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Graduate Award

Doctoral Student Megan Creighton Awarded EPA STAR Fellowship

Megan Creighton:

Megan Creighton, a fifth year doctoral student in the chemical and biochemcial engineering group at the Brown University School of Engineering,  has been awarded an EPA STAR graduate fellowship. EPA’s Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program funds graduate fellowships in numerous environmental science and engineering disciplines through a competitive solicitation process and independent peer review.


William Prager Medal

Professor Huajian Gao to Receive Prager Medal

Brown University Professor of Engineering Huajian Gao has been selected to receive the William Prager Medal from the Society of Engineering Science (SES) made in recognition of his outstanding research contributions in theoretical solid mechanics. The award will be presented at the 52nd Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science to be held at Texas A&M University, October 26-28, 2015.

The medal is named for former Brown professor William Prager, who helped to establish the Division of Applied Mathematics at Brown in the 1940s.


Brown Corporation Accepts $121 million in New Gifts, Including $20.3 Million for Engineering

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — At the Saturday morning business session that concluded its fall meeting, the Corporation of Brown University formally accepted gifts to the University totaling more than $121 million, including $20.3 for the School of Engineering. It also established five new named professorships, including one for the School of Engineering.


Design Workshop

Encapsulating Brown In a Day

Ideation and Sketch Modeling:

As part of Brown University’s 250th Celebration, students came together on Saturday, September 27, in the Brown Design Workshop in Prince Lab for an all-day Design Workshop. The theme of the design challenge was, ‘Brown Encapsulated,’ and students were challenged with re-imagining a ‘time capsule’. What could be created to capture small representations of Brown culture and society now to revisit in the future?


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