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Lawrence E. Brown

Technical Expertise

Mr. Brown has more than 30 years of aerospace and marine experience in materials joining. Throughout this time he has gained a working knowledge in various joining processes for metal alloys – both lightweight and high temperature superalloys. His efforts have led to advanced joining methodologies for fabrication of advanced military and commercial engine hardware, and have yielded six patents as co-inventor.

Experience and Background

As the Executive Director of ALMMII, Mr. Brown is responsible for day-to-day management and leadership of the organization, including interface with the ONR Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative (COTR). Mr. Brown has been employed by EWI for over 13 years, and most recently served as that organization’s Director of Government Technology Programs. Prior to this role he held leadership positions as Director of the Project Management Office and Director of Engineering. He also has served as the Director of the Navy Joining Center (NJC) where his responsibilities included planning and control of NJC technology development projects in support of the Office of Naval Research (ONR) ManTech Program. Prior to joining EWI, Mr. Brown worked for Rolls-Royce Corporation as Senior Materials Joining Developing Engineer in the Materials and Processes Laboratory. He also worked for Allied Signal, Energy Controls Division, as a Manufacturing Welding Engineer.

Recipient of the ManTech Achievement Award – 2005

B.S., Welding Engineering, The Ohio State University M.S., Management, Indiana Wesleyan University Certified Project Manager (PMP)

Phone: 313-309-9005