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Keller gift of $25 million to support innovation in engineering education

Recognizing an international need for leaders who can harness technology to solve societal problems, alumnus and innovator in education Dennis J. Keller and his wife Constance Templeton Keller have given Princeton University $25 million to strengthen links between engineering and the liberal arts.

Debenedetti appointed vice dean

Pablo Debenedetti, the Class of 1950 Professor in Engineering and Applied Science, has been appointed as vice dean, a new position that will help create a more efficient and effective staff for the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Princeton University to host Science and Engineering Expo on March 19

About a thousand middle school students from central New Jersey will converge on Princeton University for the fifth annual Science and Engineering Expo from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 19.

Papers by Princeton researchers selected as IEEE Micro Top Picks

Two papers by Princeton Engineering researchers have been selected for inclusion in IEEE Micro's January/February 2008 Special Issue of Top Picks from Computer Architecture Conferences.

Loo awarded Sloan Research Fellowship

Lynn Loo, associate professor of chemical engineering, has been awarded a 2008 Sloan Research Fellowship. These highly competitive two-year fellowships, which provide $45,000 in research support, "are intended to enhance the careers of the very best young faculty members" in targeted areas of science.

Attack on computer memory reveals vulnerability of widely used security systems

A team of academic, industry and independent researchers has demonstrated a new class of computer attacks that compromise the contents of "secure" memory systems, particularly in laptops.

Socolow member of panel that identifies greatest technological challenges of the future

A new report should spur public debate about how science and technology can best sustain the earth while furthering the goals of humanity, according to Robert Socolow, one of 18 maverick thinkers convened by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) to map the greatest technological challenges of this century.

Verdu honored for contributions to information theory

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Board of Directors has honored Sergio Verdu with the 2008 IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal "for fundamental contributions to information theory and the development of multiuser detection."

Dixon '69 leads campaign to invest in engineering

From a boyhood captivated by the potential of space travel to a career as a venture capitalist who shepherds new technologies to the marketplace, Don Dixon understands the power of engineering to change the world.

Kornhauser wins ASCE award, joins NJ Commission on Science and Technology

Operations research and financial engineering professor Alain Kornhauser has been recognized for his contributions to transportation engineering at the state and national levels.

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