Lawrence Leighton '56 appointed to China Natural Gas Board of Directors

Lawrence Leighton was named in August to join the board of directors of China Natural Gas, a leading provider of compressed natural gas for industrial and residential use in China.

Marsha Anderson Bomar *78 receives transportation engineering award

Marsha Anderson Bomar *78 received the Herman J. Hoose Distinguished Service Award from the Institute of Transportation Engineers – Southern District in recognition of her leadership and contributions to transportation engineering.

David Keyes '78 receives Sidney Fernbach Award

David Keyes '78 received the prestigious Sidney Fernbach Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society.

Cynthia Dwork '79 elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Cynthia Dwork '79 was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

John Hudson *60 elected to the National Academy of Engineering

John Hudson *60, the Wills Johnson Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Virginia, was elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

Cato Laurencin '80 named dean of University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Cato Laurencin '80 will become dean of the medical school at the University of Connecticut and vice president for health affairs at the university's Health Center, effective Aug. 11.

David M. Robinson '79 appointed as CEO of Endicott Biofuels

David M. Robinson will head up Endicott Biofuels, a Houston, Texas-based company founded in 2006 that specializes in the development of alternative energy sources such as biodiesel.

Robert Saltiel '85 named executive VP for world's largest offshore drilling contractor

Robert Saltiel '85 was promoted to executive vice president for performance at Transocean Inc.

Hsing-Huang Tseng *83 elected a fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Hsing-Huang Tseng *83 was elected a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) in recognition of his contributions to CMOS ultra-thin gate stack technology.

'Young filmmakers' produce videos about School of Engineering

Three recent Princeton graduates took part this summer in a "young filmmakers" program in the School of Engineering and Applied Science. The filmmakers, who majored in engineering as undergraduates, produced six short videos that were shown in a campus-wide screening in July and are now available for viewing on the Internet. Michael E. Wood created videos about the Center for Information Technology Policy and about a new technology that is assisting archaeologists who are