Oregon Tech's Optical Engineering Tech Talk Featured Speaker: Nick Bratt on "Microscopy, Innovation, and Kickstarter" Nick Bratt is an Oregon Tech alumnus, President of 4D Optical, and inventor of the MicrobeScope, a microscope that uses the camera on a cell phone,iPad or tablet to magnify and send photos of microbes, anywhere, any time. Nick has raised $100,000 for this invention through Kickstarter. He will talk about his passion for invention, his start-up company, and the future of microscopes. [...]
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Oregon Game Project Challenge (OGPC) Volunteers Needed! When: Saturday, May 10th, 8:30AM - 6PM Where: Chemeketa Community College, Salem Needed: Judges for Team Presentations - Roles, Teamwork, Adherence to Theme, Participation Technical Judges - Require technical programming knowledge Other - Room Hosts (watch over the rooms, encourage interactivity, notify the room of lock down time, lunch time, etc.), Team check-in help [...]
The 2014 NW Regional Women in Computing Conference (NWrWIC) is focused on empowering and encouraging women to pursue STEM careers, particularly in Computer Science and Engineering. The conference brings together students from universities and high schools with industry leaders to engage and inspire the next generation of women to play a leading role in shaping the future of technology. This year's keynote speaker is Kim Swift, Creative Director at Airtight Games. Kim led the development team that created the game Portal, one of the first 14 games to be included in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in NYC! [...]
When: April 10-12, 2014 Any or all of the days your are available. Where: Portland Memorial Coliseum What: Watch students compete their robot designs with more enthusiasm than you can imagine! Sign up for one or more days of this three day event at Robot Inspectors, Queuing, Field Reset, etc to help the tournaments run smoothly (and get to watch the students close up)! [...]
Are you a software designer and/or developer? Can you build websites, mobile apps, desktop apps, and/or other cool software? Are you a creative and innovative thinker who has started a software company? Do you work for an innovative software company? Are you an entrepreneur involved in the start-up scene? We need you! We're looking for engineers and designers to mentor high school students over the course of a single day and help them bring their ideas to life. [...]
The FREE event will be held at Jesuit High School in Portland on April 26, 9AM to 9PM. Spread the word to all high school students of all skill levels! Only interest and creativity are required; a team of world-class mentors will help with the rest. Students will get to meet mentors from a variety of innovative companies, as well as talk to entrepreneurs involved in the start-up scene. You’ll work in a team of 4 students to brainstorm an idea, bring it to life, and then demo and pitch it for a chance to win prizes and awards. All in just 12 hours. [...]