The sun emerged on cue from a rainy sky June 3 as the Class of 2013 celebrated the achievements of new graduates in this year's Class Day. With 237 graduates, the Class of 2013 is the largest in the history of Princeton engineering.
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) awarded an honorary doctorate to H. Vincent Poor, dean of Princeton's School of Engineering and Applied Science, in recognition of his fundamental contributions to wireless communications and his innovations in undergraduate education.
A sumptuous, stately tour of Princeton's Engineering neighborhood, narrated by Dean H. Vincent Poor and filmed by Michael E. Wood '08. This video was commissioned in honor of the Engineering Quadrangle’s 50th anniversary in 2012 and shows the expansion and breadth of Engineering at Princeton as well as its seamless integration within one of the world’s finest liberal arts institutions.
The opening freshman enrollment for the School of Engineering and Applied Science is 333, nearly 25 percent more than the previous record in the fall of 2009.
A robot named Phobetor roams the Princeton University campus attempting to deliver a holiday fruitcake. Hijinks ensue. Inevitably, a tiger figures into the plot. The Phobetor robot is the creation of Princeton Autonomous Vehicle Engineering (PAVE).
The School of Engineering and Applied Science has named its visiting professorship in entrepreneurship in honor of former dean James Wei on the occasion of Wei's retirement. Established in 2007, the professorship will now be known as the James Wei Visiting Professorship in Entrepreneurship.
Architects for Princeton's Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment have completed initial plans for laboratory, classroom and garden spaces that support the center's mission while creating an inviting new presence at the eastern edge of campus.
A sociologist, a political scientist and two electrical engineers, each a Princeton faculty member with expertise in different types of social and technological networks, have received a grant of $1.1 million to study the relations between these networks.
H. Vincent Poor, the dean of Princeton engineering, has been elected as one of three new international fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering of the United Kingdom, a professional organization comprised of Britain's most eminent and distinguished engineers.
Princeton's Class of 2009 included 173 students graduating with bachelor of science in engineering degrees, a group that made contributions not only to science and engineering research, but also theater, dance, visual arts, public policy, community service and athletics. The School of Engineering and Applied Science recognized just some of the outstanding achievements at Class Day ceremonies June 1.
H. Vincent Poor, dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, talks about the school's vision for future growth in the areas of energy and the environment, health, and security, and emphasizes the school's longtime tradition of intellectual freedom and exploration.
Princeton Engineering and Dean H. Vincent Poor are proud to recognize the following professors and graduate students for their outstanding teaching during the Spring 2008 semester.
Princeton's largest class of incoming engineering students kicked off their undergraduate educations and the 2008 school year Monday, Sept. 8, at freshman orientation.
H. Vincent Poor, dean of engineering and the Michael Henry Strater University Professor of Electrical Engineering, and Simon Pun, postdoctoral research associate, received the Best Paper Award at the 2008 IEEE International Conference on Communications.
Their engineering skills have already shed new light on important questions in neuroscience, advanced the quest for solar energy and aided communities in the developing world. Princeton University honored these and many other accomplishments of its 176 graduating engineers at Class Day and Commencement ceremonies June 2 and 3.
Pablo Debenedetti, the Class of 1950 Professor in Engineering and Applied Science, has been appointed as vice dean, a new position that will help create a more efficient and effective staff for the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Princeton Engineering and Dean H. Vincent Poor are proud to recognize the following professors and graduate students for their outstanding teaching during the Spring 2007 semester.
The freshman class in the School of Engineering and Applied Science includes a record-breaking number of women, 41.7 percent of the class as of matriculation on Sept. 10.
Dean of Engineering H. Vincent Poor will receive the 2007 IEEE Guglielmo Marconi Best Paper Award, sponsored by Qualcomm, Inc. The annual award is given for an original paper in the field of wireless communications published in the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, selected based upon its originality, utility, timeliness and clarity of presentation.
From outstanding research to dedicated service to the School of Engineering and Applied Science, members of this year's graduating class were recognized for their achievements and contributions at the engineering Class Day ceremony Monday, June 4.
Change is inevitable and must be guided carefully to improve individual lives and society, Kneeland Youngblood said April 27 at a Princeton conference on leadership and diversity in engineering, science and mathematics.
When handling a present-day crisis, don't forget to invest in the future, Anne Mulcahy, the chairman and chief executive officer of Xerox Corp., told a packed house April 5 at Princeton.
Mentorship and freedom were defining experiences for new engineering deans: Jamieson *77, Munson *79 and Poor *77
Nearly 30 years after receiving their Ph.D.s from Princeton, Leah Jamieson, Vince Poor and Dave Munson, have risen to the top of their profession. Last summer, each became dean of a leading engineering school: Jamieson at Purdue University; Munson at the University of Michigan; and Poor at Princeton.
Practically every activity of every human being every day contributes to perhaps the most dramatic experiment ever conducted -- what happens to life on Earth if the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide gas triples?
The School of Engineering and Applied Science has named 27 faculty members to its Commendation List for Outstanding Teaching for the spring 2006 semester. Professors named to the list are those who received the highest scores on student evaluations for undergraduate and graduate courses.
Great leaders help create other great leaders, Norman Augustine ’57 *59 told a Princeton audience Oct. 19 as he did just that, sharing his insights on leadership to inaugurate the engineering school’s “Leadership in a Technological World” lecture series.
The freshman class enrolled in Princeton's School of Engineering and Science this fall is the largest in the school's history and comprises a diverse and highly qualified group of students.
Graduate students enrolling in Princeton's six engineering departments this fall represent a great diversity of backgrounds and include 27 percent women.
Members of this year's class of graduating engineering students are leaving Princeton with impressive records of accomplishments and ambitious plans for the future, Dean H. Vincent Poor told students and their families during the engineering Class Day ceremony Monday, June 5.