Brown University School of Engineering

Events Archive

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 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.

Designing & Delivering Scientific Presentations

Monday, March 27, 2017 10:00am - 12:00pm

Brown's IMSD Program will offer a 3-part training module on "Designing & Delivering Scientific Presentations " on March 27, 29 & 31 (M,W,F) from 10:00am-12:00pm in the Biomed Center, Room 212 ...

Spring Recess

Saturday, March 25, 2017 12:00am - Sunday, April 02, 2017 12:00am
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Spring Recess

5th Year Master of Public Affairs Info Session

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Barus & Holley, Room 155

Government and technology are increasingly interacting in areas ranging from climate change and water quality to public infrastructure and cybersecurity. The nation urgently needs more professionals with expertise in both engineering and policy analysis. Engineers who gain policy training and use their knowledge to tackle science and technology policy issues can make a big impact in our world. Join Prof. Eric Patashnik Director, Public Policy Program to hear more about this exciting 5th year program and get details on how to apply. Pizza will be served.

Engineering Seminar: Biomedical Engineering

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm

"Top-Down Control of Representations in the Auditory System" will be presented by Stephen David, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at Oregon Health and Science University. Abstract: Studies of attention and other behavioral manipulations have revealed diverse task-related changes in neural activity in auditory cortex, which have yet to be integrated into a coherent theory of how internal state influences sensory processing.

Innovation Showcase

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm

A presentation of innovative translational research programs with time for networking... George Konidaris, PhD Assistant Professor of Computer Science David Borton, PhD Assistant Professor of Engineering Joseph Butch Rovan, PhD Professor of Music, Director of the Brown Arts Initiative Clemenns Grave, MSc Richard McDonald, MS Founders of The Finnest Group Christian Franck, PhD Assistant Professor of Engineering And more...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 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.

How to Build a Better Poster

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm
Rockefeller Library - Patrick Ma Digital Scholarship Lab

Want to take your research posters beyond the basics of a PowerPoint template? Never made a poster before for a research presentation? This workshop will go over the basics of poster design as well ...

The Right Honourable David Cameron Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (2010-2016)

Monday, March 20, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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"Contemporary Global Challenges: Where Do We Go From Here?” The Right Hounorable David Cameron, Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (2010-2016) and one of the most prominent global influencers ...

Brown Brain Fair 2017

Sunday, March 19, 2017 10:00am - 2:00pm

To culminate Brain Awareness Week, the Brown Brain Bee and Cure Alliance for Mental Illness present the second annual Brown Brain Fair! The Brain Fair will feature a wide range of interactive demonstrations ...

Diversity and Inclusion Summit 2017 (Day 2 of 2)

Saturday, March 18, 2017 8:30am - 6:00pm
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Developing Pathways to Diversity and Creating Inclusive Environments in Higher Education Click here for registration. Registration closes on Monday, March 13. March 17-18, 2017 Brown University ...

SPEC Presents: Pi(e) Day!

Friday, March 17, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Bring your friends to SPEC's Pi(e) Day! Come through Faunce Underground on Pi Day to enjoy a large assortment of sweet and savory pie, with ice cream of course! Stick around to participate in the pie-eating ...

Diversity and Inclusion Summit 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017 4:00pm - Saturday, March 18, 2017 6:00pm
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Developing Pathways to Diversity and Creating Inclusive Environments in Higher Education Kasper Multipurpose Room, Faunce Hall Welcome Keynote Address by Dr. Earl Lewis, President of the Mellon Foundation ...

SRP Seminar: Gwen Ottinger

Friday, March 17, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm

“Crowdsourcing Undone Science” Gwen Ottinger (Associate Professor, Department of Politics and the Center for Science, Technology, and Society at Drexel University) Abstract: Undone science has tended to be seen as a problem of information scarcity: relevant data are scarce or absent. But undone science may simultaneously be a problem of information overload: new monitoring and surveillance technologies can generate data at a rate that outstrips social movement groups’ capacity for interpreting them.

Applying to graduate school: STEM Grad School Panel

Thursday, March 16, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Applied Mathematics Building, Room 108

Thinking about applying to graduate school? Come hear from undergraduate students, graduate students, and professors in STEM: Applied Math · Physics · Biostatistics · Engineering and more! There ...

