CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY BAKERSFIELD
Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science


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NEWS
First Annual Ethics Bowl Saturday, May 17
We need a team from CEE/CS! If you have had Phil 316 and like to compete this is for you. There are prizes for the first three places and it's a ton of fun and a great learning experience. For details, talk with Emily Poole in the Student Union or email Dr. Meyers at cmeyers@csub.edu. posted apr 2014
Engineering Faculty Candidate Talks
The department will be having engineering faculty candidates give talks about their research during the month of April. Students are encouraged to attend. The next talk will be Thursday April 17th at 3:15 in Sci III 315. The title of the talk is "Energy Efficient Algorithm and System Architecture for Distributed Real Time Detection of Rupture Events". posted apr 2014
Congrats David O., LabVIEW Associate Developer !
KNOW LABVIEW? You should get certified as a National Instruments LabVIEW Associate Developer. LabVIEW certification would be a great addition to your resume. You can take the exam at Bakersfield College. Go here for details. Our very own David O. has passed the exam! posted apr 2014
Computer Science and Engineering Club
Friday, April 11th at Noon the Computer Science and Engineering Club will be having a meeting to elect new officers and discuss the next year's activities. Please attend and tell the other club members! posted apr 2014
Regarding Lawrence Livermore internships
From Ryan Alldrege:
As promised, I also spoke with Daphne regarding the links for students interested in internships or full-time positions.
Additional info about the facilities we toured yesterday can also be found on the external web. Here are a few other links that may be of interest. posted apr 2014
Congrats to Alfonso P, Josh W, Sulaiman A, and Sean A!
The CSUB Student Research Competition winners have been announced. In the Engineering and Computer Sciences category, Alfonso Puga won 1st place for his presentation on his web server artificial immune system research and the team consisting of Josh Ward, Sulaiman Alkadashee, and Sean Acord won 2nd place for their UAV research. Congratulations to all! posted mar 2014
Additional Seats in PHIL 316 for Spring
Philosophy has opened up additional seats in PHIL 316 for Spring. If you had planned to take PHIL 316 in Spring but had not signed up yet due to it being closed, you can sign up now. You may need to add yourself to the waitlist until Peoplesoft gets around to processing the waitlisted students. posted mar 2014
Musicians Needed for CEE/CS Department Song Mix
Contact Luke at lukecaraccioli@yahoo.com or see donna for details. posted mar 2014
CONGRATS MITCHELL H!
Our very own swimmer Mitchell H ranked 7th in the nation in 1650 freestyle and will be traveling to Austin Texas to compete in nationals. Wish him luck! posted mar 2014
Congratulations to Alfonso!
Alfonso Puga has won first place in the Computer Sciences and Information Management poster session at the Emerging Researchers National Conference (ERN 2014) in Washington DC. His poster was titled "Web Automated Immune System" and was about the code he has developed as part of his research assistant job for Dr. Danforth under the NSF SFS cybersecurity grant. Congratulations to Alfonso! posted mar 2014
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory visit
From Travis Burns:
Dear Faculty and Members of the Computer Science and Engineering Club:
Do you want to visit Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and have a private tour? Now is your chance!
Monday March 31st we can go visit!
What you need to do:
1. Be a citizen of the United States of America. I tried to get around this, but could not.
2. Call 925-422-7511 and talk to Daphne. Have your social security number.
3. Email her at simons@llnl.gov with your name, date of birth, address, phone number, email address, and confirm your citizenship.
4. Confirm with Travis Burns that you are going.
posted mar 2014
OwlCam is Back!
The owl is back at Sci II in CSUB. View the OwlCam to see the nest and progress of the owlets: http://www.cs.csub.edu/owlcam/ posted feb 2014
Spring 2014 Course Changes
Due to low enrollments and logistical issues, ECE 277 (Special Topics - High Speed Rail) has been deferred to Fall 2014. In its place, ECE 434 (Control Systems) will be offered in Spring 2014 at the same time as ECE 277. ECE 434 counts as an elective course for both engineering programs. If you had ECE 277 on your graduation check, please see your advisor to update your course plan. If you have any questions about ECE 434, contact Dr. Wei Li. posted feb 2014
JTI Electric Needs CE/EE Part-time Interns
Are you a EE or CE major in your senior year and interested in Controls and Automation? Interns will assist and receive training in control design, programming in RSLogix5000, HMI and SCADA systems Design/programming, and more. This is a short term opportunity with a long term perspective. 20 hours per week at $15.00/hr. Please send resume to Nader Shokry at nshokry@jtielectric.com. See www.jtielectric.net for info on company. posted jan 2014
Congrats Anthony B!
Anthony nabbed an on-campus job at the Faculty Teaching & Learning Center (TLC). Good job Anthony! posted jan 2014
Hot Job Market for Coders
Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 97,000 more US computing jobs than US computer science graduates EACH YEAR! And US companies are outsourcing less than 1/3 of overall coding jobs. See Calvin College Study. posted jan 2014
Computer Science and Engineering Club Meeting
The Computer Science and Engineering Club will be holding a club meeting Monday January 13th at 9:30 am to determine a new Treasurer and talk about more fund raising opportunities. We will be meeting in SCI III 324. posted jan 2014
Engineering Technician Position at OXY, 10800 Stockdale Hwy, Bakersfield, CA
Qualifications:
Minimum education of an AA degree in computer science, 
engineering, or mathematics. 
Proficiency with Microsoft applications, including Access. 
Strong time management skills. 
Ability to work with minimal supervision. 
Demonstrated effectiveness as a team player. 
Strong oral and written communication skill set.  
For specific qualifications for open positions and to apply, log onto www.oxy.com/careers. See: Engineering Specialist - Reservoir (00007957) Engineering Technician/Specialist - Reservoir (00008853) posted dec 2013
Jr. System Admin. Needed
See Job Description. Salary range is between $38-42K annually with 401K, Health, Dental and Vision Benefits as well. Candidates can email resumes to it@worklogichr.com. posted dec 2013
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 2014 HS-STEM Summer Internships
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is now accepting applications for a 10-week undergraduate student internship program in the summer of 2014. The internship program provides research experiences at one of several research facilities located across the country. Accepted students will receive a $5000 stipend plus limited travel expenses. U.S. citizenship is required.

