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December 27, 2011

December 27, 2011

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The College of Engineering scholarship application for 2012-2013 is now OPEN and linked here: https://scholarship.ucsadm.oregonstate.edu/prod/app_login.php. Applications are DUE FEBRUARY 1, 2012 at 11:59 p.m. DO NOT miss the opportunity to get financial assistance with your studies this coming year!

IN THE NEWS

Mapmaker for the climate

Alex Wiggins would like to bring visual power to climate data, long-term records of temperature, precipitation, wind speed and the other features of weather systems. The native of Gresham, Oregon, is a master’s student in computer science at Oregon State University and has been working with the Oregon Climate Service and Microsoft Research to create a new generation of visual tools for understanding climate data. Terra

OPPORTUNITIES

Intel Innovators is a nationwide competition to inspire, discover and award the best game-changing ideas up to $100,000 every month. Intel has gathered an impressive panel of start-up and technology experts from Ron Conway’s SV Angel firm, seed investor Betaworks, and Intel Capital to evaluate submissions and select the most promising ideas. But only ideas with the most Facebook votes will get a shot at winning up to $100,000 — no strings attached. Round 3 submission deadline for ideas is 12:00pm EST on January 16, 2012. All entrants must be a legal resident of the U.S. between the ages of 18-24 and who reside in the 50 United States or District of Columbia. Details

The OSU Center for Civic Engagement is hosting several service projects on Saturday, January 14th as part of OSU's Martin Luther King, Jr. Weeklong Celebration. This is part of the 25th Annual MLK Day of Service. On Saturday, January 14th we will come together to honor Dr. King's life and legacy and help further his dream by serving our neighbors and communities. MLK Day is a perfect opportunity for Americans to honor Dr. King’s legacy through service. The MLK Day of Service empowers individuals, strengthens communities, bridges barriers, creates solutions to social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. King’s vision of a strong communities. Students, staff, and faculty are invited to take part in service projects throughout the morning at various nonprofits in Corvallis as well as in the large food collection project taking place in the afternoon from 1:00pm - 3:30pm. All transportation will be provided and all projects will meet at McAlexander Fieldhouse. Details

NOAA has issued its FY 2012 Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Solicitation (NOAA 2012-1). Qualified small businesses with strong research capabilities in science or engineering in any of the research areas sought in the announcement - Resilient Coastal Communities and Economies, Healthy Oceans, Climate Adaptation and Mitigation, and Weather-Ready Nation - are encouraged to apply. Details

SCHOLARSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS

American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) Google Scholarship. The AISES Google Scholarship will fund scholarships awards to American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian AISES members pursuing degrees in the computer science and computer engineering. AISES and Google support the advancement of American Indian and Alaska Native students working towards obtaining a degree in the fields computer science and technology so they can obtain the necessary skills to compete in today's global society. Awards are $10,000 (disbursed over award recipient's course of study). Details

The Hydro Research Foundation, Inc. (Foundation) is leading the Hydro Fellowship Program that is designed to stimulate new student research and academic interest in research and careers in conventional or pumped storage hydropower. These Fellowships are designed to allow outstanding early-career researchers to facilitate research related to hydropower. Research undertaken by the Foundation and its Fellows seeks to advance knowledge about hydroelectric technology, including efficiency improvements and environmental mitigation. The Foundation will award up to 33 fellowships to masters and doctoral degree students throughout the United States. Details

The Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) program is an exciting opportunity for doctoral students to earn up to four years of financial support while pursuing degrees in fields of study that utilize high-performance computing to solve complex problems in science and engineering. This unique experience allows students to collaborate with the Department of Energy (DOE) laboratories and one another – all the while establishing themselves as members of the larger scientific community that will play an important role in their professional careers. The online DOE CSGF application is now available. Applications for the 2012 class of fellows will be accepted through Tuesday, January 10, 2012. Details

