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  • 2017 AISES National Conference Webinar

    Join Us for a 2017 AISES National Conference Webinar

    presented by IBM

    “Building Your Personal Brand”

    Just in time for the 2017 AISES National Conference! Join IBM for the September 7th webinar designed to help you build your personal brand when meeting with potential colleges and employers.

    Who should attend this webinar?  High School Students, College Students, Early Professionals and AISES Members.

    Who are you? How do you share that with mentors, networks and potential employers? These are the core questions IBM professionals hope to help you answer in "Building Your Personal Brand," an interactive 45-minute webinar that will help you understand how to identify and share your "personal brand." 

    Presenters:    

    Laura Guio, Vice President of the Systems Services Center of Competency and Sales,IBM 

    Marshan J. Austin, People Engineer, IBM Leadership & Development 

    Peter Mostachetti, IBM Leadership & Development 

    Objectives:

    Understand what is a personal brand

    Reflect on what you need to understand about yourself to create a compelling your personal brand

    Begin to build your 30-second introduction; tell the story of who you are and what differentiates you

    Thursday, September 7, 2017

    11AM-12PM (EDT)

    Save Your Seat → http://www.aises.org/news/events/webinar-building-your-personal-brand

    We look forward to seeing you there!

     

    Can’t attend live? You should still register!  We’ll be sending out slides and the recording after the webinar to registrants. You don’t want to miss out on this information.

  • GE Aviation Female Diversity Recruitment Leadership Summit

    GE Aviation Female Diversity Recruitment Leadership Summit
    October 19 - October 21, 2017
    GE Aviation - Cincinnati, Ohio

    The Female Diversity Recruitment Leadership Summit seeks to identify and recruit highly talented minority female students from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.

    YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SE341LTPwQQ&feature=youtu.be

    Those selected for attendance at the summit receive:

    • Meals, transportation and lodging paid for by GE Aviation
    • Professional Development Seminars
    • Networking with GE Aviation leadership
    • Interview opportunities for Co-Op/Internship assignments with GE Aviation

    Application criteria:

    • Currently enrolled in one of the following degree programs: IE, EE, MechE, AE, Materials, Ceramic, Software Eng., Computer Eng., Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, IT Security, Information Technology Management, Risk Analysis, Management Information Systems
    • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required - NOTE: Sponsorship will not be provided by GE*
    • Maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 without rounding

    How to Apply:

    To be considered for the 2017 summit you must complete the following:
    1. ) Complete this survey linked below no later than 11:59pm Monday September 18th
    https://supportcentral.ge.com/esurvey/GE_survey/takeSurvey.html?form_id=18446744073709664650

    2.) Apply for a co-op/intern position via the link below:
    http://jobs.gecareers.com/ShowJob/Id/27291/Engineering-Co-op-GE-Aviation-Summer/

    Candidates selected to attend the Summit will be notified via email no later than September 21st

    * Note: 1) U.S. Citizen or National 2) U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident 3) Person granted refugee status in the U.S. 4) Person granted asylee status in the U.S. 5) A special agricultural worker under section 210 or 6) a beneficiary of legalization through an amnesty program under section 245A of the U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act.

     

  • 2017 Introduction to Graduate Education at Northwestern Application Open

    The application for the 2017 Introduction to Graduate Education at Northwestern (IGEN) Application is still open. IGEN is a fully funded, two-day visit program for diverse students interested in STEM+ doctoral programs at Northwestern University. This year’s IGEN will be hosted on October 12-14, 2017

    The IGEN application deadline is July 7thWe hope that you will share this opportunity with your students and encourage them to apply. Eligibility requirements are outlined below:

    • Interest in STEM or quantitative doctoral degree (PhD) program
    • US Citizen/Permanent Resident/DACA Recipient
    • Rising Junior or Senior Cumulative GPA of at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale
    • Prior research experience
    • Diverse students from HBCUs, HSIs, and Tribal Colleges are strongly encouraged to apply

    Program Highlights:

    • Fully funded, two-day visit toNorthwestern’s Chicago & Evanstoncampuses for STEM+ students
    • Meet faculty, staff, and studentsfrom our STEM/Quantitativegraduate programs
    • Gain insight into the life of a PhDstudent

    If you have any questions, please contact our office at tgsdiversity@northwestern.edu or visit the IGEN website. We look forward to partnering with your institution! 

