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The Art of Relationships Lecture Series

In the popular Art In Focus Lecture Series tradition, May 2023 brought a new lecture series, The Art of Relationships, sponsored jointly by the Stony Brook University Libraries and the Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center. The Art of Relationships lecture

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Recap on April and May STEM Events at the University Libraries

1) On April 11, 2023: Dr. Supartha Podder on “Understanding quantum computing advantages” During the lecture, Dr. Supartha Podder discussed that a supercomputer, which is a classical computer, is very powerful, but it cannot simulate larger systems. Building a computer

Posted in Computer Science, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, MASIC, Research

Librarians and Writing Tutors Come Together to Help Students with their Research Papers

On the evenings of April 19 & April 20, 2023, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, SBU librarians and writing tutors offered drop-in Zoom consultations for students who needed extra support finishing their research papers. Over 120 students joined the

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NEW Dryad Digital Repository Workshop on April 13th

Are you looking for a place to store and share your research data? Then Dryad may be just the solution you need!  The Dryad Digital Repository provides a secure generalist platform for users to share their research data with the

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Dr. Shikui Chen on “Design for Discovery: Structural Shape & Topology Optimization in the Age of 3D Printing”

On March 7, 2023, Dr. Shikui Chen discussed the challenges of, and opportunities for, optimal designs of structural shapes using topology optimization and geometric modeling. Dr. Chen established a level-set-based topology optimization framework.  He discussed how 2D to 3D designs

Posted in About Us, Mechanical Engineering, Research, STEM, Technology

Stony Brook University Libraries is Partnering with Ithaka S+R on “Building Campus Strategies for Data Support Services.”

Stony Brook University Libraries is excited to announce that we will be partnering with Ithaka S+R in the second cohort of Building Campus Strategies for Data Support Services.  This partnership consists of a two-year research and consultation project.  The goal

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Grant for Studying How Public Libraries Can Help Prepare For Extreme Weather

The Department of Civil Engineering, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, and the University Libraries at SBU are currently collaborating on a grant project to identify gaps between community needs and available services at Long Island libraries that serve socio-economically

Posted in Engineering, Libraries, Research, STEM, Sustainability

Dr. Chi-Kuo Hu on “Stopping the clock of life – diapause and its ability to suspend and preserve life”

On November 15, 2022 Dr. Chi-Kuo Hu shared his intriguing research on better understanding life with audiences at the University Libraries. Interested in learning about phases in our life, Dr. Hu studies the African killifish’s dormant state, which is called

Posted in About Us, Biology, Chemistry, Research, STEM

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with 5 Library Resources

November is Native American Heritage Month, an annual time to commemorate and reaffirm Indigenous cultural legacies and histories. Celebrate with five library resources about Indigeneity and Indigenous peoples. For more ways to celebrate, visit the official Native American Heritage Month website

Posted in About Us, Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Indigenous peoples, Research

Dr. Christopher Gobler on “Decoding harmful algal bloom with molecular tools”

On October 6, 2022, Dr. Christopher Gobler presented the first lecture of the fall 2022 STEM Speaker Series at the University Libraries. Dr. Christopher Gobler talked about many harmful algal blooms containing toxic compounds that impact all levels of marine

Posted in Events, Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, MASIC, Research, STEM