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eBlast for Oct. 15, 2020

FROM THE CENTER FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT

  • Careers N' Coffee - Visit with Green Dot Public Schools - TN and learn more about their career opportunities! Plus have a FREE cup of coffee! Thursday, Oct. 22 | 11am-1pm | T.J. Farr Lobby
  • CO-OP Meetup #3 - Mandatory for any co-op position accepted Tuesday, Oct. 27 | 11am | Multipurpose Room
  • Virtual Graduate School Fair Thursday, Oct 29 | 10am-1pm Access via Career Fair+
  • Virtual Walk-In Hours for the Center for Career Development – Wednesday Mornings 9am-noon: Login to your Handshake Account > Click Events next to the Search Bar > Click Virtual Walk-in Hours > Click the link and start your live chat via Teams.

COLLEGEWIDE

Undergraduate STEM Research Seminar: Austin Marler, Mechanical Engineering: This week's (virtual) Undergraduate STEM Research Seminar will feature Electrical Engineering major Austin Marler. Austin spent the summer working on an exciting new beam line facility being developed by physics professor Dr. Rajabali here at Tech. In his talk "TTU Ion Generator Development", Austin will describe his research directed at reconfiguring an existing cesium sputtering source into a laser ablation source.  The seminar will be this Friday, Oct. 16th at 4pm. It is geared for undergraduates from any STEM major, but graduate students and faculty are also encouraged to attend! Contact Dr. Holley (aholley@tntech.edu) for connection information to the Zoom session. Visit the seminar webpage to see Austin's full abstract and the current schedule for upcoming talks. See more from the Undergraduate STEM Research Seminar Series here.


The CSC Diversity Committee is hosting a virtual Diversity & Inclusion Seminar Series this fall! You won’t want to miss these inspirational speakers. Join Dr. Margaret M. Burnett, a Distinguished Professor at Oregon State University in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 11am. Zoom Meeting Link: https://tntech.zoom.us/j/92164521164?pwd=QnlrVXc5dnZqaU5UMXF1cnRnT0xlZz09 

Meeting ID: 921 6452 1164 | Passcode: 404846


STUDENT GROUP MEETINGS & EVENTS

Come and join us at Autonomous Robotics Club (ARC). Work on exciting projects like drones, battle bots, or a robotic humanoid - If any of these interests you, come expand your knowledge and experience through practical means and be a valued part of our ever-expanding team - every Tuesday night at 7:00pm in Brown 315. Everyone is welcome. And don't forget to join our discord at https://discord.gg/XdBAxtx.


Engineering Joint Council We are excited to meet with all of our Reps and work with you all over the course of the semester. We have many changes and projects planned for EJC this year, and, due to this, we are extending the invitation of our first meeting to not only the Reps, but each chapter’s respective president. In order to best communicate with our Reps for this upcoming semester, we ask that you please email Phoebe Dawson (padawson42@tntech.edu) your name and what chapter you are representing. We will be sending out a poll of meeting availability and much more information very soon. Looking forward to seeing you all!"


OPPORTUNITIES

The Holistic Foundry Undergraduate Engaged Learners (FUEL) program is recruiting 30 undergraduate freshmen and sophomore engineering majors who are interested in engaging in research that is both socially impactful and relevant. FUEL students will work with our Rural Reimagined economic partners to develop student-team research projects geared towards positively affecting our local region.  This program will feature research training, presentation opportunities, outreach opportunities, and a chance to earn a $600 stipend. FUEL will begin in the Spring 2021 semester. If you are interested, please let us know at: https://www.tntech.edu/holistic-fuelContact Dr. Andrea Arce-Trigatti (atrigatti@tntech.edu) for more information.


NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)

This program provides educational opportunities for Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students. 

The Office of Research wants to remind you that the National Science Foundation announced the fall deadlines for students to apply to the Graduate Research Fellowship program. The GRFP provides three years of support for the graduate education of eligible individuals who have demonstrated their potential for significant research achievements in STEM or STEM education. Applications for this program are submitted directly by the student in the research.gov GRFP Application Module (https://www.research.gov/grfp/Login.do); however, we ask that all students planning to apply contact Jamie Murdock at (jlmurdock@tntech.edu) so we can ensure that all applicable internal paperwork is prepared prior to submission. For eligibility and other program information, visit the program page at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=6201. Deadline to apply: Oct. 20, 2020.


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