Weekly Research Newsletter

Awards and Honors

Dr. Mark Glauser (MAE) won an award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research to be a Principal Investigator on the project titled “Multi-Stream Near-Wall Turbulence Dynamics.” Dr. Jacques Lewalle (MAE) is a co-investigator on the project. Congratulations!

Upcoming Events

Resume Readiness Drop-Ins

Monday, January 28th, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., 304 Lyman Hall

Teaching Portfolio Construction Session

Monday, January 28th, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m., Kittredge Auditorium, HBC 

The Graduate School is offering an interactive workshop designed for all graduate students with an interest in beginning, constructing, and/or improving your Teaching Portfolio. These portfolios are used in the application process for several awards and programs at Syracuse University (including the Teaching Mentor position, the Outstanding TA Award, and the Certificate in University Teaching) and are sometimes required for job or grant applications. We will discuss how to create, organize, and present aspects of the portfolio including the teaching philosophy, instructional evaluations, and teaching materials. We will also discuss some ways to create and organize an online portfolio. 

No registration is necessary, but please contact Shawn Loner (scloner@syr.edu) with any accommodation requests.

Resume Readiness Drop-Ins

Tuesday, January 29th, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., 304 Lyman Hall

The College of Engineering and Computer Science Career Fair

Wednesday, January 30th, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m., Goldstein Auditorium – Schine Student Center

The Academic Job Market: Negotiating Offers

Friday, February 1st, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m., Schine Student Center 228B

Once you get an offer letter, the real work begins—the negotiation. Beyond salaries, you might have to work out relocation costs, startup funding for a lab, and much more. This workshop will help you to get what you need at this stage and to make the offer into a job you will love. Click here to register. Please email opcd@syr.edu with any accommodation requests.

 

Funding Opportunities

For Students:

Graduate Teaching Fellowship Program (ASME)

(February 15, 2019) This program is a collaboration between ASME and mechanical engineering departments to encourage outstanding doctoral candidates in mechanical engineering education (and related engineering fields), particularly women and minorities.

Scholarship Program (SWE)

(February 15, 2019) The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women studying baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology, and computer science.

WEF Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship (WEF)

(March 1, 2019) This scholarship is for a post-baccalaureate student in the water environment field. The scholarship is for education related expenses such as room and board, tuition and books. The scholarship may not be used to cover stipends or wages.

For Faculty: 

National Robotics Initiative 2.0: Ubiquitous Collaborative Robots (NRI-2.0) (NSF 19-536)

(February 19, 2019) The NRI-2.0 program builds upon the original National Robotics Initiative (NRI) program to support fundamental research in the United States that will accelerate the development and use of collaborative robots (co-robots) that work beside or cooperatively with people. The focus of the NRI-2.0 program is on ubiquity, which in this context means seamless integration of co-robots to assist humans in every aspect of life.

CDMRP Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program Technology/Therapeutic Development Award (DOD)

(July 11,2019) This award is a product-driven award mechanism intended to provide support for the translation of promising preclinical findings into products for clinical applications, including prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment, or quality of life, in at least one of the Congressionally directed FY19 PRMRP Topic Areas.

CDMRP Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award (DOD)

(July 11, 2019) This award is intended to support studies that will make an important contribution toward research and/or patient care for a disease or condition related to at least one of the FY19 PRMRP Topic Areas. 

CDMRP Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program Focused Program Award (DOD)

(July 15, 2019) Focused Program Award applications must describe a unifying, overarching challenge that will be addressed by a set of research projects. The overarching challenge must be relevant to a critical problem or question in the field of research and/or patient care in at least one of the FY19 PRMRP Topic Areas.

 
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