Brown University School of Engineering

Events

ENGN DUG End of Term Extravaganza

Friday, April 24, 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Final psets, projects, labs and exams got you down? Come unwind and chill with fellow peers at the ENGN DUG's End of Term Extravaganza. We'll celebrate the (almost) end of classes and munch on pizza ...

Engineering Undergraduate Research Symposium

Monday, April 27, 2015 8:30am - 4:00pm

   The Engineering Honors Thesis Presentations are presented by senior undergraduates. In addition to maintaining an excellent academic record and presenting a summary of their research, students submit a written thesis. The thesis is reviewed by the research advisor and a second reader. Students who meet the criteria for excellence in coursework and research are granted their bachelor’s degree cum honoribus (with Honors) in their respective concentration.

LECTURE: Dr. Larry Schuette, Director of Research at Office of Naval Research

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm

In his role as the Director of Research at the Office of Naval Research, Dr. Schuette is responsible for 45% of the sponsored research in the Department of the Navy, including all of the fundamental research and approximately 50% of the applied research. Dr. Schuette will discuss current and future funding opportunities and best practices for securing funding from $800M/year that ONR sponsors. An interactive Q&A session is desired and anticipated.

Fluids Seminar: Rolling in the Deep: Tumor Cell Adhesion and Treatment in the Bloodstream

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Please contact Madeline Brewster (863-1414) Madeline_Brewster@brown.edu if you would like to make an appointment to meet with Dr. King Michael King ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Dean in the Lobby Tuesdays, 4:30 p.m. -5:30 p.m. Barus & Holley Lobby Join Senior Associate Dean Rod Beresford every Tuesday during the academic year in the lobby of Barus & Holley for open office hours. He will discuss issues, answer questions, listen to suggestions or complaints about the School of Engineering, engineering classes, labs, facilities, etc.

IMNI Distinguished Lecture: Prof. Zdenek P. Bazant - “Why Fracking Works and Why Not Well Enough” - Hosted By: Huajian Gao

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm

“Why Fracking Works and Why Not Well Enough” April 29, 2015 Barus & Holley, RM 190 Reception: 3:30 p.m. Lecture: 4:00 p.m. Zdenek Bazant, Distinguished McCormick Institute Professor and W.P. Murphy Professor of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, and Materials Science Northwestern University Abstract: The astonishing success of the U.S. industry with horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, aka fracking, drastically improves the energy prospects of the U.S.

Biomedical Engineering Seminar - “Measuring Single Cell Growth and Response to Targeted Cancer Therapies”

Thursday, April 30, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am

Scott Manalis, Ph.D Viterbi Professor of Biological and Mechanical Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology Despite significant advances in our understanding cancer genetics, patients often receive empiric treatments with nonspecific cytotoxic therapies. Better information about which treatment to offer an individual patient (i.e., precision medicine) could improve efficacy while sparing patients from the toxicity of therapies that offer no benefit.

Joint Materials/Solid Mechanics Seminar Series: “Computational materials design using reduced order models: an application to mitigating helium-induced damage”

Monday, May 04, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Michael Demkowicz, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Computational materials design promises to accelerate materials development and yield solutions ...

Prep for Finals Academic Workshop

Monday, May 04, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join this workshop with Peer Academic Coaches to get tips on how to organize yourself to get the most out of reading period and get ready for finals while keeping your sanity. Food and drinks provided. If you would like to schedule an individual consultation on this topic or any of the others, please go to the Academic Support Website to schedule with an academic coach.

Classes end for courses not observing the Reading Period. Last day to drop a course (5:00 p.m. deadline) or to request an incomplete from an instructor. Last day for advisors to approve second or third concentrations in ASK for students in their penulti

Tuesday, May 05, 2015 12:00am - 12:00am
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Classes end for courses not observing the Reading Period. Last day to drop a course (5:00 p.m. deadline) or to request an incomplete from an instructor. Last day for advisors to approve second or ...