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Biomedical Enginering Seminar: Prof. Shelly Peyton (UMass Amherst)

Thursday, November 13, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am

Biomaterials to predict and treat metastatic breast cancer Prof. Shelly Peyton, UMass Amherst Metastasis is the leading cause of fatality for women diagnosed with breast cancer. The most common anatomical sites of distant tumor growth include the brain, lung, liver, and bone, and it is well known that this metastatic spread in breast cancer is not random. Rather, different clinical subtypes of breast cancer exhibit unique patterns of metastatic site preference, called tissue tropism.

Fall Neuroengineering Seminar - "A theoretical framework for the development of neuroprostheses in sensory-motor disorders"

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 10:00am - 11:00am

Marco Capogrosso, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Associate, Center for Neuroprosthetics Ecole Polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy Restoration of sensory and motor function ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, November 11, 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 complaints about the School of Engineering, engineering classes, labs, facilities, etc.

End of the pre-registration period. Last day for advisors to approve second concentrations in ASK for students in their 7th semester declaring a second/additional concentration. (5:00 p.m. deadline) *Any declarations not "advisor approved" and recorded in

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 12:00am - 12:00am
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End of the pre-registration period. Last day for advisors to approve second concentrations in ASK for students in their 7th semester declaring a second/additional concentration. (5:00 p.m. deadline) ...

Chemistry & Superfund Research Program Seminar: Dr. Vicki Leigh Colvin (Provost, Brown University)

Friday, November 07, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Dr. Vicki Leigh Colvin, Provost of Brown University, will present a seminar on nanotechnology and the environment, sponsored by the Department of Chemistry and the Brown Superfund Research Program.

Environmental Materials: Nanotechnology as a Case Study

Friday, November 07, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Presented by: Dr. Vicki Leigh Colvin, Provost, Brown University. Environmental materials is an emerging interdisciplinary area concerned with understanding and applying novel manmade materials in ...

Visiting Faculty Lecture: Model-based design of devices and treatment delivery strategies for image-guided thermal therapy

Friday, November 07, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm

Punit Prakask, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Kansas State University. Image-guided thermal ablation has shown promising results and gained clinical acceptance ...

Undergraduate Workshop on Integrating Dynamics and Stochastics

Friday, November 07, 2014 8:00am - 9:00am

The goal of the workshop is to inform undergraduate students who are interested in graduate studies focused on current research at the intersection of dynamics and stochastics. The workshop will feature talks by faculty, postdocs and graduate students working in various fields related to dynamics and stochastics. There will also be opportunities for the attendees to interact with faculty, postdocs and students in the division. For those who are interested in registering for this event, please visit our MathPrograms.org webpage for more information.

Biomedical Engineering Seminar: Padma Rajagopalan (Virginia Tech)

Thursday, November 06, 2014 9:00am - 10:20am

Padma Rajagopalan, Ph.D Robert H. Hord Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University The liver plays a critical role in metabolism, biotransformation and detoxification. The design of in vitro models that mimic the stratified multi-cellular hepatic structure continues to be challenging. Hepatic cells rapidly lose their functions in culture, underscoring the need to recreate their microenvironment found in vivo.

Summer research! UTRA info session

Wednesday, November 05, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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Spend your summer working closely with a Brown faculty member on a research or course development project in the humanities, arts, or sciences. Attend an info session to learn more about summer and fall semester Undergraduate Teaching and Research Awards (UTRA) - Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 4PM in Salomon 001. To RSVP, please visit the UTRA website: http://brown.edu/utra.

Materials Research Society Seminar: "Cell-Material Interactions: Pulling it all Together"

Tuesday, November 04, 2014 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Krystyn Van Vliet '98, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Sponsored by the Brown Materials Research Society.

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, November 04, 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 complaints about the School of Engineering, engineering classes, labs, facilities, etc.

Biotech Hangouts

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Come join BMES throughout the semester for our Biotech Hangouts! At these Hangouts, we hope to create a space to share some food and student-led thoughts about the latest developments in biotechnology, biomedicine, and biology. Today's hangout: "Going out on a Limb: Revolutions in Prosthetics"

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, October 28, 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 complaints about the School of Engineering, engineering classes, labs, facilities, etc.

How to Find an Internship

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm

In this program we will review the resources and strategies necessary to find a summer internship. If you know what you are looking for or have no idea what you want to do, this program will help. We will also review the LINK program, funding for unpaid or low-paying internships. Part 2 of a 2 part series. Must have attended program on Wednesday, 10/1 to attend this one.

