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University Libraries Presents: STEM Speaker Series by Dr. Heather J. Lynch

The University Libraries is very pleased to announce its first lecture of the fall 2018 STEM Speaker Series presented by Dr. Heather J. Lynch from the Department of Ecology and Evolution.   Title: “How many Adélie penguins are there? and

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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:

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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Dr. Ritwik Banerjee on “Social Identities in Text” at SBU Libraries

As part of the University Libraries’ focus on providing an interdisciplinary forum for scholars and students interested in digital humanities modalities, Dr. Ritwik Banerjee spoke about his research, entitled, ” Social Identities in Text.”  A research assistant professor in the

Posted in Arts & Humanities, Digital Humanities, Events, STEM

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