Fredericka Brown is a Fellow in the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Science, Technology and Policy Program. She will be working with the Building Technologies Office’s Emerging Technologies program to support their goal of enabling cost-effective, energy-efficient technologies to be developed and introduced into the marketplace.
She earned a B.S. in physics from Xavier University of Louisiana, a M.S. in mechanical engineering from University of Nevada, Las Vegas, a M.B.A from University of Texas at Tyler, and a Ph.D. from University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is a professor at University of Texas at Tyler in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, where her research focuses on the design, analysis, and optimization of thermal systems and engineering education. She has led or been involved in numerous federal, industry, and state-funded research projects.