Friday, January 23, 2015

Triangle STEM Fraternity

Greetings electrical engineers,

My name is Jared Osterli, and I am a senior in your EE department.  I am currently leading an effort to start a Triangle Fraternity chapter, the brother organization to the Phi Sigma Rho Sorority, at UW.  The organization will focus on professional development and networking for men in the UW College of Engineering, College of Natural Sciences, and College of Built Environments.  I would very much like to extend an invitation to the men in my own department. 

Please feel free to send me an email at to discuss your interest in becoming a Founding Father of the Triangle Fraternity at UW.  Let me know if you have any questions.
In the meantime, please like our Facebook page, or take a look at our website.

Spr 15 course on space, place & data

GEOG 526: Geospatial Data Analysis
Spring Quarter 2015
Monday 2:30 to 5:30
​sln 14665​

Professor Suzanne Davies Withers
Department of Geography
Smith 012
Phone: 206-616-9064

Course Overview

This course provides a conceptual and practical introduction to spatial data analysis and geographic information systems in geographic research. The goal is to provide a practical understanding of the application of spatial data analysis to geographic problem solving. Emphasis is placed on the appropriate selection of methods to analyze geographic data, procedures for research design, and interpretation of research findings. Students will gain practical experience through assignments that require the application of spatial data analysis to specific geographic research questions using statistical and GIS software. Topics include fundamental spatial data analysis such as buffers, overlay and distance operations, descriptive and inferential spatial statistics, spatial pattern analysis and spatial autocorrelation, global and local spatial measures, regression analysis and geographically weighted regression, kriging and interpolation, and agent-based models. No prior GIS experience required.
​ Open to seniors with permission of instructor.​

Thursday, January 22, 2015

$tart $mart Wage Negotiation Workshop

Two faculty positions available at UNH ECE

I am writing to inform you that the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of New Hampshire has two open faculty positions. I would appreciate your help in disseminating this information among your students and colleagues. 

The first position is in the area of embedded computing. The successful candidate will work in one or more areas related to the design and deployment of embedded computing devices, embedded sensors and sensor networks, and embedded actuators. The faculty position will complement the research interests of UNH ECE faculty in one or more areas, including wireless networking, VLSI, signal processing, and human-computer interaction. 

The second position is in the area of microelectronics or optoelectronics. The successful candidate will collaborate with members of an interdisciplinary faculty cluster that is being developed in the Flexible Electronics Research Center within the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences. The planned cluster is also seeded with tenure-track positions in high resolution imaging and characterization of molecular devices (Department of Chemistry), and device physics and electronic materials (two positions in the Department of Physics). 

In addition to the research activities, the successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the teaching of electrical and computer engineering at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Both positions are accepting applicants at all ranks.

Here is a link to the positions in AcademicKeys:

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Millennium Space Information Session

Wednesday, January 28th
3:00-4:30 p.m.
EEB 303

Millenium Space Systems is looking for hands-on engineers who are passionate about developing revolutionary space systems. You will join a small, close-knit team working to support some of the most demanding space systems customers in the country.

For more information on internships and full-time career opportunities, visit

Husky Green Awards

Science Job & Internship Fair

The UW Career Center is Excited to announce our second annual Science Job & Internship Fair on January 28th, 2015!

Science Job & Internship Fair
January 28, 2015
2:00-5:00pm, MGH Commons

This unique min-fair is open to all majors and gives students the opportunity to directly connect with recruiters from local and national companies looking to hire UW students into science careers and internships . We will have 20 employers in attendance, including Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, Lake Partners Strategy Consultants, the UW Undergraduate Research Program, and more.

Full details on organizations attending and how to prepare can be found here I have also attached our fair guide which lists all the employers and what they will be recruiting for.

