About People: Executive Committee

Senior Associate Dean of the Faculty
Interim Chair, Department of Hispanic Studies
Associate Professor of Engineering
Senior Advisor, Data Science Initiative

Professor Blume is currently the Senior Associate Dean of the Faculty. She joined the faculty in Engineering at Brown in 1986 as a member of the Mechanics of Solids and Structures group, doing research in the mathematical issues in the behavior of solids undergoing large deformations. She served as the Administration liaison for the Data Science Initiative’s planning process, working with its steering committee to craft the vision for its academic programs, governance structure, and research priorities.