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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.

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.

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.

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.

Former associate dean Richard Golden *54 dies

Richard Golden, former associate dean for administration of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, died at his home in Princeton early Wednesday morning at age 76.

New machine forges research partnerships, a billionth of a meter at a time

Princeton's newly acquired e-beam writer functions on a scale of billionths of a meter, but its reach extends across campus and beyond, enhancing the University's nanotechnology facilities and enabling collaborative interdisciplinary research projects.

Step on the gas: New fuel cell design adds control, reduces complexity

When Princeton University engineers want to increase the power output of their new fuel cell, they just give it a little more gas -- hydrogen gas, to be exact. Though the simple control mechanism was previously thought impossible, Jay Benziger, a professor of chemical engineering, and Claire Woo, who graduated in 2006, showed it can work.

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