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The celebrated painter Jackson Pollock created his most iconic works not with a brush, but by pouring paint onto the canvas from above, weaving sinuous filaments of color into abstract masterpieces. A team of researchers analyzing the physics of Pollock’s technique has shown that the artist had a keen understanding of a classic phenomenon in fluid dynamics — whether he was aware of it or not. 

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Hibbitt Engineering Fellows Program

Brown Engineering is recruiting exceptionally talented researchers who have received their Ph.D. degree in engineering, or an engineering-related discipline, or who expect to do so by July 2020, and who aspire to create independent research and pursue careers as leaders of innovation.

Dana M. Dourdeville Lecture on Engineering in Service to Society

Frugal Science
Improving accessibility to science through low-cost technology

Tuesday, October 19 at 5:00 p.m.
Salomon 001 - 79 Waterman Street

Dana M. Dourdeville Lecture on Engineering in Service to Society given by Manu Prakash, Associate Professor of Bioengineering at Stanford University