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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.

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.

Humboldt award honors Fan's lifetime achievement

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation has named Jianqing Fan as a recipient of its Humboldt Research Award.

Daniel Warmenhoven '72 named to Aruba Networks board

Aruba Networks of Sunnyvale, Calif., a secure wireless access provider, recently named Daniel Warmenhoven to its board of directors.

Schmidt '76 named CEO of the Year

Eric Schmidt, the chairman and chief executive officer of Internet search giant Google, based in Mountain View, Calif., was named 2006 CEO of the Year by Investors Business Daily.

Ferrari *02 wins 2006 Presidential Early Career Award

Silvia Ferrari received a 2006 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.

Software development firm founded by Liu *68 doubles in size

Three years after Leonard Liu founded Augmentum, a software development firm based in Foster City, Calif., the company's workforce has doubled in size from 500 employees to more than 1,000.

Symmetricom appoints Armstrong '88 vice president of engineering, Telecom Solutions Division

Symmetricom, manufacturer of atomic clocks, network synchronization tools and timing products, has appointed James Armstrong to be vice president of engineering at the company's Telecom Solutions Division in San Jose, Calif.

Chung '76 named Office Depot senior vice president and managing director, Asia

Office Depot named Teddy Chung as its senior vice president and managing director, Asia, a new position in the company.

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