Brown University School of Engineering


School of Engineering Hosts Annual Internship and Career Fair

On Saturday, November 5, 2016, the School of Engineering will host its sixth annual internship and career fair from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the Kasper Multipurpose Room in the Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center. More than 250 students and over 20 companies are expected to attend. 

$7.5M over five years from NIH

Grant to fund new deep-brain stimulation technology

New Brain Grant:

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Brown Assistant Professor of Engineering David Borton is the co-principal investigator on a $7.5 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, part of the National Institutes of Health, under the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative. Led by Baylor University psychiatry and behavioral services department chair Dr.

Brown researchers develop new ligase for biomedical use

The new heat-stable RNA ligase could be useful for a variety of applications including in vitro diagnostics and sequencing.


Ligases are enzymes that serve critical functions in cells, helping to fuse together broken strands of DNA and RNA. These enzymes are also important bioengineering tools, useful in genetic sequencing, mutation detection and other applications.

Alumni Service Awards

Engineering’s Moody, Zafar Among Brown’s 2016 Alumni Service Award Winners

Alumni Service Awards:

Jim Moody ’58 Sc.M. ’65 P’97 and Naeem Zafar ’81 were honored by the Brown Alumni Association last weekend, in recognition of the difference outstanding alumni have made for Brown and for the world. The Alumni Service Awards are given each year in the fall during Alumni Fall Weekend to honor distinguished, continuing volunteer service to Brown University.

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