Brown University School of Engineering

Upcoming Events

Spring Recess

Saturday, March 21, 2015 12:00am - Sunday, March 29, 2015 12:00am
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Spring Recess

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 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.

A Guide to Summer Internship Funding

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Need funding for an unpaid summer internship? LINK/SEW awards provide financial assistance to students pursuing unpaid or low-paying summer internships and are administered by CareerLAB. These awards allow students to explore career options and engage in experiential learning activities outside the classroom. This session will cover all of the logistics about applying to the LINK program including deadlines, internship eligibility, and tips for creating a successful application. There will also be time for questions.

Manufacturing in America: A Conversation with Rhode Island Business Leader John Hazen White, Jr.

Wednesday, April 01, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join us for a conversation with John Hazen White, Jr., a Rhode Island business leader dedicated to improving the state’s business and political climate. White is president of Taco, Inc., a third-generation, $200 million manufacturing company headquartered in Cranston, Rhode Island. Taco, which employs 500 people, is a world-class manufacturer of pumps, valves, tanks, electric controls and other components used in heating and cooling applications and is a leader in its industry.

Biomedical Engineering Seminar - "Engineering human tissues for regenerative medicine and modeling of disease"

Thursday, April 02, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am

Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Ph.D Mikati Professor of Biomedical Engineering Professor of Medical Sciences Columbia University Tissue engineering is becoming increasingly successful at authentic representation of the actual environmental milieu of tissue development, regeneration and disease. A classical paradigm of tissue engineering is to grow tissues for implantation by using human stem cells, biomaterial scaffolds (templates for tissue formation) and bioreactors (culture systems providing environmental control, molecular and physical signaling).

Honors Information Session

Thursday, April 02, 2015 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Barus & Holley, Room 190

Intended for all sophomores and juniors interested in honors.

 

Joint Materials/Solid Mechanics Seminar Series “The Wrinkling, Folding and Crumpling of Thin Nanotube Films”

Monday, April 06, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Erik K. Hobbie, Department of Physics, Department of Coatings and Polymeric Materials, Graduate Program in Materials and Nanotechnology - North Dakota State University Fargo, ND 58108 Thin films of single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) show considerable promise for applications in flexible electronics, but the deformation mechanics of such films is potentially complex. Additionally, the most promising applications place stringent demands on nanotube purity and band structure.

Midterm Exam Prep Academic Workshop

Monday, April 06, 2015 7:00pm - 7:00pm

Are you trying to figure out how to tackle all those upcoming exams? Join Peer Academic Coaches in this workshop aimed to help you better prepare for midterms. Food & drink provided! If you would like to schedule an individual consultation on this topic or any of the others, please go to the Academic Support Website to schedule with an academic coach.

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, April 07, 2015 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.

Date by which advisors must approve sophomore submitted concentrations in ASK to avoid having a "No Concentration" hold placed against the student's Banner registration. (5:00 pm deadline).

Thursday, April 09, 2015 12:00am - 12:00am
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Date by which advisors must approve sophomore submitted concentrations in ASK to avoid having a "No Concentration" hold placed against the student's Banner registration. (5:00 pm deadline).

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 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.

Math at Top Speed!

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Message Text: Thinking Out Loud V Come hear National Medal of Science winner, Richard Tapia, deftly explain the delightful math lurking everywhere around us and which suffuses his personal life: ...

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 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.

Preparing for Finals: Academic Workshop with Pat Dickson

Thursday, April 23, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Join Pat Dickson for a workshop aimed at helping you prepare for your final exams! Food and drinks provided! If you would like to schedule an individual consultation on this topic or any of the others, please go to the Academic Support Website to schedule with an academic coach. RSVP here: https://ask.brown.edu/events/events/rsvp/357/-1

Engineering Undergraduate Research Symposium

Monday, April 27, 2015 8:30am - 4:00pm

   The Engineering Honors Thesis Presentations are presented by senior undergraduates. In addition to maintaining an excellent academic record and presenting a summary of their research, students submit a written thesis. The thesis is reviewed by the research advisor and a second reader. Students who meet the criteria for excellence in coursework and research are granted their bachelor’s degree cum honoribus (with Honors) in their respective concentration.

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 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.

IMNI Distinguished Lecture: Prof. Zdenek P. Bazant - “Why Fracking Works and Why Not Well Enough” - Hosted By: Huajian Gao

Wednesday, April 29, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm

“Why Fracking Works and Why Not Well Enough” April 29, 2015 Barus & Holley, RM 190 Reception: 3:30 p.m. Lecture: 4:00 p.m. Zdenek Bazant, Distinguished McCormick Institute Professor and W.P. Murphy Professor of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, and Materials Science Northwestern University Abstract: The astonishing success of the U.S. industry with horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, aka fracking, drastically improves the energy prospects of the U.S.

Prep for Finals Academic Workshop

Monday, May 04, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join this workshop with Peer Academic Coaches to get tips on how to organize yourself to get the most out of reading period and get ready for finals while keeping your sanity. Food and drinks provided. If you would like to schedule an individual consultation on this topic or any of the others, please go to the Academic Support Website to schedule with an academic coach.

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

Tuesday, May 05, 2015 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 p.m. deadline) or to request an incomplete from an instructor.

Dean in the Lobby

Tuesday, May 05, 2015 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.

2015: Closing Celebration for Brown's 250th Anniversary

Friday, May 22, 2015 12:00am - Sunday, May 24, 2015 12:00am
Brown Campus

Closing Celebration for Brown's 250th Anniversary (March 2014 - May 2015). Planned in conjunction with Commencement/Reunion Weekend 2015. More details to follow.

Brown Chapter Sigma Xi Induction Ceremony 2015

Friday, May 22, 2015 2:00pm - 6:00pm
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Sigma Xi Inductions ceremony for new inductees and their families. Students and families are invited to attend at specific times. Attendance is by invitation or for ticket holders.

Back to Brown Engineering Alumni Reception

Friday, May 22, 2015 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Back to Brown Engineering Alumni Reception Friday, May 22, 2015, 4:30-6:00, Barus & Holley Lobby. All engineering alumni who are coming back to campus for commencement are invited to join us to reconnect with fellow engineering alumni and faculty during this beer, wine, and cheese reception. We hope you will join us! Please spread the word to other Brown engineers.

Commencement

Sunday, May 24, 2015 12:00am - 12:00am
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Commencement