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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

Posted in Events, Health Sciences Library, Libraries, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Kanopy

Learning through different mediums can give you a whole new perspective on a topic. You might pick up on something from reading a newspaper article that you would not have from reading a fictional novel on the subject. The visual

Posted in Emerging Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Google Drive

Google is probably already a part of your daily life, but did you know you can use it to store all your files and pictures?   Microsoft can glitch, causing you to lose a whole all-nighter’s worth of work. And

Posted in Emerging Technology, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Stony Brook University Celebrated GIS Day with Workshops in the Library

GIS Day @ Stony Brook University, 15 November 2017 The Geospatial Center (School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences) and the University Libraries celebrated GIS Day at Stony Brook University by hosting four free GIS workshop sessions on November 15.This event

Posted in About Us, Maps, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Tech Spotlight: Internet Restriction Apps

It’s the end of the semester. Papers, projects, finals are all piled up and deadlines are approaching. It’s not that you can’t do the work. It’s just that it’s so hard to get off Facebook!   You’re certainly not alone.

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