Meet the New Faculty: C. Franklin Goldsmith

Engineers who design efficient internal combustion engines now need to know much more about what actually happens when fuel burns. That’s what combustion chemistry specialists like Franklin Goldsmith can provide.

To say that Franklin Goldsmith is a bit of a wanderer understates the case just a touch.

(Distributed March 13, 2014)

Professor Kenny Breuer Named Associate Fellow of AIAA

Kenny Breuer, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Professor of Engineering at Brown University, has been elected an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).

AIAA Associate Fellows are “individuals who have accomplished or been in charge of important engineering or scientific work, or have done original work of outstanding merit, or have otherwise made outstanding contributions to the arts, sciences, or technology of aeronautics or astronautics.”

(Distributed March 13, 2014)

Journal Issue in Memory of Dr. Dwight A. Sweigart

The January 2014 issue of the Journal of Organometallic Polymers and Materials has been released In Memory of Dr. Dwight A. Sweigart. This issue features an introduction written by two of Dwight's former doctoral students, Robert Pike (Floyd D. Gottwald Professor of Chemistry at The College of William and Mary) and Ephraim Honig (Chief Operating Officer at Strem Chemicals, Inc.) and contains numerous articles by Dwight's former students and colleagues.

(Distributed March 10, 2014)