Brown University School of Engineering

News from May, 2013

Wriston Fellowship

Domenico Pacifici Awarded Henry Merritt Wriston Fellowship

Assistant Professor Domenico Pacifici:

Assistant Professor of Engineering Domenico Pacifici has been awarded a Henry Merritt Wriston Fellowship. Pacifici is one of four recipients of the fellowship which is awarded each year to regular untenured members of the Brown University faculty (assistant professors and lecturers) who have achieved a record of excellence in teaching and scholarship during their first years at the University. The winners, chosen by a faculty committee, are granted one semester of leave on special assignment at full compensation, including benefits, during the next academic year.


Class of 2013

Congratulations Graduates!

Brown University School of Engineering Class of 2013:

The School of Engineering awarded 100 bachelor's degrees at its departmental ceremony at the First Baptist Meeting House on Sunday, May 26.


Azavy is 2013 Winner

Brown team wins RI Business Plan Competition for Fifth Consecutive Year

A Brown University team has won the Rhode Island Business Plan Competition for the fifth consecutive year. Azavy, named the winner of the student track of the competition, is developing an online store for 3D printed goods that crowd-sources manufacturing, enabling consumers to buy products designed and 3D printed by users.


VA Center for Neurorestoration and Neurotechnology

Donoghue presents to veterans

Professor John Donoghue and U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI):

Brown neuroscience and engineering professor John Donoghue spoke to an audience of about 100 people May 4 at a veterans breakfast convened annually by U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI).


Seed Grant Awards

Engineering Professors Win Three Seed Grants

Research Seed Grant awardees at the University Awards Ceremony. :

The recipients of this year’s Research Seed Grants and Richard B. Salomon Faculty Research Awards were announced at the University Awards Ceremony on May 6. In total, the Office of Vice President for Research will award more than $760,000 in research funding to 40 Brown researchers and scholars.


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