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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

“Design for Discovery: Structural Shape & Topology Optimization in the Age of 3D Printing”

Curious about how topology optimization would help achieve a desirable design? Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Shikui Chen from the Department of Mechanical Engineering to learn more. Date/Time: Tuesday, March 7, 2023 from 1pm-2pmLocation: Special Collections Seminar

Posted in Mechanical Engineering, STEM, Technology

“Is the Mobile Web Experience Improving?” Presented by Dr. Aruna Balasubramanian

Curious about how well your phone is performing in terms of web access? Spend an hour with our STEM speaker, Dr. Aruna Balasubramanian from the Department of Computer Science to learn about “Is the Mobile Web Experience Improving?” Date/Time: Wednesday,

Posted in Computer Science, Research, STEM, Technology

Dr. Fusheng Wang on “EyeCanDo: Eye Gaze-based Technology to Enable Communication for ALS patients”

On February 16, 2021, Dr. Fusheng Wang presented the development of his and his team’s EyeCanDo app, which is used to enable amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients to communicate freely using an eye gaze based technique. Dr. Wang discussed how

Posted in Computer Science, Research, Technology

Laptop Loan Program for Students

The Laptop Loan Program operations has moved. It is now available at the Main Library SINC Site, Melville Library, S-1460. Please visit the new website for more information.

Posted in Library Technology, Technology

SSO 102.23 students explore online collections: Look what they found!

This semester, Science and Society 102.23 first-year seminar students practiced using a variety of databases and digital collections to explore questions related to new technologies. One project was to delve into the past and investigate how society reacted to emerging

Posted in About Us, Academic Subjects, Databases, Digital Collections, Electronic Resources, History, Information Literacy, Library Instruction, Technology

Dr. Heather Lynch on “How many Adélie penguins are there? and other mysteries solved by satellites”

On September 18, Dr. Heather Lynch, of the Department of Ecology and Evolution, presented the first lecture of the fall 2018 University Libraries STEM Speakers Series with her talk, “How many Adélie penguins are there? and other mysteries solved by

Posted in Biology, Computer Science, Ecology and Evolution, Mathematics, Technology Tagged with: , ,

SBU Libraries and friends asked Evan everything at the Southampton campus

On Wednesday, April 11, SBU Libraries teamed up with SBU Resident Life and SBU DoIT (Division of Information Technology) to host Evan Doubleday, lead programmer analyst on the Southampton campus, for an “ask anything” session that included questions ranging from

Posted in Emerging Technology, Libraries, Library Outreach, Library Technology, Southampton, Stony Brook University, Technology

Unpaywall: Read Research Articles For Free

Unpaywall is a Chrome and Firefox browser extension that discovers and links to green open access manuscripts of published research and scholarly articles. Unpaywall taps into content from thousands of open-access repositories worldwide. It utilizes a number of data sources, including PubMed

Posted in Open Access, Scholarly Communication, Technology

The Wonderful World of 3D Printing

We’ve installed a new tabletop display in the Southampton campus library, highlighting just some of the things you can do with 3D printing. The technology is truly amazing, having made tremendous strides in the last decade to the point where

Posted in Southampton, Technology