The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals. Details

The Oregon State IGERT in Aging Sciences is an interdisciplinary traineeship that aims to develop a new generation of interdisciplinary scientists with the professional skills to shape the science, products, and policies that will optimize function and independence of older adults in our society. Armed with the conceptual frameworks and methodological tools to address critical questions, participants in Oregon State’s IGERT in Aging Sciences will be poised to catalyze the science of aging. Students from diverse fields including biology, computer science, human development, bioengineering, sociology, psychology, public health, and other social and behavioral sciences will benefit from this challenging program. Details

COLLOQUIA/SEMINARS

Thurs, Jan 19, 3–4 PM, COVELL 117 (MIME LIBRARY). “Computational Approaches to Hypothesis Testing in Neuromuscular Systems” presented by Francisco J. Valero-Cuevas, Director, Brain-Body Dynamics Laboratory and Professor of Biomedical Engineering and of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California. (Note: this is NOT part of the EECS colloquium series.) Details

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Caltech MURF UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS. The MURF program aims to increase the participation of underrepresented students (such as African American, Hispanic, and Native American, females who are underrepresented in their discipline, or first-generation college students) in science and engineering Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. programs and to make Caltech's programs more visible to students not traditionally exposed to Caltech. Online Applications are due January 11, 2012. Details

Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) offers student appointments though a national program titled the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) developed through DOE. Participants will be placed with members of the scientific and professional staff in an educational program developed to give research experience in areas such as chemistry, high- and low-energy physics, engineering, biology, nuclear medicine, applied mathematics. Registration closes Tuesday, January 10, 2012, at 1:00 a.m. Details

Carnegie Mellon University hosts a ten-week summer research program to expose science and engineering undergraduates to cutting edge materials research each year. The student research projects are highly interdisciplinary, spanning seven departments and two colleges at Carnegie Mellon. All engineering, physics and chemistry majors are encouraged to apply. Non-CMU students must be US Citizens or Permanent Residents. Application Deadline: February 27, 2012. Details

The Cornell Center for Materials Research is offering a special summer research program. During the ten-week period, students will work with Cornell faculty on interdisciplinary materials research projects involving chemistry, physics, materials science and engineering disciplines. Students will also participate in an organized program of lectures, mini-courses (e.g. electronics, microscopy), laboratory visits and a variety of recreational activities. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, MARCH 1, 2012. Details

National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network Research Experience for Undergraduates Program. The chosen undergraduates taking part in this ten-week program will receive hands-on nanoscience and technology experience through research, with applications to bio-engineering, chemistry, electronics, materials science, optics, optoelectronics, physics, and the life sciences. We will also host a small number of projects studying the social and ethical issues (SEI) of nanotechnology. The SEI projects are well suited to communications majors, as well as science majors. ONLINE APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, February 8, 2012. Details

Georgia Tech Summer Undergraduate Research in Engineering/Science Program. SURE is a ten-week summer research program designed to attract qualified minority students into graduate school in the fields of engineering and science. Approximately thirty students of at least junior-level undergraduate standing are recruited on a nationwide basis and paired with both a faculty and a graduate student mentor to undertake research projects in the College of Engineering, College of Sciences, Packaging Research Center, the Georgia Tech Lab for New Electronic Materials (NSF MRSEC) and the Center for Chemical Evolution. Details

The Purdue Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) brings undergraduate students into the modern research laboratories at Purdue, teams them with a faculty member and graduate student mentor, and introduces them to the research tools used on the cutting edges of science, engineering, and technology. The core of the SURF program is to provide students across all engineering, science, and technology disciplines with an intensive research component. Details

University of Texas/Austin Cockrell School of Engineering: Electrical Engineering Eureca (Extensible Undergraduate Research in Communication Applications). EURECA is a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) sponsored by the National Science Foundation for research in the areas of Communications, Networks, and Systems. Candidates admitted to the program will be invited to the University of Texas at Austin for 9 weeks during summer to work on various research projects with faculty at the University. Application Due: Mar. 10. Details

