Eli Harari, chairman and CEO of SanDisk Corp., was one of the presenters at this year's JPMorgan 35th Annual Technology Conference in Boston.
Archive – May 2007
Sara Piaskowy, a senior majoring in civil and environmental engineering, recently solved a mystery: Why does Bayview Avenue, one of the main roads in Seaside Park, N.J., flood regularly despite working storm sewers and a two-foot barrier wall separating it from the waters of nearby Barnegat Bay.
Putting into action Princeton University President Shirley M. Tilghman’s exhortation that more women must be encouraged to pursue careers in science and engineering, a team of Princeton Engineering undergraduate and graduate students recently made a field trip to New York City, sharing their enthusiasm for engineering with dozens of high school girls.
John Drzik, who earned a B.S.E. in civil engineering from Princeton in 1983, has been named president and CEO of the Oliver Wyman Group, which was recently formed to consolidate three top management consultancies -- Mercer Management Consulting, Mercer Oliver Wyman and Mercer Delta Organizational Consulting.
Paul Maeder was recently appointed to a four-year term as board member of the National Venture Capital Association, a member-based organization representing the U.S. venture capital industry.
Eric Spina became vice chancellor and provost of Syracuse University in January after serving in the position in an interim capacity.
Princeton University chemical engineers have answered a fundamental question about mixtures of particles in work that may have wide-ranging practical applications, including the manufacturing of medicines and optical fibers.
Steve Papa, who earned his B.S.E. in civil engineering at Princeton University, will participate in the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, Network for Competitive Advantage: People, Partners and Processes. He will serve on the keynote CIO panel, "Leveraging Collective Insights to Enhance Value."
The Princeton Autonomous Vehicle Engineering team has advanced to the next stage in the Pentagon's "urban challenge" competition, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency announced May 11.
When entrepreneur Ken Kay started his first business, he didn't have a proven product. He didn't have any customers. But he did have an undeniable passion, which he shared in a May 8 panel discussion at Princeton.
For five straight days in February, 15 Princeton undergraduates competed in a grueling applied math contest. When the dust had settled, one of the teams had taken top honors. Jeff Tang '09, a member of the top team, reports.
The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia has honored Norman Augustine with its 2007 Bower Award for Business Leadership. Augustine, retired chair and CEO of Lockheed Martin Corporation, was recognized for his outstanding leadership at Lockheed Martin and for his public service in science and technology, which has been guided by his forward thinking and high ethical standards.
The National Science Foundation has named Patrick Cheridito, an assistant professor of operations research and financial engineering, as the recipient of a CAREER award. The award is the foundation's most prestigious grant to support the development of teacher-scholars early in their careers.
The American Chemical Society has selected chemical engineering graduate student M. Barclay Satterfield to receive a Science Policy Fellowship. The highly selective fellowship sponsors an accomplished scientist or engineer to work as a staff member in the society's Office of Legislative and Government Affairs.
Change is inevitable and must be guided carefully to improve individual lives and society, Kneeland Youngblood said April 27 at a Princeton conference on leadership and diversity in engineering, science and mathematics.