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SBU Librarians welcome CSTEP

Librarians Robert Tolliver and Laurel Scheinfeld welcomed students from Stony Brook University’s CSTEP Program.  The students were taken on a tour of the Melville Library and were then provided with instruction on the use of library resources.  The CSTEP Program

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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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Celebrating Earthstock: “Green” Special Collections and Library Research Guides

For the past 15 years, Earthstock has been a SBU annual tradition in celebration of Earth Day. The festivities will take place on the Academic Mall today, Friday, April 20. Special Collections has several important collections that document environmental history and

Posted in Biology, Environmental Art, Architecture and Design, Environmental Humanities, Geosciences, Manuscripts, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, Special Collections & University Archives, Sustainability

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:

Posted in About Us, Computer Science, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM

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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Colloquium Kick-Off 2/15/18

Join us on 2/15 for two exciting presentations!   Special Collections Seminar Room 2/15/18, 1pm-2pm   Drug Advertising in JAMA During the 1970s  Presented By Gregg Stevens Drug advertising in medical journals reflects both medical practice and social conditions. Ads

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