Profiles, Jobs, & Events, November 2014

The Chronicle of Higher Education recently profiled JoAnn P. Browning, Ph.D., P.E., the dean of the University of Texas at San Antonio’s College of Engineering. She was appointed to this position in August having previously served as an engineering professor and associate dean of administration at the University of Kansas.

One of Dr. Browning’s, KY A ’95, goals is to help correct the disparity of bachelor’s degrees in engineering awarded to women. “There are talented females out there who would make great engineers, and we have to communicate that to them,” Dr. Browning said. Read the article for more on her passions and future plans


Here is a list of current job opportunities:

1. Sr. Systems Engineer with Rockwell Collins in Tustin, California
2. Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Electrical Engineering at Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences in Massachusetts
3. Architectural / Engineering / Construction at ITS Technologies in Nashville, Tennessee
4. Embedded Software Engineer with GE Lighting in Lod, Tel Aviv, Israel
5. Structural Engineer with Kleinschmidt Group in Gresham, Oregon
6. Software Engineer, SQL Developer with PerfectServe in Knoxville, Tennessee or Alpharetta, Georgia
7. Junior Level Remediation Geologist or Engineer at Geosyntec Consultants in Baltimore, Maryland Area
8. Assistant/Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MI
9. Senior Data Platform Software Engineer at Teradata in Austin, Texas & San Diego, California
10. Applications Engineer – 3D Metrology posted by IC Resources Ltd in Stuttgart, Germany
11. Quality Engineer with Veyance Technologies, Inc. in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin


The local chapters of the Society of Women Engineers and Tau Beta Pi at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities will host a “Red, White and Bass” event at the Riverview Gallery in the Weisman Art Museum on Saturday, November 15. The party is “a free America-themed dance party and party-goers will write letters to troops overseas” as well. All the details can be found on the event Facebook page. You can also visit the MN Alpha Chapter’s website calendar


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