May 22, 2012



Showing off their creativity

Graham Wilkinson and two of his classmates have spent the entire school year working on their senior project. Their goal was to develop a mobile device app for the Android market that could provide self-guided tours at the Wildlife Images Rehabilitation and Education Center near Grants Pass. The Walk on the Wildside app was among more than 150 senior projects on display Friday during the OSU College of Engineering’s 2012 Engineering Expo. Corvallis Gazette-Times

Hangartner bringing a broad set of knowledge to the classroom

Dr. Rick Hangartner might seem like a computer science or engineering professor when you meet him, and that is in fact what his background is. Hangartner received his PhD in Computer Science from Oregon State University in 1994. Since the beginning of the 2011-2012 school year, Hangartner has been teaching for the new media communications department, even developing a course on the history of broadcasting. The Daily Barometer



Just a gentle reminder that the 2012 EECS Graduation Ceremony is coming up! If you are finishing your degree in Summer 2011 through Fall 2012, you are invited to participate in this fantastic ceremony just for EECS students. To participate, you must register before May 31, 2012 at All students must acquire their cap and gown ahead of time. Graduate students must obtain their hoods as well. Details

The School of EECS will hold group advising sessions as follows:

  • 5/25 12-4 KEC 1001 1st year/Newer ECE Students: 2-year Plans and Pizza 12-2; 1st year/Newer CS Students: 2-year Plans and Pizza, 2-4
  • 6/4 5-6:30 KEC 1001 CS Students Applying to Pro-School: Going Pro With Pizza
  • 6/4 5-6:30 KEC 1005 ECE Students Applying to Pro-School: Going Pro With Pizza


OS THANK U Student Video Contest

The OSU Foundation is hosting its second annual OSUThankU Student Video contest; asking students to create videos thanking our donors for all that they do for the university. The contest is open to any OSU student, now through June 1. The grand prize winner will receive a $500 gift card to the OSU Bookstore and the video will be seen by more than 60,000 OSU donors and friends. Details

NVIDIA Tech Talk

Wednesday, May 23, NOON, KEC 1007. NVIDIA Tech Talk, “Accelerate your programming or science career with GPU Computing; An introduction to using CUDA” presented by Mark Ebersole, CUDA Educator and avid gamer. Come and learn about NVIDIA’s growing business! Hear first hand what it’s like to be an engineer at NVIDIA and what new things are in store for NVIDIA. Of course it wouldn’t feel like NVIDIA without FREE FOOD! Details

Workshops @ The HUB

The College of Engineering is offering several workshops throughout spring term for engineering students. Topics include:

  • Study Abroad in England (Thursday, May 24, 5-6pm)
  • Pro-School Application Workshop (Wednesday, June 6, 4-5pm)


Friday, May 25, 11a-1p, KEC 2087. PhD Oral Preliminary Examination – Tuan Pham. Major Advisor: Ron Metoyer; Committee: Margaret Burnett, Carlos Jensen, Julia Jones; GCR: Jim Coakley. “Interactive Visualization of Diversity.” Details

Friday, May 25, 1245-245p, KEC 4107. PhD Oral Preliminary Examination – Manideep Gande. Major Advisor: Un-Ku Moon; Committee: Pavan Hanumolu, Karti Mayaram, Gabor Temes; GCR: Adam Schultz. “Time Based Data Converters.” Details

Tuesday, May 29, 12-2p, KEC 3114. PhD Final Oral Examination – Sang Hyeon Lee. Major Advisor: Gabor Temes; Committee: Pavan Hanumolu, Thinh Nguyen, Raviv Raich; GCR: William Warnes. “Novel structures for high-speed, low-power delta-sigma data converters.” Details

Tuesday, May 29, 2pm, Burt Hall 193. PhD Final Oral Examination – William Dillon. Major Advisor: Mike Bailey; Committee: Ron Metoyer, Ben Lee, Mark Abbott; GCR: Albert Stetz. “Distributed OpenCL: A platform for Distributed, Heterogenous Computation for Domain Scientists.” Details

Tuesday, May 29, 2-4p, KEC 1007. PhD Final Oral Examination – Tao Wang. Major Advisor: “Gabor Temes; Committee: Pavan Hanumolu, Huaping Liu, John Conley, Jr.; GCR: Kagan Tumer.” Low-Power High-Resolution Delta-Sigma ADC Design Techniques. Details


Thursday, May 24, 10:30 a.m., 220 Deschutes Hall (Colloquium Room), University of Oregon. “Improving text entry in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices with language models.” NOTE: This is not part of the EECS colloquium series. Details

Thursday, May 24, 3:30 p.m. talk, refreshments following talk, 220 Deschutes Hall (Colloquium Room), University of Oregon. “Assessing & Understanding the Effects of 'Cognitive Moderators' on Human Performance” presented by Tim Halverson, Air Force Research Laboratory. NOTE: This is not part of the EECS colloquium series. 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

