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  • Technical Communication Program | Engineering
    202S can be repeated for credit No prerequisite for either 202W or 202S Both courses are offered Autumn Winter and Spring Can undergraduates take Engr 202S Yes Although most of the students who enroll in Engr 202S are gradaute students this directed writing tutorial can also be very useful for undergrads who are working on an honors thesis journal conference paper or other independent writing project Can undergraduates take Engr 202W Engr 202W is a graduate level course but advanced and highly motivated undergrads may take it with permission of the instructor Interested undergraduates are encouraged to take Engr 102W Writing for Engineers Can I get help from TCP without enrolling in a course Yes For short term help with a writing project or a presentation see the Consulting tab Do I have to be a student in the School of Engineering to request a consultation No Our instructors and tutors can provide feedback to students from a range of disciplines and we welcome students from across the university Additional questions Contact Mary McDevitt Acting Director of the TCP mary mcdevitt stanford edu Printer friendly version The Technical Communication Program offers a variety of courses to help students improve their technical writing and speaking skills ENGR 100 Teaching Public Speaking The theory and practice of teaching public speaking presentation In this tutor training course students deliver lectures lead discussions practice critiquing speeches take part in fieldwork and develop teaching materials in a term project Hands on introduction to designing an effective course developing tutorial and workshop techniques and teaching delivery organization audience analysis visual aids and style Successful students are eligible to become paid public speaking instructors in the TCP Admission to this course is by instructor s permission To schedule an interview contact Matt Vassar 5 units Offered autumn winter and spring ENGR 102W Writing for Engineers Intensive practicum focusing on effective communication of technical scientific and professional information in industry and academia Best writing practices for varied audiences purposes and media Group workshops and individual conferences with instructors Designed for undergraduates 3 units Offered winter ENGR 103 Public Speaking Introduces students to the full range of speaking activities from impromptu talks to carefully rehearsed formal presentations and includes instruction on the development and use of visual aids This practical course helps students develop confidence in their speaking ability through weekly practice in class and rehearsals in individual tutorials 3 units Offered autumn winter and spring ENGR 202S Writing Special Projects Non lecture one on one weekly writing tutorial for students working on various writing projects such as proposals dissertations journal articles conference papers honors or engineering theses and teaching and research statements Weekly individual meetings structured around the student s project s Students receive close attention to and extensive feedback on their writing from instructor No prerequisite Grading Satisfactory No Credit This course may be repeated for credit 1 unit Offered autumn winter and spring ENGR 202W Technical Writing Teaches students how to write clear concise well ordered

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  • Tutoring | Engineering
    Institute for Computational Mathematical Engineering Wellspring of Innovation Info For Students Alumni Companies Faculty Staff Departments Aeronautics and Astronautics Bioengineering Chemical Engineering Civil Environmental Engineering Computer Science Electrical Engineering Management Science Engineering Materials Science Engineering Mechanical Engineering Institutes Hasso Plattner Institute of Design Institute for Computational Mathematical Engineering Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment Search this site Primary links About Research Faculty Admissions Education Collaborations Tutoring Home Student Portal Academic Support Resources Tutoring Tutoring is available free to all undergraduates Tutors hold regular hours in central campus and at some at some residence halls for introductory courses in math chemistry physics biology and other subjects Engineering tutoring is sponsored by a partnership between the Center for Teaching and Learning CTL and the school s Engineering Diversity Program EDP See all about undergrad tutoring and academic skills coaching at tutoring stanford edu The Accelerated Calculus for Engineers ACE program provides exceptional tutoring in calculus courses here at Stanford Becoming a Tutor Apply directly to CTL during their annual application period Only undergraduate and coterm students are eligible CTL and Stanford Engineering are also interested in reaching out to underrepresented diversity students who wish to be

