March 13, 2012



Wednesday, March 14, 1:30-3:30pm, KEC 4107. PhD Oral Preliminary Examination – Martin Stoddard. Major Advisor: Annette von Jouanne; Committee: Ted Brekken, Ean Amon, Andreas Weisshaar; GCR: Joseph Zaworski. “Quantifying Cost Impacts of Wind Energy Variability on Hydroelectric Generating Facilities.” Details

Thursday, March 15, 2012 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, KEC 1114. MS Final Examination – Sofean Maeouf. Major Advisor: Bechir Hamdaoui; Committee: Alan Wang, Huaping Liu; GCR: Maggie Niess. “End-to-End Network Throughput Enhancement Through Physical-Layer Network Coding.” Details


Wednesday, March 14, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM. Seminar: “Trends & Developments in Medical Electronics” presented by Fred Sporon-Fiedler, Director, Future Technologies, Micro Systems Engineering. Note: This is NOT part of the EECS Colloquium Series. Details

Monday, March 19, 9:40am - 11:00am. “Why and How: A Reverse Perspective on Data Management” presented by Alexandra Meliou, Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Washington. Details

Wednesday, March 21, 12:00pm. “Commercialization Mindset for Researchers: How and why to drive research and innovation at the speed of business” presented by Ravi Sinha, Business Developer. Note: This is not part of the EECS Colloquium series. Details


The Paul and Ellen Ruckes Scholarship provides one scholarship of $1,000 to a full-time undergraduate or graduate student studying in the field of engineering or in computer, physical, or life sciences. Undergraduate or graduate students who are blind or visually impaired pursuing a degree in engineering, computer, physical, or life sciences are eligible. United States citizenship is required. Details

SanDisk Corporation has partnered with the United Negro College Fund to offer a $2,500 renewable scholarship to college students majoring in one of the STEM disciplines for the 2012-13 academic year. Students must be African American enrolled full-time as a sophomore, junior or senior at an accredited institution. Details

The OSU Folk Club Thrift Shop Scholarship Committee is accepting applications from older-than-average women students who are U.S. citizens and residents of Benton County, age 30 or older who will be attending OSU full time in 2012-2013, while pursuing a bachelor’s, master’s or professional degree (PhD and EdD candidates are not eligible). Applications are available at the Thrift Shop, 144 NW 2nd Street; at the OSU Financial Aid Office; the OSU Women’s Center; and OSU College Advisors’ offices. The applications are also available online at Deadline is March 19.

The Illuminating Engineering Society is actively looking for students to apply for the Thunen Memorial Scholarship. Applications for the Thunen Memorial scholarships may be made by those who will be junior, senior, or graduate students in an accredited four year college or university. Details

Applications are being accepted by the Corvallis Branch of the American Association of University Women for two scholarships to be awarded for the academic year 2012-13. The applicants must be women students 25 years of age or older who live in Benton or Linn County. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an Oregon State University student seeking her first undergraduate degree. A $750 scholarship will be awarded to a Linn-Benton Community College student seeking a certificate or degree. The application deadline is 5 p.m. April 6. Details


Research Experiences for Undergraduates in New Paradigms of Information Retrieval from Diverse Data, Department of Computer Science, Texas State University. The intellectual theme of this new REU site is information retrieval with a focus on new paradigms and diverse data. The world is becoming increasingly digitalized. Digital data appear in diverse forms: textual, multimedia, georeferenced, structured, etc. Retrieving information from such diverse data of large scale pose unprecedented challenges. New paradigms need to be explored and next-generation computer scientists need to be prepared with advances in this field. Application deadline: March 15. Details

Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Mobile Cyber-Physical Systems, Texas State University. The main theme of this opportunity is in the general area of Mobile Cyber-Physical Systems. A Mobile CPS refers to a system composed of physical and computation components that are mobile and can communicate over a network. A swarm of robots is an example of a Mobile CPS. Users roaming with their cell phones is another example of a mobile CPS. Application deadline: March 15. Details

