Job Openings & Engineering Competitions, March 2015

Here is a list of current job opportunities:

1. Principal Avionics System Engineer at BAE Systems in Endicott, New York
2. Process Engineer, Food Manufacturing from Martin Management Inc. in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
3. Manager, Systems Engineer with EMC in Seattle, Washington
4. Medical Systems Engineer with Johns Hopkins APL in Laurel, Maryland
5. Process Development Engineer at Knauf Insulation LLC in Shelbyville, Indiana
6. Design Engineer – LTE Network Diagnostics from Three UK in United Kingdom
7. Electrical/ Process Controls Engineer with PPG in Delaware & Ohio
8. Data Engineer – Sr. Manager with Accenture in Chicago, Illinois
9. Product Engineer with Hubbell Inc. in Knoxville, Tennessee
10. CPU Performance Engineer with AMD in Massachusetts or California

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The fourteen final teams have been announced in the Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE. The “global competition (is) to create pH sensor technology that will accurately measure ocean acidification.” The next step for the teams is submitting their sensor for “a month-long performance test in a coastal environment at the Seattle Aquarium.”

Ohio State University (OSU) engineering professor Sudhir K. Sastry, Ph.D. (FL A ’80), is leading one of the finalists. His team “OSU FABE Sastry lab” consists of a team of scientists and engineers from OSU’s department of food, agricultural and biological engineering. Click here to learn more about the XPRIZE competition and the other finalists.

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The University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) recently hosted the FIRST Lego League state championships. More than 70 teams competed in the Lego robotics competition. “The entries were scored for such attributes as robot design, performance and project research. The champion can qualify to compete with teams from around the world at competitions in either St. Louis or at Legoland in California.”

Several volunteers participated as judges and referees, including Sarah L. Hemler, MA D 2015, mechanical engineering major at UMBC and MD Delta Chapter president. An image of her accompanies the article from the Capital Gazette (MD).

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