  • 2017 Call for Abstracts - GMiS Research Posters Competition

    Join us in Pasadena, CA, from October 18 – 22, 2017, to showcase your cutting edge and emerging research ideas, methods, and techniques to leading engineers and scientists in a premier national forum that recognizes technical talent and achievement. You may walk away with more than just bragging rights. Your research accomplishments may earn you a monetary prize in addition to national recognition.

    *Monetary prizes are based on competition sponsorship

    Eligibility:

    • Graduate & undergraduate students from an accredited college/university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico

    • Must be from an underrepresented ethnic/racial group in STEM (i.e. Hispanic, African American, or Native American)

    • Pursuing full-time studies in a science, technology, engineering, math or health-related field of study

    Requirements:

    • Must register for the HENAAC Conference

    • Must submit an entry form and abstract to posters@greatmindsinstem.org

    • Mandatory attendance at the Student Leadership Reception on Saturday evening, October 21st where winners will be announced

    Abstract Deadlines

    SEPTEMBER 8, 2017 (To be considered for a travel grant. Travel grant support is available on a competitive basis. Early-Bird Registration available.)

    SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 (No travel grant consideration.  Regular registration available.)

    Please direct your questions to: posters@greatmindsinstem.org

  • Undergraduate Research Assistant Needed: Bahl Group #2

    Project Description: Our group is exploring techniques by which the flow of sound waves can be manipulated in arrayed structures – to produce topological and nonreciprocal phenomena. We are currently looking for an undergraduate researcher to work closely with a postdoctoral researcher on the design, manufacture, and testing of magnetic oscillators related to this project.

    Read our article related to this project: http://engineering.illinois.edu/news/article/18835

    Successful candidate starts this summer 2017!

    Requirements

    - Ability to dedicate >15 hours per week in the summer
    - Background in mechanics/dynamics
    - Background in basic electrostatics and magnetostatics (level of Physics 212)
    - Experience with in CAD software (e.g. Solidworks)Preferably (not essential), with experience with operational amplifiers circuits
    - Preferably (not essential), with background in signal processing (transforms, filtering, coding)
    - Preferably (not essential), with basic experience with circuits and soldering
    - Preferably (not essential), interested in pursuing research through 2017-2018 school year

    Submit the following to apply

    - Curriculum vitae
    - Unofficial transcript

    Please contact

    Dr. Inbar Grinberg (Postdoctoral Researcher, Mechanical Science and Engineering)
    Email: inbar28@illinois.edu

    Official website: http://bahl.mechse.illinois.edu/

  • Undergraduate Research Assistant Needed: Bahl Group #3

    Project Description: We are pursuing experimental research on microwave isolators and circulators for signal routing in spatiotemporally varying circuits. We are currently looking for an undergraduate researcher to support this effort.

    Successful candidate starts this summer 2017!

    Requirements

    - Ability to dedicate >15 hours per week in the summer
    - Has taken Electromagnetics course (ECE 329 or equivalent) and familiar with wave propagation and transmission lines
    - Preferably (not essential), with experience with microwave circuit design and analysis and with circuit simulation software (ADS, HFSS)
    - Preferably (not essential), with background in signal processing (transforms, filtering, coding)
    - Preferably (not essential), interested in pursuing research through 2017-2018 school year

    Submit the following to apply

    - Curriculum vitae
    - Unofficial transcript

    Please contact

    Christopher Peterson (Graduate Student, Mechanical Science and Engineering)
    Email: cwpeter2@illinois.edu

    Official website: http://bahl.mechse.illinois.edu/

  • Undergraduate Research Assistant Needed: Bahl Group #1

    Project Description: Our group is currently developing extremely high-throughput biosensors using opto-mechanical resonators. An undergraduate researcher is needed to help fabricate microresonators, to develop flow control apparatus, and perform Comsol simulations in relation to this project.

