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Events Archive

Superfund Research Seminar

Friday, February 12, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Superfund Research Program's February seminar will feature Dr. Jennifer Guelfo, Superfund State Agencies Liaison Postdoctoral Fellow. Dr. Guelfo will be discussing Subsurface Fate and Transport of Poly- and Perfluoroalkyl Substances. The seminar will begin at noon on Friday, February 12, 2016 in Barus and Holley, room 190.

Breakthrough Lab (B-Lab) Information Session

Thursday, February 11, 2016 7:00pm - 8:30pm

B-Lab is back! Breakthrough Lab, an initiative of the Provost’s office, enables students to pursue their entrepreneurial passions and further develop their ventures. The program runs June 6 - July ...

How to Find and Fund an Internship - For First Years!

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 6:00pm - 7:00pm

This program will explain the process and timeline of finding a great summer internship specifically for first years. All of Brown's fantastic resources will be explained such as the Brown Job Board ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 4:30pm - 5:30pm

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: Nonlinear Electrohydrodynamics of Particles and Drops in Strong Electric Fields

Tuesday, February 09, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Fluids at Brown, Division of Applied Mathematics Fluids and Thermal Systems, School of Engineering Joint Seminar Series TUESDAY – FEBRUARY 9, 2016 3:00pm Barus & Holley, Room 190 David Saintillan Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering University of California San Diego La Jolla, CA Nonlinear Electrohydrodynamics of Particles and Drops in Strong Electric Fields Weakly conducting dielectric solid particles and liquid droplets in strong electric fields are known to undergo symmetry-breaking bifurcations leading to steady electrorotation.

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Seminar by Dr. Laura Stewart Van Winkle

Friday, February 05, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine invites you to attend a seminar presentation “Pulmonary Toxicology of Inhaled Nanomaterials” by Laura Stewart Van Winkle, Ph.D., Research Cell ...

ENGN DUG presents EQUiSAT

Thursday, February 04, 2016 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Interested in finding out what one of Brown's coolest project teams has been up to recently? Want to know more about EQUiSat and how they're designing and building a satellite that's ACTUALLY going to space? Come to the ENGN DUG's second student spotlight and find out. As always, ~*~*~*~*FREE FOOD*~*~*~*~*FREE FOOD*~*~*~*~

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Seminar by Dr. by Jessica S. Plavicki

Thursday, February 04, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine invites you to attend a seminar presentation “Dioxin Toxicity in Cardiac and Neurovascular Development” by Jessica S. Plavicki, Ph.D., Assistant ...

School of Engineering PhD Thesis Defense Presentation

Thursday, February 04, 2016 11:00am - 1:00pm

PhD candidate Michael Chon will present his PhD thesis: "Mechanical Properties of Silicon as Anode Material for Lithium-ion Batteries". The presiding officer will be Professor Pradeep Guduru. Location: Barus & Holley, Room 631.

Biomedical Engineering Seminar: Paul A. Janmey, University of Pennsylvania

Thursday, February 04, 2016 9:00am - 10:00am

“Non-linear elasticity and relaxation in soft tissues and biopolymer networks” Paul A. Janmey, PhD Professor of Physiology and Bioengineering The University of Pennsylvania The stiffness of tissues in which cells are embedded has effects on cell structure and function that can act independently of or override chemical stimuli. Most measurements of tissue stiffness report elastic moduli measured at a single frequency and at a low strain, but tissues and the cells within them are subjected strains that often exceed the range of linear viscoelasticity.

5th Year Master's Fair

Wednesday, February 03, 2016 3:00pm - 5:00pm

If you are thinking of pursuing a master's degree, come to the Master's Fair and learn about your options right here on College Hill. Brown seniors can apply to master's programs up until Commencement ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 4:30pm - 5:30pm

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: Impact Response of Granular Materials: From the Origin of the Universe to Catastrophic Asteriod Strikes

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Fluids at Brown, Division of Applied Mathematics Fluids and Thermal Systems, School of Engineering Joint Seminar Series TUESDAY – FEBRUARY 2, 2016 3:00pm Barus & Holley, Room 190 Xiang Cheng Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science University of Minnesota Impact Response of Granular Materials: From the Origin of the Universe to Catastrophic Asteroid Strikes Granular materials are large conglomerations of discrete macroscopic particles. Examples include seeds, sand, coals, powder of pharmacy, etc.

