A National Research Council panel that included alumna Alice Gast issued a report advocating the creation of a high-level "Science and Security Commission" to maintain U.S. competitiveness and mitigate security risks.
Archive – October 2007
As junior Nick Frey sat in his fluid mechanics course last spring, he was thinking about bicycles -- but he wasn't daydreaming. Rather, the mechanical and aerospace engineering major was conjuring ways to put his newfound knowledge to work in modifications to his racing bike.
At Princeton's Science and Technology Job Fair Oct. 12, Teddy Wieser found himself answering the very questions he was asking two years ago.
The Education Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers selected Bonnie Heck Ferri to receive its 2007 Hewlett-Packard/Harriet B. Rigas Award.
This fall, the School of Engineering and Applied Science had the highest-ever percentage of women in its freshman class and in its graduate student body.
Greg Smith has become chief technology officer at Move Networks, a provider of online video broadcasting and streaming.
iStor Networks, a manufacturer of network storage solutions, has appointed Kevin Daly as chief executive officer.
The University of Connecticut has chosen Mun Young Choi to be dean of engineering effective January 2008.
The Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society has named Dr. Ruben Carbonell a fellow.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology appointed Wesley Harris to share the newly established post of Associate Provost for Faculty Equity.
On Sept. 27, Princeton Engineering hosted a historic conversation with Robert Kahn '64, who is widely considered one of the fathers of the Internet. Kahn spoke with Larry Peterson, the chairman of Princeton's computer science department and the newly named Robert E. Kahn Professor.
A Princeton-led research team has created an easy-to-produce material from the stuff of computer chips that has the rare ability to bend light in the opposite direction from all naturally occurring materials. This startling property may contribute to significant advances in many areas, including high-speed communications, medical diagnostics and detection of terrorist threats.
Leaders are able to paint a vivid picture of a better future and inspire others to that vision, Frank Moss told a Princeton audience Sept. 26, kicking off the second year of a popular leadership lecture series.