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January 2021

GWiSE Book Club

January 18, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until January 25, 2021

An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Monday, repeating until January 25, 2021

Graduate Women in Science and Engineering is hosting a winter break Book Club! We will be reading sections from "All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, & Solutions for the Climate Crisis" by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Katharine Keeble Wilkinson. This book is a collection of provocative and illuminating essays from women at the forefront of the climate movement who are harnessing truth, courage, and solutions to lead humanity forward. We will be selecting a few of the book's essays to…

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ECE Seminar: Maria Kyrarini

January 19, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Seminar Title: Robot Learning from Demonstrations for Human-Robot Synergy Location: Zoom Link Abstract: Imagine a world where robots support and assist us in our everyday professional and personal life. To achieve a successful Human-Robot Synergy, robots will need to learn new tasks from humans seamlessly, to act on the new knowledge, and easily adapt to new situations and people around them. Robot Learning from Demonstrations (RLfD) is a method used to enhance the ability of robots to be easily teachable…

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Introduction to Citation Management Tools

January 20, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
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One event on January 26, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Start your spring 2021 research off on the right foot with Northeastern University Library's series of online workshops and webinars. In this workshop, learn the basics of how to manage citations for yourself or your research group. Register here: bit.ly/citationmgmtworkshops

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Dialogue of Civilizations Fair

January 20, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on January 21, 2021 at 11:00 am

The Dialogue of Civilizations (DOC) Fair is an opportunity for students to learn more about Northeastern's signature faculty-led summer programs! Faculty member will be available via Zoom for questions and conversation. Representatives from Student Financial Services, the Honors Office, and GEO will also be available for any questions you may have. These are the opportunities for College of Engineering students: Discovering Turkish Cultural Values and Engineering Economy Principles (Istanbul, Turkey) - Mohammad Dehghani International Applications of Fluid Mechanics (Panama City,…

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Innovative Solutions to Fight Ocean Pollution

January 21, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

18 billion pounds of plastic enter our oceans each year, a harrowing fact that only accounts for a portion of our planet's pollution crisis. Northeastern innovators are tackling this problem to create sustainable solutions for cleaner oceans. Bureo Inc, an emerging B-Corp, has created a program to recycle fishing nets into a NetPlus™ material, used in products by Patagonia and other partner companies. Join the conversation to fight plastic pollution with Ben Kneppers, E'07, co-founder and COO of Bureo Inc.,…

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Dialogue of Civilizations Fair

January 21, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on January 21, 2021 at 11:00 am

The Dialogue of Civilizations (DOC) Fair is an opportunity for students to learn more about Northeastern's signature faculty-led summer programs! Faculty member will be available via Zoom for questions and conversation. Representatives from Student Financial Services, the Honors Office, and GEO will also be available for any questions you may have. These are the opportunities for College of Engineering students: Discovering Turkish Cultural Values and Engineering Economy Principles (Istanbul, Turkey) - Mohammad Dehghani International Applications of Fluid Mechanics (Panama City,…

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ECE Seminar: Paolo Santi

January 21, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Seminar Title: IoT: An Enabling Technology for Designing Better Cities Location: Zoom Link Abstract:  IoT is rapidly evolving into an enabling technology with countless potential applications. In this seminar, we will explore how IoT technology can help in the design of better cities, starting from the re-design of city systems and infrastructures (mobility, power grid, etc.) based on large- scale data acquisition. We will highlight the challenges related to systems where real-time actuation is a need, as well as those…

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ECE Seminar: Mojtaba Sharifi

January 21, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Seminar Title: Research Background and Experience in Medical Robotics,Human-Robot Interaction, and Collaborative/Assistive Devices Location: Zoom Link Abstract: In this talk, Mojtaba Sharifi will go over the research projects he has done in the field of Medical Robotics, Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), and Collaborative/Assistive Robotics during the past ten years. His presentation is organized in three sections, which cover his research achievements chronologically from his MSc to the current Postdoc position. The first one is devoted to his main research area during the MSc and Ph.D. programs on the “Control of HRI: Medical…

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Galante Event: Career Paths Are Rarely Linear, Follow Your Passion

January 21, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join the Galante Program on Thursday, January 21st at Career Paths Are Rarely Linear, Follow your Passion! Chris Willis '82, former Partner at Impala Asset Management, will cover his extensive background in engineering and finance. Chris has experience working on Wall Street in equity analysis and eventually transitioned to the investing side of business. He retired in 2016, only to return to the investment business for a couple of years and is running his own fund Exothermic Global. Please RSVP.…

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5th Annual Multicultural Mixer

January 22, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

This year's theme is "Moving the Dream Forward" in honor and celebration of MLK Day (1/18). Registration is currently live. We are trying to reach current and new graduate students (those starting Winter/Spring '21), faculty, staff, and alumni within the Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) community to be apart of this amazing event. We have so many surprises in store and we can't wait to share them with all of you. Register

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