Brown University School of Engineering

News from 2015

Algorithm Helps Turn Smartphones into 3-D Scanners

Unsynchronized structured light:
An algorithm developed by Brown University researchers helps turn smartphones and off-the-shelf digital cameras into structured light 3-D scanners. The advance could help make high-quality 3-D scanning cheaper and more readily available.


Foreign Member of CAS

Professor Huajian Gao Elected to Chinese Academy of Sciences

Huajian Gao, Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Engineering at Brown University, has been elected as a Foreign Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) for his scientific achievements and contributions made to promoting and developing science and technology in China.


Year-End Giving to Engineering

Giving to the Brown School of Engineering supports the next generation of students and faculty scholarship and research to bring innovative solutions to the grand challenges of today’s world.

Your gift enables the school to fund design projects, attract and retain top-notch faculty, create student scholarships, and equip innovative laboratory and learning spaces.


Engineering Honor Society

23 Students Inducted into Tau Beta Pi at Brown

Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society, inducted 23 new members into the Rhode Island Alpha chapter at Brown University on Friday, December 4. Fourteen juniors were inducted along with nine seniors.

Among the 14 juniors elected were: Sartaj S. Aujla, Gabriel J. Buchsbaum, Elena O. Glen, Gregory P. Hickey, Saisanjana Kalagara, Burak Ceyhun Karaca, Leland J. Kirshen, Joshua A. Orlowitz, Christopher I. Owen-Elia, Katherine E. Rowe, Kelsey M. Sandquist, Matthew J. Shorter, Jaekyung Song, and Elliot D. Weiss.


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