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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?


Best Paper

Doctoral student Dimitra Papagiannopoulou Awarded Best Paper at SAMOS Conference

Dimitra Papagiannopoulou, a fifth year doctoral student in the electrical sciences and computer engineering group at the Brown University School of Engineering, has won the Stamatis Vassiliadis Best Paper Award at the 2014 International Conference on Embedded Computer Systems: Architecture, MOdeling and Simulation (SAMOS XIV), held on Samos Island, Greece.


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