The Center for Energy Efficient Electronics Science (E3S) at the University of California, Berkeley will host its annual Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU). This program is open to current sophomores, juniors and non-graduating seniors, majoring in Physical Sciences and Engineering and with a minimum GPA of 3.25. Our REU program introduces energy efficient electronics science to undergraduates who are motivated by science and engineering. We have research programs in nanoelectronics, nanomechanics, nanophotonics and nanomagnetics. Summer researchers have the opportunity to join E3S researchers who are working in a collaborative and innovative environment to make fundamental breakthroughs in the underlying physics, chemistry, and material science of electronics systems. Details

The SMART LIGHTING ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTER (ERC) is an integrated research, education, and technology transfer center funded by the National Science Foundation and NYSTAR. The Center is developing technologies to revolutionize lighting that provides unparalleled benefits in energy conservation, human health and safety, and high speed information and access. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY is the lead institution for the Smart Lighting ERC, partnering with Boston University and the University of New Mexico. Details

Engineers at Oregon State University are invited to apply for summer 2012 research internships at the NASA Langley Research Center located in Hampton, VA. The Langley Aerospace Research Student Scholars (LARSS) Program is a paid, year round (3 sessions) research internship program for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). It is also a unique and highly competitive research internship program. The deadline for applications is February 1, 2012. 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.

The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) Internship Program is a ten-week summer program that provides qualified AISES students with internship opportunities to explore potential federal service careers. The AISES Internship Program provides students with applied work experience and an opportunity to explore career options through ten-week summer positions with partner agencies. The AISES internship program also promotes advanced study to the graduate level and assists students in developing professional networks. Details

STMicroelectronics is seeking an OEM Account Manager in their Portland, OR office. The candidate will be responsible for business relationship management and/or technical program management for one or more major OEM accounts. Implements sales strategies and ensures customer satisfaction. Contributes to the development of the sales figure and sales/budget/market share of these accounts. Develops business relations by observing and participating in presenting products and services that can benefit customer’s needs. Manages new projects being developed and identifies new directions for partnership with his/her customer(s) in collaboration with STMicroelectronics’ Market Development; Product Marketing; and Applications Engineering teams. Details

Voxtel is actively seeking an experienced Analog/Mixed Signal Design Engineer to contribute to the research and development of integrated circuit solutions related to Voxtel’s innovative imaging technologies. This position requires participation in all aspects of readout integrated circuit design (ROIC) development including design specification, transistor level design, physical layout, top-level assembly/verification, and electrical/optical bench debug and characterization. Details

The 'Smart IT Convergence System' Research Center, located in the KAIST campus, Daejeon, Korea is seeking talented and motivated postdoc or regular full-time researchers working for the design of energy-aware smart sensor systems. The project covers 3-D device, circuit, architecture, and systems design for low-energy smart sensors for various applications including medical, nuclear, mobile, ubiquitous applications. Details

Design and Visibility Coordinator, OSU Student Sustainability Initiative. We are looking to hire an OSU student with experience in graphic design, communications, and marketing to join the organization as its Design and Visibility Coordinator. The position oversees the SSI's digital and print visibility efforts, and is responsible for managing interns, designing materials, managing website(s) and social media pages, planning publicity efforts and campaigns, and improving the organization's ability to do this work in the future. Details

The OSU Student Sustainability Initiative is looking to take on as many as eight interns this Winter Term, each one responsible for coordinating, planning, and executing a particular set of projects or activities here at the SSI. If you are interested in getting involved on a regular basis, want to gain experience or give back, or are looking to spend more time with this wonderful community, please check out these opportunities. Details

OSU Graduate School Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) Position. The Graduate School is seeking a dynamic individual who can perform detailed and specific processes accurately, assist staff with minor troubleshooting tasks, and work on large/daily projects with little direction. The position will perform Banner processes, assist with website assessment and development (Drupal), and assist with Grad School staff technology issues. Other fun and exciting projects may be explored as time allows. Details

CampusPoint Jobs

  • Software Developer (Entry Level), Portland
  • Mac Software Engineer, Portland
  • C# Developer, Beaverton

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