Brown University School of Engineering

Events Archive

Joint Materials/Solid Mechanics Seminar

Monday, October 24, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Bioinspired Structural Composites: Lessons from Mechanics of Nacre and Bamboo, presented by Dr. Nima Rahbar, Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. ABSTRACT: This talk focuses on the fundamental ideas arising from understanding the mechanisms behind the superior mechanical properties of biological materials through two specific examples of nacre and bamboo. The mechanical behavior and toughening mechanisms of abalone nacre-inspired multilayered materials are explored.

Diversity and Inclusion Lecture Series: Intersecting the Ivory Tower and Ebony Power

Thursday, October 20, 2016 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Date: October 20, 2016 Time: 4:30-6pm Location: Brown Institute for Environment and Society, 85 Waterman (Room 130) Intersecting the Ivory Tower and Ebony Power Engagement and Exchange in the (Black Lives) Matter of the US Police State and Prison Nation Hillary Potter, Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder

Condensed Matter & Biophysics Seminar: Charles Wolgemuth, University of Arizona

Thursday, October 20, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Host: Professor Tom Powers "Socialism vs. Rugged Individualism: Strength and weakness of collective behavior in eukaryotes and bacteria" Multicellular organisms require groups of cells to function ...

Society of Women Engineers: MATLAB 101

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Still figuring out how to use MATLAB? Come learn the basics and ask questions! All are welcome to this event, sponsored by SWE.

Society of Women Engineers: The Importance of Mentorship

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Come to Barus and Holley Room 160 and hear about amazing mentorship opportunities with Professor Anita Shukla and Professor Kareen Coulombe. All are welcome to this event, sponsored by SWE. Bagels ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, October 18, 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.

Churchill Scholarship Campus Deadline

Monday, October 17, 2016 12:00am - 12:00am
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The Campus Deadline for the Churchill Scholarship is October 17 at 5:00PM. Are you an excellent and serious student of mathematics, engineering, and/or science? Are you a senior interested in spending ...

Biomedical Engineering Seminar

Thursday, October 13, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm

“Mechanobiology of Membrane: from Mechanosensitive Channels to Artificial Cells” by Allen Liu, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan. Abstract: Biological membranes ...

Engineering - LGBTQ Community Event

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Barus and Holley, Lobby

Join the Engineering community in celebrating national coming out week. We are excited to have Je-Shawna Wholley, Program Coordinator of the LGBTQ Center  with us.

Stop by to say hi, learn about resources, pick up a sticker and celebrate with our community!

 

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, October 11, 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.

Indigenous Peoples' Day. No University exercises.

Monday, October 10, 2016 12:00am - 12:00am
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Indigenous Peoples' Day. No University exercises.

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, October 04, 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.

Engineering Seminar: VA Center for Neurorestoration and Neurotechnology Seminar Series

Tuesday, October 04, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Walter Besio, Ph.D., Professor of Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Rhode Island and CEO/Founder, CREmedical Corporation will present a talk: "Concentric electrodes ...

Learn about Spring UTRAs – Info Session 10/4, 4pm Petteruti Lounge

Tuesday, October 04, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Petteruti Lounge, Stephen Robert '62 Center

Interested in conducting research during the academic year? Learn about Undergraduate Teaching and Research Awards (UTRA) at an Information Session for spring semester UTRAs only -- Tuesday, Oct. 4 ...

School of Engineering Town Hall Meeting

Friday, September 30, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Barus and Holley, Room 166

The school will be hosting Town Hall meetings for all students (undergrad and grad) to discuss topics of interest from students with the administration. The format will be open discussion, with students able to ask questions and share ideas and observations. Students may also request to be on the agenda and lead a discussion as well. The intention of the Town Hall meetings is to encourage dialogue and feedback on student curricular, programmatic, as well as diversity and inclusion topics and also be a forum for discussion and connections among students.  

Pizza Lunch with Engineering Concentration Advisers

Friday, September 30, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Barus & Holley, Room 723-24

Join the Engineering Concentration Advisers on Friday, September 30 at 1 p.m. in Room 723-24 of Barus & Holley. This will be a good chance to get to know your adviser; to meet fellow concentrators in your program; ask about research in your field; and understand your program and its requirements better. RSVP here to attend

GE Digital information session

Thursday, September 29, 2016 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Don't miss the opportunity to learn first-hand about GE's new Digital Technology Leadership Development Program (DTLP). In October GE company representatives will be interviewing on campus for both ...

