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Archive – March 2012

Mung Chiang, an electrical engineering professor at Princeton, has been awarded the 2012 Kiyo Tomiyasu Award by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Bonnie Bassler is one of five recipients of the 14th Annual L'OREAL-UNESCO Award for Women in Science.
2011 was a year of growth for CMI. Long-term members continued research on CO2 capture and storage, natural carbon sinks, and carbon policy while new faculty members joined the program with projects that complement and extend existing research.
A new paper by researchers from the University of Georgia and Princeton University sheds light on the critical part played by a little-studied element, molybdenum, in the nutrient cycles of tropical forests.
Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe who has been Princeton Environmental Institute faculty for thirteen years, is the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Yueh-Lin (Lynn) Loo, professor of chemical and bilogical engineering, has been named a young global leader by the World Economic Forum.
Congratulations to Dora Huang ’13, Tristan Perez ’14, and Hannah Safford ’13.
Christina Paxson, dean of Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and PEI Associate Faculty Member, has been selected to serve as the next president of Brown University.
Oppenheimer and others publish essay stating, "…heat-trapping greenhouse gas pollution is a threat to our health and well-being. The scientific foundation for this determination is both extensive and authoritative."
In the summer of 2011, five students from Princeton University's Engineers Without Borders (EWB) chapter spent two months in Ashaiman, Ghana, to finish the construction of a community library.