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Yale Energy Sciences Institute: Field and Surface Directed Self-Assembly in Nanostructured Soft-Materials - Approaches for Developing Functional Materials

  • Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 at 3pm - 5pm
    Location: West Campus Conference Center Auditorium (800 West Campus Drive)

    Wednesday, November 4, 3:00 PM
    West Campus Conference Center…

YSEA Metropolitan District event at Bar Thalia

  • Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 at 7:30pm - 9:30pm
    Location: New York City

    The YSEA Metropolitan District will host a social event in conjunction with the East and…

    • 20 people attended

YSEA ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER

  • Friday, May 6th, 2016 at 6pm - 9:30pm
    Location: President's Room, Woolsey Hall, Yale University, New Haven, CT

    Please join the YSEA for a gala evening of fun and fellowship as we recognize eminent faculty,…

YSEA Board Meeting

  • Thursday, March 10th, 2016 at 3pm - 6pm
    Location: Conference call information to be provided on or before March 9

    This meeting includes YSEA's Board, District Vice Presidents and Special Volunteers. 

    • 4 people attended

YSEA Board Meeting

  • Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 at 3pm - 6pm
    Location: To be announced

    This meeting includes YSEA's Board, District Vice Presidents and Special Volunteers.

    • 7 people attended

YSEA Board Meeting

  • Thursday, September 24th, 2015 at 3pm
    Location: To be announced

    This meeting inculdes YSEA's Board, District Vice Presidents and Special Volunteers

    • 10 people attended

May 1, 2015 - YSEA CEID Reception and Tour

  • Friday, May 1st, 2015 at 5pm - 6:30pm
    Location: Yale Center for Engineering Innovation and Design, Becton Center, 15 Prospect Street, New Haven CT

    Come to Yale's Center for Engineering Innovation and Design for a…

May 1, 2015 - YSEA ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER

  • Friday, May 1st, 2015 at 6:45pm - 9:30pm
    Location: THE PRESIDENT'S ROOM, WOOLSEY HALL (preceded by a 5:00 PM Reception at the Center for Engineering Innovation & Design in Becton Center)

    Please join the YSEA for a gala evening of fun and fellowship as we recognize eminent faculty,…

Patient Experience Hackathon at Yale

  • Friday, March 27th, 2015 at 6am - 3am Sunday, March 29th
    Location: Yale University (see schedule for details)

    The Spring 2015 Patient Experience Hackathon: Improving Recovery and Reducing Readmissions will…

Disrupting Tech Post-Yale

  • Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 at 6pm - 8:30pm
    Location: CEID, 15 Prospect St., New Haven

    Yale grads discuss their innovative companies and their path from seed to startup. Featuring…

LAST CALL: ClearView Healthcare Internships

  • Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 at 11:59pm
    Location: http://www.clearviewhcp.com/

    You can apply until midnight tonight!

    ClearView Healthcare Partners is a premier…

YEI Internet of Things Prize

  • Thursday, January 29th, 2015 (all day)
    Location: http://yei.yale.edu/iotprize

    "The Yale Entrepreneurial Institute is calling for submissions related to the Internet of…

YSEA Gathering in Seattle! (Date change due to snow in New England!)

  • Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 at 6pm - 8pm
    Location: Bar in the Westin, 1900 5th Ave, Seattle, Washington, 98101

    YSEA President and staunch New Englander James Lockman '89 invites you to attend an informal…

    • 5 people attended

Thoughts on Robots...and Yale Students

Posted by Eli YSEA, Monday, December 1st, 2014 @ 2:08pm

  • An interesting observation by YSEA President, James Lockman '89, excerpted from his December 1, 2014 letter to the membership:

    "I recently attended the 2014 Nyquist Lecture in Electrical Engineering, which is generously funded by longtime YSEA member, supporter and award recipient, J. Robert Mann '51. For the non-EE folks, the Nyquist lecture is named for Harry Nyquist '17 PhD, who created the FAX machine (among many other things) and developed fundamental theories about how fast signals can propagate in a telephone or telegraph system. The speaker at the Nyquist Lecture was Dr. Marc Raibert, co-founder of Boston Dynamics. Boston Dynamics is easily identifiable by its robots, which resemble animals and which have surprising speed and agility for such large machines...During the lecture, a question was asked that was, in my opinion, indicative of how Yale students differ from their peers at other institutions. A student asked whether the engineers who build these animal-like robots empathize with their creations when their creations fail. How interesting that the young Yale Engineer would ask about how the robotics engineers felt! 'Robots are machines, and their creators strive to break them and learn from how they fail,' replied Dr. Raibert. 'They don't worry about how the robot feels.' While a good answer from the engineer's perspective, the question illustrates how Yalies bring liberal arts and humanities to their science and engineering studies and ultimately to their careers."

    For more information about the 2014 Nyquist Lecture, please visit the Yale School of Engineering and Applied Science's article about the event.

    Photo of the Boston Dynamics Atlas Robot, courtesy of Boston Dynamics. All rights reserved.

What do CERN’s Large Hadron Collider and New Haven's Girls Science Investigations Have in Common?

Posted by Eli YSEA, Monday, December 1st, 2014 @ 12:35pm


  • Photo of Professor Demers, courtesy of C. Yvonne Hickey.

    Earlier this year, YSEA members and guests gathered at the Yale Club of New York City for a reception and presentation with Sarah Demers, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Physics at Yale. After hors d'oeuvres were served, the crowd was treated to a discussion of Professor Demers' work on the Higgs boson and her efforts with an extraordinary initiative in New Haven "to motivate, empower, and interest girls in developing the skills they need to pursue careers in science." For more information, please visit the Demers Group website or the Girls Science Investigations website.

YSEA Metropolitan District Meet and Greet

Posted by Eli YSEA, Monday, December 1st, 2014 @ 11:38am

  • A group of guests at the YSEA Metropolitan Meet and Greet enjoying the evening.

    Teena-Ann Sankoorikal '96, YSEA's Metropolitan District Vice President, hosted a winter YSEA Meet and Greet at New York City's Sosa Borella restaurant. Topics of discussion ranged from NYC robotics startups, to patent law, to the biotech industry, to environmental sciences, to where to find the best empanadas in midtown. Thanks to Ms. Sankoorikal for organizing the event, and thanks to Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP for sponsoring the evening!

Nyquist Lecture: Dynamic Rough Terrain Robots

  • Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 4pm
    Location: Davies Auditorium, 15 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511

    The 2014 Nyquist Lecture in Electrical Engineering

    "Dynamic Rough Terrain Robots"

Microsoft Intern Panel

  • Thursday, October 30th, 2014 at 4pm
    Location: CEID

    Come out and hear from former Yale Microsoft interns about their experiences at Microsoft!…

Yale Reception at FIRST Championships 2014

  • Friday, April 25th, 2014 at 5:30pm - 7pm
    Location: America's Center Convention Complex Room 280 Washington Avenue at 8th Street St. Louis, MO

    The Yale Science and Engineering Alumni Association (YSEA) and Undergraduate Admissions invite…

    • 1 person attended

Yale Day of Service

  • Saturday, May 10th, 2014 (all day)
    Location: Around the Globe!

    From the Yale Day of Service website:

    "Launched in 2009, the…


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