December 7, 2006

Undergrad email list fixed!

Due to an unforeseen bug in the code I was using to update the undergraduate email list, people were being subtracted from the list as they registered for the new semester.

This has been fixed, and hopefully will not be a problem in the future.

Thanks!
Tim Champ
MENG IT Support Specialist/Systems Administrator

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December 8 - Mechanical Engineering Seminar - Bhowmick

Faculty, Students, and interested friends:

Attached is the abstract for the Friday Dec. 8th UMBC - Department of Mechanical Engineering seminar. We look forward to your participation.


Role of Fiber Architecture of Electrospun Scaffolds in Modulating Cellular Response

Prof. Sankha Bhowmick

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bioengineering and Biotechnology
Program, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, MA.

This Week's Seminar Abstract

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November 25, 2006

December 1 - UMBC - Mechanical Engineering Seminar - Wickert

Faculty, students and interested friends:

Please find attached the abstract for this Friday's seminar. The
seminar title is:

Mechanical Vibration Challenges in High Density Computer Data Storage

Jonathan Wickert

Professor of Department of Mechanical Engineering and Data Storage Systems Center
Carnegie Mellon University

We look forward to your participation in ME seminar series.

Dr. Ronghui Ma

This Week's Seminar Abstract

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October 25, 2006

October 27 - UMBC - Mechanical Engineering Seminar - Lawn

Faculty, students and interested friends:

Please find attached the abstract for this Friday's seminar. The
seminar title is:

MATERIALS DESIGN FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS

Brian R. Lawn

National Institute of Standards and Technology
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8500, USA

We look forward to your participation in ME seminar series.

Dr. Ronghui Ma

This Week's Seminar Abstract

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October 10, 2006

October 13 - UMBC - Mechanical Engineering Seminar - Noh

Faculty, Students and Interested Friends:

Attached to this email is the abstract for the Friday Oct. 13th UMBC-
Department of Mechanical Engineering seminar.

TITLE:

Microfluidic Tools for Biological and Clinical Applications

Hongseok (Moses) Noh

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics,
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Friday- Oct. 13th
ITE Building Room 229 at 2:30pm

Please post and distribute this abstract. We look forward to your
participation in the Mechanical Engineering seminar series.

All the best,
Dr. Ronghui Ma

This Week's Seminar Abstract

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October 2, 2006

October 6 - UMBC - Mechanical Engineering Seminar - Shi

Faculty, Students, and Interested Friends:

Attached is the abstract for the Friday, Oct. 6th, UMBC - Department of Mechanical Engineering seminar.

TITLE:

Advanced High Strength Steels: Their Applications and Challenges

Ming F. Shi

Automotive Center
United States Steel Corporation
5850 New King Court, Troy, MI 48098


Friday - Sept. 29th
ITE Building Room 229 at 2:30pm


Please post and distribute this abstract. We look forward to your participation in the Mechanical Engineering seminar series.


All the best,

Dr. Ronghui Ma
This Week's Seminar Abstract

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September 27, 2006

September 29 - UMBC - Mechanical Engineering Seminar - Xu

Faculty, Students, and interested parties,

Attached is the abstract for the Friday, Sept. 29th, UMBC - Department of Mechanical Engineering seminar.

TITLE:

Calcium Phosphate Nano-Materials for Hard Tissue Repair

Hockin Xu

ADAF Paffenbarger Research Center,
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST),
Gaithersburg, MD

Friday - Sept. 29th
ITE Building Room 229 at 2:30pm

Please post and distribute this abstract. We look forward to your
participation in the Mechanical Engineering seminar series.

All the best,
Dr. Ronghui Ma

This Week's Seminar Abstract

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September 22, 2006

Master's student internship/co-op

Dear Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate and Graduate Students,

This is the second email sent by Ms. Miryn Alcantara of the Shriver center regarding
employment and internship opportunities at GE. These are wonderful opportunities
for both undergraduate and graduate students. Please review and apply if interested.

Thank you Miryn.

Panos

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*Must be a U.S. Citizen. Also The Shriver Center will not send out resumes, apply on-line www.gecareers.com/campusinterview

* Summary:
Be a part of GE, one of Fortune magazine's Most Admired Companies, while living within the sight of the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains in central Virginia. GE Fanuc Automation, a joint venture between General Electric Co. and FANUC LTD. of Japan, is a global enterprise dedicated to helping companies around the world manage the process of change through factory automation. Our employee empowerment, first class design capabilities and award winning manufacturing facility are the keys to our success.

*Position Description:*
GE Fanuc offers a wide range of challenging projects for co-ops and interns. You will be part of a small motivated team of developers whose members range from Junior to Senior Staff Engineers. GE Fanuc Co-op assignments offer you the opportunity to cultivate the skills you learn at school, while working in a professional engineering environment. You will be trained 'on the job' and assume the responsibility of completing assignments in a timely and accurate manner. If you are a student who is energetic, takes initiative and can excel in a team environment, GE Fanuc is the company for you.

For info on GE Fanuc Automation and Charlottesville VA, visit

http://www.gefanuc.com
http://www.cville.org
http://www.cvillechamber.org
http://www.charlottesvilletourism.org

*Basic Qualifications:*
Must have interest in one or more of the following areas: - Software/Firmware Positions - Majors: Computer Eng, Comp Sci, Electrical Eng. Using Ladder Logic & C to program PLCs, Developing & troubleshooting automated testware, Software functional verification, Object oriented &/or functional design, Embedded software development using VxWorks & CE .NET. Ethernet LAN communication software development using TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, Java, & XML. -Hardware Positions - Majors: Electrical Eng, Computer Eng. Digital/Analog Hardware Design, Testing and troubleshooting Analog/Digital Circuits, FPGA, Programmable Logic Design, VHDL, Synthesis & Simulation, Electromagnetic/Environmental testing, Using oscilloscopes & other test equipment, Hardware manufacturing processes -Mechanical Positions - Majors: Mechanical Eng. Strength of materials, Statics and Dynamics, Shock Vibration Testing, Thermodynamics, Heat Mass Transfer, CAD Design and Drafting, Mechanical Design

In order for GE to satisfy certain requirements under US Department of Labor regulations, you must apply for this position at www.gecareers.com/campusinterview in addition to applying for this position through your college career center, if you wish to be considered for an interview.

