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Thursday, February 7, 2013
Eight professors from the Stanford University School of Engineering are among the newly elected National Academy of Engineering (NAE) members, the NAE said today. According to the NAE, membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to "engineering research, practice, or education,...
Monday, January 7, 2013
As Dean, I am frequently asked, what is Stanford Engineering’s secret? What has made the school so successful, not just in recent decades but over its 87-year history? There are many things I could point to—our world-class faculty, the quality of our students, our technical facilities and our...
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Arthur F. ("Pete") Veinott, Jr., an emeritus faculty member in the Department of Management Science and Engineering, died Wednesday, December 12, at Stanford Medical Center. He was 78. The cause was interstitial lung disease. Veinott was an expert in the field of operations research, which applies...
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The terms “black swan” and “perfect storm” have become part of public vocabulary for describing disasters ranging from the 2008 meltdown in the financial sector to the terrorist attacks of September 11. But according to Elisabeth Paté-Cornell, a Stanford professor of management science and...
Monday, September 17, 2012
A new online course on a new online platform at Stanford succeeds not only in joining people from dozens of countries but enabling them to directly collaborate on group projects: A group of women in Iran put together a tourism project; three men in India devised a way of connecting Indian musicians...
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
You’re in the supermarket eyeing a basket of sweet, juicy plums. You reach for the conventionally grown stone fruit, then decide to spring the extra $1/pound for its organic cousin. You figure you’ve just made the healthier decision by choosing the organic product — but new findings from Stanford...
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Responding to a university-wide call for proposals last month, more than 40 individual faculty and small teams outlined plans for innovation in online learning, and around half – from the schools of Humanities and Sciences, Education, Medicine and Engineering – will receive full or partial funding...
Saturday, December 31, 2011
  Professor Sig Hecker Professor Sig Hecker of MS&E will be the recipient of the 2012 Leo Szilard Lectureship Award of the American Physical Society. This award is sponsored by donations from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Energy Foundation, the David and Lucille Packard...
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Professor Donald A. Dunn, a resident of Atherton, CA for 50 years, died peacefully at Stanford Hospital on September 27, 2011, after a long illness. He was 85 years old.
Friday, December 31, 2010
Nick Bambos Nick Bambos received multiple awards for his work on wireless scheduling and IT security risks: 2011 IEEE Multimedia Communications Best Journal Paper Awards, Best Paper Award at the 2010 International Conference on Emerging Network Intelligence, and Best Paper Award at the 2010 IEEE...

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