Carnegie Mellon Engineering

2017 Events

Upcoming Events


March 23 – April 9
Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival: "Faces of Identity"
Pittsburgh, PA

March 24, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
INI Open House for Admitted Students
Pittsburgh campus

March 24, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
GOINI Spring Social
INI Student Floor Area

March 27 – March 31
Carnegie Mellon Energy Week 2017
Pittsburgh campus

March 27
INI Tech Night

March 27, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
CyLab Distinguished Seminar with Nick Nikiforakis
DEC, CIC Building

March 27, 4:30 p.m.
CIT Conversations and Connections, part 3
Singleton Room, Roberts Engineering Hall

March 28, 4:30 p.m.
BME Seminar Series: "Some New Observations on Poly (acrylic acid) Gels and Fibers and Possible Connections to Physiological Phenomena"
A302 Doherty Hall

March 28, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
CONNECTS Speaker Series: "Start Smart: Preparing for an Exit"
3305 Newell Simon Hall

March 29, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Staying the Course: Navigating Your Priorities
Connan Room, Cohon University Center

March 30, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Assert Yourself
Connan Room, Cohon University Center

March 30, 10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
ChemE Seminar Series: Professor Inmaculada Ortiz Uribe, Univ. de Cantabria
1112 Doherty Hall

March 30, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
ECE Seminar with Dr. Muriel Medard
125 Scaife Hall

March 31, 11:30 a.m.
MSE Seminar Series with Dr. Rohan Skolkar
2315 Doherty Hall


April 1, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
TEDxCMU: Pivot
McConomy Auditorium

April 4, 4:30 p.m.
BME Seminar Series: "Closed-Loop Deep Brain Stimulation for Mental Disorders: Progress Towards a Circuit-Directed Treatment"
A302 Doherty Hall

April 4, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
CONNECTS Speaker Series: "Start Smart: Social Enterprise-Profit with a Purpose"
3305 Newell Simon Hall

April 5, 12:00 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
Designing the Utility of the Future
Marquis Conference Room, Scott Hall

April 5, 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
CONNECTS Speaker Series: "Convertible Promissory Note – Understanding the Key Terms"
3305 Newell Simon Hall

April 6 – April 9
Sustainability Weekend
Pittsburgh campus

April 6, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
ECE Seminar with Dr. Victoria Stodden
125 Scaife Hall

April 7, 10:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
CEE Seminar Series: "Striking the Balance: How environmental, regulatory and scientific experience bring value to your company"
100 Porter Hall

April 7, 1:00 p.m.
MechE Seminar Series: Katherine Steele, University of Washington
100 Porter Hall

April 11, 4:30 p.m.
BME Seminar Series: "Nano- and Microfabricated Hydrogels for Regenerative Engineering"
A302 Doherty Hall

April 12, 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
CONNECTS Speaker Series: "Buy-Sell Agreements & NDAs"
3305 Newell Simon Hall

April 13, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
National Academy of Engineering Regional Meeting and Symposium
Software Engineering Institute (SEI)

April 13, 10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
ChemE Seminar Series: "'Vertical integration of production management and process control decisions for optimal operation in fast-changing markets"
1112 Doherty Hall

April 13, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
ECE Seminar with Dr. Elisa Franco
125 Scaife Hall

April 17, 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
CONNECTS Speaker Series: "FDA Vision for Novel Technologies"
3305 Newell Simon Hall

April 18 – April 21
Cyber-Physical Systems Week

April 18, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
CONNECTS Speaker Series: "Start Smart: Protecting Your Company’s IP Assets"
University of Pittsburgh, Barco Law Building, Alcoa Room

April 20 – April 22
Spring Carnival
Pittsburgh campus

April 20, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Olympus Spring Carnival Show & Tell 21
McConomy Auditorium, Cohon University Center

April 28, 10:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
CEE Seminar Series: "The Virginia Tech Smart Infrastructure Laboratory: A High Performance Smart Building for Research and Education on the VT Campus"
100 Porter Hall

