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Events Archive

Scientific Writing: Key Principles

Monday, July 27, 2015 9:00am - 11:00am

The Brown BioMed Initiative to Maximize Student Development will offer a 3-part training module on "Scientific Writing: Key Principles" on July 27, 28 & 29 (M-T-W) from 9-11am each day in BioMed ...

Staff Development Day 2015

Thursday, June 11, 2015 6:45am - 4:00pm
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Now in its 22nd year, Staff Development Day is an opportunity for Brown staff members to grow personally and professionally by attending seminars, tours and events throughout the day. President Paxson ...

Hazardous Waste Training

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Hazardous Waste Training is a 90-minute session presented by the Environmental Compliance Specialist and covers key topics for managing hazardous wastes. Hazardous Waste Training is required for ALL ...

Barus & Holley 50th Anniversary Celebration

Thursday, June 04, 2015 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Please join us and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the dedication of Barus & Holley.

Commencement

Sunday, May 24, 2015 12:00am - 12:00am
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Commencement

Back to Brown Engineering Alumni Reception

Friday, May 22, 2015 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Back to Brown Engineering Alumni Reception Friday, May 22, 2015, 4:30-6:00, Barus & Holley Lobby. All engineering alumni who are coming back to campus for commencement are invited to join us to reconnect with fellow engineering alumni and faculty during this beer, wine, and cheese reception. We hope you will join us! Please spread the word to other Brown engineers.

Sigma Xi Induction Ceremony 2015

Friday, May 22, 2015 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Sigma Xi Inductions ceremony for new inductees and their families. Students and families are invited to attend at specific times. Attendance is by invitation or for ticket holders.

2015: Closing Celebration for Brown's 250th Anniversary

Friday, May 22, 2015 12:00am - Sunday, May 24, 2015 12:00am
Brown Campus

Closing Celebration for Brown's 250th Anniversary (March 2014 - May 2015). Planned in conjunction with Commencement/Reunion Weekend 2015. More details to follow.

School of Engineering PhD Thesis Defense Presentation: Patrick Flanigan

Thursday, May 14, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm

"Plasmonic Interferometry in Systems with Single or Multiple Scatterers: Experiments, Simulations, and Applications" The presiding officer will be Professor Domenico Pacifici. All are welcome to attend ...

School of Engineering PhD Thesis Defense Presentation: Anton Tokranov

Thursday, May 14, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm

"In Situ Investigations of Solid Electrolyte Interphase Formation and Properties in Lithium Ion Batteries". The presiding officer will be Professor Brian Sheldon. All are welcome to attend this presentation ...

School of Engineering PhD Thesis Defense Presentation: Yinxuan Yang

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 9:30am - 10:30am

“A Phenomenological Investigation of Metal-Metal Contacts at the Nanoscale for RF MEMS Switch Applications”. The presiding officer will be Professor Angus Kingon. All are welcome to attend this ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, May 05, 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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

AIChE Annual Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream

Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The sweetest event of the season is here on April 30! Join the Chemical & Biochemical Engineers for a free bowl of ice cream frozen before your eyes by liquid nitrogen. You won't want to miss this ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Electrical Engineering Seminar: New Wireless Communication Paradigms

Thursday, April 23, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Dr. Harish Krishnaswamy, Associate Professor, from the Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University will present "Rethinking the Functional Boundaries of Integrated Radio-Frequency Systems ...

Seminar: Rethinking the Functional Boundaries of Integrated Radio-Frequency Systems Enables New Wireless Communication Paradigms

Thursday, April 23, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Harish Krishnaswamy Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Columbia University Abstract: Mobile data traffic in 2014 was nearly 30 times the size of the entire global Internet ...

Preparing for Finals: Academic Workshop with Pat Dickson

Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join Pat Dickson for a workshop aimed at helping you prepare for your final exams! 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. RSVP here: https://ask.brown.edu/events/events/rsvp/357/-1

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, April 21, 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.

Phototonics and Electronics Seminar: Plasmonics - the glitter and dark spots

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Professor Jacob B. Khurgin, Johns Hopkins University. Recent years have seen staggering growth of interest in using nanostructured metals in optical range with the goal of enhancing linear and nonlinear optical properties or even engineering novel optical properties unknown in Nature – usually this burgeoning field is referred to as “Plasmonics and Metamaterials”.