Massey establishes Student Society

July 12, 2007

"Princeton Engineering has established a new student group: the Wesley L. Harris Scientific Society, an organization devoted to encourage students from communities that are underrepresented in the sciences to pursue research careers.The society’s namesake is the first African-American to get a Ph.D. in engineering from Princeton University.'Who better to name it after than Wesley Harris?' said William Massey, Edwin S. Wiley Professor, Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering, who founded the society. “He has a distinguished record in government, industry and academia. His career has been exemplary.'"