full consideration is September 30, 2019.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor-(Cybersecurity) - OSU EECS
The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science invites applications for a full-time 1.0 FTE, 9-month, tenure track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean. This position in any area of Cybersecurity is to begin Fall 2020. Applicants must hold a doctorate degree in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or closely related field. The successful candidate is expected to initiate new funded research as well as expand, complement, and collaborate with existing research programs in the School, the College of Engineering, and beyond.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Computer Science) - OSU EECS
The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Oregon State University invites applications for one or more full-time (1.00 FTE), tenure-track, 9-month tenure-track, 9-month Assistant, Associate, or Full professor positions in the Computer Science areas of software engineering, programming languages, data-intensive systems, and theory to begin Fall 2020. Applicants must hold a doctorate degree in Computer Science or closely related field by the start of employment. The successful candidate is expected to expand, complement, and collaborate with existing research programs in the School, and to perform duties related to teaching, student advising, and professional service.

Instructor Pool 2019-2020 - OSU EECS
The College of Engineering for School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science invites applications for 9-month part-time instructors to teach on a term by term basis for the 2019-2020 academic year. These appointments are fixed-term, non-tenure track, with the possibility of renewal at the discretion of the School Head. Some of these appointments may be reviewed for renewal or transition to an instructional position on an annual basis at the discretion of the School Head. Instructors may be needed to teach courses in E-campus, undergraduate and graduate areas.

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (Artificial Intelligence)
The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Oregon State University invites applications for full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant, Associate, or Full professor positions in Artificial Intelligence to begin in Fall 2020. Applicants must hold a doctorate degree in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Computer Science, or a closely related field.

Computer Science Instructor Pool - OSU-Cascades
OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon invites applications for one or more fixed-term, non-tenure-track full or part-time Instructor positions to teach on a term by term basis for the 2019-2020 academic year. The intention of this pool is to collect applications for current or future opportunities and does not necessarily imply a position is available at this time. Instructors may be needed to teach on campus undergraduate courses in the following areas: Computer Science, Software Development, Web Development.

 

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