Week 5 Announcements

Posted on: May 3, 2017


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  1. New IME 141 & IME 156 – Block Scheduled Courses in Fall 2017
  2. Position For Recent Undergraduate or Graduate  
  3. Business 310 Professors and Other Entrepreneurship Friends and Faculty
  4. Engineers Without Borders Announcements
  5. Society of Women Engineers: Club Announcements
  6. BMES Announcements
  7. QL + Student Association Announcements



1. New IME 141 & IME 156 –Block Scheduled Courses in Fall 2017


Students who have concentrations in Biomedical Engineering are reminded that, during fall quarter registration, IME 141 and IME 156 are block scheduled for incoming freshman.  If there are any available seats in either of these courses and your concentration has been declared then, IME will provide student permissions starting August 26th, the 1st day of Open Enrollment. 


Stephanie Allen

Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering Department




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2. Position for Recent Undergraduate or Graduate


Hi all,

We have a potential opening for a recent BS or MS graduate in BME at UC Irvine. The description is entry level and for at least one year. It is meant to be transitional for someone considering medical school or graduate school. We favor applicants with strong quantitative backgrounds.


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3. Business 310 Professors and Other Entrepreneurship Friends and Faculty


Hi all,

We are looking for engineers who want to join (business is limited to Entrepreneurship Concentration students) and they can learn more on Wednesday, May 5, 6 PM in the  Nash Family Entrepreneurship Lab.  Flier with some details attached!  This is a great opportunity for the right students to start with an idea and bring it along on a team; space is limited too.




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4.  Engineers Without Borders Announcements


Spring Week 5

1. MonSustainability Task Force, Project Meetings, Intramural Ultimate Frisbee
2. TueIMPACT Meeting
3. FriEWB Tea Time, Spring Banquet
4. Fri/SunAlumni Weekend

Check out our google calendar here!

1.  Sustainability Task Force is a group seeking to enhance Cal Poly's EWB Chapter through working on projects related to social, economic, cross-generational and environmental sustainability. We want to ensure that our chapter is fulfilling its purpose of "equipping leaders to solve some of the world's most pressing challenges". The STF meets at 6pm every Monday in Building 10, room 227 (Local Project Room).

Project Meetings are every Monday at 7pm
Here are the team room locations
India/FIJI: B10 -0111
Local Projects: B10 -0227
Thailand: B33 -0287
Nicaragua: B53 -0215
Malawi: B180 -0107

Intramural Frisbee starts this Monday at 9:30 pm! Please bring light and dark shirts in order to play! 

2IMPACT meets every Tuesday at 6:30 pm at one of the Library 2nd floor fishbowls. Come by if you want to make a difference locally by volunteering in SLO!

3. EWB Tea Time is every Friday 1-3 pm at the 2nd floor of the Library facing the front, near the bookshelves. Come chat and enjoy some tea with President Dan, VP Beth, and the occasional officer!

Join EWB Cal Poly at Spring Banquet on May 5th from 7-9 PM to celebrate the year, spend time with your EWB pals, and enjoy delicious Italian food! Tickets can be foundhere or purchased at the project meetings this Monday night for $20. Sales run until this Monday (May 1st)!

4. Alumni Weekend is here! Contact an officer if you would like to attend. Here is the list of events coming up:
Saturday, May 6
- Coffee, Donuts, and Conversation - 480 Buchon St - 10:30-12:30pm
Slo Do Co catered donuts and coffee will be served while alumni and students share stories about present and past projects and experiences.
- Brewery Crawl - Meet at PAC Circle - 3:00-6:00pm: Traveling to a few local breweries to enjoy some great local beer, and possibly a tour or two if there is a brewmaster available.
- Game Night - Location TBD - 9:00pm: Play cards, board games, charades, and hang out after the brewery tour.

Sunday, May 7
- Beach Day - Pismo Beach - 1:00pm-4:00pm
Meet us at Pismo Beach for an afternoon of games and relaxation. Find us to the left of the pier by the volleyball courts!

-Interested in studying abroad? Take a class with Professor Karen Bangs from Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (IME), in Bilbao, Spain during July of 2017. Karen will be teaching an Operations Management course (Quality Management, Lean Systems, Product & Service Design, Project Management and a few other topics). This course can fulfill a technical elective requirement for you (if you're ME with general & MfgE concentration, MATE, ENVE, BMED, GENE, COB-IT, MfgE). Contact Karen at krbangs@calpoly.edu, or stop by her office in 192-229. You can also visit Cal Poly International Programs on-line or at their office (http://abroad.calpoly.edu/ or 38-145). Check out the flyers here and here.

