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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.

Committee searches for new dean

President Shirley M. Tilghman has appointed a committee to search for a new dean of engineering following the announcement in January that Dean Maria Klawe will leave Princeton to become president of Harvey Mudd College.

Search committee appointed for engineering dean

President Shirley M. Tilghman has appointed a nine-member committee to search for a new dean of Princeton's School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Dean Maria Klawe to be next president of Harvey Mudd College

Dean Maria Klawe has agreed to be the next president of Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California, and will resign her position as dean of engineering as of June 30.

Fighting sound with sound, new modeling technique could quiet aircraft

Newly published research by a Princeton engineer suggests that understanding how air travels across the sunroof of a car may one day make jet engines less noisy.

Littman earns award for laser technology

The Optical Society of America has given its annual Engineering Excellence Award to Michael Littman, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, for his work on laser technology.

Princeton joins U.S.-India teaching collaboration

In an effort to promote international cooperation and innovation in engineering education, Princeton University has signed an agreement with India's Amrita University to encourage Princeton faculty to teach satellite-transmitted courses in India.

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