Thursday, April 14, 2011

Renewable Energy and Bioenergy, BSE 190A - SUMMER 2011 internet course A-term

BSE 190A Renewable Energy and Bioenergy
sln 13972
4credits, A-term

This is the introductory bioenergy course covering production of biofuels and biochemicals from biomass offered in the new College of Environment for non science and science students.
• Interested? We will watch movies and discuss what is in the news (popcorn will not be provided).
• Grading is based on two quizzes, two midterms, and two homework assignments.

Please share this NW course offering with your students. This class is suitable for both non-science and science majors. Can be applied towards the ESRM minor.

UW Electrical Engineering Student wanted for small digital circuit project.

Flat-fee + materials for design, prototype, and pcb files. Terms negotiable.

Must have completed at least one 400 level digital circuits course (through 476 preferred) and have experience with digital circuit design.

NDA / NCA will be executed prior to discussion of project.


Wade Neal

Co-op opportunity at Screenplay

Students: Here’s an opportunity to gain valuable industry experience using both your engineering skills and your Chinese language skills. This is a paid internship position through Co-op, and the student hired for this internship will be translating a lot of documentation into Chinese/Mandarin as well as applying engineering skills such as Java, Python or C#. This company, Screenplay, is looking for someone with a good understanding of web technologies, objective oriented design, and willingness to tackle challenges and learn new things. Find out more about the employer:

A 3411 Thorndyke Avenue West, Seattle, WA 98119
T 800 742 1439 x 105
D 206 812-2191
F 206 587-2217

Screenplay Labs
Software Internship Description

Screenplay Labs is creating a new international distribution and conditional access network to distribute entertainment content to localized cable and IPTV operators around the globe. We are looking for energetic, motivated team members that can contribute their language and engineering skills to help us succeed in this fast paced industry.

Internship: Chinese Localization Software Developer

This position is 3 month full time internship starting in June.


Our new team member would be responsible for localizing technical documents, UML and Function diagrams and other deliverables to our partners in Beijing, including translation during conference calls and meetings. While helping us communicate and collaborate using an agile SDLC, this team member would also assist as a junior developer, investigating and implement solutions using Screenplay Labs C2ME platform for Roku, social network sites like Facebook, and distribution partners like RCDb.

This position will work hand in hand with rest of the team, localizing our solution for the Chinese entertainment market.

Required Skills
- Familiarity with one of the following; Python, Java, C#
- Good understanding of web technologies, Object Oriented design
- Ability to read, write and speak Chinese (Mandarin).
- Willingness to tackle challenges and learn new things

Bonus Round
- Familiarly with SQL and RDBMS in general
- Social networking protocols like Facebook Open Graph
- Experience programming MVC web sites
- Interest Movies, Music Videos, Video Games, or Television content

AIESEC International Internships summer 2011

Looking for a something to do this summer? How about a mind-blowing internship abroad? Discover a new culture, expand your global network, get real-world application for your major or explore an entirely new field - AIESEC offers students thousands of exciting internships to choose from, the possibilities are endless!

Missed our info-sessions this week? No problem, shoot us an email or check out our Facebook page and website for example internships. Here's some general info to get you started:

Linking together our global network of 50,000 members in more than 110 countries, a professional internship is the most intense learning experience that we offer. Each internship is an incredible opportunity to live in a foreign country and work in the areas of management, technology, education, or development.

  • Education Internship – related to curriculum development, teaching, and counseling in the education sector
  • Development (Volunteering) Internship – usually with NGOs, related to a wide variety of issues of community development and social responsibility
  • Management Internship – related to administration, finance, accounting, marketing, project management and HR
  • Technical Internship – related to engineering or management and development in Web, software, networks and databases
The first step is to start your online application; the earlier you complete it, the higher the chance of getting matched. We understand it's time consuming, so alternatively:

  1. Email us your CV today!
  2. We will set up an interview with you as soon as we review your CV
  3. After you get accepted, you can continue working on your application.

Questions or concerns? Email us! We're here to help you throughout the entire process.

To learn more, visit: or

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

WiSE: WiE Speaks Workshop

WiE Speaks Seminar Presents
WiSE Conference 2011 Post Symposium & Breakfast.

