Water, so ordinary and so essential to life, acts in ways that are quite puzzling to scientists. For example, why is ice less dense than water, floating rather than sinking the way other liquids do when they freeze?
The School of Engineering and Applied Science virtually celebrated its 2020 Class Day ceremony, with interim dean H. Vincent Poor commending graduates for courage and determination during a difficult time.
William Schowalter, whose engineering career spans seven decades, has left a lasting mark on the study of fluid mechanics. His profound contribution was recognized on Sunday, May 31, with an honorary degree from Princeton University, where he taught for several decades.