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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.

Internet pioneer Robert Kahn reflects on Internet's past, contemplates its future

On Sept. 27, Princeton Engineering hosted a historic conversation with Robert Kahn '64, who is widely considered one of the fathers of the Internet. Kahn spoke with Larry Peterson, the chairman of Princeton's computer science department and the newly named Robert E. Kahn Professor.

Novel semiconductor structure bends light 'wrong' way -- the right direction for many applications

A Princeton-led research team has created an easy-to-produce material from the stuff of computer chips that has the rare ability to bend light in the opposite direction from all naturally occurring materials. This startling property may contribute to significant advances in many areas, including high-speed communications, medical diagnostics and detection of terrorist threats.

Leadership and technology: Moss shares key components for a better future

Leaders are able to paint a vivid picture of a better future and inspire others to that vision, Frank Moss told a Princeton audience Sept. 26, kicking off the second year of a popular leadership lecture series.

Record-breaking female enrollment in Princeton Engineering freshman class

The freshman class in the School of Engineering and Applied Science includes a record-breaking number of women, 41.7 percent of the class as of matriculation on Sept. 10.

Internet visionaries 're-imagine the Internet'

Robert Kahn, considered one of the fathers of the Internet, will join Larry Peterson, chair of the computer science department, in a public talk on the future of the Internet at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, in the Friend Center auditorium.

Green skies: Engineer's work may reduce jet travel's role in global warming

Princeton Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Fred Dryer has a lofty goal: end the nation's reliance on oil for jet travel.

Preparing to Lead: Internships pair students with executives

Mechanical and aerospace engineering major Zhen Xia is accustomed to solving problems that have cut-and-dried solutions, but an internship at IBM this past summer taught him how to approach problems that don't have one right answer.

Giant wave experiment reveals poorly understood behavior of tsunamis

With the goal of saving lives and preventing environmental and structural damage during real tsunamis, Princeton Engineering researchers created experimental mini-tsunamis in Oregon this summer.

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