Brown University School of Engineering

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Engineering Study Abroad Info Session

Thursday, March 02, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Please join Professor Clyde Briant, Engineering's Study Abroad Advisor for an information session about studying abroad. A student panel will share study abroad experiences. PIZZA WILL BE SERVED Please RSVP. http://bit.ly/1SQJnEF

Thinking out Loud - Robots: Improving Our Future or Leading us to Doom?

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm
BERT 130

The Robots are coming! The Robots are coming! The Robots are ... Already Here! If HBO's Westworld is any indication, smart robots will result in the inevitable destruction of the human race. Whatever your outlook, the fact is that robots are already a part of our society and, in some cases, an integral part. Certainly we should be vigilant. However, along with the doom-and-gloom predictions of robot apocalypse, smart robots are -- right now -- beneficial, life-saving machines for assisting us in our everyday lives.

Engaged Scholars Program and Engineering: Information Session

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm

If you have questions about the Engaged Scholars Program (ESP) and Engineering, there will be an information session on Wednesday, March 1 from 4-5 p.m. in Barus and Holley, Room 155. Students currently ...

HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation: Ayanna M. Howard, Georgia Tech

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA), Lippitt House

The Center for the Study of Race + Ethnicity in America (CSREA) invites you to an informal, lunchtime conversation with Professor Ayanna Howard, Professor and Linda J. and Mark C. Smith Chair in Bioengineering ...

Intermediate LaTeX Workshop

Tuesday, February 28, 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 ...

Don't Have Job Yet? Organizing Your Job Search

Friday, February 24, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Barus & Holley 155

In this program we will review the resources and strategies necessary to find a full time job. Come to this program and learn how to optimize your job search efforts and strategically apply. Many job seekers waste a lot of time pursuing strategies that are not effective. You will walk out of this program confident that you know how to organize your search.

​This program is specifically for Engineering students. ​Session will be led by Jim Amspacher and Ron Foreman, Career Counselors

Masters Job Search Series: Effective Interviewing

Thursday, February 23, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Your resume got you the interview, now your interview will get you the job. But, first you need to consider the purpose and structure of an interview so you can plan ahead and be prepared to knock it out of the park. Led by Heather Wilkerson, Assistant Director for Career Services at Watson, the program will address the essentials of preparing for interviews and implementing your plan. You'll have the opportunity to practice answering some questions and presenting your story with the employer in mind.

5th Year Master's Information Session

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Barus & Holley, Room 190

Are you not sure what to do after graduation?  Have you thought about getting a Master’s degree but aren’t sure of the benefits of the 5th Year Master’s degree?  Join us for an information session on the 5th Year Master programs in Engineering.  Hear from the Associate Dean about the program and the application process.

Engineering Seminar: Electrical Sciences and Computer Engineering

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Dr. Chinwendu Enyioha, postdoctoral fellow in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard, will be presenting his talk: "Limited-Communication Control of Large-Scale, Networked Dynamic Systems". Abstract: Carrying out certain tasks such as resource allocation in spatially distributed, large-scale systems involve coordination and significant communication. The complex nature of energy systems and power networks particularly present interesting challenges.

Classes resume. Last day to add a course (includes late fee), change from audit to credit, or change a grade option declaration (5:00 p.m. deadline).

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 12:00am - 12:00am
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Classes resume. Last day to add a course (includes late fee), change from audit to credit, or change a grade option declaration (5:00 p.m. deadline).

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, February 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.

Long weekend. No University exercises.

Saturday, February 18, 2017 12:00am - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 12:00am
> No location for this event

Long weekend. No University exercises.

Ninth Space Horizons Workshop 2017

Thursday, February 16, 2017 8:00am - 6:00pm

Space Horizon is an interactive day-long workshop that brings together students and professionals from all disciplines to move the international lunar city forward. Supported by Breakthrough Initiatives, Rhode Island Space Grant and the Brown School of Engineering, this workshop gathers creative individuals from industry, government and academia to discuss possible solutions to make revolutionary ideas real. Open to professionals and students.

Nano Seminar: Prof. William L. Wilson (Harvard Univ.)

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Advances in Scanning Probe Spectroscopies: Mapping Media – Electric Field Interactions in Nanoscale Materials Systems William L. Wilson, Ph.D. Center for Nanoscale Systems, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, 11 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA Scanning probe spectral techniques are poised to play an important role in the development and study of next generation nanomaterials and nano-devices.

