Brown University School of Engineering

Events Archive

Third Annual Keck Terahertz Symposium

Friday, October 28, 2016 8:00am - 4:00pm

This day-long workshop showcases Brown and Rice researchers and their plans for the three-year Center funded by the W. M. Keck Foundation. Invited guests include experts on terahertz systems and components from around the world, along with a team of prominent engineers from academia, government, and industry, who serve as the Center’s Advisory Committee. It also provides a forum for graduate students involved in the research to present posters on their current research projects, and to discuss collaboration and new ideas.

IEEE Robotics Olympiad Meeting

Thursday, October 27, 2016 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Barus and Holley, Room 141

Design a maze-solving robot to compete against other schools! Learn Arduino and soldering!! Bring our trophy back from Harvard!!!

Please direct any inquiries to Caleb_Tulloss@brown.edu

Please RSVP on the Brown University IEEE FB Event!

Pre-Registration Party: SWExSHPExNSBExENGN DUG

Thursday, October 27, 2016 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Barus & Holley, Room 723-24

Pre-registration is only days away! While this semester is going by at the speed of light, ENGN DUG, SHPE, SWE and NSBE invite you to hang out with your favorite professors and upperclassmen, while sharing advice on all matters, Engineering or not. Whether it may be 'Should I take Thermo/Circuits in my freshman spring?', 'Which track in EE should I do?', 'How do I approach this guy I really like?' or 'Should I go to Ratty or VDub for dinner?' -- we'll give our best to offer answers.

Biomedical Engineering Seminar

Thursday, October 27, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm

Mechanics and Malignancy: Biophysics of Cancer presented by Michelle R. Dawson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology, & Biotechnology at Brown University. Abstract: Despite huge advances in the molecular regulators of cancer growth and metastasis, patient survival rates have largely stagnated, with over 90% of cancer deaths due to metastasis.

Meeting Regarding Proposal to Change Mechanical Engineering Requirements

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Barus & Holley, Room 190

The School of Engineering is proposing  to change the upper level requirements in the ABET accredited program in Mechanical Engineering.   

 You may comment on the proposal by:

Better World by Design 2017 Info Session

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Still thinking about BWxD16? Want to make it happen next year? Apply for the 2017 Better World by Design committee! Stop by our info sessions: 10/19, 6:30-7:30PM, Brown, JWW 202 10/20, 6:30-7:30PM ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, October 25, 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, presents, Sungyon Lee, Texas A & M University, "Interfacial dynamics: Drops and Particles"

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Fluids Seminar Tuesday, October 25, 2016 3:00 p.m. Barus & Holley, Room 190 Sungyoon Lee, Texas A & M University Title: Interfacial dynamics: Drops and Particles

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 ...