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eBlast News Bulletin for March 2, 2021


  • Engineering Career Fair 2021 | TOMORROW - March 3rd from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Virtual

This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Career Development and the Engineering Joint Council. The Engineering Fair is open to ALL students, ALL majors -- freshmen to alumni. Co-op, internship, and full-time job opportunities will be available. See more information and registration link for the Fair here.

  • Career Readiness GOLD Workshop: Top Ten Interview Tips this Thursday, March 4th from 11-11:45am in the Roaden University Center, 2nd floor Multipurpose Room. — Sponsored by Eastman
  • Co-op Meetup #3: March 8 at 5pm. Virtual Only. Access link in in Handshake Events.

Mandatory for any co-op position accepted.

  • Careers N’ Coffee – Visit with Landscape Workshop and learn about their career opportunities! Plus have a cup of coffee! Thursday, March 11 from 11am to 1pm, Ground Floor Roaden University Center – SWOOPS Lobby.
  • Co-op Meetup #4: March 23 @ 11am Roaden University Center, 2nd floor, Multipurpose Room.

Mandatory for any co-op position accepted.

  • A Career Readiness PURPLE Workshop: Am I Career Ready? How to Use Career Readiness as a Marketing Tool March 25th from 11-11:45am, Roaden University Center, 2nd floor, Multipurpose Room
  • Career Readiness PURPLE Workshop: Making Professional Presentations March 30th from 11-11:45am, Roaden University Center, 2nd floor, Multipurpose Room

Contact: RUC 328 | 931-372-3232 | |


The College of Engineering presents Ph.D. Graduate Student Research Progress Presentations for Spring 2021 8 graduate students | 8 min. presentation each | 2 min. Q&A each

Join all presentations via Zoom  

TODAY - Tuesday, March 2 | 11—Noon

  • Agoston Kiss presents: Synthesis of Egyptian Blue
  • Emmanuel Aboah-Boateng presents: Dynamic Verification of Hardware Integrity to Detect Anomalies in Industrial Control System
  • Mohamoud Badr presents: Detection of Electricity Fraud in the Net-Metering System Using Deep Learning
  • Tolulope Odetola presents: SoWaF: Shuffling of Weights and Feature Maps: A Novel HardwareIntrinsic Attack (HIA) on Convolutional Neural Network (CNN)

Thursday, March 4 | 11—Noon

  • Jonathan Garvin presents: Characterization of Early-Phase Wound Media via Transport Studies, Imaging, and Mechanical Testing
  • Muhammad Bima presents: Novel Magnetic Beamforming Technique and Coil Optimization for High-Efficiency, High-Power and Secure Wireless Power Transfer
  • Ankit Gupta presents: Development of glass fiber reinforced methacrylate-based dentures using the fused filament fabrication process
  • Daniel Cannon presents: Thermal and Mechanical Interactions between Utility-Scale PV Plants and the Atmospheric Surface Layer

Golden Eagle Additively Innovative Lecture Series: March 11th from 11 to 11:30am join Patrick Pradel, Ph.D., Lecturer in Product Industrial User-Centered Design Loughborough University, United Kingdom as he presents The Current State of Design for AM Education via Zoom:

How to win Eagle Works – Business Model Canvas and the Judging Rubric (new date!)

Join us TOMORROW Wednesday, March 3 @ 5 p.m. in Volpe Library 112 for FREE SHIRTS and one of the most important workshops for Eagle Works!

Jeff Brown from The Biz Foundry will be leading this session on how to make your idea come to life. Business Model Canvas is a great tool for you to learn if your idea or product is viable, how to identify your customers, find any issues, and give yourself and your team the best chance for success!

The Eagle Works judging rubric is based off Business Model Canvas, so if you’re thinking about competing, this workshop is essential!

For more information, go to email

Electrical engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering sophomore, junior and senior students: 2021 Immersive Research in Energy Generation, Storage/Conversion and Power Transmission Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program - Apply 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.

Tech’s SME Student Chapter presents How to maximize Your Early Career Success by Nick Russell

11 a.m. to noon (Central Time) | March 25, 2021  Zoom link:

Nick Russell is a project engineer at Dynetics working on the NASA Human Landing System crew module and lunar dust mitigation teams. Nick has previous work experience in the energy, financial and manufacturing sectors working in roles such as quality engineer, design engineer and engineering consultant. Nick has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Tennessee Tech and a master’s in engineering and technology management from Stanford University.

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is hosting a hands-on challenge for undergraduate students! 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

Senior Exit Exam Exemption

As graduation is getting closer and registration is about to open for the spring 2021 senior exit exam. We wanted to make you aware that certain circumstances can qualify you as exempt from taking the senior exit exam.

Qualifications for exemption are:

  • English is your second language
  • You attended high school outside of the U.S.A.
  • You already hold a bachelor’s (B.A/B.S.) degree
  • You have been out of high school for more than 15 years
  • You are TN eCampus student
  • You are apart of the 2+2 program
  • If you meet any of the above qualifications for the senior exit exam please file for exemption here:


Join Data Science League for their second meeting of the semester. Brendan Roberts (BS '20) is a data scientist at Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). In his talk, Brendan will discuss how he taught data science to his co-workers at TVA and explain the importance of communicating data science to non-data scientists. He will also discuss his. most commonly used tools for basic and advanced data visualization and also give us a glimpse into his day-to-day workflow.

Meeting is on March 2, 2021 at 11 am. Link:

Come and join us at Autonomous Robotics Club. Interested in learning about CAD, Linux, Arduino? Just want to 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 Prescott 215. Everyone is welcome.

And don't forget to join our discord at

Pi Tau Sigma is offering tutoring to all ME and GBE students on Monday nights from 7-9 p.m. in Brown 236 and online via Microsoft Teams. Tutoring is available for any ME course up to 3000 level, Physics I & II, Math up to Calculus III, Statics, Mechanics and Materials, MATLAB, and Graphics.  Contact the Pi Tau Sigma email ( for more information. To join online: Click here to join the meeting


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