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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, Ph.D., James Mason Crafts Professor of Biological Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Abstract: Organisms have been making exquisite inorganic materials for over 500 million years.

Engineering Seminar: Electrical Sciences and Computer Engineering

Thursday, October 19, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Saugata Ghose, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University will present a talk: "How Safe Is Your Storage? A Look at the Reliability and Vulnerability of Modern Solid-State ...

TBA - Charles DeLisi

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Watson CIT - SWIG Boardroom (CIT241)

Charles DeLisi Dean Emeritus, College of Engineering Metcalf Professor, Science and Engineering Boston University Title & Abstract TBA

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!

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.

Engineering Seminar: Electrical Sciences and Computer Engineering

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.

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.

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 ...

Pure Storage Information Session

Monday, October 16, 2017 6:00pm - 7:30pm
CareerLab, 167 Angell Street, 1st Floor

Come early to grab some food and enter in to our giveaway for a 1TB SSD! Not familiar with Pure Storage? We are a fast growing company in the heart of the Silicon Valley, whose engineers are disrupting a $15 billion annual (and growing) market for enterprise storage. Our tech talk will explore the current storage landscape along with the rise of flash storage in the consumer and enterprise space. We will explain the importance of customizing software for flash storage and dive into the guiding principles of our Purity software.

Churchill Scholarship - Campus Deadline

Monday, October 16, 2017 5:00pm - 5:00pm
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Campus Deadline for the Churchill Scholarship is October 16, by 5pm. Are you an excellent and serious student of mathematics, engineering, and/or science? Are you a senior interested in spending a year in England? The prestigious Churchill Scholarship supports one year of graduate work at the University of Cambridge. The award provides payment of all university and college tuition and fees at Cambridge, a maintenance allowance of between $16,000 - $21,000 and a $1,000 travel allowance. Brown is among a small cohort of schools invited to nominate two students each year.

Academic Forum: Breakthrough Lab, Accelerating Student Start-ups

Saturday, October 14, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
85 Waterman St., Room 130

Join us for a family weekend Academic Forum, presented by Jason Harry, Ph.D., Associate Professor of the Practice, School of Engineering; director, Breakthrough Lab 2017 and featuring students Adam Alpert '17, history; co-founder, Pangea; Vishnu Dantu, Class of 2019, Applied Math/Biology & PLME; founder, Predictive Optics and Joyce Sunday, Class of 2018, Masters in biomedical biotechnology; co-founder, Che.

 

Chemistry Colloquium / Distinguished Women in Science Series: Prof. Catherine L. Drennan (MIT) Host: Chemistry-DIAC

Friday, October 13, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Shake, Rattle & Roll: Capturing Snapshots of Metalloproteins in Action Catherine L. Drennan Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Departments of Chemistry and Biology, Massachusetts Institute of ...

Engineering 4 Everyone

Thursday, October 12, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Barus & Holley Lobby

Join the Engineering community in celebrating National Coming Out Week. We are excited to have Kelly Garrett, Program Director of the LGBTQ Center with us. Stop by to say hi, learn about resources, pick up an Engineering4Everyone button, and celebrate with our community!

Data Science Colloquium: An Approach to Molecular Memory and Computing with Small Molecules

Thursday, October 12, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Foxboro Auditorium, 151 Thayer Street

Dr. Christopher Rose, a Professor of Engineering at Brown, will talk about how he uses communication and information theory as a tool to approach interdisciplinary problems. Contact the Data Science ...

Intro LaTeX Workshop

Thursday, October 12, 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. No experience necessary! When: Thursday, Oct 12, 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".

Luce Scholarship - Campus Deadline

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 5:00pm - 5:00pm
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The Luce Scholarship Campus Deadline is October 11, 2017 at 5:00 p.m EST. The Luce Scholars Program seeks to increase Americans´ awareness about Asia among young people who show promise as future leaders in various fields. The scholarship assigns winners to internship positions in many different Asian countries each year. Each year 15-18 fellows are selected nationally from a select group of universities including Brown. Graduating seniors and recent alumni are eligible. Brown can only nominate three students, so we have an internal selection process to determine who to nominate.

Engaged Scholarship and Engineering: Social and Info Session

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Are you interested in combining your Engineering studies with a discussion of how its application can benefit the community, society and humanity? Join current and prospective students in the Engaged Scholarship Program (ESP) for a social get-together to discuss the program, its benefits, challenges and opportunities.

Jivko Sinapov

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Grounding Object Semantics in Multi-Modal Interactions Jivko Sinapov, Tufts University Host: Stefanie Tellex/HCRI

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, October 10, 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.

