Princeton University emeritus professor Christodoulos "Chris" Floudas, who applied the disciplines of mathematics and chemical engineering to complex systems that include protein folding and fuel refining, died Aug. 14 while vacationing with his family in Greece. He was 56.
President Christopher L. Eisgruber has released a summary report of an 18-month strategic planning process for the School of Engineering and Applied Science. The summary, part of the University's broader strategic planning process, is titled "Create. Educate. Serve." and describes a set of eight guiding goals as well as six priority recommendations to advance the mission of the school.
Howard A. Stone, the chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has been awarded the American Physical Society's 2016 Fluid Dynamics Prize, which recognizes achievement in fluid dynamics research.