RICHARD B BROWN portrait
  • Professor, Elect & Computer Engineering
  • Professor, School Of Computing
  • Adjunct Professor, Bioengineering

Professional Service

  • 2018 IEEE Medals Council. Role: Chair. IEEE Medals Council. Review all proposed recipients, alternates, citations and presentation venues after the August selection committee teleconferences and endorse (or not) the reposts to the Awards Board. Scholarly . 01/15/2018 - present
  • IEEE . Role: Evaluator. IEEE Sensors Council Fellow Evaluation Committee. 04/11/2017 - present
  • CoaguSense. Board Member. 10/01/2016 - present
  • IEEE Medals Council. Role: Member. Review all proposed recipients, alternates, citations and presentation venues after the August selection committee teleconferences and endorse (or not) the reposts to the Awards Board. 01/01/2016 - present
  • 2015 ASEE Engineering Deans Council. State Coordinator for Public Policy Colloquium, Washington D.C. 01/01/2016 - 02/09/2016
  • 2016 IEEE Robert N. Noyce Medal Committee. Role: Chair. Chair the committee for selection of award candidates and new committee members. 10/01/2015 - 09/30/2016
  • 2015 ASEE Engineering Deans Council. State Coordinator for Public Policy Colloquium, Washington D.C. 01/01/2015 - 02/28/2015
  • IEEE Sensors Fellow Committee. Committee Member. 04/01/2014 - present
  • IEEE CS Fellows Evaluation Committee. Role: Committee member. Evaluate 2014 Fellows nominees. 02/2014 - present
  • IEEE Sensor Council Fellow Evaluation Committee. Role: Member. IEEE. 01/2014 - present
  • 2014 ASEE Public Policy Colloquium. State Senator. 01/2014 - 02/12/2015
  • 2014 IEEE Robert N. Noyce Medal . Selection Committee Member. 12/2013 - present
  • College Board AP Engineering Committee. Committee Member. 10/2013 - 10/2014
  • 2014 ASEE Engineering Deans' Institute. Organizing Committee Member. 07/2013 - present
  • Best of State Organization. Judge. 03/21/2013 - 03/21/2013
  • IEEE Sensor Council Technical Achievement Award . Selection Committee Member. 01/2012 - present
  • IEEE. Role: Member. Frederick Philips Award Committee. 01/2012 - present
  • President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. Role: Member. Representing the University of Utah. 01/01/2012 - 02/2014
  • ASEE . Role: Member. ASEE Engineering Deans Council Public Policy Committee . 07/2011 - 07/2012
  • University of Washington. College of Engineering Visiting Committee member. 11/2010 - present
  • Utah Technology Council. Role: Member. Quality Workforce Task Group. 01/2008 - 12/2011
  • MOBIUS Microsystems. Role: Member. Board of Directors. 2002 - 2005

Honors & Awards

  • 2016 Recipient. Governor’s Medal for Excellence in Science & Technology, 01/13/2016
  • Fellow Honorary Award. National Academy of Inventors, 12/2015
  • Alumni Achievement Award. Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology, Brigham Young University. 2014, 10/01/2014
  • Fellow Honorary Award. IEEE , 01/2014
  • 5,000th patent disclosure. U of U Technology Commercialization Office, 02/2011
  • Distinguished Educator of the Year. Utah Technology Council, 04/09/2010
  • Distinguished Alumnus of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Brigham Young University, 2010
  • Distinguished Young Alumnus Award, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Utah. 04/2003
  • Arthur F. Thurnau Endowed Professorship, University of Michigan. 07/2001
  • Austin Center for Advanced Studies Fellow, IBM. 07/2001
  • Distinguished Faculty Award from Michigan Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges. 03/2000

Internal Service

  • Presidential Search Committee. Committee member, 06/05/2017 - present. University service.
  • Entrepreneurial Faculty Scholar. Faculty Mentor, 10/01/2016 - present. University service.
  • Sr. VP Institutional Analysis Committee. Committee Member, 07/20/2016 - present. University service.
  • TVC Director Search. Search Committee Member, 06/30/2016 - 01/02/2017. University service.
  • Campus Budget Advisory Committee. Committee Member, 01/19/2016 - present. University service.
  • Graduate Writing Committee. Member, 01/01/2016 - present. University service.
  • Sustainable Funding Models for Learning Abroad and International Student & Scholar Services. Committee Member, 01/01/2016 - 04/18/2016. University service.
  • ARUP Search Committee for ARUP CEO . Committee Member, 07/01/2015 - 06/28/2016. University service.
  • Faculty Data Services Committee. Committee Member, 05/01/2015 - present. University service.
  • USAID Advisory Board. Board member, 02/2015 - present. University service.
  • Dean's Advisory Group. Group member, 09/2014 - present. University service.
  • Chief Information Officer Search Committee. Member, 07/2014 - 12/2014. University service.
  • Established a student exchange agreement with the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Initiator, negotiator, 11/09/2013 - present. College service.
  • Space Allocation Working Group. Member, 11/01/2013 - present. University service.
  • Fundraising Working Group. Committee Member, 10/2013 - present. University service.
  • Search Committee Dean of Science. Co-Chair, 10/2013 - 06/2014. University service.
  • Search Committee Chief Business Officer . Member, 10/01/2013 - 03/01/2014. University service.
  • Budget Principles and Process Working Group. Committee member, 09/2013 - present. University service.
  • Operational IT Committee. Committee Member, 01/23/2013 - 12/31/2015. University service.
  • Senior VP for Academics Search Committee. Member, 02/2012 - 07/31/2013. University service.
  • Songdo Steering Committee. Member, 01/2012 - present. University service.
  • U of U Branding Committee. Member, 01/2012 - 08/2012. University service.
  • Search Committee for Technology Commercialization Office (TCO) Director. Member, 03/15/2011 - 09/2011. University service.
  • Search Committee for Chief Information Officer (CIO) . Member, 01/21/2011 - 05/2011. University service.
  • Search committee for Associate VP for Enrollment Management. Member, 12/2010 - 07/2011. University service.
  • Sustainability Deans Group. Member, 01/2010 - present. University service.
  • Endowment Advisory Committee. Member, 12/2009 - present. University service.
  • CLEAR Advisory Board. Member, 09/2007 - present. College service.
  • Internal International Advisory Board. Member, 10/2006 - 12/2008. University service.
  • Commercialization Advisory Board. Member, 10/2005 - present. University service.

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