The Princeton University Art of Science 2013 exhibit can now be viewed in a new online gallery. The gallery features the top three awards in a juried competition as well as the top three "People's Choice" images.
Archive – May 2013
Claire Gmachl, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Electrical Engineering, has been appointed vice dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science. She will succeed Pablo Debenedetti on July 1, when he assumes his new position as the University's dean for research.
Sigrid Adriaenssens and Branko Glisic co-taught a course on German thin-shell structures that has resulted in a new exhibit, "Evolution of German Shells: Efficiency in Form," now on display in the Friend Center Engineering Library.
Two professors at the School of Engineering and Applied Science, Jennifer Rexford and Naomi Leonard, have been named members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) named Jameelah Muhammad one of its 10 under 30 in its 2013 New Faces of Civil Engineering program.
Douglas Hensler was named the 14th provost of the Naval Postgraduate School.
Using 3-D printing tools, scientists at Princeton University have created a functional ear that can "hear" radio frequencies far beyond the range of normal human capability.
Fred Smagorinsky is the chief executive officer of Artic Glacier Holdings, Inc., a producer and distributor of packaged ice to retail accounts in Canada and the United States.
Dhwani Vyas has been appointed president and CEO of Flatfrog Laboratories, a provider of precise touch-control technology.
Frances Arnold has joined Genomatica’s Scientific Advisory Board. Arnold, a professor of chemical engineering, bioengineering and biochemistry at Caltech, is an authority on protein engineering, directed protein evolution, enzymology and metabolic engineering. Her expertise will serve as a guide as Genomatica, a technology company in the chemical industry, advances.
Rajiv De Silva was named president and chief executive officer of Endo Health Solutions Inc., a company developing integrated end-to-end solutions in specialized therapeutic areas, including pain management and urology.
Sherilyn McCoy, CEO of Avon Products and a former executive at Johnson & Johnson, gave the undergraduate commencement address at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth this May.
Eric Roegner is now chief operating officer of Alcoa's division of investment castings, forgings and extrusions.
Ecolab announced that Alex Blanco has joined the company as executive vice president and chief supply chain officer.
John Ochsendorf organized Palaces for The People: Guastavino and America’s Great Public Spaces, a National Building Museum exhibition on view in Washington, D.C., to January 20, 2014. The exhibition includes large-scale photos of architectural projects, original drawings and patents, scale models, construction demonstrations and more to illustrate the vaulted tiled ceilings built between 1881 and 1962 by the Guastavino father and son team in many landmark buildings throughout the States.
Douglas Foy has joined the Fuel Freedom Foundation policy team, serving as senior legal advisor.
In March Bob Klein was inducted into the Long Island Technology Hall of Fame at its annual event that recognizes the accomplishments of past and current leaders in science or technology who have impacted Long Island. Klein is the vice president of engineering and global product development for Northrop Grumman Corporation’s military aircraft systems division and has made outstanding contributions to the field of aerospace engineering and STEM education efforts.
The U.S. electric utility industry faces a critical juncture as new technology and declining prices allow a more "distributed" system of small-scale generators, renewable energy installations and energy efficiency strategies, according to a group of high-level energy industry executives and regulators who met at Princeton University.