A method invented at Princeton for dramatically improving web access in developing nations has been named one of "10 emerging technologies" for 2009 by Technology Review magazine.
Archive – February 2009
LEADERSHIP IN A TECHNOLOGICAL WORLD: Laura Forese, A Sharp Knife and a Steady Hand: Perspectives on Leadership from a Surgeon
Dr. Laura Forese '83 is chief operating officer and chief medical officer of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, where she oversees programs and operations for 1000 medical, surgical and psychiatric beds on two campuses. She graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University with a degree in civil engineering, and Alpha Omega Alpha from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons. A board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Forese also
Researchers may be able to "freeze" water into a solid, not by cooling but by confining it to narrow spaces less than one-millionth of a millimeter wide, according to new results from an interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers.
Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects, a New York firm known for its careful attention to context, creative use of materials and innovative modernist work, has been chosen to design Princeton University's new Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment.
Princeton computer science and technology policy experts are playing key roles in a new Google-backed project intent on illuminating the mysterious inner workings of Internet traffic.
Professors Garry Brown and Edgar Choueiri of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering have been elected as 2009 fellows of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Andrew Houck, a Princeton professor of electrical engineering, won a 2008 Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists from the New York Academy of Sciences. The prize included $15,000 in unrestricted funding.
Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe, a professor of civil and environmental engineering, will be one of six recipients of the 2009 Edward O. Wilson Biodiversity Technology Pioneer Award. The honors will be the first of an annual award presented to scientists whose work has helped advance the biodiversity of life on planet Earth.
Teams from 16 middle schools and 17 high schools honed their engineering know-how in the regional Science Olympiad tournament hosted by Princeton. Featured are electrical engineering graduate student Ekua Bentil and civil and environmental engineering graduate student Yan Zhang.
Princeton Pitch is a warm-up for the Princeton Entrepreneurship Club's annual TigerLaunch business plan competition. The business plan competition was featured during Princeton's Alumni Day 2009. Competition sponsors include the Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education.