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Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Michael May, professor emeritus, has been awarded the 2014 Joseph A. Burton Forum Award by the American Physical Society. May was honored “for his significant and sustained contributions to technical and policy issues pertaining to nuclear weapons, nuclear terrorism, energy and environmental impact...
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
Sobered by the financial crisis of 2008 and inspired by the growing ability to crunch massive amounts of data, Stanford University engineers have founded the Center for Financial and Risk Analytics to harness advances in data analytics to evaluate the global financial system in real time. “The...
Monday, January 6, 2014
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which passed in the aftermath of the 2008 financial implosion, includes a mandate that public companies disclose their median employee compensation as well as the ratio comparing that with the pay of their CEOs.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Monday, December 16, 2013
  The Stanford School of Engineering has been at the forefront of innovation for nearly a century, turning big ideas into solutions that have improved people’s lives across the globe. Our mission is to seek solutions to important global problems and educate leaders who will make the world a better...
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Big Switch Networks, Skybox Imaging, WiFiSlam, Sourcegraph – the list of startups launched by Stanford students soon after taking the course "Technology Venture Formation" goes on. That's because the class, formally known as Management Science & Engineering 273, is so much more than a series of...
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
A Nobel Prize winner, the founders of Google and the first  American woman in space are among the six people selected as this year's Stanford Engineering Heroes, an honor recognizing those who have advanced the course of human, social and economic progress through engineering and science. The six,...
Monday, December 2, 2013
New research on entrepreneurship shows that diverse business skills are not always the secret to success in the world of tech start-ups. While different strengths matter sometimes, researchers found that a tech-focused founding team is almost always best.
Friday, November 22, 2013
William J. Perry has been an entrepreneur, soldier, professor, businessman and national leader. Now he is a hero as well. Perry, former U.S. secretary of defense, is the latest person to be inducted as a Stanford Engineering Hero, joining a select group of Stanford alumni or former faculty whose...
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Stanford University's Precourt Institute for Energy, the Precourt Energy Efficiency Center and the TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy have awarded 11 seed grants totaling $2.2 million for promising new research in clean technology and energy efficiency.


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