A 1953 Princeton University graduate, Professor Barrett Hazeltine also holds the Master of Science in Engineering degree from Princeton and in 1963 received the Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Michigan. In 1988 he received the honorary Doctor of Science degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He has been a member of the faculty at Brown University since 1959 where he teaches courses in management and in engineering. Dr. Hazeltine has served as a Visiting Professor at the University of Malawi on three occasions and taught twice at the University of Zambia, helping both of these institutions develop degree programs in engineering. He also spent a year teaching at the University of Botswana.
Committed to high standards of academic achievement, Professor Hazeltine is noted for the personal concern and interest that he has for all of his students. He received the Senior Class Award for 13 consecutive years, and in 1985 it was named in his honor. Author of hundreds of articles, reports, and reviews for scholarly publications, Dr. Hazeltine also has written a textbook on electronic circuits and another on appropriate technology.