Brown University School of Engineering

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Materials Engineering Concentration Information

Wednesday, March 07, 2018 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Barus & Holley, Room 190

First years and sophomores - If you are considering concentrating in Materials Engineering, please come to an information session on March 7 at 6:00 in room 190 Barus and Holley.  It will be hosted by the current junior and senior Materials Engineering Concentrators who will talk about their interests in the program, the curriculum requirements, research opportunities, and much more.  There will also be some lab tours after the event for those who are interested.  Pizza will be served.

Cognex Info Session

Tuesday, March 06, 2018 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Barus & Holley Room 751

Cognex - A global leader in the exciting and growing field of machine vision, while maintaining the fast-paced, creative environment of a startup. Please join CEO Robert Willett '89 and Director of Core Vision Technology David Michael on Tuesday for an information session. The work hard, play hard, move fast culture of Cognex recognizes its employees for their innovation, perseverence and hard work in a fun, rewarding and quirky environment. Pizza provided.

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, March 06, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Engineering Research Center, Hazeltine Commons

Join Senior Associate Dean Rod Beresford every Tuesday during the academic year in the Hazeltine Commons of the Engineering Research Center 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: David Lentink

Tuesday, March 06, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
BioMed Center, Eddy Auditorium Rm. 291

David Lentink, Stanford Fluids at Brown and Fluids and Thermal Sciences Joint Seminar Series Tuesday, March 6, 2018 12:00pm BioMed Center, Eddy Auditorium

Environmental Engineering Career Panel

Monday, March 05, 2018 6:00pm - 7:30pm
> Other location: see description for details

Engineering Research Center, Room 125
Join the Brown University Society of Environmental Engineers in learning about different career paths within Environmental Engineering. Speakers may include Adam Kran '09 Project Engineer from Environmental Partners Group, Inc., Matthew Kromer '99 ScM '01 - Senior Research Scientist/Engineer from Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy, James Rice ScM '08, PhD '11 - Senior Environmental Scientist from Gradient Corp., and Matthew Root '99 ScM '00 - Senior Project Manager CPHC from Integrated Eco Strategy, LLC.
Pizza provided.

Environmental Engineering Career Panel

Monday, March 05, 2018 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Engineering Research Center Room 125

Join the Brown University Society of Environmental Engineers in learning about different career paths within Environmental Engineering and related fields. Speakers will include: Adam Kran '09 - Project ...

WE@Brown Conference

Saturday, March 03, 2018 10:00am - 6:00pm
Salomon, Room 001, 79 Waterman Street

Join EP’s Women’s Entrepreneurship team for the second annual WE@Brown event. Featuring opening remarks by Brown President Christina Paxson, closing remarks by near-death survivor and influencer ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Engineering Research Center, Hazeltine Commons

Join Senior Associate Dean Rod Beresford every Tuesday during the academic year in the Hazeltine Commons of the Engineering Research Center 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 27, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barus and Holley, Room 190

Hydrodynamic interactions in non Newtonian liquids Roberto Zenit Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico ABSTRACT: The understanding of hydrodynamic forces around particles, drops, or bubbles ...

His Excellency Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations (2007-2016)

Monday, February 26, 2018 5:00pm - 6:30pm

"Sustainable Development Goals and Global Citizenship” His Excellency Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations (2007-2016) and Chairman of IOC Ethics Committee since September 2017, will speak for the Stephen A. Ogden Jr. ‘60 Lecture on International Affairs.

Writing Climate Change: A Roundtable with Public Scholars || Panel discussion

Friday, February 23, 2018 3:00pm - 4:30pm

What are the implications of climate change for life on earth? How can we make sense of those changes if we are not trained scientists? Can we do something to slow — and ideally stop — the extinction ...

Superfund Research Program Seminar: Weihsueh Chiu

Friday, February 23, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm

“Addressing Uncertainty and Population Variability in Risk Assessment: Challenges and Opportunities”.
Weihsueh A. Chiu, Ph.D. (Professor in the Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences)

Thinking Out Loud - Reflections on the Avatar Dream

Thursday, February 22, 2018 5:30pm - 6:30pm

The "Avatar Dream" is the notion that, using computers, people can imagine themselves as whoever or whatever they want to be. However, we need approaches in which the potential social and cultural impacts of virtual identity technologies are considered intrinsic to the engineering practices of inventing them. Come join Fox as he explores the limitations of the Avatar Dream, a socially widespread technological aspiration.

HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation: D. Fox Harrell, Ph.D.

Thursday, February 22, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA), Lippitt House

Please join us for a HUGs + STEM Lunchtime Conversation with D. Fox Harrell, Ph.D., Professor of Digital Media and Artificial Intelligence, Comparative Media Studies Program and Computer Science and ...

Cleantech Open 2018 Providence Kickoff

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Please join Cleantech for an information session as they prepare to launch the 2018 Cleantech Open accelerator! This is the 14th year of the Cleantech Open, and the organizers are excited to meet entrepreneurs ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Engineering Research Center, Hazeltine Commons

Join Senior Associate Dean Rod Beresford every Tuesday during the academic year in the Hazeltine Commons of the Engineering Research Center 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 20, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barus and Holley, Room 190

Change in stripes for cholesteric shells via anchoring in moderation Lisa Tran University of Pennsylvania.

Long weekend. No University exercises.

Saturday, February 17, 2018 12:00am - Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00am
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Long weekend. No University exercises.

Free Screening of the Martian with ENGN and Physics DUGs

Friday, February 16, 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm

ENGN DUG and Physics DUG are joining forces to sponsor a free screening of the award winning movie The Martian! There will be free food and snacks, so join us and see this fantastic film of science and daring!

Meeting the Climate-Change Challenge: What Do We Know? What Should We Do?

Thursday, February 15, 2018 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Dr. Holdren, who served as President Obama’s Science Advisor and the Director of the White Office of Science and Technology Policy through both Obama terms, was responsible for interpreting, for the President, the state of climate-change science and its implications for policy. The analyses he provided played a major role in shaping the Administration’s climate-change policy, including the President’s June 2013 Climate Action Plan.

Kyle Wray

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Tech Talk: POMDPs for Robots with Applications to Autonomous Vehicles Kyle Wray, University of Massachusetts Amherst Host: Michael Littman

Udall Scholarship Campus Deadline

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 5:00pm - 5:00pm
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The Office of the Dean of the College is pleased to announce the campus deadline for the Udall Scholarship. Students interested in applying must submit application materials on February 13, 2018 by 5:00pm. The Udall is a scholarship for sophomores and juniors committed to pursuing careers dedicated to improving or preserving the environment. Brown can nominate up to 6 candidates to the national committee.

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Engineering Research Center, Hazeltine Commons

Join Senior Associate Dean Rod Beresford every Tuesday during the academic year in the Hazeltine Commons of the Engineering Research Center 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: Brenden Epps

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barus and Holley, Room 190

Brenden Epps, Dartmouth Fluids at Brown and Fluids and Thermal Sciences Joint Seminar Series Tuesday, February 13, 2018 3:00pm Barus & Holley, Room 190

Royce Fellowship Information Session

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA), Lippitt House

Come and learn more about the Royce Fellowship Program.

Engineering Seminar: Nanoscale Functional Imaging of Materials for Energy Applications

Monday, February 12, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Marina S. Leite, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering at the Institute for Research in Electronics and Applied Physics, University of Maryland will present a talk, "Nanoscale Functional Imaging of Materials for Energy Applications". Abstract: My research group is engaged in fundamental and applied research in materials for energy harvesting and storage, and nanophotonics. The performance of most photovoltaic devices is still limited by their mesoscale behavior.

Superfund Research Program Large Group Meeting

Monday, February 12, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
> Other location: see description for details

Superfund Research Program PIs and participants from all projects and cores will be meeting. Speakers TBA. Meeting will be held in the new Engineering Research Center, room 125.

Space Horizons: Doing Science Without Sponsors

Saturday, February 10, 2018 8:30am - 6:00pm

Space Horizons, Brown University's annual 1-day immersion on space innovations that are still just over the horizon, will explore how NewSpace can provide opportunities for great new science in its ...

Superfund Research Program Internal Advisory Committee Meeting

Thursday, February 08, 2018 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Superfund Research Program Internal Advisory Committee Meeting.

SMISE Lecture: James A. DeBardelaben, PhD

Wednesday, February 07, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Dr. DeBardelaben will discuss how he built a successful software company, and share his perspective on the challenges and triumphs of being a minority entrepreneur and scientist. Come to welcome back ...