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Professor Powell and Professor Sircar on stage at hooding ceremony.
June 13, 2016

On May 30th the graduate students attended their Hooding Ceremony for advanced degree candidates in Jadwin Gym. ORFE Professor Ronnie Sircar was a speaker and Professors Powell and Fan took part in the formal hooding. Professor Powell is seen here with Daniel Jiang while Professor Fan is assisting Lu Xia. (Pictures Courtesy of Princeton University Office of Communication, 2016).

Professor Massey and Professor Kornhauser on stage in full dress for commencement.
June 10, 2016

Professor Alain Kornhauser, Director of Undergraduate Studies and Professor William Massey, Director of Graduate Studies, awaiting the 2016 Commencement ceremonies. (Picture Courtesy of Princeton University, Office of Communications, John Jameson 2006)

Professor Ahmadi's photo imposed over Sherrerd Hall sculpture.
May 27, 2016

Amir Ali Ahmadi will use his Howard B. Wentz award, given by the School of Engineering and Applied Science, to enable him to fund his research in the theory of optimization and the computational aspects of dynamics and control. Amirali is confident that this "award will allow him to facilitate new international collaborations and allow him and his students to maintain an active research profile in this field".

February 22, 2016

Nana Aboagye, a PhD student, has been awarded the Engineering Council Excellence in Teaching Award for his role as a Teaching Assistant in ORF 309 “Probability and Stochastic Systems” in the Fall of 2015.

February 18, 2016

Professor Powell, in the Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering, will focus on developing accurate models of power grids supported by increasing levels of wind and solar energy. The challenge here is providing the high level of reliability to which we have become accustomed, using an energy source that exhibits variability and uncertainty over different spatial and temporal scales. Professor Powell’s research focuses on models and algorithms for stochastic...

February 15, 2016

Professor Amir Ali Ahmadi has received a Google Faculty Award for his project titled "Scalable Sum of Squares Optimization in Machine Learning." Google Faculty Research Awards are one-year awards to support the research of world-class permanent faculty members at top universities around the world.

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