    Our recent papers on the topic can be found here: http://bahl.mechse.illinois.edu/research.html#OMFR

    Successful candidate starts this summer 2017!

    Requirements

    - Ability to dedicate >20 hours per week in the summer
    - Has basic coursework on fluid mechanics
    - Preferably (not essential) with prior experience with CAD software (e.g. Solidworks) and finite element simulation (e.g. Comsol)
    - Preferably (not essential), with experience with implementing control systems
    - Preferably (not essential), with background in signal processing (transforms, filtering, coding)
    - Preferably, interested in pursuing research through the 2017-18 school year

    Submit the following to apply

    - Curriculum vitae
    - Unofficial transcript

    Please contact

    Jeewon Suh (Graduate Student, Mechanical Science and Engineering)
    Email: jsuh15@illinois.edu

    Official website: http://bahl.mechse.illinois.edu/

  • Dow Diamond Symposium

    The Dow Diamond Symposium is an exciting three day event intended for African American, Latino, and American Indian undergraduate students majoring in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Accounting/Finance, and Business Administration with one of the world’s largest and leading chemical companies. Selected participants will be exposed to potential career opportunities within Dow and learn more about the Science to Our Success.

    Diamond Symposium participants can expect to:
    - Hear from dynamic Dow leaders on “How to Create Your Personal Brand” and “Build Networking Skills”
    - Learn more about Dow, our technology & products, our sustainability, and our employee resource groups
    - Participate in a cross-functional case study
    - Meet and network with Dow leaders and employees

    The event runs from August 21st through August 24th in Midland, Michigan. The symposium is before the first day of instruction for Fall Semester. Travel, food, and accommodation expenses will be covered.

    You should apply as Engineering or Supply Chain Management. Please review the qualifications and online expectations.

    For more information and to apply: http://www.dow.com/en-us/careers/diamond-symposium

  • Undergraduate Research Assistant Needed: Airconditioning and Refrigeration Center

    Project Description: Project involves heat transfer and fluid dynamics study of refrigerants (like R32, R1234zeE) in microchannel tubes (tube with a hydraulic diameter at a scale of 1mm) by experiments and theoretical analysis. We are looking for students who are eager to enter a top graduate school or want to have research experiences. In particular, students who want to do modeling in fluid dynamics and heat transfer. Students will start with reading papers and will eventually analyze data. After analyzing the data, the student should be able to use the knowledge in fluid or heat transfer courses to build a model. Students are expected to summarize information for a conference paper-level report. The time scale and result depend on the student's input.

    Requirements

    - Mechanical Engineering or Theoretical and Applied Mechanics student
    - Have taken an undergraduate level fluid dynamics course or an undergraduate level heat transfer course
    - Preferably with Matlab and Excel experience
    - Preferably knows Buckingham Pi Theorem
    - Preferably knows mass, momentum, and energy balance of a control volume in fluid dynamics and heat transfer

    Submit the following to apply

    - Resume
    - Unofficial transcript

    Interested applicants, please contact

    Houpe Li (Graduate Student, Mechanical Science and Engineering)
    Email: hli84@illinois.edu

  • Undergraduate Research Assistant Needed: Prof. Salif's Lab

    Project Description: Project involves putting together a device for stiffness measurement of soft material, and assisting in biomechanics research including data analysis.

    Requirements

    - Can commit to research for at least 10 hours per week
    - Have a passion for science and/or technology
    - Preferably with programming experience
    - Preferably with background in biology
    - Preferably with device design experience

    Submit the following to apply

    - Resume
    - A list of date/time available to meet for 0.5-1 hour

    Interested applicants, please contact

    Anthony Fan (Graduate Student, Mechanical Science and Engineering)
    Email: yungfan2@illinois.edu