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

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Programmable Matter: using 3D printed elastic anisotropy to direct shape transformation Elisabetta Matsumoto, Assistant professor School of Physics at Georgia Institute of Technology ABSTRACT: 3D printed programmable matter has the potential to revolutionize manufacturing in fields ranging from organs-on-a-chip to architecture to soft robotics. By expanding the pallet of 3D printable materials to include the use stimuli responsive inks, this nascent 3D printing technique promises precise control over patterned shape transformations.

Positioning Yourself for Success in your Doctoral Program (STEM)

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join us at the CareerLAB Tuesday, Oct. 10th from 12-1PM to hear a panel of advanced graduate students in STEM share what they did well and what they wish they had done better at the beginning of their ...

Indigenous Peoples Day. No University exercises.

Monday, October 09, 2017 12:00am - 12:00am
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Indigenous Peoples' Day. No University exercises.

Anne E. Carpenter, Ph.D., Keynote Speaker

Saturday, October 07, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am
Pembroke 305

"Extracting More from Images: Targeting Diseases and Characterizing Compounds"
Dr. Anne E. Carpenter  is the director of the Imaging Platform and an Insitute Scientist at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. She is the second keynote speaker at the Young Scholars Conference - Atoms, Axons, and Asteroids: Big Data in STEM , sponsored by the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity and the Graduate Women in Science and Engineering.

Engineering Research Skills and Library Support: Advanced (PhD level) Research

Friday, October 06, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
MacMillan 115

Most suitable for PhD and ScM Engineering students

Presented by John Kromer and Andrew Creamer, Physical Sciences Librarians

Graduate Engineering students are invited to learn about accessing resources relevant to your research. You will gain expert-level search skills in relevant databases, and learn techniques for data curation and management. Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/ZGyoScgFqpr4JcM32

Jennet Toyjanova, Ph.D. '14, Keynote Speaker

Friday, October 06, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Pembroke 305

Come listen to Dr. Jennet Toyjanova, Reserach and Development Engineer at Ximedica, as she talks about her research, career path and experiences as a woman in STEM. Dr. Toyjanova is one of two keynote speakers at the Young Scholars Conference - Atoms, Axons, and Asteroids: Big Data in STEM , sponsored by the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity and the Graduate Women in Science and Engineering.

Engineering Seminar: Biomedical Engineering

Thursday, October 05, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Manu O. Platt, Ph.D., Associate Professor at the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, will be presenting a talk: "Hemodynamics, Large Artery Remodeling, and Pediatric Strokes in Sickle Cell Disease". Abstract: Sickled red blood cells were first viewed under a microscope in 1910, more than a hundred years ago, but there are still limited treatment options for this genetic disease hat affects 1 in 400 African-Americans in the United States, and millions globally.

Amgen Inc. - Summer 2018 Internships & Full Time Opportunities Information Session

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 6:00pm - 7:30pm
CareerLab, 167 Angell Street, 1st Floor

Amgen is excited to announce internship opportunities for 2018! Amgen is coming to Brown University to speak to Undergraduate students about a variety of summer 2018 internship positions at our RI Manufacturing Facility. We are looking for motivated and capable students to participate in a 10-12 week paid internship program where they will work on meaningful projects that impact patient’s lives. For more information, please attend our event and you will learn more about the opportunities Amgen has to offer. Log on to Handshake for event details. We will have multiple positions available.

Thinking Out Loud - Dissecting molecular mechanisms of vocal learning and spoken language: a personal journey

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Vocal learning, the ability to imitate and pass on vocal repertoires culturally from one generation to the next, is a rare and precious behavior displayed by several groups of birds, such as songbirds and parrots. Come hear Erich trill about the genes, evolution and mechanisms of vocal learning -- and how being an underrepresented minority in the sciences provided a finely tuned ear for discoveries which bear on mammals like us.

COBRE & Orthopaedic Research Meeting: " J.J. Trey Crisco, Ph.D." Translational Journeys – Head Impact Sensors, Wrist Implants, Toy Controllers and Assistive Mobility

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Rhode Island Hospital Orthopaedics Library

J.J. Trey Crisco, Ph.D." Henry F. Lippitt Professor of Orthopedics,Professor of Engineering (Research) Brown/RIH/Orthopaedics "Translational Journeys – Head Impact Sensors, Wrist Implants, Toy ...

Chaiwoo Lee and Samantha Brady

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm

"Mapping the Caregiver Journey" Chaiwoo Lee and Samantha Brady, MIT AgeLab Host: Elizabeth Phillips/HCRI