BSOE Graduate Student Newsletter
WRIT 203 - Fall Writing Course for Potential Graduate Student Instructors
BPC Alliance Extension Proposal and 2 Google Funding Opportunity
Magic Leap’s University Graduate Program!
Summer Independent Studies
Global Grad Show - Applications Open
Please note the following upcoming university deadlines, and ALWAYS check the Academic and Administrative Calendar for important dates and deadlines. Bookmark this year's Academic and Administrative Calendar and refer to it regularly.
Wednesday, July 7th Deadline To Apply For Degree
If you plan to complete your MS or PhD this quarter (Summer 2021), the degree application needs to be submitted to BSOE Graduate Advising office. This is also the deadline to pay for filing fee, if applicable. More guidelines for graduating are available on the Graduate Advising website.
Friday, August 27th Leave of Absence Summer Deadline
Deadline to petition for leave of absence (LOA) beginning the next quarter. LOA forms must be approved/signed by your faculty advisor and submitted to the BSOE Graduate Advising office by the posted deadline. LOA application forms are available on the Graduate Division's website.
The Writing Program is offering WRIT 203, Theories and Practices for Teaching Writing (#23569, WRIT 203-01 TuTh 1:30pm-3:05pm), in fall for interested graduate students who would like to learn more about writing pedagogy and/or to serve as future GSIs in the Writing Program.
As noted on the attached flyer, "Synchronous Remote Instruction or In-Person - we will decide as a class".
The completion of WRIT 203 is required of graduate students who wish to apply to teach WRIT 2 with the Writing Program during our annual spring recruitment.
Graduate students may direct questions about the course to Teaching Professor Amy Vidali (firstname.lastname@example.org).
CAHSI and Google are in their second year of funding the Google-CAHSI Dissertation Award which provides financial support to qualified Hispanic doctoral students at CAHSI institutions to complete the last year of their studies. Preference will be given to students with plans to enter academia. Applications WERE due June 30th, but we are extending this deadline (TBD).
For more information about past recipients: https://blog.google/outreach-initiatives/education/new-awards-support-future-leaders-computing-research/
We are excited to announce our University Graduate Program for PhD and Master students in various engineering fields. This program welcomes underrepresented students in engineering, most specifically (but not limited to) those who identify as Women, Black, and LatinX, looking to take on projects in the Augmented Reality space!
Our intern openings are in:
- Computer Vision in our Zurich, Switzerland office
- Optical Engineering in our Boulder, Colorado office
Magic Leap’s company vision is to amplify human potential. Our mission is to deliver enterprise a powerful tool for transformation—an augmented reality platform of great utility and simplicity. Achieving our goals requires passion and dedication. That’s why we’re committed to building and empowering a diverse team of incredibly talented people and fostering an inclusive culture through our values of unity, innovation, and user-centricity.
Please be advised that Summer petitions for independent studies are processed through Summer Session. Please do not submit DocuSign forms through the BSOE Graduate Advising site. You can find more information here.
Applications are open to the 7th edition of Global Grad Show, the annual programme for university graduates creating solutions for social, environmental and development issues.
Whether it's high-tech or low-tech, university students from all disciplines creating solutions for a better world are encouraged to submit their projects - visit our applications portal here . It takes just a few minutes to apply and the programme is 100% free.
All proposals will have the opportunity to be selected for a digital exhibition of the 100 best innovations at the forefront of social impact, promoted across 1,000+ global media channels in 60 countries.
All applicants are eligible for a selection of projects joining our multi-phased entrepreneurship programme helping to build future startups, along with funding options.
Belden is the leading company providing industrial communication solutions, including switch, wireless LAN, cellular, security, etc. We are enhancing our solutions using artificial intelligence to make them “smart” and more reliable for better user experience. We are looking for data scientists, senior data scientists, and senior software or data engineers to join our analytic team. The skill set of positions are listed below.
Data Scientists or Senior Data Scientists:
- Master degree in Computer Science, Data Science, or equivalent degree. Ph.D is a plus.
- Strong theoretic background in machine learning, deep learning, data mining, graph mining, network science, graph convolutional networks (GCNs), and artificial intelligence (e.g., inference). Other knowledge (e.g., computer network protocols) is a plus.
- Strong hands-on skill in Python/Scalar. Very good in writing SQL queries.
- Experience on following:
- Popular frameworks/libraries (e.g., Hadoop/Spark, numpy, scipy, pandas, sklearn, tensorflow or similar, etc.)
- AWS ecosystems (including S3, Athena, Glue, Lambda, SageMaker, etc.) or similar stack
- Streaming platform (e.g., Kafka) is a plus.
- Good team player and willing to learn attitude.
- Senior data scientist with 5+ years of working experience or data scientist with 2+ years of experience (will consider Ph.D intern without enough working experience).
Senior Software or Data Engineers:
- Master degree in Computer Science, or equivalent degree.
- Strong theoretic background in real-time operating Systems, embedded systems, and computer network protocols. Other knowledge (e.g., cloud computing, distributed system) is a plus.
- Strong hands-on skill in C/C++/Java/Go.
- Experience on following:
- Embedded system
- Container (e.g., Dockers or Kubernetes)
- Streaming platform (e.g., Kafka) , and
- AWS ecosystems (including S3, Athena, Glue, Lambda, etc.) or similar stack is a plus
- Good team player and willing to learn attitude.
- Senior software or data engineers with 5+ years of working experience.
Please submit resume directly to Frank Howley at email@example.com
Location: Santa Clara, CA, USA
Employment Type: Regular full time
Big Data Federation tackles complex financial and economic problems. We apply machine-learning technologies to our mass data to generate predictions and signals for our asset management subsidiary. Our team comprises a group of technologists, mathematicians, data scientists, industry analysts, economists, and programmers. The company was incorporated in 2015, is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and has a European office in Moldova. We are backed by one of the world’s largest venture capital firms.
This is an exciting role in which Silicon Valley meets Wall Street. You will play a key role in bringing technological innovation to the financial industry. In particular, you will use your finely honed mathematical, computer science, and coding skills to create data-driven investment strategies and novel trading opportunities for our asset management firm. We particularly welcome passionate, data-oriented candidates eager to learn new skills, and mentor their colleagues in areas where they themselves excel.
As a Data Scientist you will:
Collaborate with researchers to provide insights in data
Do statistical analysis to figure out leading indicators to market
Visualize and explore data to figure out patterns and create new predictive features
Develop data science infrastructure tooling such as proprietary R packages
Use modeling techniques with finance intuition to advance existing quantitative and fundamental strategies and introduce new opportunities
Backtest trading strategies
Collaborate with software engineers to handle data/prediction ingestions and deploy models
Solid background in statistics and mathematics
Strong knowledge and hands-on experience in data analysis and fundamental machine-learning techniques
Demonstrated experience highlighting innovation, creativity, and intuition
Proficient in R (preferred), or Python, and their respective library ecosystems
Familiar with financial analytics, time series econometrics, and trading strategies
Able to mentor junior data scientists through code reviews and best practices
Ability to multitask with attention to details
Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills
PhD/Master’s degree in a technical or quantitative discipline, like math, statistics, science, engineering, with 2+ years of applied data analysis and prediction experience. No prior experience is needed for Entry-Level candidates.
Competitive salary; stock options; health benefits; paid time off; short- and long-term disability life insurance.
Please send your resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.