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January 7, 2013
Letter from the Dean of Stanford Engineering.
December 4, 2012
A microscale technique known as optical trapping uses beams of light as tweezers to hold and manipulate tiny particles. Stanford researchers have found a new way to trap particles smaller than 10 nanometers - and potentially down to just a few atoms in size – which until now have escaped light’s grasp.
December 3, 2012
In an interview on the day of his induction as a Stanford Engineering Hero, Craig Barrett, a former professor in the School of Engineering who rose to be CEO/Chairman of Intel, reminisced about his career, the central role of research universities in America's economic past and future, and how to remain competitive going forward.
November 29, 2012
Members of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) elected Professor Zhenan Bao as a Fellow. Bao is one of just six Stanford scholars named to AAAS this year.
November 9, 2012
Award honors staff members who have made outstanding contributions to Stanford's research mission.