Insight Data Science Fellows Program Info Session

Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Sciences Library (Sci-Li), Room 315

Are you a postdoctoral researcher or PhD candidate who is interested in transitioning into a career in industry? Do you want a career that leverages your quantitative experience in a fast-growing and ...

Engineering Seminar: Biomedical Engineering

Thursday, March 16, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am

Steven A. Toms, M.D., Vice Chair of the Dept. of Neurology and Director of the Brain Tumor Program at Rhode Island Hospital will present: "Applications of Advanced Optics and Nanotechnoogy in Gliomas" ...

School of Engineering Town Hall

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Barus & Holley, Room 190

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 ...

Professor Perspectives: Career Paths in STEM

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Enjoy ~FREE LUNCH~ while hearing from several STEM professors about their journeys in science and how they can help you shape your career path. These professors want to answer your questions! RSVP ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 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.

A Focus on Women in Science: Margot Lee Shetterly, author of Hidden Figures

Monday, March 13, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Margot Lee Shetterly, author of Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race, will be giving a keynote address for Women's History Month.

Senior Class Meeting

Thursday, March 09, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Barus & Holley, Room 723-24

The Student Advisory Board, together with the school administration, is hosting a meeting to discuss the selection process and criteria for the 2017  Commencement Speaker.

Introductory LaTeX Workshop

Wednesday, March 08, 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. This introduction provides all the tools needed to make common documents in LaTeX, including problem sets and lab reports. No familiarity with LaTeX is assumed. (However, it is necessary to have a working LaTeX installation. Please see the Installation Guide on the provided website.) Topics will include: the structure of LaTeX documents, basic formatting and document layout, math in LaTeX, how to use packages, and more.

BMES Lab Fair

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 11:00am - 1:00pm
Barus & Holley Lobby

Interesting in learning more about the engineering research being conducted across campus? Looking to join a lab, but don't know where to start?

Come join Brown BMES on Wednesday in the BH Lobby ...

Engineering Concentration Night

Tuesday, March 07, 2017 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Barus & Holley, Room 190

Tau Beta Pi presents Engineering Concentration Night. Not sure which concentration is right for you? Grab some pizza with upperclassmen and learn about Brown's engineering tracks. A brief presentation on each track will be followed by an informal reception.

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, March 07, 2017 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.

Workshop: NIH Career Development Awards (K Awards)

Tuesday, March 07, 2017 1:00pm - 5:00pm
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Note: In order to attend this workshop, you must either attend the March 6 Write Winning Grant Proposals workshop or must have attended it within the past two years. REGISTRATION: Register by Monday, February 13, 2017. Registration after February 13 will be waitlisted. Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdwYwm6Yumc5K1V9jR2xhTYfwulUXEZ... LOCATION: All workshops will be held in Kasper Multipurpose Room at Brown University. Snacks and coffee will be provided.

Workshop: NSF CAREER Awards

Tuesday, March 07, 2017 8:30am - 12:00pm
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Note: In order to attend this workshop, you must either attend the March 6 Write Winning Grant Proposals workshop or must have attended it within the past two years. REGISTRATION: Register by Monday, February 13, 2017. Registration after February 13 will be wait listed. Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSchHkWRpIgv2fBte0mMJkmnpwM_5Pwo... LOCATION: All workshops will be held in Kasper Multipurpose Room at Brown University. Snacks and coffee will be provided.

Workshop: Write Winning Grant Proposals

Monday, March 06, 2017 8:30am - 4:30pm
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Learn How To: - Identify, write and submit successful research grants - Identify the basics of research grant applications: funding sources, grant construction, and successful submission to funding agencies - Appreciate and understand the NIH/NSF peer review process so you can submit your best grant applications This workshop is a prerequisite for the NSF CAREER Awards and NIH Career Development Awards (K Awards) workshops. REGISTRATION: Register by Monday, February 13, 2017. Registration after February 13 will be wait listed.

Using Technology as a Force of Good

Friday, March 03, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Brown Computer Science Department Diversity Committee Presents: Diversity Lecture Series: Using Technology as a Force of Good Lisa Gelobter,Chief Digital Officer of the U.S. Department of Education ...