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General and Tech Career Fair

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 11:00am - 3:00pm

The General and Tech Career Fair will take place in OMAC from 11-3 pm. There will be about 200 employers. The fair is for undergraduates and graduates. All information can be found in Handshake ...

School of Engineering Town Hall

Monday, September 25, 2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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.

Intro LaTeX Workshop

Monday, September 25, 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 ...

The HW/SW Interface Seminar Series: Computer System for Neuroscience

Monday, September 25, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Abhishek Bhattacharjee, Dept. of Computer Science, Rutgers, will present a talk in HW/SW Interface Seminar Series: "Computer System for Neuroscience". Abstract: Computer systems are vital to advancing our understanding of the brain. From embedded chips in brain implants to server systems used for large-scale brain modeling frameworks, computer systems help us shed light on the connections between low-level neuronal spiking activity and high-level functionality. This talk will show the challenges facing such computer systems.

Ladd Observatory open house

Saturday, September 23, 2017 11:00am - 3:00pm

Ladd Observatory is participating in the Doors Open RI Festival. We are among two dozen sites around Providence that will be holding an open house. See our historic scientific instrument collection ...

Engineering Activities Fair

Friday, September 22, 2017 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Barus & Holley Lobby

Learn about student groups in engineering, including: American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Biomedical Engineering Society, Brown Building Society, Brown Formula Racing, Brown Space Engineering, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New Scientist Collective, Rube Goldberg Club, Sigma Xi Honor Society, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Society of Women Engineers.

Chemistry Colloquium: Prof. Heather J. Kulik (MIT) Host: Brenda Rubenstein

Friday, September 22, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm

New computational strategies for inorganic molecular and materials design Chemical space is vast, with best estimates suggesting we have as yet characterized less than 1 part in 10^50 of all possible ...

Engineering Research Skills and Library Support: The Basics

Friday, September 22, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
MacMillan 117

Suitable for all Engineering students

Presented by John Kromer and Andrew Creamer, Physical Sciences Librarians

All Engineering students are invited to learn about navigating Brown's libraries and the library website. You will learn how to access resources relevant to your research; learn expert search skills in databases such as IEEE Xplore, Web of Science, and Engineering Village; and learn techniques for data curation and management. To register: https://goo.gl/forms/ZGyoScgFqpr4JcM32

Postdoctoral Appreciation Week Breakfast

Friday, September 22, 2017 9:00am - 10:00am
Barus & Holley, Room 723-24

Engineering Postdoctoral Scholars - Please join us in Barus & Holley 723-24 for a complimentary breakfast at 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 22. We love our postdocs!

Engineering Seminar: Biomedical Engineering

Thursday, September 21, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Louis E. DeFrate, the Frank H. Bassett III, M.D. Associate Professor of Orthoopaedics at Duke University will present a talk: "Application of Imaging Techniques to the Study of In Vivo Knee Health and Function." Abstract: Mechanical loading plays an important role in maintaining cartilage health. Altered mechanical loading (potentially due to factors such as joint injury and obesity) may contribute to the development of osteoarthritis. However, there are currently limited tools available to quantify the local in vivo mechanical environment of cartilage in humans.

STEM Faculty Launch Workshop

Thursday, September 21, 2017 8:00am - Friday, September 22, 2017 4:00pm
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The STEM Faculty Launch is a premier workshop for graduate students and post-doctoral researchers seeking tenure-track positions in the STEM fields. This two-day workshop covers best practices for ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, September 19, 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: Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm

Robert J. Kee, Mechanical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, will present a talk: "Identifying and Applying State-Space Models Derived from High-Fidelity Physical Models of Li-Ion Batteries." Abstract: This presentation develops the theory and demonstrates an efficient implementation algorithm to extract locally linear state-space models from large-scale physical models. State-space models are systems of low-order, linear, transient, ordinary differential equations that predict the system response at particular operating states.

Engineering Seminar: Joint Materials/Solid Mechanics Seminar Series

Monday, September 18, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Dr. Shawn A. Chester, Asst. Professor of Mechanical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology will present a talk: "Multiphysics Mechanics of Polymeric Materials." Abstract: Many new and exciting phenomena in mechanics are inherently multiphysics. A few examples include thermally responsive shape-memory polymers, Joule heating causing creep, and pore pressure effects in geo-materials to name just a few.

