MIT B.S. Aeronautical Engineering, 1947; MIT M.S.,1948; sang in the MIT Glee Club and the MIT Logarhythms
President, Commonwealth Energy Group Ltd.; active in Council for the Arts at MIT
Claude Brenner (b. 1928) received two degrees in aeronautical engineering from MIT, a B.S. in 1947 and a M.S. in 1948. During his student years, he sang in the MIT Glee Club under three different music directors, and joined the MIT Logarhythms shortly after it had started. Among his other student activities, he was editor of the student newspaper The Tech. He was President of the board of directors for the New Orchestra of Boston. Mr. Brenner has been chair of visiting committees for the MIT Department of Humanities and the Music Section. Since 1995 he has been a member of the Council for the Arts at MIT. Professionally he has worked in the aeronautics and defense industries and was President of Commonwealth Energy Group Ltd.