When applying at www.gecareers.com/campusinterview please select the position title from the drop down.

*Desired Characteristics:*
- Pursuing master's degree in Electrical, Computer, Mechanical Engineering, or Computer Science
- Demonstrated experience with real time operating systems
- Previous experience with programmable logic controllers (PLC's), CNC machine controls, and/or embedded systems
- Six Sigma knowledge or experience
- Previous GE internship or co-op experience
- 3.5 GPA or higher
- Demonstrated leadership in on-campus philatnthropy and/or extracurricular activities

*Location:*
Charlottesville, VA

Contact the GE Fanuc Co-op/Intern Program GEFcoop@cho.ge.com

GE is an equal opportunity employer.

For U.S. employment opportunities, GE hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. GE will require proof of work authorization prior to employment.

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GE Undergraduate Internship Position

Dear Students,

This is one of two messages announcing employment and internship opportunities at GE.
Please review and apply if interested.

Best regards

Panos


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Mechanical Engineering Students wanted by GE for internships!
Semester: Fall

Status: Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Masters

Special Skills:
* Preference will be given to those pursuing a degree in Biomedical
Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical
Engineering, Industrial Engineering and *Mechanical Engineering*, and:
* High self-confidence
* Solid interpersonal skills & communication skills
* Leadership experience
* Initiative

Schedule: Part-time

Hours
Per Week: Unspecified

Wage: Unspecified

GEHC Technical Interns work on a variety of assignments with responsibilities and hands-on involvement in areas such as Design/Development and Manufacturing/Sourcing. Additionally, exposure to key management personnel is integrated into the project-oriented assignments where a manager and mentor are assigned for support.


Position Description:

Assignments in Design/Development may include using CAD design systems, trouble-shooting hardware/software, and designing/testing/debugging new functions/features. Assignments in Manufacturing/Sourcing could include manufacturing engineering, shop operations, simulation modeling, lead-time reduction, sourcing, and quality.

Basic Qualifications:

* 3.0 cumulative overall GPA or better
* Able to work for a minimum of 12 weeks in the Summer term, and 15
weeks in the Fall or Spring term
* Must be willing to commute to Laurel, MD
* Must be pursuing a degree in Engineering
* Must have Unrestricted Authorization to work in the US (please see below for details)


Location: Laurel, MD


In order for GE to satisfy certain requirements under US Department of Labor regulations, you must apply for this position at www.gecareers.com/campusinterview in addition to applying for this position through The Shriver Center (*forward resume to Miryn Alcantara at alcantar@umbc.edu as well)*, if you wish to be considered for an interview.

When applying at www.gecareers.com/campusinterview please select the GE Program or Business from the dropdown and then select the position title from the list of results.

GE is an equal opportunity employer.

For U.S. employment opportunities, GE hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. GE will require proof of work authorization prior to employment.

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Xerox ME Jobs - New College Grads & Interns

Dear Mechanical Engineering Students,

I am forwarding an email from Paula Posadas of Xerox corporation announcing
employment opportunities at Xerox. Please review and apply if interested.

Go ME!

Best regards

Panos

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*Xerox Corporation has several job opportunites for ME New College Grads and Interns.*

*Type: New College Grads and Interns starting in 2007*
*Major: Mechanical Engineering*
*Level: BS or MS*
*GPA: 3.0 or greater*
*Location: Portland, Oregon (relocation provided)*
*Application Date: Open now through Oct. 20*
*Position description and more information: See attachment*
*How to apply: * Please submit your resume at this link**

https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=194&siteid=80&AReq=2890BR&Codes=CORE,PP,ME,UM

Or visit www.xerox.com/careers and apply to job posting # 2890

Questions: Send email to: xogdiversity@xerox.com

*Job Description:* As a Mechanical Design Engineer New College Hire or Intern, you will work on complex problems in a multi-disciplined team environment resulting in the introduction of new color printers. You will be responsible for development of mechanical components and subsystems including specification, design, analysis and testing. Responsibilities also include: Select part configurations, materials and manufacturing processes to achieve reliable function at low cost; Validate design through analysis and testing, designing test fixtures and special instrumentation where necessary; Responsible for measuring, tracking and ensuring compliance to sub-assembly performance, schedule, reliability and cost targets; Work with manufacturing engineers to develop assembly procedures, tools and measurement systems; Work with purchasing department and outside vendors to source components and assemblies; Document design and testing. / Relocation is provided for hires and interns./

*Qualifications Desired:* Pursuing or completed BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering with experience in the following areas: Developing creative design solutions to technical problems through experience in a co-op or senior project; Rigorous academic background in engineering fundamentals, and machine design, with a minimum 3.0 GPA; Structured approach to problem solving or troubleshooting; Strong written and verbal communication skills; Ability to work with fast paced, multi-disciplinary team; The ideal candidate will have demonstrated mechanical aptitude; Experience with ME CAD tools, Solid modeling (Pro-E), and FEA, a plus; Development and qualification of processes or measurement systems a plus. You must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater.

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