Weekly Download, April 12, 2022

What do you love about Computing[MTU]?

Adam Fulton

Adam Fulton, 2nd-year Computer Network and System Administration major with a minor in Cybersecurity
"I really like how invested the professors are in the classes. You end up developing great relationships with them."

What do you love about Computing[MTU]? Share your quote and receive a Computing[MTU] t-shirt!

Applications Open for Innovation Award

MTU Enterprise

Husky Innovate and the Office of Innovation and Commercialization (OIC) are offering an innovation award to three Design Expo teams that demonstrate an innovative customer value proposition. The winning teams’ solutions will be distinctive when compared to alternatives and demonstrate the potential for positive economic and/or societal impact. Apply by April 12 at 11:59 pm. Read more here.

Design Expo Workshop: Talking About Your Work

To help you prepare for Design Expo and other end-of-semester presentations, a workshop to help you practice talking about your work will take place on April 13, from 4-5 p.m., in the library’s East Reading Room. Register to attend. Read more here.

Info Session: Accelerated, Online Graduate Programs

MTU Grad School

The job market is as competitive as it has ever been, and a graduate degree or certificate puts you a step ahead. Join the MTU Graduate Admissions team for an informational session about Michigan Tech’s accelerated and online graduate programs on Thursday, April 14, at 5 pm, in the Administration Building, Room 404, and virtually. Free pizza! Register hereRead more here.

GC Associates USA Seeking Graduates

GC Associates USA

GC Associates USA is seeking graduates to fill full-time openings in electrical engineering, computer science, and computer engineering. The positions will support both commercial electronics development as well as R&D programs in support of the US military. Most programs are based on ground vehicle technologies involving electronics prototyping with embedded and cloud-based software design. Details here.

Center for High Throughput Computing Position


The Center for High Throughput Computing (CHTC) invites applications for a system administrator position to work on the next generation of large-scale distributed computing used by many of the largest science projects in the world. The system administrator will work with a seasoned team of colleagues to install and manage cutting-edge hardware that enables researchers to solve computational problems using thousands of CPU cores. Details here.

Graduate Reception Is April 29, 3:30 pm

College of Computing

Spring 2022 College of Computing graduates and families are invited to attend a celebratory reception on Friday, April 29, 2022, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m., in the Rekhi Hall student lounge, Room 201. Refreshments will be served.

Lectures and Events

Jidan Adhikary

  • Master's Defense: Jonathan Parks, CS, Apr 14, 11 am, Rekhi 214 and virtually
  • Master's Defense: Saano Murembya, CS, Apr 15, 1 pm, Fisher 132 and virtually
  • CS Dept. Lecture: Hongyu An and Kevin Trewartha (ECE/CS), Apr. 15, 3 pm, Rekhi 214 or virtually
  • PhD Dissertation Presentation: Jiban Adhikary, CS, Apr. 26, 11 am to 12:50 pm, Rekhi 101 and virtually

College and University News

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.

Academic Calendar

MTU Campus

  • Monday, May 9, Full Session Begins   
  • Monday, May 9, Session A Begins
  • Monday, May 30, Memorial Day Recess
  • Tuesday, May 31, Classes Resume
  • Thursday, Jun 23, Session A Ends
  • Friday, Jun 24, Session A Exams
  • Monday, Jun 27, Session B Begins
  • Monday, Jul 4, Independence Day Recess
  • Tuesday, Jul 5, Classes Resume
  • Thursday, Aug 11, Session B Ends
  • Thursday, Aug 11, Full Session Ends
  • Friday, Aug 12, Final Exam Period

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