April 28, 1:00 p.m.
MechE Seminar Series: Koushil Sreenath, CMU
100 Porter Hall


May 5, 10:30 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
CEE Seminar Series with Meagan Mauter
100 Porter Hall

May 5, 1:00 p.m.
MechE Seminar Series: Jonathan Malen, CMU
100 Porter Hall

May 8 – May 11
RAPID + TCT: Accelerating 3D Manufacturing
David L. Lawrence Convention Center

May 10
Reading Day
Pittsburgh campus

May 20 – May 21
Diploma Ceremonies
Pittsburgh campus

May 21, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Main Commencement Ceremony
Gesling Stadium

Past Events
March 24MechE Seminar Series: "Ant rafts, the ideal eyelashes, and the Ig Nobel Prize"
March 24MSE Seminar Series: "Materials By Design: 3-Dimensional Nano-Architected Meta-Materials"
March 23ECE Seminar with Dr. Viviana Gradinaru
March 23ChemE Seminar Series: "'Phase Mechanics' of Arrested Colloidal Gels: A New Paradigm for Non-equilibrium Phase Transitions in Soft Matter"
March 23On Point: Developing Targeted Team Building Activities
March 22Managing Without Authority
March 22Summer Registration Begins
March 20CyLab Distinguished Seminar: "Bringing Anthropology into Cybersecurity"
March 17Mental Health First Aid Training
March 14BME Seminar Series: "Crowd Control: Engineering Collective Cell Behaviors"
March 14Money Matters
March 14SafeZone Training
March 14Creating an Environment for Effective Group Decision Making
March 13 – March 17Spring Break
March 9BME Seminar Series: "Development of a tissue engineered adipose model for studying metabolic disease"
March 9ECE Seminar: "Exploiting Unique Characteristics of Beyond- CMOS Transistors for Spatial-Temporal Information Processing"
March 9ChemE Seminar Series: "Exploiting Anaerobes for Biomass breakdown and Sustainable Chemistry"
March 8CONNECTS Speaker Series: "How to Access Resources from the Government"
March 7BME Seminar Series: "Smart Biomaterials: Applications in Infectious Disease and Regenerative Medicine"
March 7CONNECTS Speaker Series: "Finding Follow-on Capital: Identifying and Engaging Your Next Investors"
March 7Energy Insights and Career Reflections
March 6CyLab Distinguished Seminar: "Reasoning about Internet abuse through the eyes of DNS"
March 3CONNECTS Speaker Series: "Refining Your Elevator Pitch"
March 3MechE Seminar Series: "Cryopreservation for Biobanking and Transplant Medicine"
March 2SV Women@INI Round Table Dinner with Alumni
March 2ECE Seminar: "Quantitative Cybersecurity Assessment: From Breach Prediction to Incentive Design"
March 2New Hire Orientation
March 1CONNECTS Speaker Series: "Insurance for Startups: What Do I Need and When?"
February 28BME Seminar Series: "Intracellular trafficking of naked DNA"
February 28Sunlight-Driven Hydrogen Formation
February 28Email Me! Proficient, Polite and Persuasive Messages
February 27Mental Health First Aid Training
February 25Hidden Figures-Private Screening
February 24CONNECTS Speaker Series: "Splitting the Equity Pie & Other Aspects of Equity Compensation"
February 24MechE Seminar Series: Asegun Henry, Georgia Tech
February 24MSE Seminar Series: "How Heat is Transported in Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials Including Superatom Crystals and Many Others"
February 24CEE Seminar Series: "Seismic isolation of structures, components and systems in safety-related nuclear facilities"
February 23CONNECTS Speaker Series: "Start Smart: Raising Capital Part 2-Negotiating Term Sheets"
February 23Panel on Academic Publishing in STEM
February 22CONNECTS Speaker Series: "Agile Product Development"
February 21BME Seminar Series: "Polymer Nanotherapeutics: What’s good for the heart is also good for the brain!"
February 20CyLab Distinguished Seminar: "What if Computers Understood Privacy Policies? And, What if They Knew What We Care About?"
February 19Explore Engineering!
