Jobs, Keynote RoboBusiness, & Student-Athlete (August 2016)

Here is a list of current job opportunities:

1. Systems Engineer 3, Chemical at AECOM in Richland, Washington
2. Java Engineer from ZipRecruiter in Princeton, New Jersey
3. Sr. Hardware Validation Engineer with Xilinx in San Jose, California
4. Research and Development Engineer at The Applied Research Laboratory with Pennsylvania State University
5. Assistant/ Associate Professor in Biomedical Engineering at Cal Poly State University in San Luis Obispo, California
6. Principal Systems Engineer at BAE Systems in Weymouth, England
7. Wind Energy Engineering Manager at VEPICA in Katy Texas
8. Engineer Scientist III at Electric Power Research Institute in Knoxville, Tennessee
9. Fire Protection Engineer with AECOM in Fort Mill, South Carolina

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James J. Kuffner Jr., Ph.D. (CA G ’93), is scheduled as a keynote speaker at RoboBusiness 2016 in San Jose, CA. Dr. Kuffner is chief technology officer at the Toyota Research Institute and will speak on Wednesday, September 28. He has bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from Stanford University and is also an adjunct associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University (PA) in The Robotics Institute.

RoboBusiness “is the international gathering place for professionals who want to create business advantage with robotics. For 12 years, RoboBusiness has empowered thousands of end users, investors and solutions providers to understand and utilize robotics to drive revenue and business-changing strategies.” There is an August 5 deadline for startup companies that want to pitch their business onstage at this year’s event.

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute announced that senior Amanda Lynch, NY G 2015, has been chosen for the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association Zag Sports Academic Honor Squad. Lynch had a perfect 4.0 GPA in her final undergraduate semester as a biomedical engineering major.

She is a two-sport athlete, basketball and lacrosse, became the first women’s basketball student-athlete in school history to earn National Academic All-America, and was the recipient of the The Livingston W. Houston Citizenship Award, honoring the “first citizen of the college,” ranking high in character, leadership, scholarship, and athletic ability. Click here to read the announcement.

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