Robert A. Brown

Robert A. Brown, President, Boston University

Dr. Brown has served as president of Boston University since September 2005. Dr. Brown previously was provost and professor of chemical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from July 1998 through July 2005. Dr. Brown is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering and a former member of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. He is a member of the board of directors of the Association of American Universities and is a member of the Council on Competitiveness. Dr. Brown is chairman of the Academic Research Council of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Singapore and also serves on the Research Innovation and Enterprise Council chaired by the Prime Minister of Singapore. Dr. Brown served as a director of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (“EID”) from 2007 until September 2017, when he became a director of DowDuPont Inc. after the merger transaction between EID and The Dow Chemical Company, until June 2019.