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January 2018 Propeller Event

 

PA3 INVITES YOU TO “SECOND TUESDAYS”

 

A PRINCETON PROPELLER EVENT  

 

AT QUADRANGLE CLUB

 

 

FOR ENTREPRENEURS,

NAVIGATORS & THE CURIOUS

 

Please Join Us for Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres

 

33 PROSPECT AVENUE – PRINCETON, NJ

 

6 P, TUESDAY, January 9th, 2017

 

Speaker:  Daniel J. Cohen, ’08

 

Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Princeton University

 

“Crowd Control:  Swarm Engineering for Medicine & Biotechnology”

 

Daniel is returning to Princeton University as a new professor in the MAE Department, having earned his BSE in Mechanical Engineering – and completed joint Bioengineering doctoral work at UC Berkeley and UCSF, and post-doctoral training in Biology at Stanford. After research spanning bio-inspired robotics, dinosaur mechanics, genetic engineering, surgical implant design and nanotechnology, his focus has now turned to tissue engineering and biomaterials design: applying concepts from swarm theory (bird flocking and sheep herding) to develop new biomedical tools and techniques.  After introducing swarm theory and its application to cellular systems, his talk will feature case studies from bioelectricity, biomaterials and machine learning that demonstrate how applying “swarm engineering” may transform how we:  interact with living cells, heal ourselves and understand diseases.

 

Registration Required via propellers.princetonaaa.org

 

NEXT PRINCETON PROPELLER:  Tuesday, February 13th (6 P)


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December 12 Propeller Announcement

'Adventures in Astronautics: From Fusion Rockets to Pluto --- to Getting the Grants to Pay for Them!'

Second Tuesday Princeton Propeller Talk by Stephanie Miller, Princeton Satellite Systems, MIT '99 & *01

Tuesday Dec 12, 6 PM @ The Quadrangle Club, 33 Prospect Ave, Princeton, NJ

Cocktails & Hors d'oeuvres followed by this fascinating lecture. No charge, donations gratefully accepted.


Please CLICK HERE for PDF of the December 12th Propeller Flier.

Registration is required for this event at propellers.princetonaaa.org

 

 

PA3 INVITES YOU TO “SECOND TUESDAYS”

A PRINCETON PROPELLER EVENT

AT QUADRANGLE CLUB

FOR ENTREPRENEURS, NAVIGATORS & THE CURIOUS

Please Join Us for Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres

33 PROSPECT AVENUE – PRINCETON, NJ

6 P, TUESDAY, December 12th, 2017

Speaker: Stephanie Thomas, MIT ’99 &*01

Vice President, Princeton Satellite Systems

“Adventures in Astronautics:

From Fusion Rockets to Pluto --- to Getting the Grants to Pay for Them”

Princeton Satellite Systems (PSS) develops commercial software and hardware for the

aerospace and energy industries and has won numerous small business research contracts from:

NASA, the Air Force, Navy, Army, NSF, DOE, DOD and the Missile Defense Agency. Following SB

and SM degrees in Aeronautics and Astronautics from MIT, Stephanie joined PSS in 2001, where

she is currently Principal Investigator of their ongoing grant from NASA’s Innovative Advanced

Concepts Program (NIAC). After detailing how PSS and NASA’s Space Technology Mission

Directorate (STMD) collaborate on vanguard technologies for future missions, she will showcase

PSS’s own Fusion-Enabled Pluto Orbiter, an integrated propulsive and power device for

explorations to deep space -- and beyond, to the stars.

 

Registration Required via propellers.princetonaaa.org

NEXT PRINCETON PROPELLER: Tuesday, January 9th (6 P)

 


 





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Vice President, Princeton Satellite Systems

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Location: The Quadrangle Club, 33 Prospect St., Princeton, NJ 08544
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Service Opportunity: Interview Class of 2022 Applicants


The Greater Princeton Regional Alumni Schools Committee can use your help this year in its ongoing mission to identify and interview great applicants from our area.  ASC is open to all alumni, undergraduates, and graduate students. Contact Melanie Stein if you'd like to get involved. 


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Princeton Veterans Day 2017

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10th  8:30 AM

PRINCETON UNIVERSITY CHAPEL

** HONORING ALL WHO SERVED **

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North Korea, the U.S. & the Search for a Solution

Evans Revere '76 Talk

(Tuesday, Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m., location: Friend Center, Convocation Room)

 

In 2012, Evans led PA3 members in a fascinating precept-like session discussing the complex diplomacy between the DPRK, the USA and China.  Clearly, this issue has moved to the forefront of foreign policy concerns, and Evans remains deeply involved. We're most fortunate that he has agreed to revisit this topic with PA3. Space is limited, so please RSVP to Tom Swift at tswift@alumni.princeton.edu.

More about Evans: Evans Revere '76 graduated with a degree in East Asian studies. He retired from the foreign service in 2007, having served in numerous capacities including  Acting Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, managing U.S. relations with the Asia-Pacific region and leading an organization of 950 American diplomats and 2,500 Foreign Service National employees. He has been a visiting lecturer at the Woodrow Wilson School and CEO of the Korea Society. He is currently a Senior Advisor to the Albright Stonebridge Group, a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He has traveled to Pyongyang many times. He posts frequently on Brookings "Order from Chaos" blog, such as this September post.

https://www.brookings.edu/blog/order-from-chaos/2017/09/05/decision-time-north-koreas-nuclear-and-missile-threat-and-u-s-policy/


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North Korea, the U.S. & the Search for a Solution ( Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM )

A talk by Evans Revere '76, former Acting Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and former Pacific Affairs and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary. Mr. Revere current serves as Senior Advisor to the Albright Stonebridge Group, a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institute, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Location: Friend Center, Convocation Room
Cost: No Charge
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