June E-News 2010


June 2010





In the News
Prof. Lackner: Washing Carbon Out of the Air, Scientific American, June issue

Senior Profile: Valedictorian Seth Davidovits, Columbia Spectator, May 17

Senior Profile: Vickram Mohan, Columbia Spectator, May 17

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Commencement Celebrations

Columbia Engineering students were among the many who became the university's newest alumni at commencement. Click the image at right to watch the slideshow featuring Engineering students and leaders. Watch a separate slideshow of the Class Day ceremony. Click on the banner below to learn more about Alumni Reunion Weekend and don't forget Dean's Day on June 5.



Wastewater Plant Emissions Threaten Climate
Wastewater treatment plants may be contributing more smog-causing emissions than previously believed, according to a study led by EEAE Assistant Professor Kartik Chandran. MORE

Taking a Closer Look at Dividing Cells
The NIH has awarded chemical engineering Professor Ben O’Shaughnessy a $1.5 million grant for a project that takes a closer look at a process essential to all life: cell division. MORE


NSF Funds Microelectronic Systems Research
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1 million grant to Professors Yannis Tsividis of electrical engineering and Steven Nowick of computer science. MORE

CS Students Win Google's Borg Scholarship
Two of Columbia Engineering’s computer science students have won Google’s Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship: Nalini Vasudevan Ph.D. ’11 and Samantha Ainsley B.S. ’11. MORE


Jen’s Perseverance Pays Off
Coty Jen graduated near the top of her chemical engineering class. Her professors use terms like fabulous and sparkling to describe the present and future for the 21-year-old. MORE


Café Science, June 14
Waves and Amplifiers...in Your Ear, with auditory biophysicist Elizabeth Olson.  The world is filled with sound—tiny variations in air pressure caused by moving and vibrating objects. MORE


WEBINAR: The New Retirement Model — Rewirement®: Finding Fulfillment, Fun and Funds in the Future
Monday, June 21, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. (EST)
Jeri Sedlar, Author, Senior Advisor at The Conference Board, Learn where, how and why the traditional model of retirement is being redefined. 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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