Gustavus Adolphus College announced that Rebecca Weiss Bergman will become its 17th president. She will have the distinction of being the first women to lead the college since its founding in 1862.
Archive – May 2014
Norman Augustine, former chairman and CEO of Lockheed Martin, was honored with a 2014 U.S. News STEM Leadership Hall of Fame Award for advancing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and workforce preparation.
A virtual campus tour, an app for visualizing your web-browsing history and a tool for working with texts in Latin were among 42 projects students presented at the conclusion of computer science course described by some as "must-take."
Liquidity Services, Inc., a provider in the reverse supply chain with an online marketplace for business surplus, has appointed Beatriz Infante to its board of directors.
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) presented Ben Zinn, the David S. Lewis, Jr. Chair and Regents Professor at the School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, with its 2014 Reed Aeronautics Award.
IEEE, the top professional society in electrical engineering, awarded its Pioneer Award in Nanotechnology to Stephen Chou, Princeton University's Joseph C. Elgin Professor of Engineering.
Frances Arnold, professor at Caltech, was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame for her bioengineering and directed evolution research, which offers a wide range of solutions in fields including chemical engineering, bioengineering, medicine, pharmaceuticals, and energy.
Movement Mortgage has named Laura Bowles its new CFO.
Leslie E. Robertson Associates (LERA), a consulting structural engineering firm, announced that Wing-Pin (Winnie) Kwan has been promoted to partner and named the new director of LERA Shanghai.
David L. Smith, director of science and strategic initiatives at the Da Vinci Science Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania, received the 2014 National Science Teachers Association Distinguished Informal Science Educator Award.
Mark Jung is the new executive chair of OnLive, a company offering cloud gaming services and graphics-rich applications.
Merck, a worldwide research-driven healthcare company, announced that Udit Batra was named CEO and president of Merck Millipore, its life science division.
Big Data continues to transform the way we live and work, altering the relationships between government, citizens, businesses and consumers. But does it come at a cost?