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    Who is a Bren Professor?

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    What's the meaning of "Bren" when it says "Bren Professor", please?

    "...by controlling the timing with femto-second—quadrillionth of a second—precision," says Ali Hajimiri, Bren Professor of Electrical Engineering and Medical Engineering in the Division of Engineering and Applied Science at Caltech, and the principal investigator of a paper describing the new camera..." (Source)

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    Re: Who is a Bren Professor?

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    Re: Who is a Bren Professor?

    People can sponsor Chairs (positions) at universities, which are for distinguished scholars, and Bren Chairs are an example.

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