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Engineering school honors top graduates and distinguished faculty

Members of this year's class of graduating engineering students are leaving Princeton with impressive records of accomplishments and ambitious plans for the future, Dean H. Vincent Poor told students and their families during the engineering Class Day ceremony Monday, June 5.

Former Lockheed CEO sparks spirited discussion on future of science and technology

A panel of distinguished scientists at Princeton joined industry visionary Norman Augustine June 2 in a lively discussion of the significance of a recently issued report on the future of U.S. competitiveness in science and technology.

Tim Baker, creator of computer models for aerodynamics, dies

Tim Baker, creator of computer models for aerodynamics, dies

New look at old construction technique could yield cleaner water

Just a few years ago, Bernice Rosenzweig wasn’t quite sure what engineers did and never encountered them. Now a second year Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rosenzweig is seeking to engineer a new approach to improving water quality.

2005 M. King Hubbert Award Presented to Mary Hill

Dr. Mary Hill, a researcher at the U.S. Geological Survey, was awarded the prestigious M. King Hubbert Award at the 2005 Ground Water Expo, December 13-15, in Cobb County, Georgia.

Innovation Forum to feature early business ventures

Fifteen Princeton scientists and engineers will talk about their early-stage entrepreneurial ventures at an Innovation Forum at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 20, in the Friend Center Convocation Room.

Who's afraid of Alex Halderman? Magazine profiles student's discoveries of security flaws

Computer science graduate student Alex Halderman describes his efforts to uncover security flaws and privacy violations in copyright-protection technologies in an article in the March 22 issue of the Princeton Alumni Weekly.

Chazelle issues call-to-arms to computer scientists

At the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Bernard Chazelle, Princeton computer scientist, plans to issue a call to arms for his profession, challenging his colleagues to grab society by the lapels and evangelize the importance of studying computer science. The top 36 U.S. computer science departments saw enrollments drop nearly 20 percent between 2000 and 2004.

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.

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