Engineering Alumni Tailgating Event 11-Nov

Engineering Technology is hosting an alumni tailgate for Saturday the 11th.  Let me know if you’d like to attend.  Game tickets are available as well if you are interested.

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IEEE paper on the Halbach magnetic gear is published

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7949068/?reload=true&arnumber=7949068&source=authoralert

 

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Nomad CNC cutting aluminum

Machining aluminum fixture for a senior design project.

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Pushkar in Japan

Pushkar Sathe has taken a job in Japan working with the company that makes the JMAG magnetics software that we use in our magnetic gear research.  Congrats and best of luck to Pushkar!

 

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Maker Faire in the Triangle Area

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SME meeting at UNC Charlotte Sep 20

Our September meeting will be a joint one with the student chapter at UNC-Charlotte. The date is September 20 and the time is 6:30 PM. Jon Tedesco, of Keyence, will be doing a presentation on the topic of surface analysis. He will have several pieces of equipment to demonstrate to us.

We will be serving food at this event, so an RSVP is required by September 15. Log onto our website to register or email annedixon@dixoneng.com to RSVP. Hope to see all of you there.

Anne Dixon

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High school robotics in August at UNC Pembroke

Hello wonderful volunteers,

I hope everyone is having a great summer. As some of you might know, the NC Off-Season FRC event known as THOR (Thundering Herd Of Robots) is coming soon, and this year there will be two separate competitions. THOR 1 will be held on August 5th this year. The location is the Jones Center at UNC-Pembroke, Pembroke, NC 28372. And we are looking for volunteers!!!! We need people for the following positions:

Scorekeepers
Referees
Field Reset
Queueing
MC
Game Announcer
Safety Glass Table

The schedule for the event is:

General Schedule (subject to change!!):
Friday, Aug 4 – Set-up Facility
Saturday, Aug 5
7:00 am – Volunteer Check-In
7:30 am – Team Check-In
9:00 am – Opening Ceremony
9:30 am – Matches Begin
6:00 pm – Awards Ceremony
7:00 pm – Load-out

If you are interested in volunteering please use to following link and register

https://goo.gl/forms/i2hHzRi0Z8bXfznk2

Beth Davis
THOR 1 Volunteer Coordinator

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