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Two faculty members elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Stephen Chou and Sergio Verdu, professors of electrical engineering, have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the greatest honors in the engineering field.

Mentorship and freedom were defining experiences for new engineering deans: Jamieson *77, Munson *79 and Poor *77

Nearly 30 years after receiving their Ph.D.s from Princeton, Leah Jamieson, Vince Poor and Dave Munson, have risen to the top of their profession. Last summer, each became dean of a leading engineering school: Jamieson at Purdue University; Munson at the University of Michigan; and Poor at Princeton.

Princeton Engineering hosts leadership conference for black alumni

Princeton alumni from engineering and the sciences will gather on campus April 27-28 for a conference focusing on leadership and diversity in academia and industry.

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.

Chemical engineers receive endowed professorships

Three professors of chemical engineering have received endowed professorships.

Smits honored for "outstanding contributions" in turbulence and fluid mechanics

Alexander Smits, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, will receive two major awards in 2007 for his work on turbulence and fluid mechanics.

Humboldt award honors Fan's lifetime achievement

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation has named Jianqing Fan as a recipient of its Humboldt Research Award.

Research removes major obstacle from mass production of tiny circuits

As they eliminate tiny air bubbles that form when liquid droplets are molded into intricate circuits, a Princeton-led team is dissolving a sizable obstacle to the mass production of smaller, cheaper microchips.

Schmidt '76 named CEO of the Year

Eric Schmidt, the chairman and chief executive officer of Internet search giant Google, based in Mountain View, Calif., was named 2006 CEO of the Year by Investors Business Daily.

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.

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