Areas of research: Engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biological / life sciences, environmental science, emergency and incident management, social sciences, and more.

Application deadline: January 6, 2014
Detailed information and application guidelines: http://www.orau.gov/dhseducation/internships/
posted dec 2013
Private Tutor needed for Ruby
Contact Jason at (818)450-4424. $20/hr. Start ASAP. posted nov 2013
summer research opportunity for CSU students
Interested in pursuing a career in K-12 science or math education? Participants earn $4,500 to do research at a national lab, private research facility, or university. Up to $2,250 in additional support for housing is available to those who qualify. The 2014 STAR Program runs from June 16 to August 16, 2014. We will be accepting applications online through January 31, 2014. To find out more about STAR or to apply go to: www.StarTeacherResearcher.org posted nov 2013
RLH Fire Protection has Opening for Jr. System Administrator
This position is part or full time. See job announcement for details. posted nov 2013
Level I Technology Consultant Needed at CSUB TLC
See job posting posted oct 2013
Congrats Paul H!
Paul H is among the first 75 to complete the second part of the IBM Master the Mainframe competition 100% correct! He is gonna be getting some swag, (basically clothing and the like). Paul is continuing with the 3rd part (real world applications). GO PAUL! posted oct 2013
Theta Oilfield Services Needs Software Developer
see ad. posted oct 2013
Kern Health Systems Looking for Software Developer - Programmer I/II
See kernhealthsystems.com/employment/ for details. posted oct 2013
Opening for Mobile Application Developer with Visionary Media Group
Are you a Web/Mobile App Developer (Android) looking for an unpaid internship? Visionary Media Group is seeking a self-motivated and cooperative coder to develop and support large-scale projects. For more info email VisionaryMediaGroup00@gmail.com. posted oct 2013
Designers & Drafters Needed
IES Engineering (local) has openings for Designers and Drafters in their Electrical and Mechanical Departments. Interested students can submit an application and resume to this link or contact Mallory Reese Administrative Assistant IES Engineering 8800 Crippen St., Bakersfield, CA 93311 Desk: 661.381.7956 | Office: 661.381.7800 mreese@ies-engr.com posted sept 2013
Tutor Needed in Computer Science
If you are interested in doing one on one computer science tutoring call 661-665-8325. This is not an on-campus job. posted sept 2013
Dr. Previdi to lecture on Control System and Mechatronics 2:30--3:30pm, Friday 10/25 in SCI III Rm 313
All Students and Faculty are welcome! Dr. Previdi, Associate Prof in Control Systems and Mechatronics at the University of Bergamo, Italy spoke at ASME Mechatronics Conference at Stanford. He is currently a visiting professor at the University of California in Santa Barbara. posted sept 2013
IBM Master the Mainframe Contest Begins Monday, October 7
Registration for the 2013 IBM Master the Mainframe Contest is now! This year, the IBM Academic Initiative System z team is giving away $53,000+ in prizes, including Google Nexus 10 tablets and expenses-paid trips. The technical challenges will give you sought-after skills and hands-on experience with four different operating systems! Visit the 2013 MM homepage for details and registration. You can use this contest as a jumping off place for your Senior Project. posted sept 2013
Congrats Anthony G!
Anthony is our first EE major to land a job in Bakersfield. He will be a Facilities Engineer, Automation & SCADA. Well done, Anthony! posted sept 2013
CSUB and Tianjin University Joint Research on Mind-Controlled Humanoid Robot
Dr. Wei Li and faculty at Tianjin University made great progress this summer on Cerebot, a Mind-Controlled Humanoid Robot Platform. See this blog post on his RobotLab. Video clips of Dr. Wei's research: (1) SSVEP model , (2) P300 model, (3) Obstacle Avoidance, (4) Go Through Door , and (5) Exploration and Surveillance posted sept 2013
Interested in Grad School? USC REACH Program Event, Nov 21-22
REACH targets underrepresented US students entering Jr year and considering a PhD in CE/CS. Students attend presentations about research, tour USC, meet current students, and attend workshops on applying for PhD admission and funding graduate study. See REACH website for how to apply. posted aug 2013
Congrats to Heidi S!
Heidi nailed a great internship! She and 3 other students from across the US will work this summer on NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) mission at Stanford and Lockheed Martin Solar and Astrophysics Laboratory (LSMAL). posted may 2013
DSP & Communications Lab
Dr. Mehrpouyan's DSP & Communications Lab features vector signal generators and analyzers, NI ELVIS II boards and much more state-of-the-art equipment. posted may 2013