Brown University School of Engineering

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Biomedical Engineering Society First Meeting

Monday, September 28, 2015 5:30pm - 6:30pm

The Brown Chapter of BMES will be hosting its first meeting of the semester on Monday, September 28th 5:30-6:30pm in B&H 190. If you are considering concentrating, interested in the field of Biomedical ...

CareerLAB in Barus and Holley Lobby: Resume Critiques

Monday, September 28, 2015 11:30am - 2:00pm

CareerLAB goes to the Barus and Holley Lobby for resume critiques on Monday, 9/28, 11:30 - 1:30pm. Stop by before the Career Fairs (Tech Fair, Tuesday, 9/29; General Fair, Wednesday, 9/30). This follows ...

Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Seminar: Composites and Conductive Transparent Films from the Thermodynamically Driven Exfoliation and Reordering of Pristine Graphene Sheets

Monday, September 28, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm

Doug Adamson is an Associate Professor of Chemistry and a member of the Polymer Program at the University of Connecticut. He received his PhD with George Olah at the University of Southern California ...

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers

Friday, September 25, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm

We are the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, and you are invited to join us for information session to learn exactly what it means to be a part of SHPE. We are here to create a community ...

Last day to add a course without a fee (5:00 p.m. deadline. 24 hr extension due to Rosh Hashanah). The web will be taken down for approximately one hour. Once relaunched, all course adds require Instructor override and will be charged late fee of $15 per

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 12:00am - 12:00am
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Last day to add a course without a fee (5:00 p.m. deadline. 24 hr extension due to Rosh Hashanah). The web will be taken down for approximately one hour. Once relaunched, all course adds require Instructor ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, September 22, 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.

Fluids Seminar:Mixed Up? Eddies Can Help You

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Glenn Flierl Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA Mixed Up? Eddies Can Help You We re-examine a physically exact formulation of eddy mixing of a scalar field and use numerical simulations ...

PhD Thesis Defense Presentation: Yang Qiu

Monday, September 21, 2015 2:30pm - 3:30pm

“Chemical and Thermochemical Properties of Graphene Oxide Based Materials: Safety Implications and Applications” The presiding officer will be Professor Robert Hurt. All are welcome to attend this ...

Sensata Technologies Resume Critiques

Monday, September 21, 2015 9:00am - 3:00pm

Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Resume Critique Please e-mail bloiselle@sensata.com to sign up for a 30 minute time slot

Brown Bearings: For Prospective Students

Saturday, September 19, 2015 9:00am - 4:30pm

The Brown University School of Engineering and the Office of College Admission will hold an Engineering Day on Saturday, September 19, 2015. The day will start at 10:00 AM with a two-hour program focusing ...

PhD Thesis Defense Presentation: Kilho Son

Friday, September 18, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am

“Solving Computational Puzzles with Geometric Constraints and Applications”. The presiding officer will be Professor David Cooper. All are welcome to attend this presentation.

3D Printing for Biomedical Research, Education and Discovery

Thursday, September 17, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am

Center for Biomedical Engineering Seminar Series: "3D Printing for Biomedical Research, Education, and Discovery" Terry S. Yoo, Ph.D. National Library of Medicine / U.S. National Institutes of Health Thursday, September 17, 2015 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Barus & Holley, Room 190 182 Hope Street

Biomedical Engineering Seminar: 3D Printing for Biomedical Research, Education and Discovery

Thursday, September 17, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am

“3D Printing for Biomedical Research, Education, and Discovery” Terry S. Yoo, Ph.D. National Library of Medicine / U.S. National Institutes of Health Abstract: While additive methods promise to revolutionize manufacturing by accelerating the delivery of individual custom production and enabling designs that have been impossible heretofore using convention tools, 3D printing also offers new horizons for visualization and outreach to promote education and discovery.

Pizza Lunch with the Engineering Concentration Advisers

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Barus & Holley, Main Lobby

Join the Engineering Concentration Advisers each third Wednesday of the month, at noon in the Barus & Holley main lobby. 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. 

Honors Thesis Information Session

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Barus & Holley, Room 190
All undergraduate students welcome, especially graduating seniors. For more information, see the Engineering Honors Website, and the BME Honors Website.

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, September 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.

Fluids and Thermal Systems Seminar - Collective Effects in Bacterial Suspension - Experiment and Theory

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Igor S Aronson Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Argonne, Illinois 60439, USA E-mail: aronson@anl.gov Collective effects in bacterial suspension – experiment and theory Bacteria are among the oldest and most abundant living species on Earth, and their activity influences the planet’s environmental dynamics in multiple ways.

2015 Activities Fair

Thursday, September 10, 2015 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Over 250 organizations, clubs, and groups will be on hand to tell you about what they do and how you can get involved!!!

Perspectives of National Science Foundation Program Director

Wednesday, September 09, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Abstract: Every three to four years, all programs at NSF are reviewed through the mechanism called the Committee of Visitors (COV). The committee assesses the quality and integrity of program operations ...

Effective Interviewing

Wednesday, September 09, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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 ...

ONR MURI Workshop: "Cavitation in Soft Materials”

Wednesday, September 09, 2015 10:00am - 1:00pm

The interaction of cavitating bubbles with soft matrix materials is an emerging new topic area as 3D soft matter fabrication techniques are rapidly advancing. Because soft materials feature strong non-linearity, rate and temperature dependence in their constitutive behavior, the interactions of cavitating bubbles present complex hydro-dynamics beyond our current understanding from cavitation on hard, traditionally metallic surfaces.

Classes of the first semester begin. Web registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

Wednesday, September 09, 2015 12:00am - 12:00am
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Classes of the first semester begin. Web registration begins at 8:00 a.m.

252nd Opening Convocation

Tuesday, September 08, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm

All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the 252nd Opening Convocation to celebrate the start of the academic year and welcome new students to Brown. President Christina Paxson will officially open the school year. Professor of Africana Studies and Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America, Tricia Rose, will deliver the keynote address. The Convocation procession of incoming students will form on College Street beginning at 3:40 PM and the ceremony will begin at 4 PM on the Main Green.

Resume and Cover Letter Writing

Tuesday, September 08, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Your resume and cover letter must make a great first impression when you are looking for a job or internship. Grabbing the reader's attention immediately is essential! Join us to learn how to craft resumes and cover letters that will open doors to the positions you want.

New TA Orientation to Teaching at Brown

Tuesday, September 08, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm

Sept. 8, 9am-noon Sayles Hall This orientation for new graduate TAs features a choice of interactive workshops on Teaching for the First Time at Brown, Interactive Classrooms, Grading Strategies, and Teaching Student Research Skills. The workshops are followed by a discussion of TA roles and responsibilities with faculty and experienced TAs from your discipline. Co-sponsored by The Graduate School and The Sheridan Center. Refreshments will be served.

Engineering Undergraduate Advising Day

Tuesday, September 08, 2015 9:00am - 9:00am

Advising Day for first year students who are interested in Engineering.

Opening Convocation at 4:00 p.m. Registration of new students for the first semester (7:00 pm to midnight)

Tuesday, September 08, 2015 12:00am - 12:00am
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Opening Convocation at 4:00 p.m. Registration of new students for the first semester (7:00 pm to midnight).

Beginning of College Orientation

Saturday, September 05, 2015 12:00am - 12:00am
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Beginning of College Orientation

Beginning of Graduate School Orientation

Friday, September 04, 2015 12:00am - 12:00am
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Beginning of Graduate School Orientation

Engineering Graduate Student Orientation

Thursday, September 03, 2015 9:30am - 4:00pm

School of Engineering Graduate Student Orientation for all new Masters and Ph.D. students.