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An innovator in engineering education, Billington connects disciplines

David P. Billington is well known for connecting engineering to other disciplines within the University -- to the humanities, art, science and politics. His courses in "Structures and the Urban Environment" and "Engineering in the Modern World" combine the study of engineering with an exploration of the aesthetic and social values intrinsic to it, an association of ideas that have made them some of the most popular courses among engineering and non-engineering students for decades.

Beyond encryption, new stealth technique hides messages

Princeton engineers have invented a method of stealth communication that disguises not only the information contained in a message, but the existence of the message itself.

Rowley receives Air Force grant for young investigators

Clarence Rowley '95, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, is a recipient of funding from the U.S. Air Force's Young Investigators Research Program. Rowley will study unsteady aerodynamic models for flight control of agile micro air vehicles.

Two professors named INFORMS fellows

Edwin S. Wilsey Professor William Massey '77 and Robert Vanderbei, chair of the department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering, have been elected fellows of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences.

Massey's mentorship creates network of mathematicians

In decades of mentoring minority and women mathematicians, engineering professor William Massey has done more than foster a new, more diverse generation of mathematical scholars.

Soundlab researchers honored for 'musical tapestry' paper

Researchers at the Princeton computer science department's Soundlab have won the 2006 International Computer Music Conference Distinguished Paper Award.

Leadership in action: Augustine shares insights from pioneering career

Great leaders help create other great leaders, Norman Augustine ’57 *59 told a Princeton audience Oct. 19 as he did just that, sharing his insights on leadership to inaugurate the engineering school’s “Leadership in a Technological World” lecture series.

Wood to receive Dalton medal for hydrology work

The European Geosciences Union has chosen Princeton engineer Eric Wood to receive the 2007 John Dalton Medal.

Monsour joins CIEE; internships are high priority

Bob Monsour, a technology entrepreneur, former angel investor and philanthropist, is the new associate director for external affairs at the Center for Innovation in Engineering Education ( CIEE ).

Quark Park sparks playful collaborations between engineers and artists

Five engineering faculty members were among ten Princeton University scientists who teamed up with local sculptors, architects and landscape architects to create the phenomenon known as Quark Park.

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