Brown University School of Engineering

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Dana M. Dourdeville Lecture on Engineering in Service to Society - Innovation, Inclusion and Impact: Promoting Creativity and Design in International Development

Thursday, October 15, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Dana M. Dourdeville Lecture on Engineering in Service to Society given by Amy Smith, founder and co-director of MIT's D-Lab, which focuses on the development, design and dissemination of appropriate technologies for international development. She was selected as a 2004 MacArthur Fellow and was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in 2010 for the work she is doing to promote local innovation and technology creation. Her current projects are in the areas of water testing, treatment and storage, agricultural processing, and alternative energy.

ENGN DUG presents: Engineers Abroad

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm

You've always wanted to study abroad, but you're unsure if engineers can work it out with all the requirements? Or are you just wondering should you go to Australia, Spain or Brazil? Join the ENGN ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, October 13, 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: The Best of Both Worlds? Hybrid Fluid Dynamics in Nano Engineering

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 3:00pm - 3:00pm

Fluids at Brown, Division of Applied Mathematics Fluids and Thermal Systems, School of Engineering Joint Seminar Series Jason Reese University of Edinburgh and Johns Hopkins University The best of both worlds? Hybrid Fluid Dynamics in Nano Engineering Micro- and nano-scale fluid systems can behave very differently from their macro-scale counterparts. Molecular effects require special treatment beyond the scope of conventional continuum-fluid modeling. In this talk I will describe the hybrid molecular/fluid schemes we are constructing to tackle this problem.

Fall Weekend Holiday. No University exercises.

Monday, October 12, 2015 12:00am - 12:00am
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Fall Weekend Holiday. No University exercises.

The Growth of a New IIT: The IIT Gandhinagar Story

Friday, October 09, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Barus & Holley, Room 190

Abstract: Through the lens of one new IIT, the Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, the talk will put in perspective the explosive growth in higher education in India. The talk will highlight the developments at IIT Gandhinagar and its future vision and plans. Launched in 2008, IIT Gandhinagar seeks to establish itself as a center of excellence in research, teaching, and community engagement.

Effective Interviewing: Masters Student Job Search Series

Thursday, October 08, 2015 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. Come ask about those tough questions you are worried about!

Info Session for Spring UTRAs

Wednesday, October 07, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Petteruti Lounge, Stephen Robert '62 Center

Interested in conducting research during the academic year? Learn about Undergraduate Teaching and Research Awards (UTRA) at an Information Session for spring semester UTRAs only -- Wednesday, Oct ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, October 06, 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.

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).

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 12:00am - 12:00am
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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).

Joint Materials/Solid Mechanics Seminar Series: "Soft Materials: Unconventional Networks Give Unprecedented Properties"

Monday, October 05, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Dr. Xuanhe Zhao, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Abtract: Soft materials emerging on the interface between engineering and biological systems are challenging our fundamental knowledge, inspiring technological innovations, and enabling impactful applications. For instance, mammalian muscles, tendons and cartilages, albeit containing -70% water and having a wide range of rigidity (i.e., 100kPa-10MPa), can maintain impressively high fracture toughness (i.e., > 1000 Jm-2) under millions of cycles ofloads.

Sugeetha Vasudevan PhD Thesis Defense

Monday, October 05, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm

Thesis Defense Presentation: “Investigations on Mechanical Property Micro-Structure Correlations in Ceramic Matrix Nano-Composite Coatings”. The presiding officer will be Professor Brian Sheldon ...

Google at Brown: Lecture and Lunch

Friday, October 02, 2015 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Faculty Club

Ever wondered how to answer the world's biggest questions? You're not alone. Come hear Allan Thygesen, Google's Global Vice President of Global SMB Sales and Operations, speak about advertising in ...

Fall General Career Fair

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Over 90 employers will be in attendance to discuss internships and full-time job options. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity! All undergraduates and graduate students are welcome to attend. Business casual attire is encouraged. Get the full scoop with a list of employers attending the Fall Career Fair, tips to prepare, and a guide on how to dress by visiting brown.edu/careerlab/studentcareerfairs and by following #browncareerfair on Twitter and Facebook.

IXL Learning Information Session

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 8:00pm - 9:30pm

At IXL Learning, we’re passionate about creating the best educational technology possible by developing first-of-their-kind products. We look beyond the specific problems of today to see the bigger picture, with the ultimate goal of improving learning itself. Brown alumni will be on campus 9/29/15 for an information session to talk about how we’re transforming education and how you can join our team! We have opportunities across our engineering, product, and curriculum development teams. We'll also have refreshments and a raffle for all attendees.

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, September 29, 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.

Tech Career Fair

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Over 60 employers will be in attendance to discuss internships and full-time job options. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity! All undergraduates and graduate students are welcome to attend. Business casual attire is encouraged. Don't forget to check out the General Fair the next day (9/30, same time and location) for more tech employers! Get the full scoop with a list of employers attending the Fall Career Fair, tips to prepare, and a guide on how to dress by visiting brown.edu/careerlab/studentcareerfairs and by following #browncareerfair on Twitter and Facebook.

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.