eBlast for Nov. 5, 2020
- Gold Career Readiness Workshop: Making a Great Impression at a Job Fair | TODAY Thursday, Nov. 5 from 11:00-11:45am in the RUC Multipurpose Room
- Careers n’ Coffee with Republic Finance | Monday, Nov. 9 from 11:00-1:00pm in Swoops Lobby
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.
** NEW - Cooperative Education Cords offered to Fall 2020 Graduates **
Are you an upcoming Fall 2020 Graduate that formally participated in the Cooperative Education Program? The Cooperative Education Office is now offering Graduation Cords to students graduating in the Fall 2020 semester that formally enrolled in the Co-op Program during their entire assignment. The cords are a gift from Mr. Greg Cook, an alumnus of the Cooperative Education Program. Mr. Cook has expressed his appreciation of the Cooperative Education Program and the importance it served at the beginning of his engineering career and wishes to congratulate graduating co-op students.
If you would like to reserve your cord, you MUST complete the following form by the November 15 deadline: Fall 2020 Graduates - Cooperative Education Cords Request
Graduating this Fall? 2020 Registration is open for
- Order of the Engineer: $15.00 covers the cost of the ring, the certificate and the national fee.
- Pledge of the Computing Professional: $10 covers the cost of the pin and certificate.
- Order of the Engineering Technologist: $10 covers the cost of the pin and certificate.
Please bring the exact amount or pay by check. There will be no refunds, although initiates who miss a ceremony for unavoidable reasons may participate in the next scheduled ceremony. If you wish to accept this invitation, please come by Clement Hall 201, no later than noon, Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020.
Induction into the Professions Ceremony will be held Friday, Dec. 11, 2020 at 3 p.m. in Derryberry Auditorium. Participants need to arrive by 2:45 p.m. Social Distancing will be enforced. Masks Required.
New Faculty Research Seminars
- Shirin Noei, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Center for Energy Systems Research will be presenting Longitudinal Dynamics in Traffic Microsimulation TODAY Thursday, Nov. 5 from 4:30—5:30 p.m. Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/3lEEr6g
- Arman Sargolzaei, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering will be presenting Security of Networked Control Systems Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 4:30—5:30 p.m. Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/2GZnJzq
- John Tester, Ph.D., Associate Professor, General & Basic Engineering will be presenting Manufacturing for Design’ & Additive Manufacturing Monday, Nov. 16 from 4:30—5:30 p.m. Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/34Q2YP1
- Charles Van Neste, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering will be presenting A New Wireless: Sending Power Over and Through Surfaces Tuesday, Nov. 17 from 4:30—5:30 p.m. Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/3dkkmz8
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering announces the Thesis Defense of Michael R. Coultis in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering November 6, 2020 1:30 p.m. Zoom Link Change: https://bit.ly/2G5HPIe
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering announces the Thesis Defense of Christopher Bradley Kaczmarek in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering November 6, 2020 8:30 p.m. Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/34RWCQg | Meeting ID: 859 3913 3734 | Passcode: 036093
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering announces the Thesis Defense of Lina Abounassif in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering November 9, 2020 8:30 a.m. Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/3eirtbY
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering announces the Thesis Defense of Charles Austin Robinson in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering November 9, 2020 2:00 p.m. Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/3odb3Gq
Juniors & Seniors - Fall Undergraduate Scholarship Competition - The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education’s (ORISE) is hosting a research-based scholarship challenge for undergraduate students! The challenge is for students to develop an infographic to communicate the current leading ways to purify drinking water. UNICEF and WHO report that one in three people worldwide do not have access to safe drinking water. Although the United States has one of the safest drinking water supplies in the world, it is an ongoing challenge to protect it. Your infographic could win you a $5,000 scholarship! For more information on this competition, please visit the ORISE website at https://orise.orau.gov/resources/stem/scholarships.html. The competition deadline is Monday, November 30, 2020.
Summer 2021 Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) Program (U.S. Department of Energy | Office of Science) The Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships (SULI) Program is now accepting applications for the 2021 Summer Term. Applications are due January 12, 2021 at 5:00 PM ET. Visit ‘How to Apply’ for more information.
TODAY Thursday, Nov. 5th at 6 p.m. the Aviation Society is hosting a meeting on investment. Our speaker, Jean Phillipe-aux has a business through investing ,and it can help you out if you want additional funds. If you are interested in joining here is our Teams Meeting Link: https://bit.ly/3eqrjzn
Water Professionals and Engineers Without Borders (EWB) will be having their fifth joint meeting of the semester on Thursday, November 5th, on Zoom from 11:00 - 11:45 am. We will be hosting our meetings on Zoom for the remainder of the semester. At this meeting, our speaker will be Natalie Burger, PhD, Environmental Program Manager for TDOT's Environmental Mitigation Office. As always, all majors are welcome. Zoom Link: https://tntech.zoom.us/j/84555789997
Pi Tau Sigma is offering tutoring to all ME and GBE students on Monday nights from 6-8 p.m. in Brown 206. 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. We ask that if you do plan to come, please let us know to better help you, but it is not necessary. Contact Abbey Ward (email@example.com), Abby Collier (firstname.lastname@example.org), or the Pi Tau email (email@example.com) for more information.
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