December 18, 2012

ANNOUNCEMENTS

The College of Engineering scholarship application for 2013-2014 is now OPEN
DO NOT miss the opportunity to get financial assistance with your studies this coming year. You have the ability to work on the application at your own pace, save changes, and edit your application. Do NOT forget to submit your online application by the February 1 deadline. “In progress” applications will not be reviewed. Details

IN THE NEWS

The ASE Program Works Because of Three Key Ingredients
Saturday Academy’s Apprenticeships in Science and Engineering (ASE) Program owes most of its success to three key ingredients: quality students, quality science, and quality mentors. Long-time ASE mentor Dr. Margaret Burnett is a master at bringing those three elements together into some of the best experiences ASE interns could have. Her inquisitive mind, gift at collaboration, and effervescent optimism make Margaret an invaluable mentor for the ASE program. Saturday Academy

OPPORTUNITIES

Join CH2M HILL's global university program to promote water reuse
The WaterMatch Makers University Program, launched by CH2M HILL WaterMatch and Net Impact, engages students in a global grassroots social networking effort. WaterMatch is a grassroots, goodwill initiative that harnesses the power of social networking and geospatial mapping to promote the beneficial reuse of municipal effluent for industrial and agricultural use at the local level. This is a great project for a student group to take on independently, as well as for integrating into classroom curriculum. Details

Monte-Carlo Methods for Artificial Intelligence: A Short Course
Following the previous year’s highly successful short course, the National Science Foundation and Oregon State University are sponsoring another all-expenses paid short course on Monte Carlo algorithms. The goal is to get undergraduate students interested in artificial intelligence research. The course runs from March 18-22, and applications are due by December 20, 2012. Details

CMD-IT (Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in Information Technology) Undergraduate Student Competition
Looking for a project over winter break? CMD-IT is sponsoring a competition to describe a computer science project that could be done in a first year CS class that would be exciting to students underrepresented in IT. Two years ago one of our OSU CS students wrote up an idea during winter break and won! Any undergraduate student (or a team of students) can enter. More info at: http://www.cmd-it.org/workshops/IntroProjects2012.

Collaboration Project
I am looking for a collaborator on a project with someone who is experienced within the computer science major, preferably someone at least in their Junior year. This project will involve creating a basic Facebook app that requires a database for storing uploaded statistics and a UI for displaying/modifying that information, and working with a customer that is relatively unfamiliar with programming. This will be useful for anyone looking to gain experience and add to their portfolio. Please contact me for further details. You may contact me by email at corbin.davey@hotmail.com

CS 295 Intermediate Web Authoring
Become a Professional Web Developer by taking CS 295 Intermediate Web Authoring Winter term. The course will focus on:

  • Tagging in HTML 5
  • Styling in CSS 3
  • Graphic Design techniques
  • Basics of PHP and MySQL connectivity
  • Incorporating JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery and API functions
  • Configuring Content Management Systems (CMS)
  • Search Engine Optimization and Marketing (SEO/SEM)

In just 10 weeks, you'll build a professional-level web site for the topic of your choice, incorporating modern functions such as secure forms, embedded media, custom maps, microformats, RSS/XML feeds, and e-commerce. Sign up right away!

4 Computer Science credits, 11 weeks. Taught on campus.
Basic HTML experience needed, though CS 195 is a better prerequisite.
Contact the Instructor at pam.vanlonden@oregonstate.edu
541-737-8627

SCHOLARSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS

Three AfterCollege Scholarships Available: December 31st Deadline
Winter Break Student Scholarship: (1) $1,000 SCHOLARSHIP – open to all majors, no essay required. Electrical Engineering Student Scholarship: (1) $500 SCHOLARSHIP – available only to current electrical engineering students. Engineering Student Scholarship: (1) $500 scholarship – available to all engineering students. Details

Call for applications to UMN IGERT graduate program in Systems Neuroengineering
The education and training components of our NSF-funded IGERT program are designed to provide interdisciplinary graduate education and research training to highly qualified doctoral students to develop the skills to revolutionize technologies for interfacing with the brain and advance our fundamental understanding of neuroscience processes that arise when we interface with and modulate the brain. The program is open for doctoral students who may major in biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or neuroscience at the University of Minnesota. Details

