News

The OSU College of Engineering presents “Spinning Into Butter,” a play by Rebecca Gilman, produced by Bag&Baggage Productions, that explores the dangers of both racism and political correctness in America. Show times are Saturday, Jan. 20 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 21, at 2 p.m. in room 200 at the Learning Innovation Center. Tickets are free but required and can be obtained on a first-come, first-served basis at engineering.oregonstate.edu/community.


Events and Speaker Meetings

  • Social Justice Retreats: As a partnership between Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS), Diversity & Cultural Engagement (DCE), Student Leadership & Involvement (SLI), University Housing & Dining Services (UHDS), these weekend long retreats promote a campus dialogue about race and racism. Each of the retreats engage in the active exploration of the concept of race and how race influences our lived experiences and interactions. Learn more and apply
    • Racial Aikido: January 19 –21, 2018 
    • Multiracial Aikido Retreat: January 26 – 28, 2018 
    • Examining White Identity in a Multicultural World Retreat: January 19 – 21, 2018
    • International Student Social Justice Retreat: February 2 – 4, 2018 

Advising

Drop-in advising is available November 27 – January 22, 9 – 11:30 a.m. and 1 – 3:30 p.m.

When emailing advisors, please do not send the same message to multiple advisors. Multiple messages create unnecessary delays in receiving your response. Send general questions to cce_advising@oregonstate.edu.

Graduate students: 

Please be advised of the deadlines for completing your final degree requirements. For those with an upcoming event (PhD Program Meeting, PhD Qualifying Exam, PhD Oral Preliminary Exam, MEng/MS/PhD Final Exam) please remember to:

  • Reserve your room with the event schedule form
  • Schedule your event with the Graduate School at least 2 weeks before the event date with the exam schedule form

Winter course offering: 

Looking for a technical elective for Winter term? CE 594, Transportation Facility Design: Location and design of highways and other surface transportation terminals; design for safety, energy efficiency, and environmental quality. PREQUISITE: CE 392 Space is now available for qualified students in CE pro school. If you questions, contact your CCE academic advisor.


Opportunities, Scholarships, and Conferences

ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference, 2018 MINI-SYMPOSIA (MS8: Computational Modeling in Civil Engineering), May 29 – June 1, 2018, M.I.T., Cambridge, Massachusetts. Learn more. Abstract submission deadline: January 31, 2018.

The Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering at NC State University is proud to announce the 2018 Research Internship Summer Experience (RISE) program. RISE is open to current undergraduate students in the upper classes as well as master's students who are interested in doctoral studies. The RISE program will be hosted at the NC State campus in Raleigh, NC, during June 2 - August 2, 2018. Research opportunities are available in building a global database of atolls morphometrics (working with Aleja Ortiz) and modeling of coastal erosion and flooding due to hurricanes (working with Casey Dietrich). Learn more and apply. Application deadline: February 1, 2018.

New! ASDSO invites students to submit papers on dam and levee safety to the Student Paper Competition, open to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees at U.S. universities or colleges. Topics may include traditional areas of design engineering, structural and geotechnical analysis, hydrology, hydraulics, construction, risk management and hazard mitigation, emergency action planning, dam security, and policy. In addition, case studies, emerging and innovative technologies, and senior capstone projects are encouraged. Each winning paper will receive $500 and a travel stipend to present at Dam Safety 2018 in Seattle, Washington in September 2018. Winning papers will also be published in the annual conference proceedings. Other selected entries will be invited to participate in the Dam Safety 2018 Poster & Lightning Talk Forum. Conference registration fees will be waived for all participating students enrolled in colleges or universities in the U.S. who present a valid student ID (a $1,000 value). All student entries must include a 350-word (maximum) abstract, and should be submitted online. The student paper competition also requires an executive summary of at least 1,200 words. The full paper is not due at the deadline, only the abstract and executive summary. Selected papers and invited posters will be announced in early April. If you have questions, contact Brittany Lewis at (855) 228-9732 or blewis@damsafety.org. Learn more. Executive summary and abstract deadline: February 5, 2018.

