Undergraduate Announcements

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), First General Meeting

September 26th, 2016in Ugrad Announcements

Sunday, 2nd October at 3pm in ME 245 (110 Cummington)

Meet other members and learn more about the events planned this semester! Please direct any questions to asme@bu.edu.

Make BU Hacknight plus Microsoft and Google Intern Panel

September 26th, 2016in Ugrad Announcements

MakeBU will be meeting again this Thursday, September 29th at 8pm in EPIC (750 Comm. Ave) for our weekly Hack Night. This week we will have a panel of seniors who worked at big companies like Microsoft and Google this summer available to answer questions about the cooperate world.

MakeBU is a club where you get the chance to work on side projects that are technically focused, learn software and hardware skills through workshops, and meet other students interested in building things.

EWB Tech Team Sign-Up

September 26th, 2016in Ugrad Announcements

Calling all societal engineers! Engineers Without Borders needs you to come support clean water supply projects in Zambia through project design and prototyping, educational development, and fundraising. No experience needed. Sign up for one or more subgroup email list and make a change tinyurl.com/teamsignup2016 (accessible only with BU email ID)

Imagineering Lab Workshops

September 26th, 2016in Ugrad Announcements

Creo: 10/08/2016 at 3:00pm
Ever wanted to design object in your computer? Creo is one of the most commonly used Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software in the industry. We’ll teach from scratch how to use Creo to create CAD models that could be used for machining, 3D-printer or for visual purposes. You can get Creo Express at: http://www.ptc.com/product/creo/elements/direct-modeling/express. REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR COMPUTER WITH CREO ALREADY DOWNLOADED AND INSTALLED.
RSVP at http://goo.gl/forms/Xa2At7WdJO seats are limited.

Solidworks: 10/9/2016 at 3:00pm
Ever wanted to design objects in your computer? Solidworks is one of the most commonly used Computer Aided Design (CAD) software in the industry. We’ll teach from scratch how to use Solidworks to create CAD models that could be used for machining, 3D-printer or for visual purposes. You will receive an email with instructions on how to get Solidworks after RSVPing. REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR COMPUTER WITH SOLIDWORKS ALREADY DOWNLOADED AND INSTALLED.
RSVP at http://goo.gl/forms/Xa2At7WdJO seats are limited.

Microcontroller/Arduino: 10/13/2016 at 8:00pm
Have an idea to automate lights in your room Want to build a robot? First step is to learn how to use a microcontroller. These little devices let you control electronic systems as basic as blinking an LED light and as complicated as a person sized robot. We’ll teach you how to use an Arduino, one of the most popular microcontrollers on the market. Basic programming knowledge is required (Arduino uses C but any other language like Python or Matlab will be sufficient). If you have an Arduino, feel free to bring it but we’ll provide if you don’t have one.
RSVP at http://goo.gl/forms/Xa2At7WdJO seats are limited.

Soldering: 10/21/2016 at 1:30pm
Always wondered about how to make circuits but never got the chance to learn? We’ll show you how to solder components together and create circuit boards of various sizes and shapes.
RSVP at http://goo.gl/forms/Xa2At7WdJO seats are limited.

NC Mill: 10/24/2016 at 5:00pm
Turn your creations into reality! A mill is a machine that lets you remove material from an object to create the shape you desire. The NC Mill lets you that by inputting geometric features which are then carved into your object automatically. Come learn how to operate the NC Mill.
RSVP at http://goo.gl/forms/Xa2At7WdJO seats are limited.

ENG Career Fair

September 26th, 2016in Ugrad Announcements

ENG Fall Career Fair
Wednesday, 10/05
11:00am to 4:00pm, GSU Metcalf Hall

So far, more than 105 companies are joining the career fair! Please take a look at the list of attending companies on Handshake. We recommend that you pre-register for this event by Sept 29th on Handshake. https://bu.joinhandshake.com
We will have a photographer on site at the career fair to take professional headshots for your LinkedIn profile!

