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Rodriguez-Iturbe named to Pontifical Academy of Sciences

Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe, the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been named a member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences.

Engineering student wins Rhodes Scholarship

Landis Stankievech, a senior majoring in mechanical and aerospace engineering, was among three Princeton students to win a Rhodes Scholarship this year.

Alice Gast *84 co-chairs National Research Council report on research and security

A National Research Council panel that included alumna Alice Gast issued a report advocating the creation of a high-level "Science and Security Commission" to maintain U.S. competitiveness and mitigate security risks.

Need for speed: Engineering propels champion cyclist

As junior Nick Frey sat in his fluid mechanics course last spring, he was thinking about bicycles -- but he wasn't daydreaming. Rather, the mechanical and aerospace engineering major was conjuring ways to put his newfound knowledge to work in modifications to his racing bike.

Record-sized job fair opens doors -- for students and employers alike

At Princeton's Science and Technology Job Fair Oct. 12, Teddy Wieser found himself answering the very questions he was asking two years ago.

Mun Y. Choi *92 named dean of engineering at University of Connecticut

The University of Connecticut has chosen Mun Young Choi to be dean of engineering effective January 2008.

By the numbers: Women at Princeton Engineering

This fall, the School of Engineering and Applied Science had the highest-ever percentage of women in its freshman class and in its graduate student body.

Ruben Carbonell *73 named fellow of American Chemical Society division

The Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society has named Dr. Ruben Carbonell a fellow.

Greg Smith '94 becomes chief technology officer at Move Networks

Greg Smith has become chief technology officer at Move Networks, a provider of online video broadcasting and streaming.

Kevin C. Daly *70 appointed CEO of iStor Networks

iStor Networks, a manufacturer of network storage solutions, has appointed Kevin Daly as chief executive officer.

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