Take advantage of multiple scholarship opportunities, both at the university level and within the College of Engineering. The application is open now through February 15. 

The 5th Annual Bill Kloos Scholarship ($2,500) application is now available. This scholarship is offered by the Oregon Section of ITE and the Bill Kloos Scholarship Fund to provide financial assistance to students pursuing degrees in transportation engineering or other related fields (including Civil Engineering). Candidates will be evaluated based on a scholarship application in the form of an essay, presentation/poster, Powerpoint presentation, or video that focuses on transportation/traffic engineering. The format of the application shall be at the discretion of candidate. The intent of the scholarship application is to encourage students to think outside the box and showcase their communications skills. Applications are due January 28, 2018. Learn more and apply

The Schweiger Memorial Scholarship Fund provides annual scholarships to applicants looking to pursue careers in construction and construction-related fields. A selection committee reviews applicants and awards recipients at the annual Schweiger Memorial Scholarship Awards Banquet each spring. Learn more and apply. Application deadline: March 1, 2018. 

Tech Soft 3D, Super Model CAD Design Competition. Contestants are required to submit an original 3D mechanical part or assembly that will be judged according to overall quality and model complexity. Winning contestants will receive recognition and cash, with a first place prize of $1,500. Learn more. Submission deadline: March 15, 2018.

2018 ASCE International Conference on Transportation and Development, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 15-18, 2018. Join peers and other experts from around the world in Pittsburgh to share ideas and advance the knowledge on the impact of technologies on transportation and development. Learn more

Registration is open now for the annual ITE QUAD Conference, which represents transportation professionals from British Columbia, Washington, Oregon and beyond. The 2018 conference will be hosted in Portland. Learn more


Jobs  

Student Jobs

  • CCE Learning Assistant: Juniors and seniors, assist CCE faculty with grading homework and test papers for courses CCE201, CCE 102, CCE427, and CEM472. Learn more and apply

Internships

  • Summer 2018 internships are available at the Structural Concrete Research Program at the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center in Washington D.C. In prior years, interns worked in the structures and concrete materials labs. Ongoing research topics include improving bond between precast concrete elements and cementitious grouts, reducing volume instability of cementitious grouts, and repair and retrofit of in-service elements using UHPC. Area housing and stipend included. Learn more
  • CECOP Internship: PGE seeks to hire a CEM or CE intern who can assist with the construction management of civil, electrical, and mechanical components for a new 1 MW powerhouse at the base of Timothy Lake Dam, which is located 50 miles southeast of Sandy, Oregon on Mount Hood. The project includes construction of a new powerhouse at the base of Timothy Lake dam, including structural, mechanical, and electrical work of a new multi-level powerhouse, demolition of existing valve house steel structure, removal of existing equipment, site work, retaining wall construction, installation of new bypass system and enclosure, duct banks, removal of existing switchgear, installation of new switchgear, removal of existing emergency generator and installation of new emergency generator. The project will be fast-paced and PGE is looking for a self-motivated student who has knowledge in particularly electrical and mechanical systems that is willing to work at a remote site during the summer/fall. Lodging may be provided at the site for no cost. This internship opportunity is open for application to students who are not already in the CECOP program. To apply, bring your resume to Kearney 101 or email it to Janice Nave-Abele

Full-time

  • CH2M, now a Jacobs Engineering company, seeks candidates for one or more construction coordinator (cc) positions at a project site in Hillsboro, Oregon. This is a full-time, entry-level position. The cc is at the focal point of all trade activities for equipment installation at a major chip manufacturer. The cc will join an established team which is responsible for driving and planning coordination of all install activities. Learn more and apply
  • Civil West Engineering Services, Inc., a company specializing in water/waste water/storm water, municipal planning, and site development, seeks EIT(s) and PE(s) for their Oregon-based offices. Learn more. Interested candidates can apply by sending an updated copy of their resume to general@civilwest.com.
  • MWH Global, a global civil engineering firm, seeks to hire an estimating intern and/or permanent position new hire. The position will be based at their Hillsboro, Oregon Intel jobsite. The successful candidate will work within their special projects division. To apply, email your updated resume to Jeff Spencer

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