As Princeton engineers solve problems related to the environment, health and security, their broader goal is to prepare students to solve problems that may not even be imagined today. In the 21st century, leaders in technical fields need grounding not only in fundamental science and engineering, but also in the humanities and social sciences. Conversely, students in non-technical fields need to understand technology and its role in society. The Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education promotes this interplay, preparing engineers and non-engineers alike for leadership in this technological age. The center supports courses, lectures, visitors and extra-curricular programs that emphasize leadership, problem-solving, collaboration, innovation and entrepreneurship.
He thumped the guitar against a podium, telling a gathering at AppNexus's Manhattan headquarters that "you wouldn't be able to do that with a wooden guitar." And when his business partner Jake Sheffield tossed him a rubber softball, Klosowiak, who graduated from Princeton University this year with