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Dr. Xiaojun Bi on Computational Interaction in Post-PC Computing Research

On May 1, Dr. Xiaojun Bi, from the Department of Computer Science, presented his innovative research on computational interaction for designing software user interfaces and interaction technology.   From historical use of typewriters to modern day use of virtual keyboards,

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Dr. Dávalos’ Lecture on Extinction, Extinction: How it was and How to Stop it From the Miocene to Today

On April 3, Dr. Dávalos unfolded the mysteries of 5 mass extinctions and offered pivotal lessons for preventing future extinction.   Using an example from the Caribbean, Dr. Dávalos described the end of glaciation that caused the bat extinction. On

Posted in About Us, Ecology and Evolution, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM

University Libraries Presents: STEM Speaker Series, Dr. Xiaojun Bi

University Libraries is pleased to announce its fourth lecture of the Spring 2018 STEM Speaker Series given by Dr. Xiaojun Bi, Department of Computer Science.   Title: “Computational Interaction in Post-PC Computing” Date/Time: Tuesday, May 1, 2018 from 1pm-2pm Location:

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Dr. Ya Wang on Optically Chopped PIR Sensors for Occupancy Detection Research

On March 27, Dr. Ya Wang, from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, presented her innovative research project on passive infrared (PIR) sensors.   PIR sensors currently used in buildings only detect moving objects. This detection may provide false negative detections

Posted in Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM

Rescheduled: University Libraries Presents: STEM Speaker Series, Dr. Ya Wang

The second lecture of the Spring 2018 STEM Speaker Series, given by Dr. Ya Wang from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was rescheduled to Friday, March 30, 2018 from 2pm-3pm.   Title: “Optically chopped PIR sensor for occupancy detection” New

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University Libraries Presents: STEM Speaker Series, Dr. Liliana M. Dávalos

The University Libraries is very pleased to announce its third lecture of the spring 2018 STEM Speaker Series presented by Dr. Liliana M. Dávalos, Department of Ecology and Evolution. Her talk, “Extinction, extinction: how it was and how to stop

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University Libraries Presents: STEM Speaker Series, Dr. Ya Wang

University Libraries will be hosting a second lecture of the Spring 2018 STEM Speaker Series given by Dr. Ya Wang from the Department of Mechanical Engineering.   Title: “Optically chopped PIR sensor for occupancy detection” Date/Time: March 27, 2018 from

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Dr. Alexander Orlov on How nanotechnology can save us and the environment: Making it happen in a safe way

On February 13, 2018, Dr. Alexander Orlov kicked off the first STEM Speaker Series with his lecture on “How nanotechnology can save us and the environment: Making it happen in a safe way.”     Dr. Orlov first introduced the

Posted in Chemical Engineering & Material Science, Chemistry, STEM

University Libraries Presents: STEM Speaker Series

The University Libraries is very pleased to announce its first lecture of the spring 2018 STEM Speaker Series presented by Dr. Alexander Orlov, Department of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering.   Title: “How nanotechnology can save us and environment: Making

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Dr. Ming-Yu Ngai on Visible-Light-Driven Artificial Photo-synthesis in Organic Synthesis

On November 14, Dr. Ming-Yu Ngai presented his talk, “Visible-Light-Driven Artificial Photo-synthesis in Organic Synthesis” in the Special Collections Seminar Room of the Melville Library.   To lay the background, Dr. Ngai first explained the process of photosynthesis in which

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