Princeton Weekly Bulletin October 23, 2006, Vol. 96, No. 7 prev next current
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- • Researchers seek to incorporate street psychology into economics
- • Massey’s mentorship creates network of mathematicians
- • Elizabeth Harman joins father on the philosophy faculty
- • Spotlight, briefs, staff retirements, staff obituaries
- • Calendar of events
- • Nassau Notes
- • By the numbers
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Jeanhee Enrico (Denise Applewhite)
Name: Jeanhee Enrico.
Position: Administrative assistant in the Office of Development Administration. Acting as the liaison with the human resources, finance and operations offices. Administering and processing transactions with the human resources office. Answering questions regarding policies and procedures. Working with the office’s comprehensive training program. Doing budget reporting and analysis.
Quote: “What I like about working for Princeton is the exposure I’ve been fortunate to have to such a diverse population, from students to faculty to staff in various departments and positions. With each new individual I’ve met and worked with at Princeton, I’ve learned something new and carried it with me to help me accomplish both personal and professional goals.”
Other interests: Traveling abroad. Snow skiing. Reading.
Ingrid Daubechies, the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Mathematics and Applied and Computational Mathematics, has been named a recipient of the Pioneer Prize by the International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.
She will be honored in July at the opening ceremony of the International Congress for Industrial and Applied Mathematics in Zurich. The conference, which takes place every four years, has been described as the major event in the field of applied mathematics.
The Pioneer Prize was established for pioneering work introducing applied math and computing techniques to an industrial problem area or scientific field.
A Princeton faculty member since 1994, Daubechies focuses her research on the mathematical aspects of time-frequency analysis and, in particular, on wavelets, which have important applications in data compression.
The American Institute for Chemical Engineers has selected Christodoulos Floudas to receive its 2006 Computing in Chemical Engineering Award.
The award recognizes “outstanding contributions in the application of computing and systems technology to chemical engineering.” Floudas, a professor of chemical engineering, will receive the award and deliver an address at the organization’s annual meeting in San Francisco the week of Nov. 12.
Floudas is an authority in mathematical modeling and optimization of complex systems at the macroscopic and microscopic level. His research interests lie at the interface of chemical engineering, applied mathematics, operations research and computational biology. He has been a Princeton faculty member since 1986.
Effective Oct. 1: in the Woodrow Wilson School, program manager Diane Price, after 33 years.
Effective Nov. 1: in the Office of the Dean of the College, administrative assistant Barbara Smith, after 12 years.
September: Tracy Boone, 44 (1984-2006, dining services); Dominick Pintinalli, 63 (1988-2006, paint shop).
July: Rufus Jones, 81 (1970-1987, public safety).
August: John McCreedy, 85 (1967-1986, dining services); Jean Preston, 78 (1977-1994, library).
September: Jeane Bodine, 81 (1987-1992, plasma physics lab); Richard Carroll, 88 (1940-1982, mail services); Marshall Sittig, 87 (1981-1983, research and project administration).