Career Development Office Employer-in-Residence Series

September 26th, 2016in Ugrad Announcements

GE Freshman Resume Reviews

On September 28th and 29th, representatives from General Electric will be at the Career Development Office from 4pm to 8pm to help first year students with their resumes. This program is intended specifically for first year students who have not had much time to learn how to write resumes and may feel their own needs a lot of work before the Career Fair. This is an opportunity to get help with your resume from real employers that can tell you exactly what they look for when they receive one! If you think your own resume isn’t good enough to show to them, you’re exactly the person they want to meet with! Each advising session is 30 minutes long and should include plenty of time for you to ask questions. Don’t miss out on this opportunity!

To reserve a spot, call the Career Development Office (617-353-5731) or stop by in person. Please honor your reservations.

Learn about Saha Global Positions in Ghana

September 26th, 2016in Ugrad Announcements

Free, online info session Wednesday, Sept 28th

Registration open and limited: REGISTER HERE

Durable design. Community ownership. Sustainable impact. But don’t take our word for it…

RSVP to learn more about opportunities in Ghana with Saha’s Global Leadership Program. Join Saha’s Founder & Executive Director Kate Cincotta to hear about:

-Working with a rural community to build a clean water OR solar electricity business
-Training local women entrepreneurs how to run it
-Educating hundreds of families about the benefits of clean water and green energy

To learn more or apply by Oct 26th visit www.sahaglobal.org

Over the past 8 years, Saha has worked with 400 students and young professionals to develop leadership skills and learn about international development, environmental sustainability, and public health, while building community access to clean water and electricity for rural villages in Ghana by training local entrepreneurs how to set up sustainable water and solar businesses.

Biomedical Engineering Society First Meeting and Senior Fire and Ice Dinner

September 19th, 2016in Ugrad Announcements

First Meeting will be September 20th at 7pm in SAR 102
Join us for our first meeting to learn about the upcoming events for this semester!

Senior Dinner at Fire and Ice
Tuesday, September 27th at 6:30pm at Fire and Ice
Seniors don’t miss out on this opportunity to eat great food with BME professors and fellow students. Buy your tickets before they sell out! https://bmesfireice.eventbrite.com

Apply to the Technology Innovation Scholars Program

September 12th, 2016in Ugrad Announcements

Welcome back from the College of Engineering! Inviting all Societal Engineers to apply to the Technology Innovation Scholars Program (TISP) and share your love of engineering in high and middle schools. Thanks to generous funding from alumnae, NSF, Ametek, Accenture, NASA, and foundations, this year 50+ Inspiration Ambassadors will earn a $1,200 stipend and join a fun, engaging community focused on raising awareness and interest in Engineering. Since 2011, Ambassadors reached over 17,600 K-12 students nationwide and shared cool technologies related to clean energy, nanotechnology, healthcare, programming, robotics and communications. Corporations, like Accenture, AT&T, and GE, hire Ambassadors for their leadership, communication and presentation skills. Participation can fulfill the Technology Innovation Concentration experience.

Visit the website and apply online by October 1st:


YOU WILL NEVER REGRET GETTING SELECTED FOR AND PARTICIPATING …oh…this does not require much time (about 4 hours each week). Join a community focused on learning and teaching the innovation process.

All inquiries should be directed to Dean Fougere, engadmsw@bu.edu.

2017 Fuels Institute Case Competition

September 12th, 2016in Ugrad Announcements

The Fuels Institute, a multi-industry Think Tank, is hosting its 2017 Future of Transportation case competition. It is expected that each competing team will familiarize themselves with these rules and guidelines and that they will abide by them in the spirit of the competition. Students from three teams selected for the final round will have an opportunity to interview for internships at Phillips 66, Tesoro Corporation and Fuels Institute. (Note: Other internship opportunities may be added during the course of the competition.) In addition, finalists will be flown to Denver, CO, May 23-24, 2017, to present to industry executives for final judging at the Fuels Institute Annual Meeting. There they will compete for cash prizes and enjoy networking opportunities.

Full competition information, guidelines, and rules available online.

Seniors – Apply Early Consideration to the Masters Programs

September 2nd, 2016in Ugrad Announcements

We hope to see your application for early consideration to the master’s programs in the upcoming weeks. The deadline to submit an application for early consideration is September 28th.

Instructions on how to apply early consideration can be seen on our GPO website, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to talk with Mary or Sara in the Grad Programs office (enggrad@bu.edu).

Welcome back for your senior year!