Brown University School of Engineering

News from July, 2017

Industry Partnership

General Motors and Brown Renew Collaborative Research Laboratory Partnership

Professor Allan Bower is co-director of the CRL which focuses on developing lightweight alloys for vehicle body structures, as well as battery materials.:

General Motors and Brown University have reached an agreement to continue the longstanding GM/Brown Collaborative Research Laboratory on Computational Materials Science for five years. The laboratory for computational materials research at Brown University was established in 2001 by General Motors to accelerate the pace of innovation in strategic technology areas.

Faculty Award

Professor Huajian Gao Awarded von Karman Medal

Huajian Gao, Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Engineering at Brown University, was awarded the 2017 Theodore von Karman Medal from the Engineering Mechanics Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), at its annual conference in San Diego, Calif., in June.

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