Eight Stanford professors were elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) on Feb. 6, in recognition of their academic and professional accomplishments. Stanford’s eight elected members are the most of any university this year, bringing the University’s total faculty membership in the NAE to 80. The Daily spoke with four of the eight…
A year after Stanford’s School of Engineering and Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism first announced the creation of a new media institute, its first class of “Magic Grant” recipients are working on projects focused on integrating technology with journalism.
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.
James J. Spilker Jr. ’55 M.S. ’56 Ph.D. ’58, a School of Engineering consulting professor and central figure in the development of GPS, and his wife Anna Marie Spilker, a real estate broker and investor, have pledged $28 million to Stanford University.
The Faculty Senate discussed the increasing number of units required for undergraduate majors, and the rising percentage of Stanford students graduating with more than the required 180 units, at its first meeting of the academic year.
Three Stanford professional schools launch online education initiatives through associate dean appointments.
Responding to rapid growth in student enrollment, the School of Engineering anticipates making significant expansions to its faculty size.
Fifteen Stanford graduate students in their final year of study were awarded the prestigious Siebel scholarship, with five students each from the Graduate School of Business, the graduate program in Computer Science in the School of Engineering and the graduate program in Bioengineering in the Schools of Engineering and Medicine.