Brown University School of Engineering


Finding STEM Research Opportunities at Brown & Beyond

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm

In this interactive workshop, a general overview of how to find STEM undergraduate research opportunities will be presented. Participants will learn about research opportunities at national laboratories ...

Fluids at Brown, Division of Applied Mathematics Fluids and Thermal Sciences, School of Engineering Joint Seminar Series

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barus and Holley, Room 190

Francesca Bernardi, Ph.D. Candidate Department of Mathematics University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Symmetry-breaking in passive scalars advected by laminar shear flow Abstract: The dispersion of passive tracers in laminar shear flow is a classic problem in fluid dynamics. The boost in the tracer dispersion due to the interplay between advection and diffusion was first described mathematically and observed experimentally by Sir G. I. Taylor in 1953 for laminar flow in a straight circular pipe.

Engineering Seminar: ESCE

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Kaushik Sengupta, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton will present a talk: "Exploiting Complexity of Sub-wavelength Interactions for Simplicity in Integrated Systems: From Programmable mm-Wave and THz Surfaces to Nano-optical Chip Scale Systems in Silicon". Abstract: Being able to harness, synthesize, manipulate electromagnetic waves and transduce to and extract information from them forms the foundation of nearly all communication, sensing and imaging technologies that have transformed our lives and continue to do so.

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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.

Peer Resume Review with SWE

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Are you working on your resume? Need some outside perspective? Join the Society of Women Engineers as we work on our resumes for upcoming career fairs and job applications!

IMNI Distinguished Lecture: Angela Belcher, Ph.D., - “Giving New Life to Materials for Energy, the Environment and Medicine”

Thursday, October 19, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Barus & Holley 190

“Giving New Life to Materials for Energy, the Environment and Medicine” Thursday, October 19, 2017 Barus and Holley, Room 190 Refreshments: 3:30 p.m. Lecture: 4:00 p.m. Angela Belcher ...

Cookies and Coffee in the Commons

Friday, October 20, 2017 8:00am - 10:00am
Engineering Research Center, Hazeltine Commons

Join us in the Engineering Research Center's Hazeltine Commons to celebrate the new building! The Student Advisory Board and Dean Larson will welcome students to the new building the morning it opens and give out cookies to students walking through for the first time.

Intermediate LaTeX Workshop

Friday, October 20, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm

LaTeX (pronounced “lay-tek” or “lah-tek”) is a free program for making scientific and technical documents, and is the standard for professionals in many STEM fields. Come learn how to use LaTeX to professionalize and streamline your STEM work. This week's topic: Thesis and Lab Writing When: Fri, Oct 20, 12-1pm Where: Science Center (SciLi 3rd floor) Main Room Free Food will be Provided! Please pre-register! The link can be accessed from "More Info".

The HW/SW Interface Seminar Series: Jointly sponsored by Engineering and Computer Science

Monday, October 23, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Natalie Enright Jerger, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, will present a talk: "Hardware-Software Co-design for Approximate Computing". As Moore’s Law continues in the post-Dennard scaling era, architects and programmers must consider energy efficiency even more carefully as part of their designs. One promising approach to boost both energy efficiency and performance is approximate computing.

Broader Impacts Workshop

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 12:00pm - 1:30pm

NSF requires that all proposals explicitly address broader impacts to promote education, outreach, and the benefits to society of the scientific research proposed. Learn about the resources available ...