The University Entrepreneurship Report, released Monday by CB Insights, said that Stanford alumni raised the most funding of six universities studied for venture capital and angel deals from 2007 to 2011. Graduates or dropouts from the schools studied in the report – Stanford, Harvard, MIT, NYU, UC-Berkeley and the University of Pennsylvania – were responsible for $12.6 billion in transactions over 559 deals.
Researchers at the School of Engineering have developed a battery that can last one thousand charge cycles—when a battery is fully charged, depleted and recharged—without suffering from electrode degradation, which is the cause of charge capacity loss.
Nikil Viswanathan ’10 MS ’12’s website, checkintomyflight.com, has received a cease-and-desist order from Southwest Airline’s attorneys
Classes in the School of Earth Sciences are becoming increasingly popular, with enrollment rising approximately 40 percent in the past six years. Pamela Matson, dean of the School of Earth Sciences, attributed increased student enrollment to the growing interest in focus on sustainability challenges.