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Move over, silicon: Advances pave way for powerful carbon-based electronics

Bypassing decades-old conventions in making computer chips, Princeton engineers developed a novel way to replace silicon with carbon on large surfaces, clearing the way for new generations of faster, more powerful cell phones, computers and other electronics.

Rodriguez-Iturbe named to Pontifical Academy of Sciences

Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe, the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been named a member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences.

Dean Poor recognizes faculty, grad students for outstanding teaching

Princeton Engineering and Dean H. Vincent Poor are proud to recognize the following professors and graduate students for their outstanding teaching during the Spring 2007 semester.

Engineering student wins Rhodes Scholarship

Landis Stankievech, a senior majoring in mechanical and aerospace engineering, was among three Princeton students to win a Rhodes Scholarship this year.

Alice Gast *84 co-chairs National Research Council report on research and security

A National Research Council panel that included alumna Alice Gast issued a report advocating the creation of a high-level "Science and Security Commission" to maintain U.S. competitiveness and mitigate security risks.

Record-sized job fair opens doors -- for students and employers alike

At Princeton's Science and Technology Job Fair Oct. 12, Teddy Wieser found himself answering the very questions he was asking two years ago.

Need for speed: Engineering propels champion cyclist

As junior Nick Frey sat in his fluid mechanics course last spring, he was thinking about bicycles -- but he wasn't daydreaming. Rather, the mechanical and aerospace engineering major was conjuring ways to put his newfound knowledge to work in modifications to his racing bike.

Mun Y. Choi *92 named dean of engineering at University of Connecticut

The University of Connecticut has chosen Mun Young Choi to be dean of engineering effective January 2008.

By the numbers: Women at Princeton Engineering

This fall, the School of Engineering and Applied Science had the highest-ever percentage of women in its freshman class and in its graduate student body.

Ruben Carbonell *73 named fellow of American Chemical Society division

The Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society has named Dr. Ruben Carbonell a fellow.

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