IBM Raviv Postdoctoral Fellowship in Computer Science and Computer Engineering
IBM will offer one postdoctoral fellowship to a recent Ph.D. who shows exceptional promise for a research career in computer science or computer engineering. The fellowship will be for one year, with an opportunity for IBM to renew for an additional year conditional on funding availability. The stipend will be highly competitive, and will include reasonable moving and travel expenses. A candidate must have received a Ph.D. degree between January 2009 and August 2013. Depending on proposed collaborations, the Fellow will spend most of his/her time at one of IBM’s worldwide research laboratories. The Fellow will be free to follow his/her own research interests, but is expected to work closely with other IBM researchers. Applicants are encouraged to identify IBM Research groups working in their area of interest. Application deadline: January 6, 2013. Details

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES FOR UNDERGRADUATES

National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN)
The NNIN REU program is designed to give undergraduate students an introductory research experience in nanotechnology. Because of the breadth of expertise in NNIN, we are able to offer exciting nanotechnology research projects across the spectrum of nanotechnology fields: Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Biology, and Biomedical Engineering. Students take advantage of the streamlined training process that NNIN employs for all its users to become proficient in advanced laboratory practices quickly. Projects are scaled to be challenging yet achievable within the 10 week time frame. Application deadline: February 13. Details

The Leadership Alliance Summer Research Early Identification Program (SR-EIP)
SR-EIP participants are engaged in scholarly research projects offered at 22 Leadership Alliance member institutions. These programs also offer research seminars and workshops in professional development, as well as social and cultural activities. The insti­tutions set high standards and offer outstanding, closely mentored research experiences in a broad range of academic disciplines that are indicated in the “Research Sites” section of this brochure. With one common application, students can apply for a research experience at up to three of the 22 research sites. Application deadline: February 1. Details

Trustable Computing Systems, University of Connecticut
Possible Research Projects: mobile phone security; secure operating systems and data storage; hardware security and trust; side-channel attacks and countermeasures; efficient implementations of cryptographic algorithms; cryptographic algorithms and modeling; secured, efficient, and reliable information processing in nanoelectronics; information security for global data sharing and mobile and cloud computing; secure voting technologies; security challenges in future large-scale multicores. Application deadline: March 1. Details

Ubiquitous Sensing, University of South Florida
The program provides exciting research opportunities in the area of Ubiquitous Sensing. Ubiquitous Sensing encompasses the integration of cell phones with sensors and Internet technologies to address large-scale societal problems as well as individual problems with the main goal of improving the life of people. Problems related to data analysis and verification, visualization, incentives, privacy, automatic activity recognition, and others are being tackled in the Location-Aware Information Systems Lab at USF. Application deadline: March 15. 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.

Did you know having an on-line resume is just as important as having one on paper? If you are looking for an internship or job this summer, start building your professional network by joining the Oregon State University EECS Alums
Group on LinkedIn. Any EECS student (or alum) can join!

For more tips on how to find a job or internship, visit
http://eecs.oregonstate.edu/undergraduate-students/opportunities-involvement/internships-jobs

Technical Intern, Intel. The successful candidate’s primary job will involve studying different strategies how to model and interface radiation transport tools with circuit simulators to allow for a fast and accurate simulation of soft error rates (SER). The intern is expected to have a solid background in radiation-induced soft errors and should be experienced in running circuit simulations. Prior experience in radiation transport tools would be beneficial. Good programming skills (in particular of scripting languages such as Python and perl) and some exposure to device physics is beneficial. Details

Signal Integrity Intern, Intel. The main responsibilities and duties of this internship position include testing of the PCB channel, validation of modulator equivalent circuit model for optical-RF signal interaction, parameter extraction and correlation for photodetector measurements. In addition, the intern is expected to assist electrical testing for test platform development. Finally, the intern is expected to perform high-speed simulations using standard software such as HFSS and ADS. Candidates must be graduate students in Master or Ph.D. program in electrical engineering or a close field. Details

Entry Level Storage Firmware Engineer, Hewlett-Packard Houston. HP’s Industry Standard Server and Software(ISS) is seeking a highly dynamic and motivated entry level firmware engineer to join  the Smart Storage Team. You will work in a tightly collaborative team within a fast-paced stimulating environment to develop the next generation HP Smart Array Controllers, a key component of HP’s flagship Proliant Servers. This position is especially appropriate for recent college graduates with tremendously huge career growth potential. Our excellent training/monitoring will accelerate the utilization of your expertise to solve real-world engineering problems, while achieving your career goals. Details

MS level SER positions, Intel. Must be a recent college graduate; must be graduating with a Bachelor or Masters degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Applied Physics or Physics; experience with handling and repairing of electronic devices in a lab environment; basic understanding of device physics and circuits; minimum of 1 year of experience in programming (C or C++ or perl or TLC or Python); willing to travel. Details

