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Smits honored for "outstanding contributions" in turbulence and fluid mechanics

Alexander Smits, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, will receive two major awards in 2007 for his work on turbulence and fluid mechanics.

Humboldt award honors Fan's lifetime achievement

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation has named Jianqing Fan as a recipient of its Humboldt Research Award.

Chung '76 named Office Depot senior vice president and managing director, Asia

Office Depot named Teddy Chung as its senior vice president and managing director, Asia, a new position in the company.

Software development firm founded by Liu *68 doubles in size

Three years after Leonard Liu founded Augmentum, a software development firm based in Foster City, Calif., the company's workforce has doubled in size from 500 employees to more than 1,000.

Ferrari *02 wins 2006 Presidential Early Career Award

Silvia Ferrari received a 2006 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

Gast *84 appointed president of Lehigh

Pioneering researcher and renowned teacher Alice Gast became the first female president of Lehigh University on Aug. 1, 2006.

Symmetricom appoints Armstrong '88 vice president of engineering, Telecom Solutions Division

Symmetricom, manufacturer of atomic clocks, network synchronization tools and timing products, has appointed James Armstrong to be vice president of engineering at the company's Telecom Solutions Division in San Jose, Calif.

Daniel Warmenhoven '72 named to Aruba Networks board

Aruba Networks of Sunnyvale, Calif., a secure wireless access provider, recently named Daniel Warmenhoven to its board of directors.

Barpoulis '87 becomes Reliant Energy board member

Sarah Morrison Barpoulis has been elected to serve on the board of directors of Reliant Energy Inc., a Houston, Texas-based provider of electricity and energy services.

Myers *88 to serve on fossil fuels committee of the World Energy Council

David Myers has been appointed to serve on the Cleaner Fossil Fuels Committee of the World Energy Council, a London-based charity organization with member committees in more than 90 countries, including most of the largest energy-producing and energy-consuming countries.

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