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The Brown Materials Research Society presents Strain Engineering of Semiconductors: from photovoltaics to novel nanocomposites

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Barus & Holley, Room 190

The Brown Materials Research Society presents Minjoo Larry Lee '98, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Yale University. Professor Lee will discuss "Strain engineering of semiconductors: from photovoltaics to novel nanocomposites".

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, April 14, 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.

Robot Block Party RI 2015

Saturday, April 11, 2015 11:00am - 4:00pm

Join us for an expo showcasing the innovation and ingenuity of the RI robotics community: Robot Block Party RI 2015! Held from 11 AM to 4 PM on Saturday, April 11 at Brown's Pizzitola Center, the ...

Guest Seminar by Tanja Cuk: Charge Dynamics and Molecular Intermediates of Photo-Catalytic Interfaces

Thursday, April 09, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Abstract Initiating catalysis by photons that leads to a directed charge flow creates unstable intermediates that can be followed for their ability to break and reorganize bonds of reactant molecules ...

Date by which advisors must approve sophomore submitted concentrations in ASK to avoid having a "No Concentration" hold placed against the student's Banner registration. (5:00 pm deadline).

Thursday, April 09, 2015 12:00am - 12:00am
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Date by which advisors must approve sophomore submitted concentrations in ASK to avoid having a "No Concentration" hold placed against the student's Banner registration. (5:00 pm deadline).

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, April 07, 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.

Midterm Exam Prep Academic Workshop

Monday, April 06, 2015 7:00pm - 7:00pm

Are you trying to figure out how to tackle all those upcoming exams? Join Peer Academic Coaches in this workshop aimed to help you better prepare for midterms. Food & drink 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 “The Wrinkling, Folding and Crumpling of Thin Nanotube Films”

Monday, April 06, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Erik K. Hobbie, Department of Physics, Department of Coatings and Polymeric Materials, Graduate Program in Materials and Nanotechnology - North Dakota State University Fargo, ND 58108 Thin films of single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) show considerable promise for applications in flexible electronics, but the deformation mechanics of such films is potentially complex. Additionally, the most promising applications place stringent demands on nanotube purity and band structure.

Honors Information Session

Thursday, April 02, 2015 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Barus & Holley, Room 190

Intended for all sophomores and juniors interested in honors.

 

Biomedical Engineering Seminar - "Engineering human tissues for regenerative medicine and modeling of disease"

Thursday, April 02, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am

Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Ph.D Mikati Professor of Biomedical Engineering Professor of Medical Sciences Columbia University Tissue engineering is becoming increasingly successful at authentic representation of the actual environmental milieu of tissue development, regeneration and disease. A classical paradigm of tissue engineering is to grow tissues for implantation by using human stem cells, biomaterial scaffolds (templates for tissue formation) and bioreactors (culture systems providing environmental control, molecular and physical signaling).

Manufacturing in America: A Conversation with Rhode Island Business Leader John Hazen White, Jr.

Wednesday, April 01, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join us for a conversation with John Hazen White, Jr., a Rhode Island business leader dedicated to improving the state’s business and political climate. White is president of Taco, Inc., a third-generation, $200 million manufacturing company headquartered in Cranston, Rhode Island. Taco, which employs 500 people, is a world-class manufacturer of pumps, valves, tanks, electric controls and other components used in heating and cooling applications and is a leader in its industry.

The Center for Biomedical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering Society present: Stan Rowe

Wednesday, April 01, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Barus & Holley, Room 190

Join us for a lecture on 'Innovation in Cardiovascular Technologoies' as well as a discussion on entrepreneurship and career paths in medical technology.  Stan Rowe is Chief Scientific Officer at Edwards Lifesciences.

A Guide to Summer Internship Funding

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Need funding for an unpaid summer internship? LINK/SEW awards provide financial assistance to students pursuing unpaid or low-paying summer internships and are administered by CareerLAB. These awards allow students to explore career options and engage in experiential learning activities outside the classroom. This session will cover all of the logistics about applying to the LINK program including deadlines, internship eligibility, and tips for creating a successful application. There will also be time for questions.

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, March 31, 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.

Mind Brain Research Day 2015

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:00am - 12:00am
> Location to be determined

Mind Brain Research Day 2015 10:30 AM-3PM Salomon Hall and Sayles Hall Brown University -Keynote Speaker Richard Axel, MD, University Professor, Columbia University Co-director, The Mind Brain ...

