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Brown Engineering is a unique place, which emphasizes the power of interdisciplinary thought and recognizes that engineering is intertwined with every aspect of our lives
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Office Hours with a Dean

Kimani ToussaintJoin Senior Associate Dean Kimani Toussaint on Mondays through December 14 for open advising hours from 12-1 p.m. ET via Zoom. This is an opportunity to discuss any concerns or suggestions about any aspect of the School of Engineering. To make an appointment, send an email to [email protected], briefly indicating to what the matter pertains. 

Design Engineering

musuemThe Master of Arts in Design Engineering program (MADE), offered jointly by the RISD Architecture + Design division and Brown’s School of Engineering, emphasizes experiential learning as it prepares students to create objects that embody collaborative expression and improve people’s lives. Cohort size is limited to 18. Applications are due February 1. Financial aid is available. 

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Degree Programs

An engineering degree program at Brown will provide you with a broad knowledge of all fields of engineering, as well as specialized training in your discipline. By collaborating with faculty and students in research and design projects both within and alongside the formal curriculum, you will learn how to put theory into practice. Combining your study of engineering with Brown's renowned 'open' curriculum in the liberal arts will help you to put your engineering skills to the best possible use.

Undergraduate Programs Graduate Programs

Doctor of Philosophy

The Ph.D. degree is achieved through an intensive program of coursework and independent research in any one of the following areas: Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Fluids and Thermal Sciences, Materials Science, or Mechanics of Solids and Structures. 

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Master of Science

Brown’s School of Engineering offers several options for the Master of Science (Sc.M.) degree, whether your goal is future academic pursuit or improving employment potential. Options may be chosen and programs tailored toward your individual needs. 

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5th Year Master's

Undergraduates in engineering with high academic standing may enter an integrated program leading to the award of a master of science degree at the end of the academic year following receipt of the bachelor of science degree.  

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Master of Arts in Design Engineering

The Master of Arts in Design Engineering (MADE) is an eleven-month, joint degree program, awarded by RISD and Brown, and utilizes the assets of both institutions. The program focuses on collaboration between technical and design disciplines. 

 

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Master's in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

Program in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (PRIME) students experience the process of creating value from technology, learn how to develop embryonic ideas, and execute how to bring them to market. Core business skills in finance, strategy, marketing decision making, globalization and management are provided to assure venture success.   

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Master's in Technology Leadership

To perform effectively in an interconnected world that is constantly evolving, science and technology leaders need to complement their technical expertise with communication, leadership, and relational skills. Brown’s Master's in Technology Leadership program trains students to approach problems with an interdisciplinary mindset and gives them the tools that will propel them to the next stage in their career.

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Bachelor of Arts

The Engineering A.B. degree is offered by the School of Engineering to enable students to combine a rigorous and interdisciplinary foundation in engineering with the diverse opportunities offered by Brown's liberal arts curriculum. With only ten required courses, it has the greatest flexibility of all the School's degree programs.

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Bachelor of Science

Students may choose from several Sc.B. degree programs, which are intended to prepare graduates for professional practice or graduate school in engineering and science. The Sc.B. programs in Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Materials Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET http://www.abet.org/

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New Engineering Research Center

Brown University's new Engineering Research Center (ERC) is an 80,000 square foot shared facility open to the entire University community and external collaborators. It connects three engineering building and increased the School of Engineering's research lab space by 22 percent.
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Faculty Spotlight

With his research interests courting technologies involving optical physics and mechanics for applications in biology and nanomanufacturing, Professor Kimani Toussaint easily bridges the gap between engineering disciplines.
Award-Winning Faculty

Our Community

Exposure to a broad range of perspectives, views and outlooks is key to fostering both breadth and depth in intellectual discovery and furthering research.
Diversity & Inclusion

Straight From the Source

Graduate and undergraduate students share their experiences and thoughts about being an engineer at Brown.

What advice would you give to first-year engineers? Jesse Remeis
What is the strength of the Open Curriculum? Joshua Daniels
What advice do you have for new PhD students? Cintia Barbosa de Castilho