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Seminar by Dr. Changcheng Zhou

Tuesday, February 02, 2016 11:30am - 12:30pm

The department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine invites you to attend a seminar presentation “Linking Xenobiotic Exposure and Inflammation to Cardiometabolic Disease” by Changcheng Zhou, Ph.D ...

Effective Interviewing for Jobs and Internships

Sunday, January 31, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Effective communication leads to more successful interviews. Learn how powerful verbal and non-verbal communication skills can help you nail your next interview. Get advice about how to prepare for ...

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine seminar presentation by Dr. Nagarun Konduru

Friday, January 29, 2016 11:30am - 12:30pm

The department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine invites you to attend a seminar presentation "Nanoparticles Have Landed- Then What?” by Nagarun Konduru, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard ...

Classes of the second semester begin. Web registration begins at 8:00 am. Theses of candidates for Masters and Ph.D. degrees in May (on Semester I registration fee) due.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 12:00am - 12:00am
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Classes of the second semester begin. Web registration begins at 8:00 am. Theses of candidates for Masters and Ph.D. degrees in May (on Semester I registration fee) due.

How to Find and Fund an Internship

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 6:00pm - 7:00pm

This program will explain the process and timeline of finding a great summer internship. All of Brown's fantastic resources will be explained such as the Brown Job Board, searching BrownConnect, finding ...

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Seminar by Dr. Vishal Vaidya

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 11:30am - 12:30pm

The department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine invites you to attend a seminar presentation titled “Biomarker Science to Predict and Prevent Kidney Damage”by Vishal Vaidya, Ph.D., Associate ...

Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. No University exercises.

Monday, January 18, 2016 12:00am - 12:00am
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Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. No University exercises.

School of Engineering PhD Thesis Defense Presentation

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 2:00pm - 4:00pm

PhD candidate Sobhan Naderi Parizi will present his PhD thesis: "Modeling and Optimization of Classifiers with Latent Variables". The presiding officer will be Professor Pedro Felzenszwalb.

DEANS Award Translational Research Seminar

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 5:30pm - 8:00pm
222 Richmond Street, Room 270

January 12, 2016
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Alpert Medical School, Case Study Room 270

Functional Integration of Aligned Engineered Cardiac Tissue in Infarcted Hearts. Kareen L. K. Coulombe, PhD, Ulrike Mende, MD and Bum-Rak Choi, PhD

Thermal Models for Ablation Treatment Planning. Derek L. Merck, PhD, Damian Dupuy, MD, and Ben Kimia, PhD

Winter Break. No University exercises.

Monday, December 28, 2015 12:00am - Thursday, December 31, 2015 12:00am
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Winter Break. No University exercises.

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, December 15, 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.

End-of-Semester Extravaganza

Thursday, December 10, 2015 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Finals got you down? Need a boost to finish that design project? Or you just want to see some smiling faces after spending nights and days in BH191? Worry not, Engineering DUG got your back! Join ...

ESCE Seminar: Multi-THz Spectroscopy of Ultrafast Charge Transport Processes in Materials

Thursday, December 10, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Electrical Sciences and Computer Engineering (ESCE) Seminar: Multi-THz spectroscopy of ultrafast charge transport processes in materials Dr. David Cooke, Dept. of Physics, McGill University Our lab performs ultrafast spectroscopy on a variety of materials in the low energy portion of the electromagnetic spectrum between 0.3 - 30 THz or about 1-125 meV in energy. This region is a “sweet spot” for signatures of charge motion in materials, both free and bound.

Biomedical Engineering Seminar: Sophie Fereol and Redouane Fodil

Thursday, December 10, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am

Sophie Fereol talk on Cell Mechanics Approaches for Cytoskeleton-Associated Function in Neural Cells. It is now well accepted that many functions of cells are essentially determined by the composition ...

The Internet of Things comes to a city near you (and other new directions in wireless)

Wednesday, December 09, 2015 5:30pm - 7:30pm
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The Slater Technology Fund is hosting "The Internet of Things Comes to a City Near You (and Other New Directions in Wireless)," featuring IoT expert and wireless communications guru Bob Heile in an ...

Electronics and Photonics Seminar: The key role of surface in semiconductor nanostructures for photovoltaics and sensing applications

Wednesday, December 09, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
>> OFF CAMPUS LOCATION: see description for details

Dr. Salvatore Mirabella, CNR-IMM MATIS and Università di Catania, Dip. Fisica e Astronomia,Catania, Italy Abstract: In the current nanotechnology age a countless amount of “small and smart” solutions ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, December 08, 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.