Monday, January 30, 2012

Georgia Institute of Technology – Summer Research Programs

SURE Program

‐ Description: SURE is a ten‐week summer research program designed to attract qualified
minority students into graduate school in the fields of engineering and science. The
SURE 2012 program dates are May 28 to August 3. Approximately thirty students of at
least junior‐level undergraduate standing are recruited on a nationwide basis and paired
with both a faculty and a graduate student mentor to undertake research projects in the
College of Engineering, College of Sciences, Packaging Research Center, the Georgia
Tech Lab for New Electronic Materials (NSF MRSEC) and the Center for Chemical
‐ Deadline: February
‐ Stipend: $5,000
‐ Website:

 SURF Program

‐ Description: SURF 2011 is for undergraduate science and engineering students to
experience hands‐on participation in the multidisciplinary field of materials research.
Students will work on a one‐to‐one basis under the mentorship of faculty from different
disciplines at Georgia Tech, in advanced materials for biological, energy, structural, and
sensor applications
‐ Deadline: February
‐ Stipend: $5,000
‐ Website:

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Engineers for a Sustainable World

Engineers for a Sustainable World will be having our first meeting of the semester next Tuesday, January 31 from 11-12 in Mason 142. Dr. Bert Bras from the School of Mechanical Engineering will be giving an interesting talk about his research on sustainable design and manufacturing. We will also be talking about new project opportunities.

We welcome undergraduate and graduate students in all engineering backgrounds who have research interests in sustainable areas to learn more about Dr. Bras' research and ESW. Come hear about how you can get involved in some exciting research opportunities!

Monday, January 23, 2012

Company Info Sessions Jan. 24th and 25th

Listed below you will see information for company info sessions who are here in conjunction with this weeks internship/co-op fair.  We will edit this post as we receive more information.

First Quality:
First Quality is a privately-held group of manufacturing companies who are leaders in their respective field.  The organization is run by hands-on owners with dynamic expansion plans to significantly increase the size of businesses over the next several years. We are looking for high energy, self-motivated students in the following disciplines:

Engineering:  Full Time & Interns

Paid internships available in Anderson, SC and Central PA for Summer 2012.
For more information on our company, please visit our website at
and/or stop by and see us while we are on campus:

When:  Tuesday, January 24th at 6pm
Where: Clary Theater at Georgia Tech


The Clorox Company has an info session set for Wednesday, January 25 from 5:00-6:00 PM in the Bill Moore Student Success Center in Presidents Suite B.
Representatives from the company will be available to speak about the positions and working for Clorox.

Friday, January 20, 2012

Math Teaching Assistant Positions

The School of Mathematics is now accepting applications for undergraduate
teaching assistants for the Fall 2012 term. Application information can
be found at:

Click Here To Apply!

Applications are due on February 27.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Georgia Tech Internship and Co-Op Fair

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 & Wednesday, January 25, 2012
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Student Center Ballroom

Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with employers seeking interns & co-ops from all majors.
Bring several copies of your resume.
Employers will be looking for creative, bright, knowledgeable and enthusiastic students.
Professional attire is required.

Career Services

Division of Student Affairs

Division of Professional Practice

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Last Minute Job Opening!

JOB TITLE:          Development Engineer/Sr. Development Engineer – Furnaces                    


REPORTS TO:        Furnace Engineering Manager


Responsible for furnaces and subsystems for melting, transferring and storing copper that are sold to Southwire's customers.  Responsibilities include proposal preparation, project management, systems design, development of new equipment, selection of equipment, combustion systems design, PLC programming, MMI software configuration, training and erection and start-up supervision.

Duties and Responsibilities:
              Engineering design for SCR furnace systems. Responsible for conceptual engineering, prepares technical specifications and makes cost estimates for proposals to outside customers for specialized SCR subsystems. Performs as project engineer, design engineer, and start-up engineer for these specialized subsystems when the proposals become contracts.

            Develops new equipment and techniques including selection and evaluation of hardware and software. Prepares proposals and cost estimates for prospective customers. Makes technical presentations to prospective customers. Provides training and transfers know how to SCR furnace customers.

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering required
  • Requires 3+ years of related industrial experience, such as continuous metal melting      equipment, furnace systems, design and operation (or similar industry). 
  • Prefers experience with continuous metal melting equipment, furnace systems, design and operation (or similar industry).  PLC experience with Allen Bradley, Siemens or other PLC.  Man machine interface (MMI) configuration and application experience.
  • Requires the ability to communicate design information into various documents such as proposals, operating manuals and maintenance manuals.
  • Requires the ability to do complete projects from proposal preparation to operating furnace system including budget and timing responsibilities.
  • Requires the ability to travel internationally for 3-6 weeks at a time to sometimes-undesirable locations.
  • Must possess excellent communication, organization, presentation, interpersonal, and project management skills.

Errika Mallett
HR Manager
678.471.2456 (m)
770.832.4335 (o)

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

ISYE 4803 B Special Topics

There seems to be some confusion regarding the ISYE 4803 B Special Topics Leadership & Team Effect course.

This is NOT the same course listed on the accepted list of Technical electives and WILL NOT be accepted as a technical elective in CHBE.  The section of the course in OSCAR also reads that it is only a free elective. 

CHBE allowed this course to be accepted last semester only because there was no indication that the course material had been changed as well as the course title.  Once this information was divulged we decided we cannot accept this course moving forward because it does not contain enough engineering content.

As always,  comment below or contact the advising office directly with any comments.

Monday, January 9, 2012

Classroom Chaos Day 1

Welcome back and happy 1st day of class everyone!

The advising office would like to touch on a couple of quick points:

CHBE 4803 A Taite
This class WILL NOT count as a CHBE or BioTech elective!  We will only accept it as a 2000 level Tech Elective.

CHBE 4803 B Kohl
If you have previously received credit for the IC Fabrication course,  You CAN NOT take this class.  It is essentially the same course and you will not receive credit for both.  It WILL count as a CHBE elective or 3000-4000 level Tech Elective.

Process Control and Unit Ops
If you are a graduating senior, are not registered for these, and have not contacted us to let us know, ....................

Patience Young Jedi
As I am sure everyone knows, the first week of school can be chaotic at times. There will be last minute classroom changes as well as seats added (in some sections).  If you are waitlisted in a section of a course,  and the other section for the same class has open seats,  register for the section with open seats!  Your waitlisted section will probably not have any additional seats open.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012


Welcome back everybody and Happy New Year!

Apparently folks missed the email the registrar sent out about the waitlisting feature so we decided to write a little something here to try and explain what is going on.

Waitlisting will not be turned on until Friday.  This means that any class that you are waitlisted for or that has waitlisted seats will not kick in until the registrar turns the system "on" on Friday.

It is our intentioon to open enough seats to accommodate everyone on the waitlist for the core CHBE courses.

This DOES NOT INCLUDE Process Control or Unit Ops. I will be working with graduating seniors to give them first priority to those seats.  This also DOES NOT APPLY to CHBE electives.

We're looking forward to seeing everyone next week and good luck this semester!!