February 17CONNECTS Speaker Series: "How to Pitch to Angels"
February 17MechE Seminar Series: Micah Lande, Arizona State University
February 17MSE Seminar Series: "The Evolution of Strong, Fast, Powerful, Durable and Cheap Polymer Artificial Muscles From Carbon Nanotube Muscles"
February 16CONNECTS Speaker Series: "Start Smart: Raising Capital"
February 16Building a Resilient, Smart and Sustainable City: The Energy-Water Nexus
February 16Scott Institute Lecture with Philip Mezey, CEO of Itron Inc.
February 15CONNECTS Speaker Series: "Financial Modeling"
February 13SafeZone Training
February 10BME Seminar Series: "Pathway Toward Vision Restoration, Artificial Vision, Artificial Retina, Optogenetics"
February 10CONNECTS Speaker Series: "Setting Up Your Back Office"
February 10MSE Seminar Series: "Nanostructured Interfaces for Therapeutic Delivery"
February 10CEE Seminar Series with Justin Parisi
February 10Biomaterials Day
February 9CONNECTS Speaker Series: "Start Smart: Company Formation"
February 9ECE Seminar: "High-Performance Radi-Frequency Circuits and Applications"
February 9Do That Again: Documenting Work Processes to Ensure Continuity and Success
February 8CONNECTS Speaker Series: "Lean Startups"
February 7BME Seminar Series: "The decay of motor adaptation reveals an asymmetry in the stability of motion state-dependent learning"
February 7ULS presents: "Ecologies of Chinese Computing: A Guided Tour through Recent History"
February 6Shale Gas Innovation Contest Registration Deadline
February 3GoINI Masquerade
February 3CONNECTS Speaker Series: "Getting Started with Sales"
February 3MechE Seminar Series: Ioannis Chasiotis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
February 3MSE Seminar Series: "In Silico Searches for Efficient Renewable Energy Catalysts Through Chemical Compound Space"
February 3CEE Seminar Series: "Anticipating a World of Shared Autonomous Vehicles: Cost, Energy, and Urban System Implications"
February 2The Dickson Prize in Science: Honoring Professor Chad A. Mirkin
February 2New Hire Orientation
February 1CONNECTS Speaker Series: "Making Things Here"
February 1Protecting Our Research and Technology
January 31BME Seminar Series: "Engineering Vasculature for the Lung"
January 31ULS presents: "Celebrating the Life & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr."
January 31Design Thinking for Creative Problem Solving
January 31NASA Centennial Challenge Registration Deadline
January 30An Insider's Guide to Technical Interviews (It's Not All Programming Questions)
January 30CyLab Distinguished Seminar: "The Legacy of Export-grade Cryptography in the 21st Century"
January 27CONNECTS Speaker Series: "Digital Marketing: Its All About the Numbers"
January 27MSE Seminar Series: "Superhard PVD Coating Materials – Fundamental Aspects During Film Growth and Challenges in Industrial Utilization"
January 27CMU Privacy Day
January 26CMU-SV Lunar New Year Celebration
January 26ECE Seminar: "Internet of Things: History and Hype, Technology and Policy"
January 26The Need for Innovative Science and Engineering to Help Hospitals Help Patients
January 26PDS: Where Are You Going? Goal Setting for Personal and Professional Success
January 25PDS: Cultural Awareness: Curiosity, Knowledge and Empathy
January 25CONNECTS Speaker Series: "Advance Your Internet Selling Power"
January 24PDS: Digital Learning Series
January 20Janufest 2017: Planet Earth
January 20CONNECTS Speaker Series: "Customer and Competitor Discovery via Database Research"
January 19CONNECTS Speaker Series: "Start Smart: Starting a Business with an F-1 Visa"
January 17BME Seminar Series: "Therapeutic genome editing using CRISPR-Cas9"
January 17Semester Classes Begin
January 16Martin Luther King Day
January 1ECE Seminar: "Efficient sampling for signals on large graphs and large sample linear regression"