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Women’s History in the Health Sciences

Women’s History month is a celebration of the shared stories and achievements of so many influential and well known figures. From American Abolitionist Harriet Tubman to American Astronomer Vera Rubin, there is no shortage of inspirational narratives. So this month

Posted in Academic Subjects, Databases, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Electronic Resources, Health Sciences Library, History, Libraries, Library Outreach, Library Science, Medicine, STEM, Stony Brook University, Women's Studies

STEM Speaker Series: “How ATP-fueled Biological Motors Drive the Processes of Life” by Dr. Steven Glynn

Interested in biological science? Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Steven Glynn from the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, to learn about “How ATP-fueled Biological Motors Drive the Processes of Life.”   Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2019

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Dr. Edmund Chang on “Predicting Nor’easters: From Days Out To Decades”

  On November 20, Dr. Edmund Chang from the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences presented “Predicting Nor’easters: From Days Out To Decades.”   A Nor’easter is an extratropical cyclone that develops along the East Coast of the US. It

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University Libraries STEM Speaker Series, “Predicting Nor’easters: From Days Out To Decades” by Dr. Edmund Chang

The University Libraries is very pleased to announce its third lecture of the fall 2018 STEM Speaker Series presented by Dr. Edmund Chang from the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences.   Title: “Predicting Nor’easters: From Days Out To Decades”

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Dr. Thomas Allison on “Mastering the Electromagnetic Spectrum and Using it to Learn About Nature”

  On October 16, Dr. Thomas Allison, from the Department of Chemistry and Department of Physics, passionately presented his lab’s innovative research on frequency comb lasers, nonlinear optics, and the ultrafast dynamics of molecules and materials. Details can be found

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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