High Performance Data Mining, Department of Computer Science, Georgia State University. Research projects will focus on high performance data mining techniques with parallel computing, cloud computing and machine learning, and their broad applications such as bioinformatics and security. Application deadline: March 31. Details


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: Any issues with Beaver JobNet, contact

Two student programming / system development positions, TeachEngineering. TeachEngineering is a collaboration between four universities. It's a growing digital library of K-12 science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning resources. Develop codes and testing procedures, both user interfaces and backend processes, mostly in PHP/HTTP and (MY)SQL. The system is hosted on Linux at OSU's Open Source Lab. Development is mostly on Windows. Details

IT Intern - Sharepoint, PacificSource. Assist with support of our Sharepoint efforts. Responsibilities include assisting with design, integration, and maintenance of the existing Microsoft Office 2007 SharePoint farm. Specific projects could include: Improve existing SharePoint features and applications. Develop new SharePoint-based applications and workflows.  Design new user interfaces. Develop new graphical features. Maintain, support and improve existing sites and streamline work processes. Details

IT Intern - .Net, PacificSource. Assist our IT staff in providing information system solutions to internal departments and external customers and partners.  Responsibilities will include assisting in the design, document, develop, configure, test, and maintain mission-critical applications. Must be a computer science/information management student with junior, senior, or grad student status in Spring term. Prior .Net experience preferred. Details

IT Intern - Dynamo Developer – SQL focus, PacificSource. Assist in the implementation of new capability on the Dynamo platform. Develop new workflows, reports, and documents using the SQL query based interface of the Dynamo system.  Provide support of the Dynamo system to the Health Services community. Must be a computer science/information management student with junior, senior, or grad student status in Spring term. Experience with SQL development, familiarity with ASP.Net and C#. Strong written and oral communication skills a must. Strong problem solving and troubleshooting experience preferred. Details

Maxim's Hillsboro design center has an opening for an RF/mixed-signal internship this summer working on a project our ADC team is contributing towards. Details

Marvell Corvallis site has a confirmed internship opportunity for the summer. Students who like the VLSI System Design class will really like this job, because the student will be working on simulation, synthesis and physical design aspects and the scripts that we use with commercial tools. Graduate student in EE, CS or closely related field; Basic understanding of Verilog HDL; Basic understanding of ASIC design.

COE Ambassador/Tour Guides Needed for Spring term. COE Ambassador Tour Guides will provide tours of the College of Engineering, Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory and OSU to K-12 student group and community members. The tours are approximately 45 to one hour long and occur Monday-Friday between the hours of 8-5. The ambassador program will provide training and support for student tour guides. The goal of these tours is inform and inspire young students into engineering fields and to build esteem for the engineering profession. Key Skills: Communication and Presentation skills are critical, Enthusiasm for Engineering and OSU, willingness to learn information. Schedule must be flexible and tour guides must be timely and responsible for signing up and showing up for events. Details

Research Office Web Design Assistant, University Administrative Business Center. The Research Office is looking for an innovative student who would like to explore the new presentation tool "Prezi." Prezi is a cloud-based presentation software that opens up a new world between whiteboards and slides. We are looking for a way to utilize Prezi so that anyone can go to the Research Office website and pull data from the site for on-the-spot presentations from anywhere-from their office, home or across the globe. We want super pages, innovative and on the leading edge of technology.  Details

Analog Devices has RF or analog/mixed-signal job openings for both intern and college graduates. Lyric Labs unites the analog circuits and statistical signal processing to develop innovative kinds of processing. Application includes converters and signal chains, linearization and error correction, as well as source separation and analysis. The lab is staffed with mathematicians, algorithm developers, analog designers, digital designers, application engineers, and product test engineers, etc. Details