Masters Job Search Series: Using Social Media for the Job Search

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

These days, social media is essential to an effective, well-planned job search. Come to learn how to use LinkedIn, Twitter, etc. to get where you want to be on Wednesday, Feb. 15 12-1. This is a two-part workshop. The first half will address the nuts and bolts of the distinct benefits of using social media for the job search. Make sure to bring your laptop because in the second half you'll create (or enhance) your own LinkedIn profile with the assistance of CareerLAB staff. Employers use social media and so should you! CareerLAB, 167 Angell St.

Black History Month Celebrating Excellence in Science: a Seeing Myself in Science lecture by Dr. James West

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 5:00pm - 6:30pm

A panel focused on the impact of mentorship, sponsorship on success and inclusion in STEM careers. Time: 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Location: TBA

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, February 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.

Engineering Seminar: Joint Materials/Solid Mechanics Seminar Series

Monday, February 13, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm

Dr. Celia Reina, Asst. Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, will present a talk:"A Multiscale Analysis of the Kinematics of Crystal Plasticity". Abstract: Unraveling the elasto-plastic behavior of metals under extreme deformations is critical from an engineering viewpoint (e.g., ductile failure, manufacturing processes or energy absorption).

Engineering Seminar: Fluids and Thermal Sciences

Monday, February 13, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am

Eva Kanso, Associate Professor, University of Southern California, will present a talk: "Confined Swimmers and Autonomous Flyers". Abstract: I will discuss two problems in fluid mechanics inspired ...

UTRA Summer App Deadline: Feb 10, 2017 @ 5pm EST

Friday, February 10, 2017 5:00pm - 5:15pm
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Undergraduate Teaching and Research Awards (UTRAs) provide faculty and students with opportunities to work closely on a research or course development project during the summer or academic year. The ...

Udall Scholarship Campus Deadline

Friday, February 10, 2017 5:00pm - 5:00pm
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The campus deadline for the Udall Scholarship is February 10, 2017 by 5:00pm. The Udall is a scholarship for sophomores and juniors committed to pursuing careers dedicated to improving or preserving ...

CANCELLED: Brown University Superfund Research Program Seminar Series

Friday, February 10, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Noon on Friday, February 10, 2017, Dr. Weihsueh Chiu, professor in the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University, will be speaking at the Superfund Research Program's Seminar Series. This lecture is open to the public

Value Propositions: Creating Solutions that MATTER!

Thursday, February 09, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Need help with your startup? Or discovering how to find customers? Join Deb Mills-Scofield '82, for a workshop that will show you how to find out if your idea has any value to your targeted customers ...

Engineering Seminar: Fluids and Thermal Sciences

Thursday, February 09, 2017 1:15pm - 2:15pm

Sujit S. Datta, Postdoctoral Scholar in Chemical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology, will present "Soft Materials in Complex Environments: from Porous Rocks to the Gut". As a ...

Finding STEM Research Opportunities at Brown & Beyond

Thursday, February 09, 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 ...

Masters Job Search Series: Writing Resumes and Cover Letters

Thursday, February 09, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm

A tailored,well-written resume and cover letter will get you an interview! Join us Thursday, Feb. 9th from 12-1 to get tips on crafting documents that will get the attention of the reader and get you in the door. This is a two-part workshop. In the first half of the program, we will address the nuts and bolts of resume/cover letter writing. Make sure to bring your computer to work on your resume/cover letter during the second part while staff assists you throughout the process. Leave CareerLAB with a strengthened resume, cover letter, or both! CareerLAB, 167 Angell St.

Travel Ban Support and Info Session

Wednesday, February 08, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Barus & Holley, Room 155

Join us as we discuss and review: 

  • What we know of  the Executive Order and its implementation
  • Explain resources Brown has put in place to support this community
  • International support offices at Brown
  • Hear our communities concerns
  • Foster discussion and interaction, you are not on your own

Please email to attend, or if you have any other concerns. We would like a headcount for food. Jennifer_Casasanto@brown.edu

You are not on your own!

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, February 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.

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

Tuesday, February 07, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Fluids at Brown, Division of Applied Mathematics Fluids and Thermal Sciences, School of Engineering Joint Seminar Series Dr. Damien Parrello, McMaster University, Chemical engineering dpt., ON, Canada ...

School of Engineering Town Hall Meeting

Monday, February 06, 2017 6:00pm - 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 able to ask questions and share ideas and observations. Students may also request to be on the agenda and lead a discussion. 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.