Professor David Schuster Receives NSF CAREER Award

SJSU Assistant Professor David Schuster (Department of Psychology, College of Social Sciences and Human Factors & Ergonomics program faculty member) has received the prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award for his proposal “CAREER: RUI: Understanding Human Cognition in Computer Network Defense.”

Read more here: http://www.sjsu.edu/researchfoundation/news/ & http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1553018

Learn more about Dr. Schuster here: www.sjsu.edu/people/david.schuster/

Congratulations Professor Schuster!

Tour at Sony PlayStation

Sign up here! http://goo.gl/forms/qMN3trELLH

WHAT:
Tour of Sony PlayStation’s user research labs led by SJSU Human Factors & Ergonomics alumnus Russell Williams.

WHERE:
Sony Computer Entertainment of America
2207 Bridgepointe Pkwy
San Mateo, CA 94404

WHEN:
Monday, March 28th 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm. Please show up at least 15 min. in advance. Attendees will need to sign an NDA to enter.

HOW:
First come, first served with priority going to paid members! Limited to 15 people. Selected attendees will signed up through Google Forms will receive an e-mail confirming their attendance. Officers will be at the event to collect membership dues from those who have not already paid.

Sign up here! http://goo.gl/forms/qMN3trELLH

SJSU EXPO ’16 Job & Internship Fair

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 12:00pm – 5:00pm 

Event Center
12:00pm – 1:30pm, Undergrads only*
1:30pm – 4:30 pm, All SJSU and registered alumni*

**Last Admittance @ 4:30 p.m.

*Special registration is required for Graduate students pursuing Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Software Engineering degrees: Log into SpartaJobs for additional details on attendance dates and requirements. 

EXPO ’16 Job & Internship Fair

Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Event Center
12:00pm – 1:30pm, Undergrads only*
1:30pm – 4:30 pm, All SJSU and registered alumni*

**Last Admittance @ 4:30 p.m.

*Special registration is required for Graduate students pursuing Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Software Engineering degrees: Log into SpartaJobs for additional details on attendance dates and requirements.

Get connected! Currently registered SJSU students and Career Center alumni members are invited to meet with employers anticipating career and/or internship opportunities. Open to all majors! *Complete the online job fair success webshop to increase your marketability and to stand out in the crowd. Business casual or professional dress is strongly recommended.

Tour at Google

Sign up using this Google Form!! http://goo.gl/forms/1yv8RFc47J

WHAT:
Visitors Tour
You will get a tour from an official Googler tour guide, see the Visitor’s Center, the Android Statue Garden, and visit the Google store!

Presentation/Panel + Q/A
TBD

Attendees will be given swag!

WHERE:
Google Visitor Center
1911 Landings Drive
Mountain View, CA 94043

WHEN:
Friday, March 18th 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Please show up at least 15 min. in advance.

HOW:
First come, first served with priority going to paid members! Limited to 30 people. Selected attendees will signed up through Google Forms (http://goo.gl/forms/1yv8RFc47J) will receive an e-mail confirming their attendance. Officers will be at the event to collect membership dues from those who have not already paid.

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San Jose State University Ranked 6th in the “Top 50 Best Value UX Design Graduate Programs of 2016” by Value Colleges!

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  “Top 50 Best Value UX Design Graduate Programs of 2016”

Based on information gathered from early career pay on Payscale, rankings on U.S. News and World Report, and the cost of tuition, Value College determined the best ROI and ranked UX graduate programs around the nation.

Why was San Jose State University ranked 6th in the Top 50 Best Value UX Design Graduate Program of 2016?

According to Value College, San Jose State University has….

  • The most graduates hired in Silicon Valley than any other university
  • Top computer science programs in the world
  • Top ranking computer engineering school in the U.S. News and World Report
  • A Human Factors and Ergonomics Master’s program that is “flexible, interdisciplinary, exploratory and allows students to customize according to their interest”
  • An affordable tuition with a great ROI

Source

Google Q&A Panel

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Society of Women Engineers – San Jose State University presents “Google Q&A Panel”, an all-female panel of engineers at Google are excited to share their experiences and insights with you! Food will be provided. Please RSVP here AND submit your questions: http://bit.ly/1Q2R4AW

5:00 – 5:30 PM: Enjoy refreshments and network.
5:30 – 6:30 PM: Q&A Panel.
6:30 – 7:00 PM: Additional networking.

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1542422269403848/

Upcoming February Events

If you’re interested in any of the events…

  1. Click the event title to read more information
  2. Register and/or click “Going” on its Facebook event

*Event information is subject to change.This post will try to have the latest updates. (Updated 2/20/16 @ 6:03 PM)

XX+UX Happy Hour for Women in UX
~ When: Weds. Feb. 3 @ 6:30 – 9 PM
~ Where: Slack 155 5th St. San Francisco, CA 94103

NIOSH Lifting Equation Webinar
~ When: Thurs. Feb. 4 @ 11 AM
~ Where: Online & SJSU ENGR Building RM 494

Google Q&A Panel (SJSU Society of Women Engineers)
~ When: Weds. Feb. 10 @ 5 – 7 PM
~ Where: SJSU ENGR Building RM 285/287

Saleforce
~ When: Thurs. Feb. 11
~ Where: Invite only
~ Profile Submission.: http://portfolio-review.salesforceux.com/

UXA Yahoo Tour
~ When: Fri. Feb. 12 2PM
~ Where: Yahoo 701 1st Ave, Sunnyvale, California 94089

Meetup Fair
~ When: Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 6:30PM
~ Where: The Tech Museum

Genia Tour
~ When: Fri. Feb. 19 @ 2 PM
~ Where: 2841 Scott Blvd. Santa Clara, CA 95054

SJSU EXPO ’16 Job & Internship Fairs
~ When: Tues. Feb. 23 & Weds. Feb 24 @ 1:30 – 5:00 PM
(I say come early. There WILL be a line. 4:30 PM last admittance)
~ Where: SJSU Event Center

UI/UX Design in the Transportation World – Tech Talk
~ When: Thurs. Feb. 25 @ 6 – 8:30 PM
~ Where: Metromile – 690 Folsom Street. Suite # 200. San Francisco, CA 94107

UX Design Inspiration – Designing for AI
~ When: Mon. Feb. 29 @ 6 – 8 PM
~ Where: Venrock 3340 Hillview Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, Palo Alto, CA