Come join your WiSE friends for breakfast and engage in

Your morning presenter
Ms. Edree Allen Agbro, the Conflict Transformer
Communication: Master Your 3D Platform
s more than just talk!

Good News: Communicating well with others can be reduced to 3 models:
Debate, Discussion and Dialogue.

Saturday, April 16th 8:30am to 11:30am McCarty Hall ABC Room

Tickets on sale through 4 today at the Hub ticket office at By George.

Student Registration: $5.00 Tickets Available at the By George Newsstand

Breakfast Entree:

Vanilla-Cinnamon French Toast

Essential Baking Company's brioche dipped in vanilla-cinnamon custard

and served with butter and real maple syrup

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Free Hands-On Introductory **LabVIEW** Training at UW - April 13th 2011! - Correction.

What? Free hands-on Introductory LabVIEW training by National Instruments Engineers in the University of Washington

When? Wednesday, April 13th, 2011 between 1 PM - 4 PM PST.

University of Washington

Mueller Hall
Room 170
In Front of Roberts Hall at the Corner of Stevens Way and Mason Road
Seattle, WA 98195
For Map please visit -

Who can attend? University of Washington Professors, Faculty, Staff and Students interested in learning the fundamentals of LabVIEW. This is a free hands-on session with seats available on a first-come-first-served basis.

How to register for this event? Visit the following link and click on register now to get a seat in the session since seating is limited

Where do I download LabVIEW from? Visit - and search for “LabVIEW” or the link below

Join us for an exciting hands-on introduction to LabVIEW, offered by National Instruments engineers here on the UW campus! LabVIEW is used everywhere on campus, including numerous classrooms and research projects, as well as in research labs and by numerous companies around the world. This is a good opportunity to get free, hands-on experience with the environment used heavily for data acquisition, signal processing, controls, and various instrumentation needs across UW and in the industry.

This is a free session with seats available on a first-come-first-served basis.

Topics covered in this 3 hour session include:

-Learn how to create complete LabVIEW applications from scratch and collect data from a Data Acquisition device (provided at each workstation)
-Integrate data acquisition, signal processing, controls systems, internet connectivity
-Connecting to lab equipment, sensors, circuits, and instrumentation hardware

Seating is limited, so we recommend arriving early.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Program in Technology Commercialization-Guest Speakers

This week’s lectures:

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Craig E. Sherman will be sharing his knowledge and experience as it relates to Launching a Company. Craig is a parter at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, technology licensing, and domestic and international joint ventures.

Friday, April 15, 2011
Sailesh Chutani, CEO of MobiSante, Inc. and author of Technology at the Margins: How IT Meets the Needs of Emerging Markets, will talk about Technology Commercialization in Underdeveloped Countries.

All lectures in technology commercialization are held in Guggenheim Auditorium, 3:30-5:20pm and are open to the entire CoE community.

Product Security Engineer, Cloud Computing job opportunities at

I'm guessing you're familiar with, the enterprise cloud-computing company based in San Francisco, CA. We have bucked the trend of the down economy and have recently been ranked by Fortune Magazine as the 4th fastest growing technology companies in the world and one of the top “100 Best Companies to Work For”. The company has completed another stellar quarter with record revenue of $429 Million, an Increase of 27% Year-Over-Year. We had 4,800 Net New Customers last Quarter and our total customers have grown to 87,200. As a result of this growth we are busy and are hiring aggressively in all areas of the business. has one of the best Information Security teams in the world and growing this piece of the business is a top priority! Our Information Security teams work hand in hand with the business to ensure the highest security around all of our applications. The team is growing and we are currently looking for Associate Product Security Engineers to provide security support for's cloud computing service. You'll work closely with the technology organization to educate our team on secure application development and help in creating innovative security solutions for our product. Additionally, you will play a key role providing both strategic and tactical security advice and help in developing technology solutions which promote securing our customer's data and users.

Associate Product Security Engineer
This role will be based out of our corporate headquarters in San Francisco. If you are interested in exploring career opportunities, please apply for this position online and email me an updated resume for review and consideration. If not, please feel free to forward this email to anyone within your network who may be qualified and interested.

Navy information session Tuesday, April 12, 2011 -- EEB 303 at 3:30pm

The Strategic Weapons Facility Pacific (SWFPAC) arm of the U.S. Navy is recruiting EE students for internships as well as full-time opportunities.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011