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Company Overview of Brown University

Company Overview

Brown University is an educational and research institute that provides graduate and postgraduate programs in humanities and social sciences, music, art, medicine, architecture, and archaeology. Brown University was founded in 1764 and is based in Providence, Rhode Island. The university has endowment assets worth $1.44 billion.

79 Waterman Street

Providence, RI 02912-9079

United States

Founded in 1764





Key Executives for Brown University

President Emerita
Age: 71
Managing Director
Age: 61
Vice President of Research
Director of Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Brown University Key Developments

Brown University Names Peter Hollman as Academic Director of its Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership Program

Brown University has named Dr. Peter Hollman as the new academic director of its Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership (EMHL) program. Hollmann is chief medical officer for University Medicine with more than 200 physicians in a dozen medical specialties. He helps define the strategy and direction of the organization in the delivery of health care services; performance improvement activities; and the development of clinical programs.

Body Labs Secures U.S. Patents and Licenses for 3D Body Modeling Technologies from Brown University and Max-Planck-Innovation GmbH

Body Labs announced that it has secured the exclusive rights to two patents issued to Brown University and licenses to several new technologies developed at Max-Planck-Innovation GmbH. U.S. Patents 9,189,886 B2 and 2013/0249908 A1 expand Body Labs' exclusive ability to create accurate 3D human models learned from natural shape and pose variations captured from data inputs such as images or range maps. These patents cover intellectual property included in Body Labs' statistical model of human shape, pose and motion. This statistical approach employs machine learning algorithms and the world's most comprehensive training set of human shape and pose to convert shape parameters (measurements or scans) into the most statistically-accurate body geometry currently available. Body Labs also announced exclusive licenses to several new technologies developed at Max-Planck-Innovation GmbH. These technologies enable Body Labs to further expand its technical leadership into other areas of the human body such as hands, feet, faces and heads. Additionally, the new developments streamline the adoption of Body Labs' technology into other industry workflows such as animation pipelines, gaming, virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), health, fitness and more. These technologies also provide never-before-seen detail into soft-tissue deformation trained on shape data and pose variations captured from 4D scanners.

Brown University Names Brian E. Clark as Director of News and Editorial Development, and Albert Dahlberg as Assistant Vice President of Government and Community Relations

Brown University has named two senior-level staff members to roles managing engagement around news of the University and advancing Brown's institutional interests and academic priorities at the federal, state, city and community levels. Brian E. Clark arrived at Brown February 22 as the director of news and editorial development, and Albert Dahlberg has become the University's assistant vice president of government and community relations. Clark arrived at Roger Williams in 2006 as a senior editor and writer and held positions of increasing leadership over nine years, including being appointed director of public affairs and editor-in-chief of RWU Magazine in 2010. He held this position until his appointment at Brown. Dahlberg arrived at Brown in 2007 to serve as secretary of the University in Brown's Corporation Office. More recently, he has represented Brown's interests with the federal government, the congressional delegation and national education associations.

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