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Spring Campus Recruiting: Finance, Consulting, and Tech Internships

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm

This program will review how the spring semester campus recruiting program works for internships, specifically for finance, consulting and technology. Application deadlines, interview etiquette and ...

How to Find an Internship

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm

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.

Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. No University exercises.

Monday, January 20, 2014 12:00am - 12:00am
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Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. No University exercises.

Classes end for courses not observing the Reading Period. Last day to drop a course (5:00 pm deadline) or to request an incomplete from an instructor.

Thursday, December 12, 2013 12:00am - 12:00am
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Classes end for courses not observing the Reading Period. Last day to drop a course (5:00 pm deadline) or to request an incomplete from an instructor.

Co-Founder of Reddit, Alexis Ohanian Fireside Chat

Friday, December 06, 2013 6:30pm - 9:30pm

The Brown University Entrepreneurship Program and RISD E'Ship will be hosting Alexis Ohanian, Co-Founder of Reddit, and Walker Williams (Brown class of 2011) Co-Founder of Teespring, for a fireside chat. Alexis will also be holding a book signing event for his new book, Without Their Permission, so be sure to bring cash if you want to get your own signed copy.

SWE Extreme Gingerbread House Competition

Friday, December 06, 2013 5:00pm - 7:00pm

The 7th annual SWE Extreme Gingerbread House Competition will be held Friday, December 6th, from 5-7pm in the BH Lobby. The goal of the contest is to build an earthquake resistant gingerbread house. If you would like to help run the event or compete, please email BrownUSWE@gmail.com. You can register a team of 3-5 students/faculty. Cost of registration is $5 per team. Register before spaces run out!

Superfund Research Program: Seminar

Friday, December 06, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm

"Neurotoxic Effects of Early Life Exposure to Tetrachloroethyene (PCE)-Contaminated Drinking Water", presented by Dr. Ann Aschengrau, Professor of Epidemiology, Boston University

Dean in the Lobby

Wednesday, December 04, 2013 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Dean in the Lobby Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m. -5:30 p.m. Barus & Holley Lobby Join Senior Associate Dean Kenny Breuer every Wednesday 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.

Serial Entrepreneur ANGUS DAVIS - Talk and Q&A

Tuesday, December 03, 2013 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Interested in entrepreneurship? Want to learn a few startup tips from the man who sold his first company for nearly $1 Billion before he was even 30? Come join the Brown Entrepreneurship Program and ...

Fluids Seminar: Solutal Convection in Porous Media

Tuesday, December 03, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Anja Slim Solutal Convection in Porous Media One viable near-term technology for reducing anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions to the atmosphere is carbon capture and storage. The idea is to capture ...

Dean in the Lobby

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Dean in the Lobby Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m. -5:30 p.m. Barus & Holley Lobby Join Senior Associate Dean Kenny Breuer every Wednesday during the academic year in the lobby of Barus & Holley for open ...

Joint Materials/Solid Mechanics Seminar Series: “Characterizing and tuning the intrinsic properties of organic thin films and 2D materials via strain”

Monday, November 25, 2013 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Ashwin Ramasubramaniam, University of Massachusetts, Amhert will present two examples from recent work on utilizing mechanical deformations to characterize and/or tune the intrinsic properties of organic ...

Joint Materials/Solid Mechanics Seminar Series: “Cars, Metals, and The Materials Genome Initiative”

Friday, November 22, 2013 11:00am - 12:00pm

Presented by Will Joost, Vehicle Technologies Office, U.S. Department of Energy. Improved performance and manufacturability of lightweight structural materials is critical for many industries. In the ...

Dean in the Lobby

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Dean in the Lobby Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m. -5:30 p.m. Barus & Holley Lobby Join Senior Associate Dean Kenny Breuer every Wednesday 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: Non-linear Dynamics in Simple Fluid Networks

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Professor Brian Storey Olin College Needham, MA Non-linear Dynamics in Simple Fluid Networks A classic problem in the field of hydraulics is determining the distribution of flow rates inside a piping network for fixed inlet conditions. In 1936, a structural engineer named Hardy Cross revolutionized the analysis of turbulent hydraulic networks by developing a method by which one could reliably solve these problems by hand.

IMNI Distinguished Lecture by Dr. Brian Lawn: Inferring Biological Evolution from Fracture Patterns in Teeth

Monday, November 18, 2013 4:00pm - 5:00pm

"Inferring Biological Evolution from Fracture Patterns in Teeth" Dr. Brian Lawn, National Institute of Standards and Technology Monday, November 18 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 3:30 pm Reception Barus & ...

