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Curtiss elected fellow of aeronautics institute

Howard "Pat" Curtiss, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering emeritus, has been elected a 2007 Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Loose '02 and Moxley '02 win back-to-back business competitions with SteriCoat

SteriCoat, a start-up company that has developed a coating technology for medical catheters, earned chemical engineering majors Chris Loose and Joel Moxley back-to-back honors from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University.

Rutgers '56 and Bodman '56 participate in major review of nuclear facility

Two Princeton Engineering alumni helped lead a major review of the U.S. government project to clean up millions of gallons of nuclear waste at a former weapons plant in Hanford, Wash.

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