The Princeton chapter of Engineers Without Borders is working to build a pipeline to bring clean drinking water to residents of La Pitajaya, a small community in the Peruvian Andes.
Archive – June 2012
Daniel Wong’s new book, Fundamentals of Wireless Communication Engineering Technologies, was recently released by publishers John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
The Keller Center opened its eLab on June 13, a new venture to foster entrepreneurship by providing opportunities for students and recent graduates to spend a summer transforming their ideas into operating businesses.
Jeff Bezos ’86, founder of Amazon.com, and Jeffrey Ullman *66, Stanford W. Ascherman Professor of Computer Science (Emeritis), Stanford University, were elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Bezos was recognized as a business leader and Ullman for his contributions to computer science.
The HTC Corporation named Chia-Lin Chang as chief financial officer and spokesperson effective April 16.
Greentech Media named Kef Kasdin, CEO of Proterro Bio Fuels, as one of the top ten women in biofuels, as part of the magazine's efforts to highlight accomplishments by women in the area of clean technology, a traditionally male-dominated field.
Howard Huang has written a book on wireless cellular network design titiled MIMO Communication for Cellular Networks (Information Technology: Transmission, Processing and Storage).
The Consumer Electronics Association selected Robert Briskman, technical executive of Sirius XM, to be inducted into the association's Hall of Fame. Briskman was recognized for "advancing the products and services that inform, educate entertain and keep consumers connected." He will be honored along with 11 other professionals selected for their contributions at the association's Industry Forum in San Francisco in October 2012.
South Jersey Industries (SJI), an energy services holding company, appointed Sarah Morrison Barpoulis to its board of directors effective April 20. The appointment includes election to the board of South Jersey Energy, the parent company for some SJI businesses. Barpoulis will also serve on SJI’s Audit and Governance Committees.
Grey storm clouds scudded overhead, but members of Class of 2012 gathered on the Friend Center courtyard in celebration on Monday, June 4, for a Class Day event that honored graduates' accomplishments in academics, service and athletics.