Spring Recess

Saturday, March 21, 2015 12:00am - Sunday, March 29, 2015 12:00am
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Spring Recess

Scientific Computing Seminar - Optimal error estimates for discontinuous Galerkin methods based on upwind-biased fluxes for linear hyperbolic equations - Xiong Meng, University of East Anglia

Friday, March 20, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm

The Division of Applied Mathematics, Scientific Computing Seminar Xiong Meng, University of East Anglia Optimal error estimates for discontinuous Galerkin methods based on upwind-biased fluxes for linear hyperbolic equations In this talk, we will analyze discontinuous Galerkin methods using upwind-biased numerical fluxes for time-dependent linear conservation laws. In one dimension, optimal a priori error estimates of order are obtained for the semidiscrete scheme when piecewise polynomials of degree at most are used.

Materials Science Beyond ENGN41

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Join Materials Engineering faculty and the Brown Materials Research Society to learn more about the program at Brown, and what you can do as a materials engineer. Professors Chason and Padture will ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, March 17, 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.

Joint Materials/Solid Mechanics Seminar Series: “Assembly of micro/nanomaterials into complex, three-dimensional architectures by compressive buckling”

Monday, March 16, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Yonggang Huang , Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Department of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University

Lefschetz Center for Dynamical Systems Seminar - The Equation and various applications - Roger Brockett, Harvard University

Monday, March 16, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm

The Division of Applied Mathematics, Lefschetz Center for Dynamical Systems Seminar Roger Brockett, Harvard University The Equation and various applications See Event URL for Abstract

NSBE Pi Day

Saturday, March 14, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Outside MacMillan Hall across from the Sciences Library

This 3/14/15 join Brown University NSBE for some entertaining activities to celebrate our favorite mathematical constant! Pie-eating, Pi-zza, and all your favorite Pi-related activities will be there. Join us on 3/14/15 outside MacMillan Hall across from the Sciences Library.

Summer Breakthrough Lab (B-Lab) Information Session

Friday, March 13, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Sayles Hall 018 (basement)

The launch of the Summer Breakthrough Lab (B-Lab) for Brown students, an eight-week experiential, immersive pilot program in entrepreneurial innovation. Beginning in mid June, the Summer B-Lab will provide funding and guidance to undergraduate and graduate student teams who wish to develop and launch innovative ventures.

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, March 10, 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: Chaotic Stirring in a Simple Model of a 3D Eddy

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Lawrence J. Pratt Senior Scientist Physical Oceanography Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Woods Hole, MA Chaotic Stirring in a Simple Model of a 3D Eddy My talk will explore the process of chaotic advection and its role in the stirring and mixing of three-dimensional flows in the ocean and atmosphere. I will examine an eddy-like circulation with a vertical overturning component. This flow shares some basic features with ocean eddies that have upwelling/downwelling circulations, convection cells and hurricanes.

Engineering Concentration Night

Monday, March 09, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
B&H 190

Interested in learning about all the engineering concentrations from current upperclassmen? 

Come to BH 190 on Monday, March 9th at 6 PM and get the chance to ask representatives from all concentrations questions about courses, job/internship opportunities, or their experiences in general. 

Pizza and refreshments will be provided!

Joint Materials/Solid Mechanics Seminar Series: "Phase-field modeling of crack propagation"

Monday, March 09, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Abstract: Crack propagation is the dominant mode of mechanical failure of most man-made and naturally occurring materials. Understanding this phenomenon poses a number of challenges. Crack propagation is a truly multiscale phenomenon with no clear separation of scale between atomic and continuum scales. Consequently, how to formulate equations of motion for cracks is still an open question.

Lefschetz Center for Dynamical Systems Seminar - Network Formation in Amphiphilic Polymer Materials - Keith Promislow, Michigan State University

Monday, March 09, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm

The Division of Applied Mathematics, Lefschetz Center for Dynamical Systems Seminar Keith Promislow, Michigan State University Network Formation in Amphiphilic Polymer Materials See Event URL for ...

Developing Energy Technology for a Sustainable Future: Is China the Problem or the Solution?

Monday, March 09, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Edward Steinfeld, The Watson Institute, will discuss "Developing Energy Technology for a Sustainable Future: Is China the Problem or the Solution".

Partial Differential Equations Seminar - Quadratic interaction potential and Lagrangian representation for conservation laws - Stefano Bianchini, Penn State

Friday, March 06, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Division of Applied Mathematics, Partial Differential Equations Seminar Stefano Bianchini, Penn State Quadratic interaction potential and Lagrangian representation for conservation laws See event ...