Dr Brown believes that engineering has an important role to play in addressing complex global issues such as poverty, inequality and sustainability.He is passionate about inspiring, equipping and empowering engineers to meet community aspirations and desires both in Australia and overseas. His research work focuses on the application of design, technology and education for social change.
- PhD - Silos and Granular Solids Research Group - The University of Edinburgh
- MEng - civil and Environmental Engineering - The University of Edinburgh
Before joining RMIT, Dr Brown was the Research Lead at the not-for-profit organisation Engineers Without Borders Australia (EWB). In this role he led the development and delivery of a suite of innovative humanitarian engineering education and research initiatives that generated new knowledge and technologies for sustainable development.