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Socolow testifies before Senate on 'America's Energy Future'

The nation's energy future can be protected by the immediate implementation of techniques to capture and store carbon dioxide emissions, engineering professor Robert Socolow told the U.S. Senate Finance Committee Tuesday, Feb. 27.

Engineering students win Princeton's top grad and undergrad honors

Two Princeton Engineering students were among the winners of the highest honors Princeton awards to students, the University announced at Alumni Day ceremonies Saturday, Feb. 24.

Collaborations with students fuel Benziger's research

All of the fuel cells developed in Jay Benziger's lab run on hydrogen, but much of his research is powered by the chemical engineering professor's collaborations with undergraduates.

Charles Zukoski *85 elected to National Academy of Engineering

Charles F. Zukoski IV, professor of chemical engineering and vice chancellor for research at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the greatest honors in the engineering field.

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.

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