Many classes involve field trips to museums; in this class, students created their own exhibit – with a field trip to Germany along the way.
Archive – August 2013
Online learning is hot these days, and Princeton Engineering faculty are at the leading edge of the trend.
Cara de Freitas Bart’s favorite part of class is not spent in the lecture hall or the lab, but in the field, helping to assemble a wind turbine or checking the wiring of a solar panel.
It was the near-death experiences of six men who volunteered to test an experimental drug that caught the attention of Hao Hong Yiu.
Visiting faculty members from other academic institutions, non-profits and industry, spend time teaching and participating in research at Princeton, bringing fresh ideas and initiatives.
Undergraduates analyze the connections between 60,000 learners in an online course, which a Buddhist monk in England took and called "a tour de force in education."
Al Bolivar Jr. has been promoted to CFO of Skanska USA’s Commercial Development (CDUS) business unit.
Kelvin Lee, Gore Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Delaware, was appointed director of the Delaware Biotechnology Institute for a second 5-year term. He had been commended by the university’s review committee for his vision and productivity during his first term. They look to him to continue support of the life sciences research community.
Westinghouse Electric Company, a nuclear energy company and supplier of nuclear plant products and technologies to utilities worldwide, appointed Douglas Weaver as vice president of nuclear regulatory affairs. He will be responsible for maintaining relationships with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).
Jeffrey Callow, P.E., LEED AP, was promoted to vice president of the New York office of Thornton Tomasetti, an international engineering firm founded in 1956.
Lisa Jackson, newly appointed vice president of environmental initiatives at Apple, has become a member of Tulane’s board, the university’s main governing body.
It was announced by the law firm of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld that Pratik Shah is joining their Supreme Court practice.
Axis Capital Holdings Limited has appointed Sandeep Ramachandran a senior vice president and co-head of the weather and commodity markets initiative at Axis Re. He will share responsibility to establish and manage its global weather and energy business.
The bi-lingual YingHua International School in Princeton, New Jersey, announced that Kristin Epstein has been appointed executive director.
The Princeton chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB-PU) travels to La Pitajaya, Peru, to construct the first phase of a potable water system.
Dorothy Adams is the new president and CEO of Ann’s Place Cancer Support Services.
Carl Sparks, president and CEO of Travelocity Global, an online provider of travel services, was elected to the board of directors of Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc., the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins
W.W. Grainger, Inc., a broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products to businesses and institutions, announced that Michael Ali has joined the company as senior vice president and CIO.
As of July, Gregory Adams is the new COO of the state of Tennessee. In this role, he will see that state departments are operating efficiently and effectively.
John Reister is now vice president of marketing and product management at Vasona Networks, Inc. Founded in 2010, the company is a provider of platforms for mobile network capacity and resource management.
Lightyear Capital, a New York-based private equity firm that focuses on financial services investing, announced that Richard Korhammer has been appointed senior advisor. In this position, he will help to identify and evaluate financial technology and capital markets investment opportunities.
Jonathan Huberman was named CEO of Tiburon, a provider of public safety and security software for secure cloud and on-premises solutions. He had been serving as the company’s interim president and CEO.
It was announced by USA Compression Partners, L.P. that William Manias is the company’s new COO. Previously, Manias was director of USA Compression’s general partner.
A team of Princeton Engineering students is developing an easy-to-use database that will put information about buildings and fire conditions at fire chiefs' fingertips.
Nine eLab teams pitched their startup plans during a well-attended Demo Day sponsored by the Keller Center.
Ryan McCarty is a music major, but after his roommate raved about Princeton’s introductory computer science class, he decided to try it himself.