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Dr. Kedar Kirane on Predicting Dynamic Fracture of Fiber Composites to Enable Protection of Army Personnel and Infrastructure

On November 19, Dr. Kedar Kirane presented “Predicting Dynamic Fracture of Fiber Composites to Enable Protection of Army Personnel and Infrastructure” at the University Libraries. Dr. Kirane described 7 mechanical properties of fiber composites that make them useful and viable

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Dr. Andrew Schwartz on AI Language Analyses for Mental Health

On October 29, Dr. Andrew Schwartz presented “AI Language Analyses for Mental Health: Digital Words as a Powerful Marker of Well-Being” at the University Libraries. Traditionally, surveys, interviews, and observations are commonly used for assessments.  For the first time, Dr.

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New Springer Nature eBook Collection

The University Libraries has recently launched a Science and Engineering Springer Nature ebook collection that includes graduate and advanced undergraduate textbook, German textbook, research and professional level of monographs, proceedings, PhD thesis and reference work to support for research and

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Dr. Maureen O’Leary on “Collecting Fossils in the Sahara Desert of Mali”

On September 17, 2019, Dr. Maureen O’Leary presented the first Fall STEM Lecture at the University Libraries about her late 1990s expeditions in the Sahara Desert of Mali.  The current region of the Sahara Desert was once the ancient Trans-Saharan

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STEM Speaker Series: “Collecting fossils in the Sahara Desert of Mali” by Dr. Maureen O’Leary

Interested in fossils?  Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Maureen O’Leary from the Renaissance School of Medicine, to learn about “Collecting fossils in the Sahara Desert of Mali.”  Date/Time: Tuesday, September 17 from 1pm-2pm Location: Special Collections Seminar

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Library Physical Reference and Virtual Chat Services

Welcome to the new semester!  Need help with research? We are here to help!  During the Fall semester, librarians are on staff at the North Reading Room (NRR) reference desk Monday-Thursday from 9am-5pm and Friday from 9am-3pm.  They provide online

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Dr. Joel Hurowitz’s research on the PIXL Instrument to Search for Signs of Past Life on Mars

On April 30, Dr. Joel Hurowitz from the Department of Geosciences presented his collaborative research on the Planetary Instrument for X-ray Lithochemistry, or PIXL, which will be part of the scientific payload of the Mars 2020 rover mission.  PIXL is

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STEM Speaker Series: “The PIXL Investigation on the Mars 2020 Rover Mission: Investigating Ancient Environments and Searching for Signs of Past Life on Mars” by Dr. Joel Hurowitz

Curious to find out the Mars 2020 Rover research at Stony Brook University? Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Joel Hurowitz from the Department of Geosciences, to learn about “The PIXL Investigation on the Mars 2020 Rover Mission:

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Dr. Amy Marschilok on “Electrochemical Energy Storage Systems: Progress and Opportunities”

On Tuesday, March 12, 2019, Dr. Amy Marschilok presented “Electrochemical Energy Storage Systems: Progress and Opportunities” in the Special Collections Seminar Room of the Melville Library.   Dr. Marschilok discussed how human development and quality of life are directly related

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Dr. Steven Glynn on “How ATP-fueled Biological Motors Drive the Processes of Life”

On February 19, 2019, Dr. Steven Glynn from the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology presented his intriguing research on ATP (adenosine triphosphate).   In his talk, Dr. Glynn explained that the process of ATP being converted to ADP (adenosine

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