November 14, 2011

 

November 15, 2011

 

IN THE NEWS

Demand surges for free "candle" image for iPhones

Developed by Marty Ulrich, an undergraduate student in computer science at Oregon State University, the application has been a big hit. It was popular before the death of Jobs but the interest in it surged after that, with more than 800,000 people having downloaded the candle. Media Newswire

OPPORTUNITIES

The OSU Cross-Cultural Mentoring Program is designed to connect students with faculty and staff from across campus and ALL majors, to create a support network, and to provide a cross-cultural educational experience. We are looking to recruit students who are willing to participate in this wonderful opportunity. Participation would include attending training (this is optional for students) on January 20th, 2012 or January 21st, a kick-off dinner/lunch and meeting with a mentor during the course of the academic year. There will also be professional development opportunities, check-in lunches, and various events that you will be invited to participate in each term. Details

The Master of Management in Operations Research (MM in OR) program at the Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada), provides unparalleled depth and experience for students and industry professionals interested in the quantitative analysis of business problems. Designed for individuals with backgrounds in engineering, mathematics, economics, or other quantitative fields, the 16-month MM in OR program offers a unique blend of technical coursework, practical consulting skills, and real-world problem-solving experience that positions students for success in today's competitive business world. Details

EVENTS

Windows 8 Tech Talk, Tuesday, November 15, 7 PM, Memorial Union 208. Meet Distinguished Engineer and Director of Development, Aleš Holeček, talk about the new platform technologies for Metro style application being developed for Windows 8 by the Microsoft Windows Team. Details

Join MathWorks for free a seminar on Technical Computing with MATLAB, Wednesday, November 16, Kearney Hall, Room # 312. 12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Registration and sign-in. Walk-ins are welcome. 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Seminar. Attend this seminar to find out how you can use MATLAB and its add-on products to develop algorithms, visualize and analyze data, and perform numeric computation. MathWorks engineers will provide an overview of MATLAB through live demonstrations, examples, and user testimonials, showing how you can use MATLAB and related toolboxes. Details

Latino/a Organizations Fair, Friday, November 18, 1-8 pm, MU 109. Come and learn more about the different Latino/a student organizations and what they offer. Pizza and refreshments will be provided. Details

GRADUATE EXAMS

Monday, November 21, 3-5pm, KEC Room 1114. MS Final Oral Examination – Tushar Uttarwar. Major Advisor: Pavan Hanumolu; Committee: Un-Ku Moon, Gabor Temes; GCR: John Parmigiani. “A Digital Multiplying Delay Locked Loop for High Frequency Clock Generation.” Details

COLLOQUIA/SEMINARS

Monday, November 21, 4:00pm - 4:50pm, KEC 1001. "Nanomagnetic Circuits with Spin Torque Majority Gates" presented by Dmitri Nikonov, Research Scientist, Components Research Group, Intel Corporation. Details

SCHOLARSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS

National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC) Graduate Fellowships in the Physical Sciences. The NPSC is a partnership between government agencies and laboratories, industry, and higher education. NPSC’s goal is to increase the number of American citizens with graduate degrees in the physical sciences and related engineering fields, emphasizing recruitment of a diverse applicant pool including women and minorities. NPSC welcomes applications from any qualified U.S. citizen who has the ability to pursue graduate work at an NPSC member institution. Details

The Gates Millennium Scholars Program (GMS), promotes academic excellence and provides an opportunity for outstanding minority students with significant financial need to reach their highest potential by: (A) reducing financial barriers for African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American and Hispanic American students with high academic and leadership promise who have significant financial need; (B) increasing the representation of these target groups in the disciplines of computer science, education, engineering, library science, mathematics, public health, and the sciences; (C) developing a diversified cadre of future leaders for America by facilitating successful completion of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees; and providing seamless support from undergraduate through doctoral programs, for students selected as Gates Millennium Scholars entering target disciplines. 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.

Student Developer, OSU Business Solutions Group. Developing software for clients using Microsoft .NET technologies. Working in a team environment comprised of other students and full-time staff. Attending weekly trainings on new technologies and methods. Helping to make decisions regarding application architecture, development technologies, and techniques. Details

A paid research internship is available for an undergraduate in electrical engineering to test and tweak a prototype budburst sensor. A student with an interest in biological sensor development and trans-disciplinary research would be ideally suited to the position. The student will need to work  with the sensor on trees in the outdoors. Some driving to field sites is required. The project could evolve into a thesis project for the Honors College. Details

Located in the heart of downtown Portland's Pearl District, Aisle7 is seeking a talented Software Engineer. Develop, test, and maintain our web and kiosk solutions for our customers.  Follow software development guidelines. Stay current on the state of the art of development on the Microsoft .NET platform. Details

INROADS is now accepting applications for summer 2012 for summer full-time paid 10-12 week internships. Students can earn $4,000 - $13,000 per summer. The minimum qualifications for eligibility are: Majoring or interested in Business, Engineering, Retail Management, Human Resources, Technology or Sales; A graduation date of December 2013 or later in full-time undergraduate study; A minimum 2.8 GPA (a 3.0 is required for the majority of our opportunities); Being a full-time student enrolled to attend (or on track to transferring to) an accredited four-year college or university. Details

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

 

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