Data I/O, a provider of manual and automated device programming systems, elected Anthony Ambrose as president and chief executive officer, and appointed him to its board of directors.
Archive – January 2013
The book Cybernetic Revolutionaries: Technology and Politics in Allende’s Chile written by Eden Medina, associate professor at Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing, was awarded the Computer History Museum Prize and the Society for the History of Technology’s Edelstein Prize.
John H. Knooring is a new managing director at The Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
At its 8th annual award reception, the Washington Metropolitan Area Corporate Counsel Association (WMACCA) named Dean Manson the 2012 Outstanding Chief Legal Officer.
Turning municipal solid waste into fuel and reducing greenhouse gases emitted in making concrete are the first two innovations funded by the recently established Princeton Energy and Environment Corporate Affiliates Program.
David Martin has moved to Sykera Inc., an emerging provider of enterprise solid state storage systems designed to enable a large class of applications. He will be responsible for corporate and business development.
Linda Abriola, Dean of the School of Engineering at Tufts University, was named the 2013 Engineering Leader of the Year by Drexel’s College of Engineering, her undergraduate alma mater. The award was given in recognition of her leadership efforts in the field of environmental engineering along with its impact on society and her contributions to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Abriola, the only female in Drexels’ 1976 graduating class of civil and environmental engineers and the fi
RockPort Capital, a multi-stage venture capital firm investing in energy, sustainability and mobility fields, has appointed Kevin Kopcynsk a partner.
Tom Leighton is the new CEO of Akamai Technologies, Inc., an internet content delivery network based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was formerly the company’s chief scientist.
James R. Chambers began his new appointment as president and chief operating officer of Weight Watchers International in early January. His responsibilities include overseeing global business operations and WeightWatchers.com businesses.
Mark A. Jung has been appointed to the Keynote Systems board of directors. This global company headquartered in San Mateo, California, provides internet and mobile cloud testing and monitoring for businesses.
Mun Y. Choi was appointed provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the University of Connecticut. He will be responsible for all academic initiatives and programs, oversight of academic and institutional strategic planning, leading the budgeting and allocation of University resources, and more. Choi had been serving in this role on an interim basis since June 2012.
The new edition of EQuad News considers a topic that may seem removed from the usual problems engineers tackle: the intersection of art and engineering. It is a subject that reveals a lot about what engineering is at its best.
Five-year ‘best of’ retrospective goes on the road A special “Princeton Art of Science” traveling show consisting of 44 images chosen from the more than 250 images exhibited during the competition’s first five years opened in September at Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, N.J. The traveling show was selected by celebrated photographer and professor emeritus Emmet Gowin and Joel Smith, former curator of photography at the Princeton University Art Museum.