Taylor Fedun ’11 and the Edmunton Oilers Taylor Fedun ‘11 was at the Edmunton Oilers Development Camp a couple weeks ago and the media seemed to love his Princeton University senior thesis hovercraft project. This link: http://oilers.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=568860 is an article and video the Oilers website put together. To see Fedun's YouTube videos of the hovercraft model he, David Letourneau, and Adrien Porter created go to: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4buOTi_z3fk&
Archive – July 2011
To paraphrase Hans: When doing experiments it is best to ask nature "Yes or No" questions, otherwise you risk getting two or more pages of incomprehensible information.
A Tribute to Anthony G. Evans: Materials Scientist and Engineer December; 4, 1942 to September 9, 2009 American Ceramic Society January 4, 2011
How many different ways do creatures communicate with one another? Howard A. Stone, Donald R. Dixon and Elizabeth W. Dixon Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Bonnie Bassler, Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology, enlist the help of elementary-school students to explain the science of communication behind sound waves, pheromones, bioluminescence, and more.
"For an engineer, it was just a dream job,” Stengel said.
From June 26-July 1, more than 130 graduate students and researchers representing 56 universities, four national laboratories, and several major U.S. corporations came together on Princeton's campus to attend of the Princeton-CEFRC Combustion Summer School, organized by the Combustion Energy Frontier Research Center (CEFRC) and sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.