Brown University School of Engineering

Upcoming Events

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 ...

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.

Engineering Seminar: Joint Materials/Solid Mechanics

Monday, September 25, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Lorna Gibson, the Matoula s. Salapatas Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and MacVicar Faculty Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will present a talk: "Feathers: Hierarchical ...

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.

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 ...

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

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Barus-Holley, Room 190

Aerodynamic Flow Control: From Basic Research to Application Michael Amitay Professor and James L. Decker ’45 Endowed Chair in Aerospace Engineering, and Director of the Center for Flow Physics ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, September 26, 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.

D.E. Shaw Research Information Session

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Watson CIT - SWIG Boardroom (CIT241)

D. E. Shaw Research is an independent research laboratory that conducts scientific research and technological development in the field of computational biochemistry. Our group focuses on the design of novel algorithms and machine architectures for high-speed molecular dynamics (MD) simulations of proteins and other biological macromolecules, with the ultimate aim of significantly advancing the process of drug discovery.

DPR Construction Information Session

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Kartabar, 284 Thayer St.

The future of construction ... with Brown University students in the lead. See how DPR is letting the innovators of the future lead the way today!

Come join representatives from DPR to discuss what the industry leaders are doing to transform the construction industry and how Brown University students are helping DPR lead the way. 

Tuesday, Sept. 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Kartabar, 284 Thayer St., Providence

William Regli

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm

A New Way of Thinking William Regli, DARPA Host: Michael Littman/HCRI

Master Class with Professor Robert Allio

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 1:00pm - 1:30pm

Join us for a 30-minute Master Class, "Leadership Models and Best Practices for Science + Technology Professionals."

In additional to analyzing the specific challenges that leaders face in an increasingly globalized, uncertain and volatile environment, Professor Robert Allio will review contemporary leadership theory and the continuing shift away from leader-centric perspectives. The Master Class will include a discussion of the competencies and qualities that leaders must develop in order to become more effective in today's global economy. 

STEM Courses: Integrating Lecture, Studying, Problem Sets & Test Prep

Thursday, September 28, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Salomon 001

A lot of the time, it seems like class lectures have nothing to do with the reading or the homework and the midterm tests things that you’ve never seen before. A lot of classes are disjointed, and ...

IPP: IGT Tech Talk

Friday, September 29, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm

IPP: "DevOps and Integration Engineering" IGT Host: Industry Partners Program

IMNI's 10 Year Anniversary Celebration

Friday, September 29, 2017 1:00pm - 4:00pm

The Institute for Molecular and Nanoscale Innovation (IMNI) is turning ten this year! Please join us to celebrate on Friday, September 29th from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm in Sayles Hall. The event includes a poster session/competition for postdoctoral researchers and graduate students, for which prizes will be awarded to the top three presenters. All winners will be recognized publicly during the IMNI 10th Anniversary Celebration. Speakers: Nitin Padture, IMNI Director Jill Pipher, Vice President of Research Richard Locke, Provost Refreshments will be served.

Startup@Brown

Saturday, September 30, 2017 10:00am - 5:00pm

Startup@Brown is a day-long conference on Saturday, September 30 at Brown University that brings together innovative startups and talented students. Come to learn about startups and their stories ...

OIP Application Deadline for Petitions, Brown in Germany, Brown in Ireland, Brown in Italy, Brown in Spain, and CASA Programs in Argentina, Chile, Cuba, and Spain

Sunday, October 01, 2017 12:00am - 1:00am

OIP Application Deadline for Brown in Germany, Brown in Ireland, Brown in Italy (space-available basis), Brown in Spain/Cantabria Engineering and Physics, and CASA Programs in Argentina, Chile, Cuba, and Spain/Barcelona and Granada, and petition program applications.

Intermediate LaTeX Workshop

Monday, October 02, 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 ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, October 03, 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.

Thinking Out Loud - Dissecting molecular mechanisms of vocal learning and spoken language: a personal journey

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Vocal learning, the ability to imitate and pass on vocal repertoires culturally from one generation to the next, is a rare and precious behavior displayed by several groups of birds, such as songbirds and parrots. Come hear Erich trill about the genes, evolution and mechanisms of vocal learning -- and how being an underrepresented minority in the sciences provided a finely tuned ear for discoveries which bear on mammals like us.

Engineering Research Skills and Library Support: Advanced (PhD level) Research

Friday, October 06, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
MacMillan 115

Most suitable for PhD and ScM Engineering students

Presented by John Kromer and Andrew Creamer, Physical Sciences Librarians

Graduate Engineering students are invited to learn about accessing resources relevant to your research. You will gain expert-level search skills in relevant databases, and learn techniques for data curation and management. Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/ZGyoScgFqpr4JcM32

Indigenous Peoples Day. No University exercises.

Monday, October 09, 2017 12:00am - 12:00am
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Indigenous Peoples' Day. No University exercises.

Positioning Yourself for Success in your Doctoral Program (STEM)

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join us at the CareerLAB Tuesday, Oct. 10th from 12-1PM to hear a panel of advanced graduate students in STEM share what they did well and what they wish they had done better at the beginning of their ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, October 10, 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.

Churchill Scholarship - Campus Deadline

Monday, October 16, 2017 5:00pm - 5:00pm
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Campus Deadline for the Churchill Scholarship is October 16, by 5pm. Are you an excellent and serious student of mathematics, engineering, and/or science? Are you a senior interested in spending a year in England? The prestigious Churchill Scholarship supports one year of graduate work at the University of Cambridge. The award provides payment of all university and college tuition and fees at Cambridge, a maintenance allowance of between $16,000 - $21,000 and a $1,000 travel allowance. Brown is among a small cohort of schools invited to nominate two students each year.

Pure Storage Information Session

Monday, October 16, 2017 6:00pm - 7:30pm
CareerLab, 167 Angell Street, 1st Floor

Come early to grab some food and enter in to our giveaway for a 1TB SSD! Not familiar with Pure Storage? We are a fast growing company in the heart of the Silicon Valley, whose engineers are disrupting a $15 billion annual (and growing) market for enterprise storage. Our tech talk will explore the current storage landscape along with the rise of flash storage in the consumer and enterprise space. We will explain the importance of customizing software for flash storage and dive into the guiding principles of our Purity software.

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, October 17, 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.

Intermediate LaTeX Workshop

Friday, October 20, 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 ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hazeltine Commons, Engineering Research Center

Join Senior Associate Dean Rod Beresford every Tuesday during the academic year in the Hazeltine Commons of the new 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.

Intro LaTeX Workshop

Wednesday, October 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 ...