Brown University School of Engineering

Events

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.

Workshop: Write Winning Grant Proposals

Monday, March 06, 2017 8:30am - 4:30pm
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Learn How To: - Identify, write and submit successful research grants - Identify the basics of research grant applications: funding sources, grant construction, and successful submission to funding ...

Workshop: NSF CAREER Awards

Tuesday, March 07, 2017 8:30am - 12:00pm
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Note: In order to attend this workshop, you must either attend the March 6 Write Winning Grant Proposals workshop or must have attended it within the past two years. REGISTRATION: Register by Monday ...

Workshop: NIH Career Development Awards (K Awards)

Tuesday, March 07, 2017 1:00pm - 5:00pm
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Note: In order to attend this workshop, you must either attend the March 6 Write Winning Grant Proposals workshop or must have attended it within the past two years. REGISTRATION: Register by Monday ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, March 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.

Introductory LaTeX Workshop

Wednesday, March 08, 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. This introduction provides ...

A Focus on Women in Science: Margot Lee Shetterly, author of Hidden Figures

Monday, March 13, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Margot Lee Shetterly, author of Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race, will be giving a keynote address for Women's ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, March 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.

Brown University Superfund Research Program

Friday, March 17, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
222 Richmond Street, Room 270

Brown University Superfund Research Program's Monthly Seminar Series presents Dr. Gwen Ottinger at noon on Friday, March 17, 2017. Dr. Ottinger is an assistant professor in the Department of Politics and the Center for Science, Technology and Society Drexel University.

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, March 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.