What do you love about Computing[MTU]?
Zach Heimer, 2nd-year Computer Network and System Administration major (Minors: Cybersecurity, Financial Technologies)
"My favorite thing about the CNSA program is how almost every class has hands-on lab time with real-world equipment."
What do you love about Computing[MTU]? Share your quote and receive a Computing[MTU] t-shirt!
Meet Ashraf Saleem, Mechatronics
Dr. Ashraf Saleem, Applied Computing/Mechatronics, has engaged his undergraduate students in researching a solution to detect cracks in the interior and exterior walls of buildings, which are often difficult to reach. Their research plan is to employ a drone to reach high, hidden places. Salem teaches two courses this academic year: Sensors and Instrumentation (EET 3131) and Data Acquisition and Signal Processing (EET 4253). Learn more about Dr. Saleem.
Help Dr. Bri Win Teaching Award
Dr. Briana Bettin, Computer Science, is a finalist for the annual MTU Distinguished Teaching Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the instructional mission of the University. Have you taken a class with Dr. Bri? If so, please support her by sharing your comments! Share your comments here. Comments are due by April 4.
Pitch Competition Entries
Team or individual entries are requested for the Computing[MTU] Showcase Pitch Competition, which will be held April 6 from 9-10:15 a.m. Prize money will be awarded for top entrants! Eric Roberts from 20 Fathoms will also meet with students during the competition to strategize on how to deliver pitches with impact. Register here.
Student Volunteers Needed
The Computing[MTU] Showcase, April 4-6, is seeking student volunteers to help with registration, direct people to events, print name tags, and other activities to help the event go smoothly. Students may sign up for one or more time slots, which are on April 5 and April 6 starting daily at 9:00 a.m. and ending at 5:15 p.m. Volunteers will receive a Computing[MTU] t-shirt. Sign up here.
Robotics Systems Enterprise Info Session
The Robotics Systems Enterprise is looking for students in majors including Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and more. The group will host an info session on Mar. 16, 7-8 pm, in Dow 641. Pizza and drinks will be provided. The info session can also be attended virtually.
Intensive Summer Robotics Classes
Earn four semester credits and an industrial certificate from FANUC Robotics Inc. This is a required course
for Mechatronics majors.
EET 5144/4144: Real-Time Robotics Systems; two weeks, May 2 to May 13.
EET 5147/4147: Industrial Robotic Vision Systems; two weeks, August 1 to August 12.
Virtual Workshop: Telling Your New Venture's Story
Husky Innovate, in collaboration with the MTEC SmartZone and Matt Monte of Monte Consulting, is hosting a workshop called “Telling Your Story” from 4-5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 17, 2022, via Zoom. Entrepreneurship pitch contestants and Tech community innovators are invited to join us as Monte guides innovators through activities to help them tell their new venture’s story. Pre-register by March 16.
Undergraduates Sought for Paid Research Study
Researchers at Michigan Tech are currently running a paid online study to look at the differences between in-person and remote academic teamwork environments. Undergraduates in specified majors are invited to participate. During a 50-minute webinar session, participants will be asked to watch a short video of a team, report their reactions, and additional activities. Participants will receive a $20 Amazon gift card. Register here.
- Applied Research Solutions is seeking a full-time Summer Research Intern located at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH. The research intern’s primary function will be to work with the Air Force Research Laboratory scientists and staff researchers, to support software integration and research efforts focused on autonomous aircraft projects. Apply here.
- The Planetary Surface Technology Development Lab (PSTDL) or Huskyworks for short, needs nine talented students to help develop their technology for Lunar and Martian In-situ Resource Utilization.
- Communications and Front Desk Assistant, Computing[MTU], apply by Mar. 15. Apply on Handshake.
Student Events and Deadlines
- Fall Registration Began March 13. Meet with your advisor soon! Contact an advisor.
- Robotics Systems Enterprise info session, Mar. 16, 7-8 pm, Dow 641
- Virtual Workshop: Telling Your Story, Mar. 17, 4-5:30 pm
- World Water Day, Mar. 17-22
- Undergraduate Research Internship Program, applications due Mar. 25, 5 pm
- Graduate Research Colloquium, Mar. 29-30
- Walk-in COVID-19 Testing, Mon-Thur, 9 am-1 pm, Rozsa Center lower level
- Dean Livesay's Open Office Hours: Fridays, 2-3 pm, Rekhi 223. No appointments needed. Dean Livesay's open office hours will not take place Mar. 25.
Lectures and Events
- HCC Speaker Series: Jason Engerman and Manjuli Guptan, East Stroudsburg University, Mar. 16, 2 pm
- CS Faculty Candidate Lecture: Bo Dong, Mar. 16, 3 pm, virtual
- Computing[MTU] Showcase, Apr. 4-6, Rozsa Center
- CS Dept. Lecture: Hongyu An and Kevin Trewartha (ECE/CS), Apr. 8, 3 pm, Rekhi 214, or virtual
Computing Learning Center
Stop by anytime from 2-5 pm and 7-10 pm, Sunday through Friday, and get the help you need for success in your computing courses. The Learning Center is in Rekhi 118. Discord server. CCLC coaches are also available via Zoom during lab walk-in hours.
- View the full Academic Calendar
- Sunday, Apr 3, 11:59 pm, Fall Registration Ends
- Friday, Apr 22, Last Day of Regular Classes
- Monday, Apr 25, Final Exam Period
- Saturday, Apr 30, Spring Commencement
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