School of Engineering Corporate Affiliates Board Career Panel

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 3:30pm - 4:30pm

Hear from engineer advisory board members, Brown Alumni, and leaders in industry on their career paths and advice for your own career decisions. Panelists to Include: Dan Leibholz ’86 Sc.M.’88 ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, October 21, 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 complaints about the School of Engineering, engineering classes, labs, facilities, etc.

Concentration Fair

Monday, October 20, 2014 7:00pm - 8:30pm

The Concentration Fair provides a timely opportunity for sophomores (and curious first-years!) to explore the variety of concentrations available at Brown. Each concentration will be represented by ...

AppNexus Information Session

Monday, October 20, 2014 6:00pm - 7:30pm

AppNexus is a technology company that provides trading solutions and powers marketplaces for Internet advertising. Its open, unified, and powerful programmatic platform empowers customers to more effectively buy and sell media, allowing them to innovate, differentiate, and transform their businesses. As the world’s largest independent ad tech company, AppNexus is led by the pioneers of the web’s original ad exchanges.

Ebbs & FLows: The Culture and Control of Water in Past and Present

Monday, October 20, 2014 4:00pm - 5:00pm

The Power of Water and the State: Tapping sources in the mountains for the Canal du Midi. A talk by Chandra Mukerji, USCD. Professor Mukerji, a noted scholar in science and technology studies, has ...

The Inaugural David Gottlieb Memorial Lecture

Monday, October 20, 2014 2:00pm - 5:30pm

2:00 Introductory Remarks, George Karniadakis, Room 190, Barus & Holley

2:30 Computing with Uncertainty, Alexandre J. Chorin 3:30 Refreshments, Room 110, 182 George Street

4:00-5:30 David Gottlieb Fifth Annual Recital, Room 110, 182 George Street Speaker: Alexandre J. Chorin

(NSBE) National Society of Black Engineers: New England Fall Zone Conference

Saturday, October 18, 2014 9:00am - 7:30pm

Brown University's National Society of Black Engineers is honored to host this year's Region 1 Fall Zone Conference. This conference, will assimilate minority collegiate STEM students, NSBE Professionals, Brown alumni, and pre-college students from all over the greater New England area in order to focus on leadership and professional development. The conference will incorporate several pre-college and collegiate workshops lead by distinguished guests and presenters.

Superfund Research Program Seminar Series

Friday, October 17, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The Superfund Research Program (SRP) Seminar Series is held on the first Friday of each month, 12:00-1:00pm, during the academic year. Topics include a wide range of topics relevant to the theme of our SRP such as environmental health, co-exposure, human health, engineering, land re-use, and community outreach issues.

AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships Information Session with Director

Thursday, October 16, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm

For 40 years, the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships have provided scientists and engineers with a unique opportunity to apply knowledge and skills to national and international issues ...

Biomedical Engineering Seminar: Prof. Edna Cukierman (Fox Chase Cancer Center)

Thursday, October 16, 2014 9:00am - 10:00am

Clinically-Relevant Stromal ECM Models: Uncovering Desmoplastic 3D Matrix Adhesions Prof. Edna Cukierman, Fox Chase Cancer Center The seminar will include unpublished data relevant to patient-matched stromal cell-derived 3D ECM systems in pancreatic and renal cancers. The presentation will highlight details regarding desmoplastic ECM-induced myofibroblastic activation.

Dropbox Information Session

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Information Session for the Dropbox Rotation Program Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Dropbox was founded in 2007 by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi, two MIT students tired of emailing files to themselves to work from more than one computer. Today, more than 275 million people across every continent use Dropbox to always have their stuff at hand, share with family and friends, and work on team projects.

Biotech Hangouts

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Come join BMES throughout the semester for our Biotech Hangouts! At these Hangouts, we hope to create a space to share some food and student-led thoughts about the latest developments in biotechnology, biomedicine, and biology. Today's hangout: "Wearable Technologies in Medicine"

Seminar: “A Wireless Revolution: CMOS, mmW and Wearable”

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm

Joy Laskar received his B.Sc. in Computer Engineering (with Physics and Math Minors) from Clemson University and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Laskar is currently a Partner at Anayas360, an investment and advisory group in Silicon Valley, and Senior Vice President of QEOS Communications Division (QCD).

Spring UTRA Application will be available on 10/15

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 9:00am - 9:00am
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The application for the spring semester UTRA will be available on-line on October 15. The application deadline is November 15, 2014 at 4:00 PM (EST). Please review the guidelines on the UTRA website ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, October 14, 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 complaints about the School of Engineering, engineering classes, labs, facilities, etc.