Applied Electromagnetics Faculty Position, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of New-Mexico. An Assistant Professor hire will be a probationary appointment leading to a tenure decision. Associate or Full professor ranks will also be considered. The preferred expertise area is computational electromagnetics with an emphasis in applications such as space weather, RF circuits, plasmas, scattering, metamaterials, high power microwaves, sensors, biomedical. Details

Faculty Positions in Computer Science, University of Texas at San Antonio. The Department  of Computer Science at The University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for one or more tenure/tenure-track positions at the Assistant, Associate or Professor level, starting Fall 2013. We are particularly interested in candidates in software engineering, distributed systems, and operating systems. Other related areas of computer science will also be considered. Details

Faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level, Department of Computer Science, Utah State University. The department is interested in strengthening its focus in the following areas: Cyber Security, Software Engineering, Databases, HCI, Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems and Networks, and Mobile Computing. Details

Faculty Positions in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tennessee Technological University. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Tennessee Tech University (TTU) invites applications for THREE tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. Areas of electromagnetics and /or physical electronics for one position; in computer networks, network storage, and/or cyber systems for the second position; and in signal processing and electronics for the third position. Details

Computer Engineering Faculty Positions, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico. The preferred expertise areas are (i) bioengineering, (ii) hardware systems for Big Data, and (iii) computer networking and communications systems with an emphasis in applications such as biomedical image analysis and visualization, reconfigurable computing, and data analytics. Details

CampusPoint jobs:

  • Application Software Developer | Lake Oswego, OR
  • C# Software Engineer (Front End User Interface)| Beaverton, OR
  • Programmer I | Portland, OR
  • Data Analyst | Beaverton, OR
  • Computer Consultant | Beaverton, OR
  • Front-End Web Developer | Portland, OR
  • Web Application Developer | Corvallis, OR
  • UX Developer | Portland, OR

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:

  • Maxim Integrated is Hiring! Maxim Integrated is actively accepting applications for a wide range of Engineering, Programming, and Computer Science related positions. Maxim Integrated had offices located in California, Colorado, Arizona, Texas, and Oregon.
  • Hewlett Packard | Storage SW Developer - Intern (Fremont, CA); Summer Intern - Software Developer (Fremont, CA); IT Developer/Engineer I (Palo Alto, CA); Systems Software Engineer (Vancouver, WA); Svc Info Developer I (Plano, TX); Technical Presales Consultant, Storage (Des Moines, IA); Intern - Software Programmer (Fremont, CA); Software Engineer - Recent College Graduate (Boise, ID); Intern Tech - HW Engineer (Boise, ID)
  • University of Oregon | Enterprise Data Asset Manager (Eugene, OR); Data Manager (Eugene, OR); Network Engineer (Wireless) (Eugene, OR)
  • EdgeLink | Entry Level Engineer (Web QA/Javascript) (Portland, OR); .NET Software Design Engineer (Mcminnville, OR); IT Manager (Portland, OR)
  • Mentor Graphics Corporation | S/W Dev Engr. (Huntsville, AL); Associate Rotation Engineer - Emulation (Fremont, CA); Embedded Software Development Engineer (low level C) (Mobile, AL); Software Development Engineer (entry level, C++) (Wilsonville, OR)
  • Kaiser Permanente | Web Application Intern (Corona, CA); Application Developer - Early Career/Recent Grad (Aurora, OR); Associate Java Applications Developer (Lake Oswego, OR); Graduate Data Analytics Internship (Oakland, CA); Mobile App Design Intern (Oakland, CA); Graduate Level Informatics Internship (Oakland, CA); Junior iOS Developer (Aurora, CA)
  • Tektronix | Software Engineer (Beaverton, OR); Hardware Engineer (Beaverton, OR); Hardware Design Engineer (Power Systems) - Internship (Beaverton, OR)
  • Workday, Inc. | GW-Dev Associate Application Development Intern (Pleasanton, CA); GW-Dev Associate Software Engineering Intern (Pleasanton, CA); GW-Dev Associate UX Design Intern (Pleasanton, CA); GW-Dev Associate Developer GW Beta (Pleasanton, CA); GW-Dev Associate Mobile Developer Intern (Pleasanton, CA); QA Engineer, Higher Education (Pleasanton, CA)
  • Franklin Fueling Systems | Electrical Applications Engineer (Hillsboro, OR)

 

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