CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY BAKERSFIELD
Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science


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NEWS
Theta Oilfield Services Needs Full-Time Coder
Theta needs a FULL-TIME entry-level developer. Any interested applicants can contact Kenny at kenny@gotheta.com. For more information on the company visit www.gotheta.com. posted july 2014
Course Offering Updates
An update to the two year rotation of courses and to the 2014/15 course offerings has been posted to the website. Please note that some tentatively scheduled courses for 2014/15 have been canceled due to staffing levels. Course schedules for both years may change in response to staffing levels and demand. posted jun 2014
New Electives for Electrical Engineering
The courses ECE 306, ECE 425, and ECE 426 have been added to the list of Electrical Engineering electives for the 2013/15 catalog. ECE 306 and ECE 425 are being offered in Fall 2014. posted jun 2014
Grimmway Farms Network Administrator
SUMMARY Under minimal supervision, maintains Active Directory, Install, repair, and perform preventive maintenance of servers and related software and hardware failures. Use project management skills in order to complete multiple tasks concurrently. Test and install new network applications or systems as assigned. Develop and maintain proper system documentation. Application Instructions: Apply through RunnerLink - Job #7271 (www.csub.edu/cece - "student/alumni" link - RunnerLink) posted jun 2014
Bolthouse Farms Internship Opportunity
Bolthouse Needs a Programmer Analyst Intern. We are flexible with the start date, but are looking for solid candidates who have already completed some programming courses and are in search of a programming internship opportunity for this summer. Contact: Jaress Loo, Custom Development Lead Email: jloo@bolthouse.com posted may 2014
Aaron Swartz Documentary
JUST RELEASED trailer for the documentary Internet's Own Boy. We will be showing the documentary as soon as it is released. posted apr 2014
Nonfat Media looking for web developers
Nonfat Media develops and maintains high traffic, high visibility dynamically driven websites for parent companies. You will work in small teams of developers - communication skills, attention to detail key assets. Candidates must currently be eligible to work in US. Desired Experience & Skills:
  • Basic web development in HTML, CSS, JavaScript. Knowledge of jQuery/jQuery plugins a plus
  • Experience with server-side scripting or other programming language
  • Familiarity with Bootstrap or similar frameworks

    Send resume to hr@nonfatmedia.com; For more about this position and others, please see: http://nonfatmedia.com/careers/ 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