Coordinated Control: Models and Mechanisms for Collective Animal Behavior

Monday, November 18, 2013 3:30pm - 5:00pm

IMNI distinguished lecture oresented by Dr. Brian R. Lawn, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland. Teeth are critical markers of our present and past, how we eat, how we evolved. They are relatively hard and brittle with a complex microstructure, and are thereby of considerable interest to biomaterials scientists. It is hypothesised that specific tooth forms are adapted to resist fracture, in order to accommodate the high bite forces needed to secure, break down and consume food.

Lecture by Dr. Jin Suntivich from Cornell University

Monday, November 18, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Jin Suntivich is an assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Cornell University. He received his bachelor degrees from Northwestern University, where he did research ...

Special Biomedical Engineering Seminar: “Small molecule signaling in the model organism Caenorhabditis elegans”

Monday, November 18, 2013 11:00am - 12:00pm

The model organism C. elegans has traditionally been used to explore gene function. In the past ten years, though, it has been shown that this nematode utilizes a diverse class of small molecules called ascarosides to affect a variety of biological phenomena including development, aging, and mating. Ascaroside profiling studies focused on the predominant C. elegans sex, the self-replicating hermaphrodite, have revealed over 100 members of this small molecule family. Male C.

Biomedical Engineering Seminar: “Enabling Technologies for Drug and Cell Delivery”

Thursday, November 14, 2013 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Rebecca L. Carrier, Ph.D., Department of Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University Our lab develops and analyzes biomaterials to enable effective oral drug delivery, and cell delivery to the retina ...

Dean in the Lobby

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Dean in the Lobby Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m. -5:30 p.m. Barus & Holley Lobby Join Senior Associate Dean Kenny Breuer every Wednesday 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.

Engineering DUG: Student-Faculty Mixer

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Join Professors' Zaslavky, Silverman and Kumar in an open setting to talk about research and a career in engineering. Kabob and Curry will be served!

November Info Session for Summer UTRAs

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 4:00pm - 5:00pm

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 ...

Fluids Seminar: Uncovering the Hidden Skeleton of Flow Transport

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Professor Tom Peacock Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA Uncovering the Hidden Skeleton of Flow Transport Recent years have seen several major environmental disasters throughout the Earth’s oceans, such as the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the Tohoku Tsunami that caused the release of substantial amounts of debris and radioactive contamination. In each of these disasters, material was released from what was essentially a point source into the environmental flow, and understanding how this material would be transported was of paramount importance.

Electrical and Computer Engineering Seminar: Game-Like Design Tools for EDA: New Architectures and Algorithms through Crowdsourcing

Monday, November 11, 2013 10:30am - 11:30am

Gayatri Mehta, University of North Texas, Denton. Chip architectures that are customized to an application domain allow designs to achieve optimal efficiency and flexibility in a tiny low power package. However, it is extremely difficult to find optimal tradeoffs in designing a new architecture, or even to fully understand the design space. My vision is to develop a highly visual environment for exploring custom domain-specific architectures.

Superfund Research Program: Seminar

Friday, November 08, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm

"Nanomaterial Transformations in Complex Environmental Media: Measurements, Models, and Effect on Toxicity Potential", presented by Dr. Greg Lowry, Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University

Biomedical Engineering Seminar: Toward the void: Propulsion, navigation and jamming within the advancing monolayer sheet

Thursday, November 07, 2013 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Jeffrey J. Fredberg, Ph.D., Harvard School of Public Health As a wound heals, or a body plan forms, or a tumor invades, observed cellular motions within the advancing cell swarm are thought to stem from yet to be observed physical stresses that act in some direct and causal mechanical fashion. Here we show that such a relationship between motion and stress is far from direct. Using monolayer stress microscopy, we probed migration velocities, cellular tractions and intercellular stresses in an epithelial cell sheet advancing towards an island on which cells cannot adhere.

Laboratory Hazard Awareness Training

Thursday, November 07, 2013 11:15am - 12:15pm

Laboratory Hazards Awareness Training is a 1 hour-long session presented by Brown Environmental Health and Safety. It covers information about general laboratory hazards and protection in Brown’s laboratories. Who Must Attend? Laboratory Hazards Awareness Training is recommended for non-laboratory employees who will, as a result of their duties, periodically enter Brown University research laboratories to perform routine tasks such as maintenance, housekeeping, or repair.

Dean in the Lobby

Wednesday, November 06, 2013 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Dean in the Lobby Wednesdays, 4:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m. Barus & Holley Lobby Join Senior Associate Dean Kenny Breuer every Wednesday 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: Reduced-order Stochastic Modeling and Probabilistic Prediction of Turbulent Dynamical Systems with Intermittent or Persistent Instabilities

Tuesday, November 05, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Themistoklis Sapsis Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, M Reduced-order Stochastic Modeling and Probabilistic Prediction of Turbulent Dynamical Systems with Intermittent or Persistent Instabilities Various contemporary research topics involve the understanding, modeling, and prediction of complex turbulent systems with an important number of instabilities.