Brown University School of Engineering

Events

Pinterest Information Session

Thursday, September 18, 2014 4:00pm - 5:30pm

We’re building a powerful discovery tool. Our platform connects millions of people to billions of objects. Indexing user-driven data at the object-level creates immense engineering challenges. Plus, the ambiguity and granularity of image-based data complicates things even further. The complexity of our systems is unparalleled. We've built some awesome technologies to-date, like computer vision aesthetic analysis tools that touch all images and systems that allow over 30 billion pins to be instantaneously recalled at any time by individual users.

A Better World by Design

Friday, September 19, 2014 12:00am - Sunday, September 21, 2014 12:00am
> Multiple locations: see description for details

A Better World by Design is an annual conference put on by students at Brown and RISD that focuses on environmentally and socially conscious design. Each fall, we bring together over 1,000 entrepreneurs, academics, creatives, inventors, and activists to propose interdisciplinary, design-oriented solutions to the world’s biggest problems.

Masters Students: Effective Interviewing for the Job Search

Monday, September 22, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Your resume got you the interview, now the 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 to ask about the tough questions you are worried about!

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 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 comments about the School of Engineering, engineering classes, labs, facilities, etc.

Leadership in Technology Lecture: Joseph M. Tucci

Thursday, September 25, 2014 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Please join us in welcoming Joseph M. Tucci, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EMC Corporation. He will be presenting Cloud Meets Big Data: An Insider’s Look at the Information Technology Industry ...

Joint Materials/Solid Mechanics Seminar Series:“Convoluted Thermal/Spatial Statistics and Scale Effects in Nanoindentation Plasticity”

Friday, September 26, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Joint Materials/Solid Mechanics Seminar Series:“Convoluted Thermal/Spatial Statistics and Scale Effects in Nanoindentation Plasticity” Bio: Yanfei Gao is currently an Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee, and a Joint Faculty in Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory. His research group focuses on modeling and simulation of plasticity at small length scales, thin-film growth, contact and friction, and constitutive behavior of amorphous alloys, among many others.

2014: Fall Celebration for Brown's 250th Anniversary

Saturday, September 27, 2014 12:00am - Sunday, September 28, 2014 12:00am
Brown Campus

An all-constituency celebration for Brown's 250th anniversary. More details to follow.

Engineering "Student Make-A-Thon"

Saturday, September 27, 2014 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Visitors are invited to hear welcoming remarks from Dean Larry Larson followed by guided tours to observe a student design Make-a-Thon. This workshop will focus on design concepts and hands-on design ...

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, September 30, 2014 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).

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 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 comments about the School of Engineering, engineering classes, labs, facilities, etc.