In Memoriam: Xuji Fan (MS ’37, MS ’39)
The Chinese aeronautical engineer and academic leader was regarded as an architect of China's aeronautical education system.
Two Alumni Receive Breakthrough Prize
Arthur McDonald (PhD '70) and Ian Agol (BS '92), have been named recipients of the 2016 Breakthrough Prize awards.
Charles Elachi (MS '69, PhD '71) to Retire as JPL Director
The director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory since 2001, Elachi announced his intention to retire from the position on June 30, 2016.
12/2 | Boston: Pub Night
12/2 | Chapel Hill: Mixer — Game On!
12/3 | Seattle: Holiday Mixer
ARTHUR MCDONALD (PHD ’70) WINS 2015 NOBEL PRIZE IN PHYSICS
McDonald shares the prize for the discovery that neutrinos can change their identities as they travel through space.
David Ho (BS '74) Elected to Board of Trustees
The leader in HIV and AIDS research, and a recipient of this year's Distinguished Alumni Award, returns for second term as Trustee.
Elaine Hsiao (PhD ’13) Selected as National Geographic Emerging Explorer
"I'm grateful to have been afforded the freedom to follow my scientific interests."
New EAS Division Chair Announced
Guruswami Ravichandran has been selected as the new chair of the Division of Engineering and Applied Science effective September 1.