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Volume 5, Issue 14
February 26, 2003


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Dean of Faculty election process underway; vote by March 7

All Engineering Faculty are encouraged to participate in the election for the Dean of the University Faculty. Ballots and an explanation of the voting process have been distributed through campus mail to all faculty. The deadline for submitting your vote is March 7.

Candidates and their statements of candidacy are as follows:

Terrence Fine, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, College of Engineering
http://web.cornell.edu/UniversityFaculty/announce/DeanFacultyelection/Fin eStatement.pdf
http://people.ece.cornell.edu/tlfine/DoF

Danuta Shanzer, Professor, Classics, College of Arts & Sciences
http://web.cornell.edu/UniversityFaculty/announce/DeanFacultyelection/Sh anzerStatement.htm l

Charles Walcott, Professor, Neurobiology & Behavior, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
http://web.cornell.edu/UniversityFaculty/announce/DeanFacultyelection/Wa lcottStatement.htm l


Enterprise Engineering features Pillai and Altman

The CSE Enterprise Engineering Seminar is held on Thursdays in B14 Hollister Hall from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., with refreshments at 4:15 p.m. Upcoming lectures are as follows:

Feb 27: Devadas (Dev) Pillai, Intel Fellow, Director, Operational Decision Support Technology, "High Performance Automation Systems for 300mm Wafer Manufacturing"

Mar 6: Elizabeth (Liz) Altman '88 ME, vice president and director of business development for Motorola, "Partnerships & Strategic Alliances in the Wireless Industry"


MSE hosts Byers, Hufnagel

The Materials Science and Engineering Department will be hosting the following seminars on Thursdays at 4:30 p.m. in 140 Bard. Refreshments will precede the seminars at 4:00 p.m. in the MSE Lounge, 260 Bard.

Feb 27: Dr. Jeff M. Byers, Naval Research Laboratory, "Building an Interface to Biomolecular Processes With Magnetoelectronics"

Mar 6: Prof. Todd C. Hufnagel, Johns Hopkins University, "Structure-property relationships on the nanometer scale in metallic glasses"


BOOM '03 is next week!

Bits On Our Minds (BOOM) 2003 will be held Wednesday, March 5, in Upson Hall. BOOM is a showcase of student efforts and creativity in digital technology and applications. It's hosted by Computing and Information Sciences, but includes disciplines throughout the university.

See http://www.cs.cornell.edu/boom for more information.


Submitting announcements to Information Update

Please send your news notes to engr_info_update@cornell.edu. Announcements will be published no more than twice and should be limited to about a hundred words or less. The next issue of Information Update, published biweekly during the academic year and monthly in the summer, will be July 10, 2013. The deadline for submissions to this next issue is Friday, July 5, 2013 at 5 p.m. Information received after the deadline will be published in a future issue if appropriate.