Archive – November 2012
Graduate Student Manu Sebastian Mannoor gave a special talk during the 2012 Materials Research Society’s Fall Meeting yesterday and won the Gold MRS Graduate Student Award. The MRS Conference is the top Materials conference, and the Gold Award is the top national award for a materials graduate student. This is a huge honor for Manu and for the McAlpine group. In addition to the Gold Award, Manu will also be one of the first students under consideration for a newly endowed award, the
With hundreds of exoplanets in the bag, astronomers are wondering whether it might be possible to find their moons too
Congratulations to MAE Advisory Board member Prof Hans G. Hornung who, in recognition of his outstanding achievements and at the instigation of the Dept. of Mechanical and Process Engineering (D-MAVT), will receive the award of honorary Degree of a Doctor sc. H.c., ETH Zurich on November 17th.
The American Mathematical Society selected 19 Princeton professors to be among its inaugural class of Fellows. The class includes 1,119 researchers from more than 600 institutions worldwide and our own Philip Holmes, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Congratulations Phil!
Princeton, NJ: It was a heated competition October 19th in the Friend Center as contestants vied for the Fifth Annual MAE Chili Throwdown Belt of Honor. Following an exhaustive tasting by judges, Tristen Hohman rose as the 2012 Throwdown Champion and keeper of the Belt of Honor. Tristen promised he will be donning his prize Belt Buckle for the next year. We will hold him to this! Tristen’s winning chili was a delicious combination of meats, vegetables, and booze with a medle