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EECS Weekly News - August 16, 2011

August 16, 2011

 

IN THE NEWS

OSU team makes indoor tracking device

Traditional GPS can usually get you from one building to another. But when you go inside a building, GPS doesn't help much. Oregon State University student researchers have now figured out how to pinpoint your position inside a building, and the technology has practical purposes in the medical field. KVAL (video)

OPPORTUNITIES

The Grace Hopper conference is being held in Portland this year, and this gives female students here a great opportunity. If you apply and get selected as a student volunteer, and can arrange a place to stay in Portland (eg with friends or relatives), you can go for free. Grace Hopper is a conference for women in computing. It covers both technical and social/personal topics for women in computing. Most people who have gone find it inspiring. It's also a great way to connect with women at all levels in computer science (from just-starting-out students to famous computer science folks in academia and industry), starting a network of friends who you might see again and again over the years, when you go to conferences or eventually go to work for a company. http://gracehopper.org/2011/participate/hoppers/

GRADUATE EXAMS

Wednesday, August 17, 9:30-11:30 am, KEC 1007. PhD Final Oral Examination - Chad Stillinger. Major Advisor: Ted Brekken; Co-Major Advisor: Bob Paasch; Committee: Annette von Jouanne, Alex Yokochi; GCR: Keith Levien. "On the Study of WEC Prototype Advancement with Consideration of Real-Time Life Extending Control." Details

JOBS

Recent job postings on Beaver JobNet

Students must apply through Beaver JobNet to access/apply for the postings. Using their onid accounts, students/alums can log in here: https://oregonstate-csm.symplicity.com/students/. Any issues with Beaver JobNet, contact Cheryl.L.Herring@oregonstate.edu.

  • Entry Level Software Developer/Customer Support Engineer | Selectron Technologies
  • Inside Sales HVAC Manufacturer’s Representative | Oregon Air Reps, Inc.
  • Mobile Web Developer | moovweb
  • S/W Development Engineer – EDA Tools | MENTOR GRAPHICS
  • Software Developer Intern | Selectron Technologies
  • Field Technician/Programmer | ProAutomated, Inc.
  • Piping Engineer I | Jacobs Engineering
  • Software Engineer | Infogroup
  • Various Engineering Positions | NW Natural
  • Analog/Mixed Signal IC Design Engineer | Voxtel, Inc.
  • Programmer/Analyst Advanced | Research Corp
  • CAReer - The Talent Program - Electrical Validation Engineer | Daimler Trucks North America

Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence Application Intern, Intel Corporation. This project is to explore artificial intelligence techniques to improve and automate problem management analysis to aid the problem specialists get to the root cause or problems faster. We have over a million incidents in our environments and a manual analysis of these incidents is close to impossible. Using AI we expect to understand the “clusters” and the “possible causations” from a data centric perspective and enable the problem management process to be successful. Details

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