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  • International Students
    currently supports more than 180 engineering graduate financial aid funds and more than 65 Stanford Graduate Fellowships in engineering Many types of fellowships are available including some that support a particular area of study Some of our most successful international graduates have chosen to fund fellowships that offer others in their homelands the opportunities they have enjoyed at Stanford These include programs aimed at students from Mexico China Taiwan and the Middle East GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS To foster a global student body at Stanford Engineering and in many cases to honor their own educational experiences donors have created graduate fellowships that target students from specific global regions or countries including Mexico China Taiwan and parts of the Middle East These are based entirely on merit no application is required or accepted Some of these fellowships and their generous donors are listed below Mexico Claudio X Gonzalez Fellowship Claudio Gonzalez a Stanford chemical engineer is Chairman of the Board and Managing Director of Kimberly Clark de Mexico S A that country s largest consumer products company He s also served as a director for the parent company Kimberly Clark and on the boards of many other internationally known brands including Home Depot The fellowship aims to attract exceptional students from Mexico to Stanford and prepare them for leadership roles in society CONACYT Stanford Graduate Fellowships Established by CONACYT Mexican National Council of Science and Technology and Stanford University this fellowship is designed to attract talented students from Mexico to pursue graduate study in engineering at Stanford By doing so the university and CONACYT plan to promote cooperation among scientists and scholars in the United States and Mexico and help enhance the quality of the relationship among people from the two countries China Enlight Foundation Engineering Fellowship Trained as an engineer Yongping Duan is an inventor and entrepreneur who founded two of China s best known consumer electronics brands He and his wife Xin Liu a former journalist established the Enlight Foundation in 2005 to help students from China further their education The Enlight Foundation Engineering Fellowship at Stanford aids graduate students from the People s Republic of China with a special focus on graduates of Zhejiang University Renmin University and the University of Electronic Science and Technology Taiwan The Mr K K Lee Engineering Graduate Fellowship Fund Bowei Lee is CEO and chairman LCY Group a leading chemical company based in Taiwan Lee holds a master s degree in chemical engineering from MIT and an MBA from Stanford Two of his children Hendrick and Michelle are currently attending Stanford Lee created this fellowship in 2005 in honor of his father K K Lee who founded LCY Group formerly known as Lee Chang Yung Chemical Industry Group The Fellowship aids graduate engineering students from Taiwan Middle East Eltoukhy Family Fellowship The Atef and Fofa Eltoukhy Family Fellowship aspires to educate the best technical minds in the Middle East and promote the understanding and tolerance of cultural and religious differences among

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  • Career Resources
    center provides support and a wide array of services including a jobs internships database one on one career counseling targeted workshops on campus events such as career fairs and employer interviews and a reference file service Career fairs Check out the list of student career fairs hosted throughout the year Opportunity Job Fair Entrepreneurship Stanford is renowned for fostering innovative technology ventures Following are some resources for the entrepreneurs at

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  • Student Jobs And Internships
    Science and Electrical Engineering majors Subscribe with the following message no subject line subscribe cs careers Department of Electrical Engineering e mail list Join the Department of Electrical Engineering e mail list for job announcements of interest to Electrical Engineering majors Department of Management Science and Engineering job resource Join the Management Science Engineering students e mail list to receive job listings targeted specifically to MS E majors Students can receive weekly e mail updates about new opportunities and apply for positions online Department of Materials Science and Engineering Check the Materials Science and Engineering to find job listings targeted specifically to MSE major Students can also apply for positions online posted specifically for Stanford Engineers Stanford jobs For a list of current job openings within the university see the Stanford jobs website Internships The following are funding opportunities for U S engineering students to go abroad National Science Foundation East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes EAPSI selects approximately 250 U S graduate students per year to conduct research in Australia China Japan Korea New Zealand Singapore or Taiwan for 8 10 weeks in the summer Winston Churchill Foundation Scholarships are funded and administered by the Winston Churchill Foundation of

