2011-2012 National Conferences

National Society of Black Physicists and National Society of Hispanic Physicists Joint Annual Conference
Wednesday, September 21 - Saturday, September 24, 2011
Austin, TX
Attendees:
- Antonio Osorio, PhD student, Materials Science & Engineering

Great Minds in STEM (HENAAC) National Conference
Thursday, October 6, 2011 - Saturday, October 8, 2011
Orlando, FL
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
Career and Graduate School Fair, Saturday, October 8, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Veracruz Exhibit Hall
Graduate School for Engineers Workshop - "The Real Deal", Friday, October 7, 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM, Coronado E
Preparing for Success in Graduate Engineering Programs and Beyond Workshop, TBD
Booth #112
Attendees:
- Gustavo Parra-Montesinos, Associate Professor for Civil and Environmental Engineering
- Anthony Gutierrez, PhD student, Computer Science and Engineering
- Luis Gomez, PhD student, Electrical Engineering
- Paul Arias, PhD student, Mechanical Engineering

Society of Women Engineers National Conference
Thursday, October 13, 2011 - Saturday, October 15, 2011
Chicago, IL
Career Fair, Thursday, October 13, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Career Fair, Friday, October 14, 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Graduate Student Involvement in SWE Collegiate Section
Women and Diversity in Research
Life as a Graduate Student
Booth #632
Attendees:
- Debbie Taylor, Director of Women in Science and Engineering
- Ines Pons, Ph.D. student, Chemical Engineering
- Teresa Franklin, Ph.D. student, Mechanical Engineering
- Jennifer Dolan, Ph.D. student, Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences
- Katherine Knisely, Ph.D. student, Mechanical Engineering

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers National Conference
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - Sunday, October 30, 2011
Anaheim, CA
Career Fair Expo, Saturday, October 29, 10:am - 4:00 pm
Booth #667 & #669
Achieving Life/Work Balance While Attending Graduate School Workshop, Thursday, October 27, 9:00am - 10:00am, Room CC 206A
Graduate Technical Poster Competition - “Characterization of Brain Tissue Response in Neurochemical Sampling Methods" by David Cepeda, Friday, October 28
Learn More About Graduate School Workshop, Friday, October 28, 9:00am - 10:00am, Room CC 202B
Getting into Graduate School Workshop, Friday, October 28, 1:30pm - 2:30pm, Room CC 204C SHPE Foundation Pre-College Symposia, Friday, October 28, 3:30pm - 5:00pm, Marriott Anaheim Hotel
Attendees:
- Mike Nazareth, Associate Director for Graduate Education
- Bryan Enochs, Transfer Admissions & Recruitment Coordinator
- David Cepeda, Ph.D. student, Biomedical Engineering
- Angelica Perez, Ph.D. student, Civil and Environmental Engineering
- Hector Garcia, Ph.D. student, Computer Science & Engineering
- Paul Arias, Ph.D. student, Mechanical Engineering
- Tizoc Cruz, Ph.D. student, Mechanical Engineering
- Hector Perez, Ph.D. student, Mechanical Engineering
- Tiberius Moran, Ph.D. student, Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences
- Cindy Cerna, Ph.D. student, Biomedical Engineering

Tau Beta Pi Annual Convention
Thursday, October 27, 2011 - Saturday, October 29, 2011
Indianapolis, IN
Crowne Plaza Hotel
University/Company Recruiting Fair, Thursday, October 27, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Attendees:
- Elson Liu, Ph.D. student, Electrical Engineering
- Oliver Chen, Master's student, Electrical Engineering

Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science National Conference
Thursday, October 27, 2011 - Sunday, October 30, 2011
San Jose, CA
San Jose Convention Center
Booth #720
Attendees:
- Dave Sept, Associate Professor and Graduate Chair Biomedical Engineering
- Joseph Bull, Associate Professor for Biomedical Engineering

American Indian Science and Engineering Society National Conference
Thursday, November 10, 2011 - Saturday, November 12, 2011
Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis Convention Center
Attendees:
- Joseph Bull, Associate Professor for Biomedical Engineering

National Society of Black Engineers Annual Conference
Wednesday, March 28 - Sunday, April 1, 2012
Pittsburgh, PA
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Career Fair, Thursday, March 29 - Friday, March 30
Attendees:
- Mike Nazareth, Associate Director for Graduate Education
- Shira Washington, Coordinator of Graduate Education Programs
- Iverson Bell, Ph.D. student, Electrical Engineering
- Jessica Jones, Ph.D. student, Aerospace Engineering
- Carl McGill, Ph.D. student, Biomedical Engineering
- Erica Morgan, Ph.D. student, Applied Physics
- Lanre Oyebo, Ph.D. student, Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Science
- Brandon Pitts, Ph.D. student, Industrial Operations Engineering
- Aftin Ross, Ph.D. student, Biomedical Engineering
- Auresa Thomas, Ph.D. student, Biomedical Engineering