2016 John Howard Appleton Lecture (Prof. Thomas E. Mallouk '77)

Thursday, September 29, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm

How Do You Make a Micro-Robot? Prof. Thomas E. Mallouk '77 Penn State Univ. Thurs., Sept. 29 | 4 - 5 PM | MacMillan 117 Engines and motors are everywhere in the modern world, but it is a challenge ...

Biomedical Engineering Seminar

Thursday, September 29, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm

Ramanathan Nagarajan, Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, Kansas Street, Natick MA will present: “Soldier S & T Based on Self-Assembly and Soft Materials”. Abstract: ...

BME Info Session

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 6:15pm - 7:15pm

An info session on Biomedical Engineering

ENGN DUG Networking with Citrix

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 4:15pm - 5:15pm

ENGN DUG is hosting its first ever networking session this September 28th from 4:15-5:15p with Citrix. They are looking to hire interns and full time employees in engineering, sales and consulting for 2017! A representative will present some information about their recruiting process and then spend the rest of the hour chatting with prospective applicants. AS ALWAYS... there will be food. :) Looking forward to seeing you there.

CareerLAB: CVs and Cover Letters (Sciences)

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Join us for this workshop in our Academic Job Search series on Wednesday, September 28th from 12-1:30 p.m. as we cover the essentials of developing targeted and effective CVs and cover letters for ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, September 27, 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 at Brown in a joint series with Fluids and Thermal Sciences, presents, Aditya Khair, Carnegie Mellon University

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Fluids at Brown, Division of Applied Mathematics Fluids and Thermal Sciences, School of Engineering Joint Seminar Series TUESDAY – September 27, 2016 11:00 AM Barus & Holley, Room 190 Prof. Aditya ...

Joint Materials/Solid Mechanics Seminar

Monday, September 26, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Dr. Liping Liu, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and the Department of Mathematics of Rutgers University will present: “Relaxation, Deformation and Thermal Fluctuation of a Quasi-Spherical ...

Coffee Break Science: Communicating Science to Society

Saturday, September 24, 2016 9:30am - 4:30pm
Smith-Buonanno 106

Friedman Family Lecture Symposium. Coffee Break Science: Communicating Science to Society. Saturday September 24th, 9:30 am-4:30 pm., Smith-Buonanno Hall 106, 95 Cushing Street. For more info - http://www.brown.edu/Departments/CLPS/events/special-event-communicating-science-society

Roboticist and inventor Simone Giertz visits Brown!

Friday, September 23, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Known worldwide as the “Queen of Sh***y Robots”, Simone Giertz - inventor and renowned comedic YouTuber - is giving a talk at Brown for the Humanity Centered Robotics Initiative, co-sponsored by the Department of Modern Culture and Media. In 2015, Simone built her first robot, the toothbrush helmet, and has since built an audience following her many more crazy robotic inventions, including the automatic lipstick machine and the wake-up machine. Simone mashes science and humor to explore why it’s critical to build useless things. RSVP’s required through Eventbrite.

Citrix Systems information session

Friday, September 23, 2016 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Meet with our management team to learn about our one-year Leadership Development Program that provides a training platform to become a successful Technical Consultant or Sales Engineer at Citrix. ...

School of Engineering PhD Thesis Defense Presentation

Thursday, September 22, 2016 10:00am - 11:00am

PhD candidate Daniel Alejandro Moreno will present his PhD thesis: "Structured Light 3D Scanning Technologies". The presiding officer will be Professor Gabriel Taubin.

A Public Lecture: Philip Warburg - “From the Sidelines to Center-Stage: Opportunities and Challenges Facing Solar Power in America”

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 4:00pm - 5:00pm

“From the Sidelines to Center-Stage: Opportunities and Challenges Facing Solar Power in America” September 21, 2016 MacMillan Hall, RM 117 Coffee: 3:30 p.m. Lecture: 4:00 p.m. Reception: ...