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An interview with Michael E. Wood '08

Michael E. Wood, who earned a B.S. in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Princeton in 2008 and participated in the school's Young Filmmakers program, is pursuing an M.F.A. in film at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Over the summer of 2009, Wood created a video library of profiles of prominent Princeton Engineering alumni. In the interview below, Wood talks about the alumni videos, about his own undergraduate experience, and about how his engineering background i

Henry Gabelnick *66 P*97 gives Guttmacher Lecture

Henry Gabelnick, executive director of the CONRAD Program, gave the Alan F. Guttmacher Lecture for the Association for Reproductive Health.

Cancer institute awards $15 million to harness physical sciences for oncology

Princeton University physical scientists and engineers will partner with researchers at four other institutions to explore the driving forces behind the evolution of cancer under a five-year, $15.2 million award from the National Cancer Institute.

Policy proposal may help allocate carbon emissions responsibility among nations

Just months before world leaders are scheduled to meet to devise a new international treaty on climate change, a research team led by Princeton University researchers has developed a new way of dividing responsibility for carbon emissions among countries.

Community service to computer science: Achievements recognized at Class Day

Princeton's Class of 2009 included 173 students graduating with bachelor of science in engineering degrees, a group that made contributions not only to science and engineering research, but also theater, dance, visual arts, public policy, community service and athletics. The School of Engineering and Applied Science recognized just some of the outstanding achievements at Class Day ceremonies June 1.

Electrical engineers win multiple honors for outstanding teaching

Professors of electical engineering "swept" the highest teaching awards given at Princeton at the 2009 Commencement ceremonies. Sharad Malik, Paul Prucnal, Claire Gmachl and Sanjeev Kulkarni were all recognized for their excellent teaching and mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students.

Pentagon funds major initiatives in network design, biomaterials

The U.S. Department of Defense has selected Princeton engineers to lead two new multi-institutional research initiatives, one aimed at transforming wireless telecommunications networks and the other at inventing materials that adapt themselves to changing loads and environments.

Junior faculty awards recognize outstanding research and teaching

The school of engineering honored three junior faculty members with the E. Lawrence Keyes, Jr. / Emerson Electric Co. Faculty Advancement Award on May 26. The award recognizes young faculty members who have established vibrant teaching and research programs in their first years.

Early career awards honor young faculty members

Young faculty members who are pioneering new areas of communications networks, environmental sensing and other fields have received numerous awards for outstanding contributions early in their careers. Mung Chiang, associate professor of electrical engineering, received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers from the White House. He was one of only sixty-seven scientists who received the prestigious awards at a ceremony held at the White House last December. Chiang was

Vocaturo and Weiss awarded President's Achievement Award

Vocaturo and Weiss awarded President's Achievement Award. Posted May 18, 2009By Shivani Radhakrishnan. Share. Print. Joseph Voacturo, a senior ...

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