Day: December 3, 2019

NSF REU program: UC San Diego Structural Engineering Department

Applications are now being accepted for the 2020 NSF Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program on “Designing for Safety and Safety by Design”. This eight-week summer program hosted at UC San Diego (La Jolla, CA) aims to immerse students in a highly interdisciplinary research environment in the field of engineered structures. Students will work in pairs and under the guidance of student and faculty mentors to tackle problems related to the design, analysis, modeling, monitoring, maintenance, and sustainment of aerospace, civil, marine, and mechanical structures. During their research tenure at UC San Diego, students will receive professional training, graduate school preparation, and engage in social activities. Students will receive a stipend of $4,000, and housing, meals, and round-trip travel will also be covered.

We encourage all eligible students (U.S. citizens and permanent resident undergraduate students at all stages with a GPA of >3.0) to apply before January 15, 2020. More information about the Program and how to apply can be found here: https://armor.eng.ucsd.edu/apply/reu

Chuck Farrar

Los Alamos National Laboratory Fellow

Engineering Institute Leader

MS T-001

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos, NM 87545

Ph: 505-665-0860

Cell: 505-500-7302

farrar@lanl.gov


Construction Internship! | Next Step Ministries

Next Step Ministries are still hiring for Summer 2020!  They have a few key positions yet to fill on their construction teams.   
This is a valuable, hands-on opportunity to lead community-focused building projects for hundreds of volunteers throughout nine week-long mission trips. Your students would be directly involved in each aspect of construction, including: on-site leadership, planning, estimating, scheduling, budgeting, and management.
This is not an office internship – your students will be overseeing energetic, professional construction worksite experiences for volunteers that greatly benefit the community, all while developing their individual skills.
 
Additional Information:
Find out more: Life-changing internship

Would you be willing to pass this update along to your students? Thanks much!

Marissa

 


General Meeting: Structural Engineering Institute

We are excited to announce our info sessions for next semester’s spaghetti bridge competition!
Rules will be presented along with the logistics of the competition. Spaghetti dinner will be provided.
They will be Wednesday (12/4) and Thursday (12/5) from 5-6pm in Dillman 202.
We hope to see you there!

Innovative Global Solutions Brainstorming Event

Effective brainstorming practices are critical to a project’s success. Join our enterprise as we determine our new project, and be a part of the brainstorming process to solve serious issues affecting developing countries.
Innovative Global Solutions is having an open brainstorming session this Wednesday, Dec 4th from 5-7 pm in the Makerspace (bottom of the MUB). Pizza will be provided!