Brown University School of Engineering


Nadai Medal

Professor Huajian Gao to Receive Nadai Medal

Brown University Professor of Engineering Huajian Gao has been selected to receive the 2015 Nadai Medal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) for groundbreaking contributions to hierarchical nanotwinned metals, energy storage materials, metallic glasses, and diffusional creep of metal thin films.


A new wrinkle for cell culture

Researchers at Brown University have developed an advanced technique for cell culturing that uses sheets of wrinkled graphene to mimic the complex 3-D environment inside the body.

Udall Scholarship

Solomon Goldstein-Rose ’16 Wins Udall Scholarship

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Solomon Israel Goldstein-Rose ’16 has been awarded a Udall Scholarship. An engineering and public policy concentrator from Amherst, Mass., Goldstein-Rose is interested in the way American education systems can be improved. He hopes to use the award to advance clean energy initiatives and solve some of global warming’s most demanding questions.

Scientific Advisor

Ian Wong Selected as Associate Scientific Advisor for Science Translational Medicine

Ian Wong:

Assistant Professor of Engineering Ian Wong has been selected as an associate scientific advisor for Science Translational Medicine. Wong is one of 28 early-career translational scientists selected, and will serve for a period of one year. In addition to acting as advisors for the journal, these scientists will scan the literature weekly and select and summarize research papers to be highlighted in the Editors' Choice section of Science Translational Medicine.

Gates Cambridge Scholar

Alejandro Rivera Rivera ’12 Selected as Gates Cambridge Scholar

Alejandro Rivera Rivera ’12:

Alejandro Rivera Rivera ’12 is one of 54 of the world’s most academically exceptional and socially committed young people from 28 countries that have been selected as Gates Cambridge Scholars. He will begin his postgraduate courses at the University of Cambridge this October.

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