Questions? Contact

Undergraduate Research Symposium; application deadline Feb. 23rd

To present their work at this event, students must submit an application by Monday, February 23rd, 2015. For further details, including a list of information sessions about the Symposium and abstract writing workshops to assist students with their applications, visit:

The Symposium is a celebration of undergraduate accomplishments in research, scholarship, and creative expression in all academic disciplines.  Students may present their research either in a poster session or an oral presentation session.  We will also have a dedicated performance space in nearby Meany Hall for performing arts presentations and a visual arts and design showcase in Odegaard Undergraduate Library. Last year, 1,100 students participated in this exciting event.

Undergrad research opening in Integrated Quantum Optoelectronics Lab

The Integrated Quantum Optoelectronics (IQO) Lab is looking for bright and highly motivated undergraduate research assistants to aid in our research in nanophotonics. Undergraduate researchers will be responsible for helping our graduate students to fabricate and simulate nanodevices for bleeding edge technology such as computational metasurfaces and ultralow power optical devices. Undergraduates who work with the IQO Lab will gain valuable experience working in a lab setting, particularly with working with 2D materials and using industry standard software such as Lumerical FDTD, and Lightfield. Undergraduates who demonstrate ample ability and dedication will have the opportunity to earn credit for working in the lab. There is also the potential for undergraduate research assistants to become paid members of the research team. If you are interested in applying to work in our lab please contact Arka at with your CV and transcript. You can learn more about our research group at:

2015 Summer Internship Program - Columbia Business School

Columbia Business School is seeking outstanding applications for the 2015 Summer Research Internship program.  The highly selective program provides an intellectually stimulating environment and exposes the students to the world of business research.  Several of the top interns have been selected to join CBS full-time as a full-time Research Associate and others have gone on to leading PhD programs.
Under the guidance of Columbia Business School’s leading faculty, interns will take an active role on a research project in one of the following areas:  finance, economics, marketing, management, decision sciences, operations, accounting, and data analytics.
This is a multi-disciplinary program and candidates from all backgrounds, including business, statistics, mathematics, engineering, computer science, the physical sciences, and the social and behavioral sciences are encouraged to apply. 
Prospective interns must have the following qualifications:
·         Enthusiasm for research and intellectual curiosity 
·         Excellent communication skills
·         Basic knowledge of statistics and/or econometrics
·         Strong programming skills are required for most projects
o   Familiarity with statistical and computational software packages (such as Matlab, R, STATA), scripting languages such as Python, or general programming languages
·         Behavioral projects require knowledge of SPSS and may require knowledge of a scripting language such Python
The internship program is designed for students in the junior year of their undergraduate program, but exceptional sophomores and students enrolled in Master’s programs may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
The program runs from May 31, 2015 – August 1, 2015.  On-campus housing and a stipend will be provided.
To apply, please fill out the application form at the following website:
The Application Deadline is 11:59pm EST on March 1, 2015.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  The application process is highly competitive, only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Scholarship search and CV Writing workshops this week at UW Seattle!

Scholarship 101: Getting Started in the Search for Scholarships
·         Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 2:30-3:30pm, MGH 171
·         RSVP at, though drop-ins are also welcome!
Specifically designed for freshmen and sophomores, this introductory workshop provides students with information to begin the scholarship search and to develop a competitive edge for merit-based scholarships.  

Curriculum Vitae Writing Workshop:
·         Thursday, January 22, 2015, 2:30-3:30pm, MGH 171 
·         RSVP at, though drop-ins are also welcome!
Develop your undergraduate CV/Resume for use in scholarship, fellowship, research opportunities, and graduate school applications! Bring a working draft, such as an existing resume, and a list of activities, experiences, jobs, honors, etc.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

GORE will be at the SWE career fair looking for interns this week

Explore our internship opportunities for students! What can you change by joining Gore?

To learn more about the Internship opportunities we offer in multiple engineering disciplines: Visit the Gore booth at the SWE career fair, Thursday, Jan. 22nd from 12:30pm - 5pm

Come to our information session:
- Mary Gates Career Center
- Feb. 9th 5:30 – 6:45pm (Food Provided)

Come join us to learn about:
•How our expertise in one polymer has allowed Gore to become an industry leader in manufacturing diverse products
•Why at Gore we work in a corporate structure and culture unlike any other
For more information visit