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AITP Speaker from IHMC – Mar 2, 4pm

On behalf of John Coffey, AITP Chapter Advisor:

I want to invite you to the next Association of Information Technology Professionals speaker meeting, Tuesday, March 2, 4:00pm, bldg. 4, rm. 350.
Several cool things will happen:

  • award the AITP scholarships
  • announce the winners of the AITP Intramural Programming Competition
  • hear from Dr. Sharon Heise from IHMC.
  • eat some pizza

About the talk:

Speaker: Dr. Sharon Heise
The Institute for Human and Machine Cognition
Topic: “Inventing the future at IHMC.”
Tuesday, March 2, 2010,
4:00 p.m.
Building 4, Room 350.

Dr. Heise will provide a fascinating overview of the unbelievably cool technology being developed at IHMC. For more on IHMC, visit this link:

Dr Heise is Associate Director for the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition. She previously served 20 years in the United States Air Force, where she was most recently Director of the Mathematics and Information Sciences Directorate at the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). Dr Heise holds the Ph.D. degree in Control Engineering from Cambridge University, England. She is an associate fellow of the AIAA and a senior member of the IEEE.


Tech Night Career Fair – Mar 16

Employers with technology-related internship, co-op and employment opportunities will be present at the

5th annual Tech Night, March 16, 2:00-4:00 pm at the UWF REEF Campus in Shalimar.

Open to all UWF students and alumni. Students and alumni should upload their resume to JasonQuest in order for them to be viewed by employers; deadline is March 10th. Be sure to have your resume reviewed by Career Services. For more information contact Ester Molder, 850-863-6575,

IEEE NWF Section Meeting – Feb 22 6pm

Hall’s Seafood Restaurant, Pensacola, FL

UWF’s Unmanned System’s Group and its Programs

This presentation will be presented by Mr. Shawn Adams, Deputy Program Manager & Mr. David Algeo, Program Manager, UWF Unmanned Systems Lab. They will speak in un-classified detail of on all three of their programs – the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), the Unmanned Ground System, and the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle which took 2nd place in the international competition this past July. The presenters will actually bring actual units utilised in competition’s and place them on display. Additionally, They will also be bringing the “target” that is utilised for development. As “live” items and not mere mock-ups, there will be some restrictions on their being handled due in part to ESD precautions.

PRESENTERS: Mr. Shawn Adams & Mr. David Algeo, of University West Florida’s Unmanned Systems Lab

WHERE: The seminar will be presented at Hall’s Seafood, located at 920 E Gregory St, Pensacola, FL 32502.

WHEN: February 22, 2010, 18:00

This technical seminar is free to all IEEE members with an active IEEE member number. Each member is responsible for their own meal and beverage. **UWF students can attend

Please RSVP with the IEEE NWF Section Secretary, Jim Hogue at

Seating is limited to those who respond first. Knowing the number of attendees will help us plan for appropriate seating.

Speaker on Wed Feb 17 @ 430pm

SEAS (Student Environmental Action Society) will be hosting a seminar on Feb. 17th at 4:30 in Bldg 58A, Rm 101 with Gulf Power. A representative from the Crist Power Plant will be speaking about the environmental impact and research/remediation efforts that the plant is undergoing. Renewable energy will also be discussed.

Open questions will follow the presentation.

Refreshments will be provided.

FYI** Harris Corporation Interview

Harris Corporation will be on-campus to do interviews for (post graduation) software engineering positions on Monday 3/29/10. Students can learn more about the position on their JasonQuest account under job ID# 6315. Students can also register for the interview in JasonQuest under “on-campus interviews”, schedule # 223. If the student does not have a JasonQuest account they can register for an account at, just click on student log-in under the JasonQuest logo and follow the instructions. Please give career services a call at 474-2254 if you have any questions!