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[20 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Xerox CEO Ursula Burns MS’82 to Speak at Class Day

Ursula Burns MS’82, chief executive officer and chair of Xerox Corporation, will address graduates at this year’s Class Day ceremony, the School just announced.  Burns received her MS in mechanical engineering, and has become the first African-American woman to lead a Fortune 500 company.  For the full release, click here.

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[9 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Prof. Vunjak-Novakovic Elected to NAE

Professor Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic from the Department of Biomedical Engineering has just been elected to the National Academy of Engineers.  Professor Vunjak-Novakovic is the Mikati Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Vice-Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and director of the Laboratory for Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering.  She is the first woman at Columbia University to be elected to the NAE.  For more information, click here.

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[6 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Students, Professors Create NYC Energy Map

Students and professors in the Department of Mechanical Engineering have created an interactive map of energy use in New York City.  The map looks at energy use by building in an effort to help city planners, policy makers, and average citizens understand the dynamics of energy use in a complex urban environment.  Click here to see the full story.

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[2 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Join CEAA for a Chocolate Tasting!

Love chocolate?  Interested to know how it’s made?  Then join CEAA for a chocolate tasting night at MarieBelle Chocolate in SoHo on February 29!  The night will feature a tasting of various chocolates from around the world, with an informative discussion about how chocolate is made.  Attendees will also go home with a specialty box of chocolates.  Click here to register and see more details!