12 Sep 2019

September 12th, 2019 Meeting Minutes

Notes taken by Taylor in vim

30 people in attendance, including: sphinx, aerospice, alu, dolphin, spacedog, zurek, tank21, presto, backbutton, kahrl, and taylor

6:00 PM, On a Thursday, 2225 Kohrman Hall

current events

engineering expo

  • Wednesday, sept 25
  • classes canceled
  • go to network and learn about companies

jcpenny suit up

  • Sunday, sept 15
  • ID required
  • save up to 60%

other rsos need help

innovation club

  • the innovation club is looking for a website
  • this could be a mid-term project for CS3500
  • there are no cs people in the RSO
  • contact backbutton if interested


  • entire car is programmed in C with embedded systems
  • need help debugging code
  • good chance to get into Soldering
  • they need a web master to maintain website
  • the website is in angular with firebase back end
  • serial interfaces collect data for the car
  • if you are interested please come to the meeting tomorrow in lab e101 in Parkview at 4
  • if you are interested please contact sunseaker@wmich.edu
  • electrical team meets Wednesdays from 6:30-9:00


  • still needs programmers and embedded systems designers
  • 3/4 of the team will be gone next year
  • do lots of embedded system programming to collect data
  • don’t need prior knowledge
  • don’t need to know JavaScript
  • good resume builder!
  • the lab is G204 at Parkview
  • general meeting is 11:00 on Fridays
  • almost always open

club events

game jam next weekend

  • submit themes
  • make accounts
  • please submit your theme to the google form
  • entirety of club judges the games
  • no prior experience is necessary
  • next Friday 6:00 PM -Sunday 6:00 PM


  • need more people to come to this contest
  • similar to the content like you get in job interview
  • Teams are made up of 2-3 people
  • contact spacedog if interested


  • already have 6 people interested
  • join the Mhacks room in Riet
  • October 11-13
  • talk to dolphin if interested

midterm/finals study session

  • Alu has an idea for mid-term or final session
  • go to CS classes and promote it
  • get dates of exams from Kaminski
  • we need help from club
  • Doctor Car may buy food for the event
  • we have some interest from club


Chris rand looking for sysadmins

  • Chris rand is looking for people who are going to be here more than a year
  • he runs the big computer lab at Parkview
  • short on talent
  • May be looking for developers also
  • contact Chris if interested

I am looking for a math tutor

  • help me with math content
  • I would prefer to have someone who is familiar with the math to get threw a CS degree at WMU


  • good at verbally communicating
  • some familiarity with LaTeX preferred but basic training can be provided
  • see jobs for more details
  • if interested send me a PM on riot

other issues

  • we need a new router
  • we have been having issues with the office registration
  • we need new usb headsets!
  • we need a cashbox which is secure
  • Kahrl needs to buy some boards which are $70