Analog/Mixed Signal IC Design Engineer - PLL Design Group, Broadcom. Design and implement analog/digital PLL and oscillator circuits in advanced CMOS tachnology for integration in system-on-chip (SOC) products. Design, model, document and communicate analog IP to internal customers. Characterize and debug analog designs for manufacutrability. Be able to work in a group setting. Meet deadlines and schedules as part of a team effort. Details

Software Engineer Intern - Undergraduate, Symantec. A QA engineering intern will learn how to apply sound engineering, business requirements and design concepts to software/tool development/implementation. Duties will include converting business rules into testable scripts, writing test tools, testing code, debugging failures, documenting QA methods, researching security issues, reviewing code and design. Details

Jobs listed through CampusPoint

  • Software Developer - Web Applications | Vancouver
  • QA Engineer - Application/Networking | Vancouver
  • Software Engineer - C# | Portland
  • Financial Data Services Specialist | Beaverton
  • Technical Support Rep. & Staff Consultant | Vancouver
  • Web Developer | Portland

Jobs listed through LinkedIn (these are just a few of the hundreds of jobs listed)

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

  • AS/400 Personnel Agency, Inc.
    iSeries Programmer Analyst (Boise, ID); iSeries Programmer Analyst (Boise, ID)
  • AutoReturn
    Software Engineer (San Francisco, CA)
  • Competitive Edge Recruiting
    Software Engineer III (Portland, OR); Java Developers (Portland, OR); Java Developers (Portland, OR)
  • Intel Corporation
    2012 MS/PhD Grad Intern-607126 (Nationwide, CA); 2012 MS/PhD Recent College Grad-607124 (Nationwide, CA); 2012 MS/PhD SW Intern-607143 (Nationwide, CA)
  • Intentional Software
    Software Engineer (Bellevue, WA)
  • Life Technologies
    IT Windows & Messaging team Intern (Frederick, Maryland); Intern- Software Engineer (Bedford, California); Technical Applications Scientist I (Austin, Texas)
  • MATRIX Resources, Inc.
    UI/UX Application Engineer (Cornelius, OR); Senior Project Manager (Portland, OR)
  • Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.
    Test Development Engineering Intern (Aloha, OR); Strategic Applications Engineer AMTS New College Graduate (Colo Spgs, CO); Associate Brand Manager New College Graduate (Sunnyvale, CA)
  • National Security Agency
    Network Maintenance Specialist (1018732) (Honolulu, HI); Software Developer (1009017) (Fort George G. Meade, MD); Computer Systems Security Manager (1018687) (Honolulu, HI)
  • Next Step Systems
    Software Development Engineer - Test (Seattle, WA); Software Development Engineer - Test (Seattle, WA)
  • Raytheon
    Software Engineering Intern - Sophomore (Largo, FL); TechStudent-Junior (Tucson, AZ); Electrical Engineer II (Largo, FL)
  • T. Rowe Price
    Intern- Undergraduate - Enterprise Security (Owings Mills, Maryland); Intern- Undergraduate - Data & Statistical Analysis (Baltimore, Maryland); Intern- Undergraduate - Mobile Applications Development
  • Competitive Edge Recruiting
    Java Developers (Portland, OR)
  • Dolby Laboratories
    Staff Research Engineer (Beijing, )
  • Marin Software
    Senior Software Engineer (Portland, OR)
  • Raytheon
    Software Engineer I (Burlington, MA); TechStudent-Junior (Arlington, VA); TechStudent - Senior (Tewksbury, MA)
  • adeptincorp
    Software Testing(QA) with Android (Seattle, WA)
  • Expedia
    Software Development Manager (Bellevue, WA); Technical Product Manager (Data Warehouse) (Bellevue, WA); Manager, Engineering (Data Warehouse) (Bellevue, WA)
  • F5 Networks
    Mgr, Release Engineering - (NA14302) (Seattle, WA)
  • Modis
    Technical Program Manager (Seattle, WA)


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