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eBlast for Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020

NEXT WEEK Engineering Career Fair is Thursday, Mar. 5 in the Hooper Eblen Center from 10am-2pm

It’s time to start getting ready for the Engineering Career Fair!  The fair will be in the Hooper Eblen Center on Thursday, March 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Brush up your resume, select your professional clothing, polish those shoes, and visit the Center for Career Development for assistance with resumes and elevator pitches!  Over 120 employers are already registered to attend.  Want to know what employers are attending? Download the Career Fair Plus app on your phone – floor maps will be available soon!

TOMORROW Eagle Works: Get Your Questions Answered! If you have questions or need assistance getting ready for Eagle Works, this is your chance! This week’s workshop is all about YOU. Come with questions about the event, your business model, presenting, mentors, or anything else you can think of! We’ll have faculty and staff on hand, as well as people from The Biz Foundry. We’ll even have some former Eagle Works winners ready to tell you what it’s like to compete! This workshop will be Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 5 p.m. in the iMakerspace (3rd floor of Volpe Library). After 4:30, the iMakerSpace is accessible via the North Stairwell (past the myTECH Helpdesk). For more information, go to or email

FEMTOSECOND LASER MICRO-FABRICATION with Chen Cheng, Ph.D., Visiting Scholar @ University of Delaware, USA, Assistant Professor @ Shandong Normal University, China. iMakerspace in Volpe Library 348, 11 a.m.—noon Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) meeting Thursday, Feb. 27 during dead hour in Brown 237. Dynetics will be speaking. Pizza & drinks provided.

Society of Women Engineers (SWE) hosts Chinese Food and Career Fair Readiness with Jennifer Camargo and Mieah Turner from Messer Construction Co., Thursday, Feb. 27 at 6:30pm in Prescott 215. Bring your resume! Follow SWE on Instagram @swe.tntech

Undergraduate STEM Research Seminar: SEDS  Our seminar this week features a presentation from Tech's chapter of Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS). In their talk High-Powered Rockets and Circumnavigation with SEDS, representatives from this student-led club will describe the design of their first payload rocket system as well as a large-scale project in which they plan to construct a high altitude balloon capable of circumnavigation. Their talk will be this Friday, Feb. 28th, at 3pm in Foundation Hall 238, with refreshments served at 2:30pm. This seminar series is geared for undergraduates from any STEM major, but graduate students and faculty are also encouraged to attend! Visit the seminar webpage to see the full Spring 2020 schedule.


Congratulations SPRING GRADUATES! In order to complete your requirements for graduation you MUST take the Senior Exit Exam. It is required by the State of Tennessee that all students attending a state-supported college or university complete this assessment. Failure to do so will result in your diploma being on hold until the test is taken.

REGISTER TODAY at the following link.

 STUDENT AMBASSADOR SEARCH The search is underway for energetic, personable, organized, informed students to represent Tennessee Tech and the College of Engineering as Student Ambassadors for the academic year 2020-2021. Mr. Ingle, SSC Director, looks forward to meeting with you to get to know you and share information about the student ambassador program. Interviews will be held during the month of February. Contact Donna Thorne at to schedule a meeting with Mr. Ingle.

 iMakerSpace Graduate Assistantship – APPLY NOWEligibility and Qualifications: Candidates must be enrolled or accepted to a M.S. degree program in good standing in the College of Engineering. They should have experience with modeling software, slicing software, 3-D printing methods and techniques; have good interpersonal, communication and leadership skills. Application Process: Applicants should submit a resume with a cover letter and list of three references to Dr. Ismail Fidan at ( by March 23, 2020. For More Information: Please contact Professor Ismail Fidan at or (931) 372- 6298.

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