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Archive – December 2011

PRISM/PCCM's 3rd annual Holiday Science Lecture with Prof. Howard Stone and special guest Prof. Bonnie Bassler was a huge success on Saturday, December 17, 2011. This year's theme was energy, and there was quite a bit to go around at the event. Children and their families joined our faculty to learn about the different forms of energy and some of the amazing things that can be done with it.
Professor Torquato has been awarded a Simons Fellowship in Theoretical Physics. A Simons Fellowship in Theoretical Physics supports a research leave, defined as a continuous period of one or more academic semesters or quarters free from classroom teaching and academic administration. Incorporated in 1994 by Jim and Marilyn Simons, the foundation's mission is to advance the frontiers of research in the basic sciences and mathematics by sponsoring a range of programs that aim to promote a dee
On December 2nd, 2011, we were given a tour at the Shiseido Cosmetic Factory in East Windsor, NJ. We saw every aspect of the industry side of materials -- from research and development, and packaging, to the manufacturing process. All the students had an amazing time!