Brown Hack Health 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017 5:30pm - Sunday, September 17, 2017 5:30pm
Warren Alpert Medical School Building of Brown University

After an exceptional first year, Brown Innovation for Health is very excited to host its second healthcare hackathon. “Hackathon” combines the words “hack” and “marathon.” In this case, “hack” means to create innovative solutions to current health problems. Brown Hack Health will take place over the course of a weekend (September 15th - 17th) and bring together diverse groups of people — students, entrepreneurs, providers, IT developers, industrial designers, venture capitalists — who work in teams to prototype solutions to current issues in health care.

OIP Application Deadline for Brown in France, Brown in Hong Kong, Brown in the UK, and Brown in Japan

Friday, September 15, 2017 1:30pm - 2:30pm

OIP Application Deadline for Brown in France(Paris, Lyon, Engineering), Brown in Hong Kong, Brown in the UK (space-available basis), and Brown in Japan

2017 Breakthrough Lab Pitch Night

Thursday, September 14, 2017 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Join the Jonathan M. Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship for our 2017 Breakthrough Lab (B-lab) Pitch Night, Thursday, September 14, 6:00 - 9:00 PM, at 85 Waterman Street (subject to change due to classes) ...

Engineering Honors Information Session

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Barus & Holley, Room 190

Honors information session for engineering undergraduate students. Sophomores, juniors and seniors are encouraged to attend.

Click here for more information on the School of Engineering honors program.




Beth Altringer

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm

"Humanity-centered Robotics: What Piaggio Fast Forward is Learning About Mobility Extension" Beth Altringer, Piaggo Fast Forward, Harvard University Host: Peter Haas/HCRI

Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Making Event

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Barus & Holley Lobby

Stop by, enjoy some ice cream, and learn about Chemical & Biochemical Engineering. Hosted by the Brown American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). 

WE@Brown Incubator Info Session

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship and the Women's Entrepreneurship organization (WE@Brown of EP) for an info session on our first-ever incubator, debuting in the fall 2017 semester. We will ...

Society of Women Engineers General Body Meeting

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Interested in joining SWE? Attend our first general body meeting to learn how to get involved. Snacks will be provided. All are welcome!

SHPE Information Session

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Barus & Holley, Room 141

Join the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) on Tuesday at 5 p.m. in Barus and Holley, Room 141 for an information session. Questions, email shpe@brown.edu

 

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, September 12, 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.

NSF Day

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 7:30am - 5:45pm
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This one-day NSF Day workshop will teach researchers how to better compete for research dollars that enable their projects. Information will be shared via lectures and interactive sessions. This is a ...

Science Diplomacy & Leadership Workshop 2017

Sunday, September 10, 2017 9:00am - Saturday, September 16, 2017 6:00pm
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This first-of-its-kind course is designed as an immersion experience in the science diplomacy ecosystem of Washington D.C., combining academic lectures, field visits, professional development workshops ...

Engineering Welcome (Back) Mixer

Friday, September 08, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Barus & Holley Lobby

The Engineering DUG is hosting a party for new and returning engineering students and faculty to celebrate the start of a new school year. It's the perfect chance to catch up with friends, meet new people, and get to know your fellow members of the School of Engineering! Food will be provided.

Young Scholars Conference 2017 Application is Open

Friday, September 08, 2017 8:00am - 11:59pm

Brown University's Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion and GWiSE (Graduate Women in Science and Engineering) invite you to apply for the annual Fall Young Scholars Conference (YSC). YSC is a career and networking conference to empower female graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in STEM as they prepare for the job market. The YSC showcases the attendees' own research while providing them with practical experience in job interviews and presentations for different career tracks and settings. 

Charlottesville: Perspectives on the Origins and Implications of White Nationalism in the U.S.

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Salomon 101

Please join us on Wednesday, September 6 at 5:00 p.m. for the "Reaffirming University Values" lecture “Charlottesville: Perspectives on the Origins and Implications of White Nationalism in the U.S.” ...

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

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 12:00am - 12:00am
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Classes of the first semester begin. Web registration begins at 8:00 a.m.