2005 M. King Hubbert Award Presented to Mary Hill

April 5, 2006

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

April 5, 2006

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

March 27, 2006

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

February 18, 2006

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

February 11, 2006

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

February 6, 2006

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

January 26, 2006

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

January 26, 2006

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

January 17, 2006

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

January 15, 2006

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.