Friday, March 30, 2012

101st Take-A-Prof on April 12th

SCPC will be hosting the 101st Take-A-Prof on April 12th from 11am-1pm in the Student Success Center Presidential Suite.  Students can take this opportunity to invite a professor or staff member to a nice luncheon,  which is an excellent opportunity for students to develop professional relationships with their professor or staff member of choice. The price of the tickets is $7 for the pair, and students can get their tickets at

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Upcoming Dates

Please see the following for a list of upcoming important dates

March 29th

Last day to turn in Mandatory CHBE 2100 faculty mentoring form or a hold will be placed

Last day to turn in mandatory CHBE 2110 academic advising or hold will be placed

Two academic 2110 advising sessions will be held on the 29th for mandatory Academic Advising.

11:00-12:00  Room L 1118 Ford ES&T: Anyone in CHBE 2110 with an overall GPA of 2.8 or higher
4:30-5:30 Room L 1118 FORD ES&T Anyone in CHBE 2110 with a GPA of 2.4 or higher

April 2nd:  Time tickets open.  Phase I registration for both Summer and Fall semesters

Monday, March 26, 2012

Academic Support Opportunity for Fresh/Soph

There is an opportunity this weekend for Freshman and Sophomore students to attend a seminar by Miller Templeton in an effort to build positive study habits and raise GPAs.

Mr. Templeton is a renowned collegiate speaker and highly involved in Tech's President Scholar's Program. He is offering to give his academic talk to a non-PS and non-Honors crowd this Saturday on
How to Make the GPA You Want. Students will attend the lecture then participate in workshop groups with supporting material (surveys, clinical studies, calendar-making, etc).

This is a must-attend seminar for students who are performing poorly or in fear of losing HOPE Scholarship. Miller's techniques and teaching materials are supported by clinical trials and tested on a Tech population. For example:

Tech Freshmen who took the ABAS survey at least 12 times over the semester and had average scores of 85 had: 

an 80% probability of making at least 3.7 GPA and 
a 60% probability of making a 4.0 GPA

The seminar is free but requires online registration and spots are limited:

Friday, March 16, 2012

NASA Hiring CHBE Grads!

Please see the following:
The NASA MSFC Life Support Systems Development Branch is looking to hire
a new chemical engineer for our staff.

We would like to collect some resumes for your undergrad or graduate
students expecting to graduate in spring, summer, and fall of this year.
U.S. citizenship required.

Please contact me at your convenience by email, or call me at:



Dr. Mike Tinker
Assistant Division Manager
Systems Development, Integration & Test/ES60
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Huntsville, AL 35812

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Air Products Undergraduate Research Symposium

Many undergraduates engage in research opportunities offered by professors in ChBE. We are especially proud of our students who participate in this extra endeavor that supplements the standard curriculum. Research enhances the undergraduate experience and provides practical training for post-baccalaureate education and employment.

For those of you who are currently conducting research as a ChBE undergraduate, please consider participating in the 2012 Air Products Undergraduate Research Symposium on Friday, April 20 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

You will have the opportunity to present your research to your peers, graduate students, professors, and corporate representatives from Air Products. Additionally, monetary awards will be given for the three best posters: $400 first place prize, $300 second place prize, and $200 third place prize. 

Participation in the event requires the following commitments:
* Prepare a 40"x32" poster and 100-word abstract
* Provide your resume in a PDF format to Air Products
* Provide your poster in a PDF format to Air Products
* Discuss your poster and related research during the event

* Registration Deadline:  Friday, March 23.
* Materials Deadline: Friday, April 6.


Monday, March 5, 2012

Undergraduate Research Program

Hey Students: Would You Like the Opportunity to Work on Cutting-Edge Science & Technology?

The Material Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) is recruiting students for once in a lifetime Undergraduate Research Assistant (URA) positions.  These URAs will receive the opportunity to participate in NSF funded research on epitaxial graphene. Students will receive:
  • $2500/ year
  • Graduate level research experience in an innovative and ground breaking field
  • Partnership with current Graduate Research Assistants from the MRSEC lab
  • Participation in BreakThru, a virtual mentoring research project (with an additional $400/ year compensation)
To apply to the program, you must currently be a sophomore or junior, have a minimum 3.00 GPA, are an ISYE, ME, Chem, BioChem, EE, CompE, Phys, ChemE, ChBE, BME, or MSE major, and have some form of learning, physical or sensory challenge. 

If you are interested in this URA position, please contact me so that I may provide additional information.  I have attached the MRSEC brochure.

Look forward to hearing from you,

Susan E. Perlman
Project Coordinator
Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access (CATEA)
Georgia Institute of Technology
490 Tenth St., NW
Atlanta, GA 30332

Friday, March 2, 2012

Pinnacle Campus Visit

Fellow Yellow Jackets,

I recently graduated from Tech (MSE, Fall 2011) and am working for a great company, PinnacleAIS. It’s a small company located just outside Houston, Texas, with a great workplace atmosphere and fast-paced career development for those with the desire to strive far. I wanted to tell you a little about us and encourage you to submit your resume on CareerBuzz for either a full-time or internship position.

Who we are: an engineering consulting firm specializing in safety/reliability analysis of equipment in refineries and process plants.

Who we’re looking for: innovative, social, hard-working problem solvers majoring in BME, MSE, ChemE, IE, or ME.

When we’ll be on campus: March 27th- 29th. We’ll be presenting at the AICHE meeting on the 27th and ASME meeting on the 29th, with a general information session, open to all Engineering students, on March 28th, from 6-8pm, in the Bill Moore Student Success Center.

We are currently accepting resumes on CareerBuzz for our March interviews, so please submit there if you’re interested. Also, if you have any questions about PinnacleAIS, your resume, or just starting your career out of college, please feel free to e-mail me at:

Sting ‘Em,
James Guthrie