Andrew Brown Jr.
Andrew Brown Jr.

Chief Technologist & Vice President, Delphi Corporation;

Member, U.S. National Academy of Engineers;

Chair, U.S. National Research Council (NRC) Board on Energy and Environmental Systems;

Past President, SAE International; SAE Fellow

Dr. Andrew Brown, Jr. is Vice President & Chief Technologist for Delphi. His career spans over 40 years and includes leadership assignments at Delphi, General Motors and Allied Signal. He progressed in the engineering field as a senior project engineer, staff development engineer, and manager of R&D. He has worked on a variety of engineering and manufacturing processes and systems with an emphasis on energy systems, productivity improvement, and environmental efficiency. Currently, Dr. Brown leads Delphi’s corporate innovation and technology initiatives on a global basis.

Recently, Dr. Brown participated on the Cummins Science & Technology Council and currently serves on the Deere & Company Global Technology and Innovation Advisory Council (GTIAC). He was a member of the Capstone Focus Group for the DOE Quadrennial Technology Review and serves as a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Energy and Environmental Sciences Directorate.

Dr. Brown has been an adjunct professor at Wayne State University, University of Michigan, and Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineers, chair of the National Research Council (NRC) Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, and previous member of the SAE Foundation Board of Trustees. He was appointed by the NRC to serve as chair of the Committee on Fuel Economy of Medium and Heavy Duty Vehicles which President Obama referenced in setting the new challenge on fuel economy. He is also a past president of SAE International – where he represented 125,000 members in over 100 countries.

He is Editor of these recent books: Active Safety and the Mobility Industry, Green Technologies and the Mobility Industry and Connectivity and the Mobility Industry.