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  • Student Organizations
    materials of technological importance Materials Research Society website Mechanical Engineering Women s Group The Mechanical Engineering ME Women s Group aims to to foster a sense of community and environment of support among all graduate women in engineering at Stanford The club hosts events that address topics of interest to women engineers Mechanical Engineering Women s Group website Optical Society of America Stanford OSA is a student run organization interested in the promotion of optical science and technology Students collaborate with national OSA other student chapters and groups like the Stanford Photonics Research Center SPRC to provide exciting educational networking and community outreach activities Optical Society of America website Product Design Student Association The Product Design Students Association caters to the Stanford Product Design community providing students with opprotunities to learn more about product design build a community network with faculty graduate students and alumni and find jobs Product Design Student Association website Also see the Joint Program in Design Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics SIAM The Stanford chapter promotes basic research in computational mathematics and scientific computing to the graduate and undergraduate community It provides opportunities for student research presentations and the sharing of information and feedback and fosters mentorship between Stanford students and industry experts Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics website Society of Black Scientists and Engineers SBSE SBSE is dedicated to fulfilling the mission of NSBE which is to increase the number of black engineers and scientists who excel academically succeed professionally and positively impact the community NSBE named Stanford s chapter Most Distinguished in 2004 and 2005 SBSE has continued a long tradition of programs on Stanford s campus geared towards the successful recruitment retention and graduation of black scientists and engineers Society of Black Scientists and Engineers website Society of Women Engineers SWE SWE sponsors programs on women s issues in engineering and works to encourage K 12 girls to have an interest in engineering and science Society of Women Engineers website Stanford Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers The purpose of the Stanford student chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers is to heighten student awareness of opportunities in electrical engineering by promoting interaction between students faculty practicing engineers and local industry Stanford Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers website Stanford Society Of Latino Engineers SOLE SSCLES The central purpose of SOLE formerly SSCLES is to increase the number of Latinos in the academic and professional areas of engineering and science The group sponsors both academic and social programs and promotes academic and career development for both undergraduate and graduate students Stanford Society of Latino Engineers website Stanford Solar Car Project The Stanford Solar Car Project is a student run donation funded project that has been building and racing solar powered vehicles since 1986 In the 2005 American Solar Challenge Stanford s car won in the stock class Stanford Solar provides hands on experience for students in various fields of study and educates various groups on and off campus Stanford

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  • Advances in Biomedical Measurement Science | Engineering
    Wellspring of Innovation Info For Students Alumni Companies Faculty Staff Departments Aeronautics and Astronautics Bioengineering Chemical Engineering Civil Environmental Engineering Computer Science Electrical Engineering Management Science Engineering Materials Science Engineering Mechanical Engineering Institutes Hasso Plattner Institute of Design Institute for Computational Mathematical Engineering Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment Search this site Primary links About Research Faculty Admissions Education Collaborations Advances in Biomedical Measurement Science Home Partnerships Affiliates Advances in Biomedical Measurement Science The Advances in Biomedical Measurement Science ABMS program supports research to provide significant improvements in the accuracy and comparability of vital data used to make important research regulatory clinical and manufacturing quality control decisions The program is co led by Stanford University SU and the National Institute for Standards and Technology NIST The goals of the ABMS program are to greatly reduce the time for translation of new technology and new drugs into clinical practice increase safety and efficacy of new pharmaceuticals as well as greatly decrease the regulatory burden of introducing the next generation of innovative instruments standardized reagents protocols and computational tools needed to improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs Last modified Mon 10 Nov 2014 at 11

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  • Aeronautics & Astronautics Industrial Affiliates Program | Engineering
    of Design Institute for Computational Mathematical Engineering Wellspring of Innovation Info For Students Alumni Companies Faculty Staff Departments Aeronautics and Astronautics Bioengineering Chemical Engineering Civil Environmental Engineering Computer Science Electrical Engineering Management Science Engineering Materials Science Engineering Mechanical Engineering Institutes Hasso Plattner Institute of Design Institute for Computational Mathematical Engineering Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment Search this site Primary links About Research Faculty Admissions Education Collaborations Aeronautics Astronautics Industrial Affiliates Program Home Partnerships Affiliates Aeronautics Astronautics Industrial Affiliates Program The Aeronautics Astronautics Industrial Affiliates Program facilitates interactions between the department and industry members interested in the research conducted in the Aeronautics Astronautics department including guidance navigation and control including GPS and robotics composite materials and smart structures smart sensors and actuators air traffic management unmanned aircraft systems fluid mechanics supersonics and hypersonics rocket propulsion systems aircraft and satellite design decision making algorithms and safety critical systems and multidisciplinary design optimization Membership in the Aero Astro Affiliates Program promotes direct contact with faculty visitor exchanges contact with graduating students and access to the latest trends in research and development Last modified Mon 21 Jul 2014 at 11 32 Printer friendly version More Info Director

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