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College of Engineering

eBlast for Oct. 21, 2021

  • Center for Career Development

    NEXT WEEK

    Gold Career Readiness Workshop on Oct. 28: Top 10 Interview Tips

    › Location: Roaden University Center, Multipurpose Room
    › Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

    Visit the Center for Career Development website for more information on this event and other career development events.  career@tntech.edu | 931-372-3232

  • Collegewide

    TODAY

    Free Coffee and Donuts!

    Fueled to Fly with Clay N. Hixson Student Success Center in Clement Hall, Room 208. Stop by the Student Success Center get a free donut, a cup of coffee and learn more about the services they offer.

    TODAY

    New Faculty Seminar Series Presents Nan Chen

    Announcing the research seminar welcoming Dr. Nan Chen from the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Dr. Chen will be presenting her research on Batteries on the Move: Overload Mitigation with Mobile and Connected Electric Vehicle, on the evening of Thursday, October 21st at 4:30 p.m. via Microsoft Teams. For more information view the flyer here.

    Be sure to mark your calendars for the second of this year's exciting seminar series; you will not want to miss out!

    TOMORROW

    Undergraduate STEM Research Seminar this week: Jackson Dittert, Zachary Hinchman, and Braden Long

    Oct. 22 @ 4 p.m.
    Volpe Library 248

    This week in the Undergraduate STEM Research Seminar, we'll hear from three engineering majors who will describe their work helping to develop an on-campus ion beam laboratory. In his talk Designing an Ion Beam Laboratory and Ion Source, Braden Long, a Civil Engineering major, will describe his efforts to devise an effective layout for the main components of the beam line in the limited space available. Mechanical Engineering majors Jackson Dittert and Zachary Hinchman will then discuss their design for one of the beam line components in their talk Designing a Laser Ablation Ion Source. The seminar will be this Friday, October 22nd at 4pm in Volpe Library 248. It will be geared for undergraduates from any STEM major, but graduate students and faculty are also encouraged to attend! Visit the seminar webpage for more information and the current schedule of upcoming talks.

    NEXT WEEK

    Eagle Works Elevator Pitches: Sell your idea in 90 seconds

    iMakerSpace (3rd floor of Volpe Library)
    Oct. 27 @5 p.m.
    Virtual option link on tntech.edu/eagleworks

    Do you get nervous when you have to make presentations? Are you never sure how to start? Do you just want to improve the skills you have? This workshop will help you prepare for the Idea Challenge on Nov. 10 (more details on the Eagle Works website!), and teach skills that will be useful in class and career! Being able to give a short elevator pitch about yourself or your idea could make a difference in your future!

    This workshop will be on Wednesday, Oct. 27 at 5 p.m. in the iMakerspace. The iMakerspace is on the third floor of Volpe Library. Use the north staircase (past the MyTECH helpdesk) to access. If you need an accessible entrance, please email Andrea at akruszka@tntech.edu before 4:30 p.m. that day to arrange.

    We’ll follow this session up with two VIRTUAL practice pitch sessions for the Idea Challenge, one on Wednesday, Nov. 3 and the other Monday, Nov. 8. Both will be at 5 p.m. – link coming soon! If you plan on competing, we highly suggest you attend at least one!

    Graduating this Fall 2021?

    You need to register to take your senior exit exam! Exams are open every day until November 15th (excluding university closure). All College of Engineering students graduating this fall are required to take the senior exit exempt (unless exempt) before they can graduate. If you have not received your email to register please email engineeringssc@tntech.edu.

  • Student Groups

    TODAY

    Cyber Eagles

    Oct. 21 @ 11 a.m. in Prescott 215

    Cyber Eagles hosts local professionals Braedin J. Jared & Austin Stephens from SAIC as they talk about using data analytics to secure and attack networks and systems. Free Chick-fil-A for all that attend!

    TODAY

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

    Oct. 12 @ 11 a.m. in Brown 315

    Join Tech’s ASME Student Chapter for our meeting TODAY, Thursday, October 21, 2021 in Brown Hall 315 during dead hour, as we feature a Q&A session with Dr. Mohan Rao, chair of TN Tech’s Mechanical Engineering department. Join the ASME GroupMe for updates and information.

    If you prefer to join virtually on Teams

    DATE CHANGE: ASME Annual Bonfire!

    ASME will hold its annual bonfire at Dr. Canfield’s farm on Thursday, October 28! Attend this week’s meeting or join the GroupMe chat for more information.

    If you have any questions, contact us here: asmettu@gmail.com.

    TODAY

    Tennessee Tech Amateur Radio Society

    Every Thursday classes are in session @ 6 p.m., Brown 406

    Join us Thursdays at 6 p.m. in Brown 406 to discover and discuss amateur (ham) radio, the projects we are undertaking and what radio is all about! If you’re interested in emergency communications or a fun new hobby, amateur radio is for you! Join us on Discord

    MONDAY

    Tutoring Available with Pi Tau Sigma

    Every Thursday classes are in session from 6 – 8 p.m. Brown 326

    Pi Tau Sigma is offering tutoring on Monday nights from 6pm-8pm in Brown 326. 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 Abbey Ward (aeward42@tntech.edu) or Andrew Gothard (atgothard42@tntech.edu) for more information. To join online: Teams Link

  • Scholarships - CEE

    The Middle Tennessee chapter of the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) has scholarships available for the Spring 2022 semester.

    Applications must be received no later than Midnight October 31, 2021 to be considered. Multiple scholarships may be awarded!

    SCHOLARSHIPS

      • Middle Tennessee ASHE General Academic Scholarships
      • Middle Tennessee ASHE John Harper Memorial Scholarship
      • John Harper was a long-time TDOT employee who headed up the Department’s GIS work unit. This scholarship is given in his name to promote student’s involvement in the transportation field. The award amount of this scholarship will be $2,000.
      • Middle Tennessee ASHE Billy Hart Memorial Scholarship
      • Billy Hart was a long-time TDOT employee who began working for TDOT in December 1978 and steadily progressed to Transportation Manager 2 within the Strategic Transportation Investments Division. The award amount of this scholarship will be $2,000.
     

    ELIGIBILITY

      • The applicant must be classified as a sophomore, junior, senior, graduate student; or in the second year of a two-year highway industry related technical
      • The applicant is eligible to receive *any* ASHE Middle Tennessee chapter award only once.
      • The applicant must submit a completed Recommendations and/or resumes may also be included, but are not required.

    Find more information about the scholarships on ASHE's website.

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