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Conference sparks dialogue on women in science and engineering

Florence Hudson '80 always knew that she wanted to have two to three children, and that she didn't want to stop working. As vice president for strategy and marketing for the Global Industrial Sector for IBM, she found herself taking 7 a.m. conference calls from India and China while her children needed to get ready for school.

Student team competes in trading simulation

The ORFE "Fat Tails" placed 12th at an international trading competition in Montreal Feb. 4, beating out the two other American teams in the competition.

Search committee appointed for engineering dean

President Shirley M. Tilghman has appointed a nine-member committee to search for a new dean of Princeton's School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Committee searches for new dean

President Shirley M. Tilghman has appointed a committee to search for a new dean of engineering following the announcement in January that Dean Maria Klawe will leave Princeton to become president of Harvey Mudd College.

Dean Maria Klawe to be next president of Harvey Mudd College

Dean Maria Klawe has agreed to be the next president of Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California, and will resign her position as dean of engineering as of June 30.

Fighting sound with sound, new modeling technique could quiet aircraft

Newly published research by a Princeton engineer suggests that understanding how air travels across the sunroof of a car may one day make jet engines less noisy.

Littman earns award for laser technology

The Optical Society of America has given its annual Engineering Excellence Award to Michael Littman, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, for his work on laser technology.

Princeton joins U.S.-India teaching collaboration

In an effort to promote international cooperation and innovation in engineering education, Princeton University has signed an agreement with India's Amrita University to encourage Princeton faculty to teach satellite-transmitted courses in India.

A conversation with Ed Felten

Computer technology is adding tools, toys and gadgets of all kinds to our lives, but also is creating complex questions about how society uses technology. Personal privacy, business regulation, national security, economic competitiveness, international relations and social justice are all being cast in a new light as information changes hands with greater speed and in greater quantities.

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