Frank P. Brown Medal

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The Frank P. Brown Medal was formerly awarded by the Franklin Institute for excellence in science, engineering, and structures.[1] It was established by the 1938 will of Franklin Pierce Brown, a member of the Master Plumbers Association.[2]

The designer of the medal was Walker Kirtland Hancock.[3]



  1. ^ Willis Haviland Carrier 1941 Engineering Brown
  2. ^ Journal of the Boston Society of Civil Engineers, Volumes 45-47 Boston Society of Civil Engineers
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  4. ^ Oral-History:Humboldt W. Leverenz "He received the Franklin Institute Brown Medal in 1954 for his contributions to the development of the fluorescent lamp. Head of RCA Laboratories, developed a Periodic Chart of the Elements
  5. ^ Air-conditioning America: Engineers and the Controlled Environment, 1900-1960 Gail Cooper; JHU Press, 2002 ;227 pages; page 171 and notes,
  6. ^ Youtz, Philip Newell, 1895-1972 Architect, curator, inventor and educator
  7. ^ Development of heat pipes for foundations in Arctic regions
  8. ^ Introduction of Ben C. Gerwick Jr., Recipient of the 2001 Ralph B. Peck Award American Society of Civil Engineers
  9. ^ Eye on People Jewish Post, "He received the prestigious Franklin Pierce Brown Medal for scientific achievement in 1989"