Theodore Zoli, a 1988 alumnus and a visiting lecturer in Princeton's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering since 2003, has been selected as a 2009 MacArthur Fellow. Zoli is a structural engineer who has developed novel ways of protecting transportation infrastructure in the event of natural and man-made disasters.
Archive – September 2009
H. Vincent Poor, the dean of Princeton engineering, has been elected as one of three new international fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering of the United Kingdom, a professional organization comprised of Britain's most eminent and distinguished engineers.
The School of Engineering and Applied Science welcomed its largest-ever incoming class of undergraduate engineering students during freshman orientation on Monday, Sept. 14, 2009.
Researchers have demonstrated a method for identifying nitric oxide gas using lasers and sensors that are inexpensive, compact and highly sensitive, a portable device that could be of great value to atmospheric science, pollution control, biology and medicine.
Alice Gast has been appointed to head a panel formed by the National Academy of Science to investigate the 2001 anthrax case. Panel members include chemists, technicians, specialists in infectious disease and a legal professional. Their task is to examine case’s forensic evidence thoroughly and compile a conclusive report. In 2001 letters containing anthrax powder were mailed to several high-profile individuals, resulting in 17 people becoming infected and five deaths. The suspect w
Andrew Houck, an assistant professor of electrical engineering and a past Princeton valedictorian, was named to Technology Review magazine's list of the top 35 young innovators for 2009.