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Kelly da Ponte Receives Dean’s Service Award

Kelly da Ponte, Grants and Contracts Specialist in the Brown University School of Engineering Research Administration group, has received the sixth annual Dean’s Service Award. The award, established during the 2012-13 academic year, was created to recognize a non-managing employee who has made a specific contribution or provided outstanding service in the School of Engineering. 


BMES Coulter College

Brown Biomedical Engineers Win BMES Design, Pitch Competition at Coulter College

Colette Bare '19, Emily Borkowski '19, Adrianna Trejo-Sheu '19, and Kelly Williams '19:

A group of four Brown University biomedical engineering students designed a solution to facilitate communication between doctors and non-English speaking patients at the 2018 Biomedical Engineering Society Coulter College Training Program competition in Minneapolis, Minn. over the weekend of Aug. 2-5. The Brown foursome, Colette Bare ’19, Emily Borkowski ’19, Adriana Trejo-Sheu ’19 and Kelly Williams ’19, took first place in both the design and the business venture capital pitch competitions. Lecturer Celinda Kofron served as the faculty mentor for the team.


Summer Research Symposium

Engineering Students Participate in 2018 Summer Research Symposium

More than 200 undergraduates gathered in Sayles Hall on August 2 and 3 to present the results of their research at the annual Summer Research Symposium sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the College. More than 30 of the posters were from undergraduate researchers from the School of Engineering or were conducted under the guidance of engineering faculty members. Many of the projects were supported by Brown’s Karen T. Romer Undergraduate Teaching and Research Awards (UTRAs).


Pearson Visiting Professor of Technology and Entrepreneurship

Ralph Hamann Named Pearson Visiting Professor of Technology and Entrepreneurship

Ralph Hamann, Professor and Research Director of the Graduate School of Business at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, has been named the Hugh W. Pearson Visiting Professor of Technology and Entrepreneurship in the School of Engineering at Brown University.  


Bazilevs Joins Brown Engineering

Yuri Bazilevs Joins School of Engineering at Brown

Yuri Bazilevs, former Vice Chair and Professor of Engineering in the Structural Engineering Department at the University of California, San Diego, has joined Brown University as the E. Paul Sorensen Professor of Engineering. Bazilevs’ research interests lie in the field of computational science and engineering with an emphasis on computational mechanics.


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