Students conferred their semi-annual Excellence in Teaching Awards to professors and teaching assistants at a ceremony Feb. 21. The awards included a Lifetime Achievement Award to Professor Pablo Debenedetti.
Archive – February 2013
Climate change is likely to push nations to adjust their trading patterns to make more efficient use of water, according to new research from a team that integrated separate models of hydrology, climate change and trade policy.
Edward W. Felten, a professor of computer science and public affairs, has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
Flocking starlings strike an optimal balance between the work of responding to social cues from their neighbors and the need to conserve energy. This trade-off yields a special number: seven. When starlings coordinate with their seven nearest neighbors, they form their magical-looking flocks with the least effort.
Undergraduate students with a strong interest in how technology transforms society and how cultural influences affect technological progress have a new vehicle for focusing their studies, the Program in Technology and Society.