The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., has announced that Afsheen Afshar is among its new class of managing directors. This is effective as of January 2014. He moves from the position of vice president of strategy.
Archive – December 2013
The Mayo Clinic has announced that Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, was elected a new member of its board of trustees.
It was announced that George Chesakov is the new chairman-CEO of OAO OTP Bank.
In his annual holiday lecture, Professor Howard Stone and his assistants used high-speed cameras, high-tech amplifiers and a host of audience participants to unveil the surprising way the world really works when things move faster than the eye can see.
Fellows are elected for "outstanding contributions to innovation in areas such as patents and licensing, innovative discovery and technology, significant impact on society, and support and enhancement of innovation."
The University of Quebec at Montreal awarded an honorary doctorate to Princeton engineer Warren Powell for his development of quantitative approaches to complex operational problems, and particularly his transformative contributions to the field of transportation logistics.
Professor Alain Kornhauser has been working with New Jersey legislators to make the state more welcoming to automated vehicle technology. Proponents want to change regulations to ease its introduction and support companies that are developing the technology.