Topic: Engineering

Two Brown professors created a device that is groundbreaking in its ability to restore mobility to paralyzed primates. It contributes to research on interfaces that aid people with neurologic, cognitive or affective disorders.

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Device allows paralyzed monkeys to walk

November 21, 2016 0 comments

A team of international scientists, including two Brown professors, has successfully developed a brain-spinal interface that helps paralyzed monkeys.

Alum gains funding for water purification system company

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Alum gains funding for water purification system company

September 23, 2016 0 comments

CEO of HMSolution Margaret Lengerich SCMIM’13 was awarded $50,000 Sept. 12 by the Slater Technology Fund for her water purification technology company.

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Professor, grad students make 3D scanning accessible, accurate

February 2, 2016 0 comments

Gabriel Taubin and Daniel Moreno GS recently designed an algorithm allowing ordinary smart phones and digital cameras to become 3D scanners.

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Donoghue to launch Swiss neuroengineering center

September 8, 2014 0 comments

On his year-long sabbatical, John Donoghue will launch the new Geneva, Switzerland-based Wyss Center for Bio- and Neuro-Engineering.

Though the new building will not be constructed in the Jewelry District, it is unclear where on College Hill the new facility will be located, given space limitations.

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U. nears fundraising goal for engineering building

November 20, 2013 6 comments

Total funds raised must reach $80 million before the U. finalizes plans for the new building.

The preliminary computer-aided design of Brown CubeSat’s satellite, EQUiSat, is only 1,000 cubic centimeters but could eventually have major educational value in space.


Brown CubeSat team shoots for the stars with microsatellite

September 3, 2013 1 comment

Student engineers could launch a project conceived in their engineering class into space as early as 2015.

The campaign’s goals include expanding and changing use of facilities and increasing its ranks of faculty members and graduate students. Herald file photo.

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U. launches $160 million campaign to expand engineering

April 11, 2013 4 comments

The new School of Engineering facilities will be on College Hill, adminstrators said.

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U. launches $160 million campaign to grow School of Engineering

April 10, 2013 0 comments

Physical expansions to the school will remain on College Hill.


Ingber ’15: Don’t move engineering downtown

March 11, 2013 14 comments

Brown would strongly discourage engineers from taking a diverse array of classes and virtually prohibit humanities students from trying their hands at more technical classes.

The internal search for a new vice president for research will begin in the coming week as a committee evaluates current senior faculty members.

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Vice President for Research to step down

January 31, 2013 0 comments

Clyde Briant will leave the administration to return to the engineering faculty starting next year.