Weekly News Letter

March 14th, 2018




Office Move: The  Department of Bioengineering office and several of our professors have moved to Peterson Hall Suite 3100.


   Summer registration:

March 26   Graduate Students and Seniors

March 27   Juniors  

March 28   Sophomores

March 29   Freshmen


Fall registration starts mid / end April. The fall schedule can now be viewed on Patriot web.

Please set up an appointment with your advisor here:


Click on the button in the top right corner “GMU SSC Campus”.


  [FLYER]  Foreign Service Day for UG and GR students: Sat. April 7th

Interested in foreign service or diplomatic career? Login to HireMason to apply,

look for Job #152293, titled “Foreign Service Day: Exploring Careers in the State Department”.

All majors encouraged!



March 8| 12:00pm-1:00pm| Research Hall 163

Dr. Richard Weiss: Complex Materials Through
Self-Assembly Initiated by Small Molecules: Reversible Ionic Liquids, Rubbery Polymers, and Ambidextrous Gelators

March 22|12:00pm-1:00pm| Johnson Center room B

Dr. Kathleen Cullen: Neural Representations of Natural
Self-Motion:  Implications for Perception & Action


   NVESD Career Day | Thursday, March 15 | 9am-2pm | NVESD, Fort Belvoir

RSVP by March 8 - To secure a seat, email [log in to unmask]

U.S. citizenship is required to attend.

U. S. Army CERDEC Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD) is a government R&D laboratory focusing on EO/IR sensor technologies that enable the modern Warfighter to have a battlefield advantage in any environment. NVESD is opening its doors to the public for a unique opportunity to learn about our national defense mission and employment opportunities.


   VSE Undergraduate Research Celebration | Monday, April 16 | 5:30-8:30pm | Johnson Center Dewberry Hall –

Find out what it means to do research
and apply to OSCAR


   [FLYER]  Office of the Chief Data Officer at the Federal Reserve Board-

The job post on the public website is no longer active but any interested candidates can talk to Justin Rinker (Manager - Data management, Integration and Dissemination, Federal Reserve Board of Governors) directly and he can connect the applicant to the recruiter onsite. The position has not been filled yet. Key things to note are that it’s a year-round internship and the person would start immediately. They would be expected to work 10-32.5 hours a week 


   Vencore’s 2018 Summer Intern Program

This Vencore summer intern program is designed to provide college students the opportunity to learn about Vencore and gain meaningful, hands-on work experience in a professional environment.  Vencore’s summer internship program places an emphasis on developing the next generation’s workforce. This being said, as part of the internship curriculum, each intern is provided with the opportunity to interact with various branches of the company. This includes the chance to participate in a corporate public speaking course, attend brown bag sessions with the executive leadership team and participate in teambuilding activities with mentors and fellow interns. At the end of the program, each intern will give a brief presentation to the executive team summarizing their accomplishments and key takeaways achieved while working for Vencore. 


This ten-week paid internship program runs from May 29 to August 3, with the option to extend.  Each intern should be available to work the duration of the ten weeks and commit to working a minimum of 30 hours per week. This program is geared towards technical college students, actively enrolled at a four year university, who will be rising into their senior year. Juniors may be considered if they have declared their major and have qualified coursework.


If you are interested in learning more about Vencore and the summer intern program, please apply directly to the positon here

[FLYER]  Postdoctoral Position outside the NIH: Office of Science and Engineering Labs

Position Title: LabView programmer for optical imaging project in neurotoxicology.

Website – http://go.usa.gov/cegV3


 Association of Old Crows Scholarship | Deadline: March 30


Two scholarships in the amount of $12,500 each will be awarded on May 2018.


[FLYER] OSCAR funded Summer Research Opportunity | Deadline: March 15

Apply at HireMason Job Code: 152204



March 8: BENG Seminar Dr. Weiss


March 15: NVESD Career Day

March 15: OSCAR funded Summer Research Opportunity deadline


March 22:BENG Seminar Dr. Cullen


Summer Registration

March 26 Grad & Seniors

March 27 Juniors

March 28 Sophomores

March 29 Freshman


March 30: Association of Old Crows Scholarship deadline


April 7: Foreign Service Day


April 16: VSE Undergraduate Research Celebration





Contact Us

General Phone: 703-993-5846

Advising - Claudia Borke:703-993-4190

Email: [log in to unmask]

Website: http://bioengineering.gmu.edu/