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eBlast for February 4, 2021


Co-op Meetup #1 is TODAY at 11 a.m. in RUC Multipurpose Room

Are you interested in Co-op?  Attend the first Co-op Meetup of the semester TODAY Thursday, Feb. 4, in the Roaden University Center Multipurpose Room (2nd floor) at 11 a.m.  Any student interested in accepting a Cooperative Education position with an employer MUST attend a Co-op Meetup.

The Co-op Meetup will explain the eligibility guidelines for enrolling in the Cooperative Education Program, which went into effect July 1, 2019 for all students.  Pre-registration to enroll in the Co-op Program is now required and attending a Co-op Meetup is your first step!  The new eligibility guidelines can be found at:

Bring your Eagle Card for quick sign-in.

To attend virtually, access the TEAMS link in Handshake Events. To receive credit for attending, you must log in with your Tennessee Tech email, participate if asked to during the workshop and be present for at least 80% of the presentation. | Center for Career Development |

(931) 372-3232

Resume Book Drive – Are you in the Book?

The Center for Career Development will be compiling Resume Books for employers who will be attending the Engineering Fair in March. These Resume Books will allow employers to view student information and even reach out to students before the fair begins! Employers will be able to request Resume Books for specific majors as well as a Diversity Resume Book.

To get your resume included, students need to have a critiqued resume uploaded on Handshake, and their profile MUST be marked Public to Employers. The deadline to be included is Friday, Feb. 19.

The Engineering Career Fair will be held virtually on Handshake on Wednesday, Mar. 3.

Career Fairs are hosted by the Center for Career Development. | | 931-372-3232


TODAY! The CyberEagles are excited to announce our first featured speaker this semester: Stephanie Olsen, Customer Trust Leader at Netflix! Stephanie has been in the security, fraud, and abuse space for over a decade, leading teams and driving strategy to combat complex and complicated attacks at companies such as Google and Pinterest. She currently leads the Customer Trust team at Netflix, focused on building and maintaining member trust while defending against harmful acts. Alongside her industry experience, Stephanie is President of the WiCyS Silicon Valley affiliate and is passionate about advancing women as cybersecurity professionals.

We are very excited to host Stephanie, and we hope you will be able to join us. The meeting will be held over Zoom TODAY Thursday, Feb. 4th at 11am (dead hour). Link:

Undergraduate STEM Research Seminar: The Physics Program at Mississippi State University We'll kick off the Spring 2021 semester of (virtual) Undergraduate STEM Research Seminars with a presentation describing research activities at Mississippi State University (MSU). Professors Lamiaa El Fassi and Dipangkar Dutta (Experimental Nuclear Physics) and Professors Donna Pierce and Angelle Tanner (Astronomy and Astrophysics) will join us to describe their research as well as the overall program at MSU, which includes astronomy, atomic, molecular, optical, and plasma physics, computational physics, condensed matter physics, and nuclear physics. These research activities include work in both physics and engineering, so this will be an opportunity to hear and ask questions about a wide assortment of exciting scientific work! The seminar will be TOMORROW Friday, February 5th at 4pm. It is geared for undergraduates from any STEM major, but graduate students and faculty are also encouraged to attend! Contact Dr. Holley ( for connection information to the Zoom session. Visit the seminar webpage for more information and the current schedule for upcoming talks.

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Sophomore, junior, and senior ECE and Computer Science majors are invited to apply for the 2021 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) “Secure and Privacy-Preserving Cyber-Physical Systems – Software and Hardware Approaches”. This 10-week summer program is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and focuses on cybersecurity challenges in future cyber-physical systems including smart and safe cities, self-driving cars, industrial internet of things and smart power grid.  The total award includes housing, food allowance, and cash stipend, totaling approximately $10,000.  Applicants must graduate after September 2021 and other eligibility requirements apply.  Screening of applications will begin March 1.  More information is available at or contact Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud, ECE Dept, at

Electrical engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering sophomore, junior and senior students: Apply for the 2021 Immersive Research in Energy Generation, Storage/Conversion and Power Transmission Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program before March 10th. Awards announced April 15th. Eligibility, award information, activities and topic areas along with the application process can be found at Please, contact Associate Professor Indranil Bhattacharya or Professor Joseph Biernacki for more information.

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is hosting a hands-on challenge for undergraduate students! The challenge is for students to research healthy habits for good mental health; commit to one healthy habit for 21 days; and develop either an infographic or podcast detailing the research and experience. The infographic or podcast should discuss your healthy habit and why other students should (or should not) use your method to better their own mental health. Your infographic or podcast could win you a $5,000 scholarship! The deadline for submitting your entry to this competition is Wednesday, March 31, 2021, and winners will be announced in late April.

For more information on this competition, please visit the ORISE website


ASME will be hosting the Center for Career Development at our first meeting of the semester TODAY Thursday, February 4th in Brown Hall Rooms 236 & 237 during Dead Hour. Information regarding the upcoming career fair will be shared along with information about the new Resume books that are being passed out to employers. Updates on competition teams to be shared as well. Zoom Link: Will be posted in ASME GroupMe.

Welcome to Spring 2021 from the Data Science League! We are continuing our virtual, seminar-style meetings this semester. This week, Katie Brown will be presenting information regarding the data science platform, Kaggle, and fielding questions regarding data science competitions. The meeting will be TODAY Tuesday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, February 2nd. Hope to see you there! Here is the link for the meeting via Microsoft Teams:

ASCE will be meeting Tuesday, Feb. 9th from 11 a.m. to noon via Teams.

Teams code: "vso002c"   

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