The Microsoft Student Partner Program is Hiring. A Microsoft student partner helps create awareness of Microsoft's latest technologies on campus via events, guest-speakers, and social networking. You'll spend the year planning campus events, sharing your experiences via social media, demonstrating the latest technologies wherever you go, and working with the bookstore, clubs, organizations, and professors. Details

Student Support Technician Level 1, OSU College of Business. The Level 1 Student Support Technician’s primary task is to provide Tier 1 hand’s on end-user support to the College of Business students, faculty, and staff. Responsibilities include: Responding to phone, email, and in-person requests for technical help. Documenting support requests. Troubleshooting and resolving basic hardware and software problems, working directly with vendors and customers, as necessary. Following designated escalation procedures for high level issues. Basic systems monitoring of CRC resources. Details

As a Software Developer Intern at Micron, you will be part of the newly formed Data Center Solutions (DCS) group which is responsible for developing innovative PCI-E based I/O Virtualization appliances that enhance the use of Micron memory products. The Software Intern will work with the SW Architect to do various exploratory and R&D projects to aid the advanced development of technologies and products for DCS. Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Developing and running tools for performance benchmarking of DCS products. Providing assistance to the software team in installing and configuring servers and other lab equipment. Providing assistance to software developers for configuration/usage/maintenance of our SW development tools as needed. Creating and maintaining written documentation for completed tasks:  tool configurations and end user documentation. Details

Digital ASIC Designer (Recent Graduate), HP. Participate as a team member of a distributed R&D digital ASIC design team that is responsible for developing ASICs for HP's InkJet printers. The individual will be responsible for implementing designs, tests, verifications and tools required for digital ASICs development. Primary focus will be: 1) Develop FPGA systems to validate RTL designs 2) Implement designs in RTL 3) Develop test and validation vectors for verification 4) Write tools to automate routine designs and tests processes 5) Debug system integration issues 6) Work with external silicon and IP vendors. Details

Intel is looking for a recently graduated engineer to assist us in our high-speed prototypes in 22nm, 14nm and 10nm technologies. This individual would spend most of their time working directly with researchers in the high-speed I/O research group. Though this isn't a research position, it would give the candidate the opportunity to be part of a small team responsible for developing, prototyping and demonstrating aggressive research ideas. 50% Analog, high-speed custom layout; 25% Design automation activities (coding, scripting, tool infrastructure, etc); 25% Analog circuit design and validation. Details

Analyst Programmer, Information Services - Enterprise Computing Services, Oregon State University. This position provides analysis and programming support for administrative information systems. This position functions within a team-based management environment. The incumbent will work with administrators and users through the processes of analysis, design, coding and testing to provide appropriate enhancements and maintenance for the Ellucian Banner product suite as well as other software packages necessary to the business of higher education. Details

CampusPoint jobs:

  • Quality Assurance Analyst (Multiple Openings) | Beaverton
  • Quality Control Analyst | Beaverton
  • .NET Developer (Multiple openings) | Beaverton
  • Data Analyst | Beaverton
  • Jr. Quality Assurance Analyst | Beaverton
  • Business Solutions Engineer 1 | Beaverton
  • Web Developer | Beaverton
  • Web Project Manager | 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:

  • AppleOne | Electronic Engr 2 : Telecom (Vancouver, WA)
  • AS/400 Personnel Agency, Inc. | iSeries Programmer Analyst (Boise, ID)
  • Brook Source | Project Manager (Beaverton, OR)
  • CH2M HILL | Automation Engineer - Hillsboro, Oregon (Hillsboro, OR)
  • Compucom | Application Developer-C#, .NET (Cornelius, OR)
  • Good Technology | Lead Automation Developer - Android - 12274 Sunnyvale, CA (Sunnyvale, CA); Principal Software Engineer - Android - 12253 (San Diego, CA); Production Support Analyst - 12241 (San Diego, CA)
  • Harvey Nash | Senior Software Engineer (Seattle, WA)
  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory/ | Business Student - Software Developer (Richland, WA)
  • Raytheon | Systems Development Summer Intern - Post Graduate (El Segundo, CA); Software Engineer (Indianapolis, IN)
  • The Aerospace Corporation | Summer Hire - SAP Jr. Programmer (El Segundo, California)
  • 165739 | Manager, Network Engineering (Seattle, WA)
  • Alstom | Oracle DBA (contractor) (Redmond, WA); Software Engineer Intern - Oil and Gas (Redmond, WA); Research and Development Software Engineer Intern (Redmond, WA)
  • Cisco | Product Manager.Engineering (Seattle, WA)
  • CSC | System Storage & Backup Administrator Leader (433865) Be (Bellevue, WA); TACLAN SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR - Fort Lewis, WA (Fort Lewis, WA); TACLAN SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR - Fort Lewis, WA (Fort Lewis, WA)
  • EMC | SQL/BI Technical Lead (Seattle, WA)
  • Esterline Technologies Corporation | Help Desk Intern (Everett, WA)
  • Expedia | Manager, Engineering (Data Warehouse) (Bellevue, WA); Shift Manager, Operations Center (Bellevue, WA); Software Development Manager (Bellevue, WA)
  • Hewlett-Packard Company | Software Intern (Corvallis, OR)


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