Professor of Engineering


Axel van de Walle is a Professor in the School of Engineering at Brown University. He received his B. Eng. at the Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal (1995) in Engineering Physics and his PhD in Materials Science and Engineering at MIT (2000). He was a Postdoctoral fellow and then a Senior Research Associate at Northwestern University in the Physics, the Chemistry, and the Materials Science and Engineering Departments (2000-2006). Before obtaining early tenure at Brown, he was an Assistant professor in the Applied Physics and Materials Science Department in the Engineering and Applied Science Division at the California institute of Technology (2006-2011). He has over 20 years of experience in the general area of computational materials science and has co-authored over a hundred publications.

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