-Civil Engineering Associates Intern Opportunity 
Company: Civil Engineering Associates. CEA is a general civil firm that provides consulting services to land development clients primarily for multi-family residential, single-family residential, mixed-use, and apartment developments. Our responsibilities range over the whole project life span, from initial planning and entitlement to preparation of design documents, and ultimately to construction administration and surveying.
Location: San Jose, 5 minutes north of downtown
Job Description: Engineering intern working directly with project managers on a variety of civil engineering tasks. You will have the opportunity to test your wit in the design of components for real projects including: storm water management, utility design and grading. You will also provide important support to our field operations by analyzing data, performing quality control checks, and interacting with contractors.
Ideal Candidate: Motivated individual with solid engineering fundamentals, good communication skills, and an ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment. Former AutoCAD Civil 3D experience is a plus, but not a necessity.
Getting in Touch: Contact Graham Goodwin directly at ggoodwin@ceainc.net or by phone at 408-453-1066.

Good luck to all those suffering from allergies!

Avery Lai
Secretary 2016-2017
Engineers Without Borders-USA
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo Student Chapter


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5. Society of Women Engineers: Club Announcements  


Building an Engineer Day: Spring 2017

When // Saturday, May 13 at 7:45 am to 3:30 pm
Where // ATL, Bonderson, Engineering Plaza, miscellaneous classrooms

Building an Engineer Day is an outreach event for middle school students from the region to come to Cal Poly's campus and participate in hands-on activities hosted by various engineering clubs. We rely on clubs and volunteers to make this event a success and would appreciate your participation! If you are interested in volunteering your club to host an activity for BAE Day, please fill out this form. If you are interested in volunteering as an individual, please fill out this form. If you have any questions regarding this event, club volunteering, or individual volunteering, feel free to contact Cori Espelien at baeday@gmail.com.



Girl Rising Movie Screening Event

When // Thursday, May 11 at 7:00 pm
Where // Palm Theater

Hello SWE Members! Want to attend a movie screening with Women SPEAK, AMWA, AWM, WISH, and WIB for only $5? Come join us for a fun filled night as we screen Women Rising at the Palm Theater, Thursday, May 11 at 7:00PM. Make sure to buy your tickets soon, as there is only a number of seats available! (All ticket proceeds will be donated to Women Rising.)

If you are interested, buy your tickets here before they sell out!




Thank you!


Angelica Chow

Electrical Engineering Undergraduate

California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo

Society of Women Engineers - Department/Club Relations Director

Email: aychow@calpoly.edu


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6. BMES Announcements 


Membership, Social, and Fundraising Committee Meeting
Wednesday, May 3rd from 6-7 PM 
Meet in front of the Library!

If you're signed up or interested in signing up for any of the BMES committees please come to brainstorm ideas & discuss new events. This is an awesome way to get involved! Please contact either Elysa Campo, Russell Posin, or Tessa Gunnin for further details (contact information provided at the end of this email).

General Meeting: Officer Elections!
Thursday, May 4th 
11 AM - 12 PM in 14-246

Come elect new officers for next year and eat free pizza! This is an awesome way to get your voice out there and choose the future of BMES. May the fourth be with you.

Friday, May 5th
7:45-9:30 PM, TASTE Catering and Eatery

Yes, it's happening. Sweet friends, much fun. Take part in this throwback to high school with all your BMED friends! We're going to dress in old prom dresses and tuxes and go downtown.




Gabriella Graham

Biomedical Engineering Society, Secretary

Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate

California Polytechnic State University, SLO

calpolybmes@gmail.com | 702-672-1729


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7.  QL+ Student Association Announcements


QL+ SA is a multidisciplinary student run association dedicated to improving the lives of those in need. We run a variety of developmental workshops and projects throughout the year to support engineering students. This quarter, we’ll be hosting a quarterly design project, as well as a few workshops and socials. 


Our general meetings are every Tuesday from 6-7PM in our lab in building 192. 


Southern California Edison Info Session

On May 11 QL+ is hosting a Southern California Edison information session. Representatives from the company will be there to provide insight into the types of opportunities available in the company as well as answer questions. 

Date: May 11

Time: 11AM

Location: QL+ Lab


Call for Challengers

The QL+ mission is to foster and generate innovations to aid and improve the quality of life of those injured in the line of duty.


QL+ is currently seeking challenges for the 2017/18 school year.  These challenges can originate from a specific person with a challenge.  They can also be generated based on a need of many in the veteran community. 


If you know of a challenger or would like to propose a senior level project for consideration we would like to hear from you. By proposing an idea it would allow you to potentially design a project based on your interest.


Please feel free to email me at sabrina.jenkins@qlplus.org



We’ll be hosting a circuit filter workshop on 5/6. If you’d like more information or to sign up, email us at the address below. 



If you have any questions please feel free to email us at cpqlplusops@gmail.com


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