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Archive – May 2013

Professor Sigrid Adriaenssens was contacted by a Bloomberg report about the use(less)ness of smart phone covers.
Professors Sigrid Adriaenssens and Branko Glisic co-taught a course on German thin-shell structures in the Fall of 2012 that has resulted in a new exhibit, "Evolution of German Shells: Efficiency in Form." The exhibit will be shown at the Friend Center Engineering Library.
The NYTimes Art Section shows our chocolate shell structure as eye-candy for the "Art of Science" exhibition that will open on Friday 10th May in the Friend Center Atrium! This is Alex Jordan Master thesis work.
On Wednesday, May 1st, Professor David Billington delivered his very last lecture in CEE 262 - Structures in the Urban Environment (known as "Bridges" to the students) in McCosh 50.  Wednesday was a very special day, and the department was invited to be there to take part in saying goodbye and showing appreciation to Professor Billington, who has been teaching at Princeton for 55 years!  Professor Billington has been teaching CEE262 continuously since 1974, making this the 4