Greg Linteris shared accounts of his space travel when an astronaut and payload specialist for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) at a recent lecture sponsored by the Princeton section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).
Archive – February 2007
Industrial Press, Inc. has just published the Handbook of Manufacturing Processes: How Products, Components and Materials are Made, a comprehensive reference book by James Bralla that clearly describes more than 1,500 processes and 600 products.
It's a traffic-weary commuter's dream come true: A car that drives by itself. Since 2004, a group of Princeton University students has been working on developing such self-driving, "autonomous" vehicles, competing in contests run by the Pentagon.
The nation's energy future can be protected by the immediate implementation of techniques to capture and store carbon dioxide emissions, engineering professor Robert Socolow told the U.S. Senate Finance Committee Tuesday, Feb. 27.
Two Princeton Engineering students were among the winners of the highest honors Princeton awards to students, the University announced at Alumni Day ceremonies Saturday, Feb. 24.
All of the fuel cells developed in Jay Benziger's lab run on hydrogen, but much of his research is powered by the chemical engineering professor's collaborations with undergraduates.
Charles F. Zukoski IV, professor of chemical engineering and vice chancellor for research at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the greatest honors in the engineering field.
Stephen Chou and Sergio Verdu, professors of electrical engineering, have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the greatest honors in the engineering field.
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.
Princeton alumni from engineering and the sciences will gather on campus April 27-28 for a conference focusing on leadership and diversity in academia and industry.