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Welcome to General Engineering 1004

Thanksgiving Week: Open Lab and Proto Lab Hours

Hello all!

With Thanksgiving break coming up next week, the Open Lab and Proto Lab schedules have changed slightly. Open Lab will be open normal hours Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, and Sunday (11/21-22 & 11/26-27), but will be on a modified schedule of 12:00 - 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday (11/23 and 11/25). Proto Lab will run normal hours Monday-Wednesday (12-6), but will be closed on Friday. There is no Open Lab or Proto Lab on Thursday (11/24). If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to your TAs or professors. 

Reminder: There is no Lecture, Recitation, or Lab running for EG1004 this week. Enjoy your breaks!

RAD Showcase Application

Attention all RAD groups,

The RAD Showcase Application opens today! We encourage everyone to apply through this form by November 14th 11:59PM. The RAD Showcase gives RAD groups the opportunity to present their projects to the EG teaching staff and members of the Tandon community. Groups will be selected to present their final presentations in Pfizer Auditorium on Monday, December 12th during lecture time. In order to be selected, your group must also be available for practice presentations in the Pfizer Auditorium on Monday, December 5th during lecture time. Based on the practice presentations, the top-ranked groups will advance to present on December 12 for the Gunter Georgi Award.

First place Gunter Georgi Award winners will be presented at Tandon Convocation and will be awarded $200 each with second place winners being awarded $100 each. Please feel free to reach out to research@eg.poly.edu if you have any questions.

Good luck!

Applications Open: RAD Innovation Grant

Hi everyone!

As we mentioned in lecture today, applications are now open for the RAD Innovation Grant. Open to all RAD grousp, this grant can supplement your $100 budget to purchase items for completion of your projects.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact your recitation instructors. The application deadline is 11/4/22 at 11:59 PM ET.

TA of the Month Nomination

Hello all,

As Professor Bringarder mentioned during lecture on Monday, there is a tab on the website named "TA Nominations". This will take you to a Google form which will allow you to nominate a TA that you think did an exceptional job and would like them to be recognized. Those nominated will be reviewed for our monthly recognition!

Clarification regarding your initial portfolios

Hi everyone,

As stated in lecture yesterday, the deadline for the initial portfolio will be for Milestone 3 rather than Milestone 2. Please disregard the deadline listed on your schedule and communicate with your recitation professor if you have any further questions regarding the assignment.

Thank you!

EG 1004 MakerSpace Pre-Lab Training Update

Dear EG 1004 students,

This is a reminder that MakerSpace Safety Orientation training is due for your lab 6 pre-lab assignment. We know that there have been a few difficulties signing up for the open training slots. If you have not attended the MakerSpace training yet, you should sign up for the next available training slots on the MakerSpace website. New slots open every day. If the only available slot is after your scheduled week, go ahead and sign up and send your Recitation Professor (and copy your Recitation Teaching Assistant and Writing Consultant) a screenshot of your scheduled time so that they can approve the extension. The final deadline is now the end of week 6 (end of day Saturday, October 15th), but we encourage you to attend the training as soon as possible. In a few weeks, the MakerSpace will send us a list of everyone who attended and completed the training, which will determine whether you received credit or a deduction for your Benchmark A assessment. 

Also, a gentle reminder that for all emails you send to the instructors of your section you must email your Recitation Professor and copy your Teaching Assistant and Writing Consultant. Any grade disputes or extension requests must be reviewed by your Recitation Professor. Whenever you are responding make sure that you REPLY ALL. This is a critical professional practice - not only for this course, but everything you do in school and work - that prevents miscommunication and keeps relevant people in the loop. The subject of any email realated to the course should be EG 1004 Your Section Letter & NumberIssue that needs to be resolved, (e.g. EG 1004 D3: Follow up on competition lab 7 extra credit). 

Best,

EG1004 Teaching Team

EG 1004 Reminders for Milestone 1 (Next Week)

Dear EG 1004 students,

A couple of quick reminders for next week:

  1. You should have received two emails about CATME in your NYU mailbox. The first email has a subject line "CATME System Notification", which is an introductory email. The second email is "CATME Project -- Forgot Password", which is for creating your own CATME account. Please check your spam folder just in case they were marked as spam. Once you create an account with your NYU NetID email address, please complete the rater practice by the due date set on your section's PDF schedule - 11:59 PM the day before your Milestone 1 recitaiton. YOU MUST USE YOUR OFFICIAL NYU NETID EMAIL TO GET CREDIT (with the format of abc123@nyu.edu).
  2. You will need to submit the URL of your LinkedIn profile to the EG website (https://eg.poly.edu/pd-assessment.php) by the due date set on your section's PDF schedule - 11:59 PM the day before your Milestone 1 recitaiton. Scroll down to "LinkedIn" and click on "Edit Link" just below to enter your URL.
  3. The same page on the EG website (https://eg.poly.edu/pd-assessment.php) will be used for your SLDP team's Google Drive folder - you should create one Google Drive folder for your team now). The "Edit Link" feature for your Google Drive folder will be available by the end of this week and entering the URL will be due by Milestone 1.

Best,

EG1004 Teaching Team

RAD and VEX applications DUE TOMORROW

Hi All!

Just a reminder that RAD and VEX applications are due tomorrow, September 20 at 11:59 EST. Again, below are the application forms for the RAD and VEX projects. Please only fill out either the VEX or RAD application once you have formed your SLDP groups in recitation.  Please contact your recitation TA if you have any questions!

To apply for RAD: Please fill out this form. If you need help finding inspiration for project ideas, you can reference this document.
To apply for VEX (either MRR or LAZ): Please fill out this form. Good luck to everyone!

Open Lab Hours Posted!

Hi All!

The updated Open Lab schedule is available under the Syllabus/Schedules tab on eg.poly.edu. Please refer to this schedule for the most up to date times, especially during holidays.

Good Luck!

RAD and VEX Applications

Hello All,

Below are the application forms for the RAD and VEX projects. Please only fill out either the VEX or RAD application once you have formed your SLDP groups in recitation. Both forms are due by September 20 at 11:59 PM EST.

If you are applying for RAD, you will need to attend Open Lab and meet with a TA for a RAD ideation session. If you are first applying for VEX, but RAD is your second choice, you are highly encouraged to attend an ideation session! Open Lab times can be found on the EG website. Please contact your recitation TA if you have any questions!

To apply for RAD: Please fill out this form. If you need help finding inspiration for project ideas, you can reference this document.

To apply for VEX (either MRR or LAZ): Please fill out this form.Good luck to everyone!

Welcome Fall 2022 Students!

Hello Everyone,

For staffing information for the course you may click on "Sections" found on the left menu portion of this webpage under the "Course Information" heading. Room numbers for recitations, labs, and lecture can also be found on this page. You may familiarize yourselves with all of the EG1004 TAs by clicking on "Teaching Assistants" and looking up your TAs by name. You may also search for your professors and writing consultants by clicking on "Professors" or "Writing Consultants".

You can view the syllabus and schedule from the the left menu portion of the webpage.

If you have any further questions regarding the course, assignments, staffing, or anything else you may direct them to gecentral@eg.poly.edu. Have a wonderful semester!