July E-News 2010


July 2010





In the News
Prof. Bienstock Explains Algorithms on WNYC, WNYC, June 25

Prof. Banta Develops Biofuel from Wastewater and Renewable Electricity, CleanTechnica, June 22

Prof. Jebara: Data Mining Digital Footprints, CNN, June 14

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Reunion Photo Galleries

Click the image above to see five photo galleries of all the festivities from Columbia Engineering's Alumni Reunion 2010 and Dean's Day.


Roger Anderson: Making a Smarter Power Grid 
Columbia Engineering’s collaboration with ConEdison has the potential to not only eliminate the kind of brown-outs Brooklyn residents endured last week but also to influence the way engineering is taught.

Prof. Banta Q&A: Genetic Engineering Biofuels
Banta is working with EAEE Prof. Kartik Chandran and CHEME Prof. Alan West to create specific cell-penetrating peptides that can cross the blood-brain barrier. MORE


Professor Tsividis Wins Teaching Award
Yannis Tsividis, the Batchelor Memorial Professor of Electrical Engineering, has won the Education Award from the Circuits and Systems Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. MORE

NSF Backs Broadband Signal Research
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $540,000 collaborative research grant to Peter Kinget, an associate professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering. MORE


VIDEO: Edgar Nanne: Ph.D. Candidate - CHEME
Nanne is a competitive rower who, with the help of understanding professors, has found a balance between his training and competition schedule and his studies. WATCH


Café Science, June 14
Decoding Yourself: What You Can Learn From Your Genome, with Dana Pe'er, assistant professor in the departments of Computer Science and Biological Sciences.  MORE


WEBINAR: From Good Intention to Action, From Action to Career: Exploring Social-Impact Opportunities
Tuesday, July 20, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. (EST)
Steven Joiner, Career Consultant and author of The Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers for Sector Switchers. Click here for more information and registration

Columbia Professional Networking Events
Networking Breakfast: First and Third Thursday of each month
CPN After Work: One evening each month. Full Calendar

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