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First Friday Lunch - October 4, 2019

Join us for First Fridays, a monthly recurring event for undergraduate and graduate Princeton alumni, graduate students, and parents.  On the first Friday of each month, area alumni and their guests will meet to enjoy a prix fixe luncheon at the Nassau Club in downtown Princeton.  As a special bonus for PA3, a Princeton University PhD candidate will present his/her work to the group in this informal setting.  Topics vary monthly and are always interesting!  Have a look at our impressive roster of previous luncheons


Joel Finkelstein *18, Director of the Network Contagion Research Institute (NCRI) in Princeton, NJ, joins the James Madison Program as a 2019-2020 Visiting Research Scholar.  NCRI deploys machine learning tools to track, expose, and combat the growing tide of hate and extremism on social media. His work on hate in social media has appeared on the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, NPR, CNN and other media outlets. 

Formerly a research fellow at the Anti-Defamation League Center on Extremism and a graduate fellow at the National Science Foundation, Joel received his Ph.D. from Princeton University where his doctoral work focused on the Psychology and Neuroscience of addiction behavior. He received his B.A. in Neuroscience and Behavior from University of California, Santa Cruz. During his time with the James Madison Program, he will research using quantitative methods to capture psychological, political, and linguistic markers of incitement in both modern and historical episodes of group-motivated hate and violence.


Please join us!  As always, there is sure to be a lively discussion.


Specially priced at $28/person (or $32 if you choose not to pay PA3's annual dues),

Lunch includes an appetizer, entree, dessert and coffee/tea.

Wine/beer offered a la carte - select Enhanced Lunch Ticket on the PayPal button below.

REGISTRATION RULES:

Pre-registration is required, by 9am on the day of the luncheon.

Date: Friday, October 4, 2019
Time: 12 noon - 2 pm
Location: Nassau Club, 6 Mercer St, Princeton, NJ
Nassau Club membership is not necessary to attend this event.
Dress is business casual.

Registration (if not via Paypal) or questions:  Send email to Tom Swift via: tswift@alumni.princeton.edu

 

>> Looking forward to seeing you...in your orange and black! <<


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October '19 Propeller

 

 

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, October 8th, 2019

 

Speaker:  Will Watts

Director, Operations Engineering, Block Renovation

“Streamlining the Home Renovation Process:

A New Platform that Dovetails for Homeowners AND Contractors”

 

Few “things” mean more to us than our homes.  And, many of us have dreams, whether we act on them or not, to renovate these spaces and make them more truly ours.  But it’s often a navigational process fraught with pitfalls.   Where does one begin?  How much will it actually cost?  How long will it really take?  Who will:   vouch for the quality of the materials; vet the contractors; coordinate and manage the design, board approvals and construction planning?   Aerospace Engineer and Princeton alumnus Will Watts will address these questions and tell us how Block Renovation, a young Brooklyn-based company, couples new technologies with process innovations that bring order, clarity and tightness to home renovation.   In particular, he will showcase Block’s all-inclusive platform approach that has drastically simplified the process --- to benefit homeowners and contractors alike.

Registration Required via propellers.princetonaaa.org

NEXT PRINCETON PROPELLER:  Tuesday, November 12h (6 P)


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September '19 Propeller

 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, September 10th, 2019

Speaker:  Andrew Houck

Professor, Electrical Engineering

“Decoding the Realm(s) of Quantum Computing:
Tilting at Tackling the Computationally Infeasible”

Quantum Computing is poised to revolutionize myriad fields: cryptography, chemistry, medicine, optimization and machine learning. In contrast to familiar transistors, with a state 0 or 1, the quantum analog of a transistor or bit of information, aka a qubit, can be in a “superposition” of 0 and 1 simultaneously (e.g., 0 + 1, 0 - 1); and multiple qubits can be entangled, i.e., their states depend on each other. These two principles, superposition and entanglement, could enable powerful new algorithms to solve problems far beyond the capacity of today’s digital computing. Like the aviation term, “holding patterns,” maneuvers designed to delay something already in flight, while keeping it within a specified distance --- Quantum Computing may in the next decade bring such exciting new achievements as: factoring large numbers; allowing for RSA decryption; calculating binding energies of complex molecules; and solving large-scale brute-force problems. Andrew Houck, BSE Princeton 2000, PhD Harvard 2005, will introduce us to this strange new world and describe how it’s likely to transform ours.  

Registration Required via propellers.princetonaaa.org

NEXT PRINCETON PROPELLER:  Tuesday, October 8th (6 P)

 

 

 

 

 


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6 P, TUESDAY, June 11th, 2019

Speakers:  Clay Patterson

NE Regional Manager, iD Tech

 

Paul A Durst & Sharon L De La Cruz

Council on Science & Technology, Princeton University

“Challenges in Next-Generation STEM Education:

Connecting the K-12 Experience to College Curricula”

Since 1999, world-renowned iD Tech camps have delivered STEM education (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) to the K-12 set; and from 2010, Princeton University’s Council on Science & Technology has fostered intellectual exchange, interdisciplinary research and collaborations between STEM fields and the arts, humanities and social sciences.  However, while some youngsters take a STEM path early in life, others come to it only in later years.  Providing smoother transitions to college for the former; creating more welcoming entry platforms for the latter; and enhancing STEM’s role in making us all more informed citizens --- are core critical issues our speakers will discuss.  

Registration Required via propellers.princetonaaa.org

NEXT PRINCETON PROPELLER:  Tuesday, September 10th (6 P)

 

 

 

 

 


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While electronics surround us, and innovations occur daily, the actual process of manufacturing electronic devices has changed little in recent decades. So, now may be the time to ask: has the process plateaued? Might electronics be made with more speed, reliability and ease? And --- is it really necessary to rely on so-called experts to manufacture them? The answers may surprise you! BotFactory, an NYC startup, develops desktop machines which not only democratize the creation of electronic boards, but do so with a technology that enables board fabrication by non-experts. Their lead developer, Andrew Ippoliti, will describe just how BotFactory does it. Following a broad historical review of electronic circuit board manufacturing, Andrew’s talk will take us into the rapidly evolving realm of future electronic board fabrication.

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Location: Quadrangle Club, 33 Prospect St., Princeton, NJ 08540
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May '19 Propeller

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, May 14th, 2019

 

Speaker:  Andrew Ippoliti

 

Technical Lead, BotFactory

 

“Re-Shaping the Electronic Board Manufacturing Industry: 

Making It Better, Faster, Smarter”

 

While electronics surround us, and innovations occur daily, the actual process of manufacturing electronic devices has changed little in recent decades.  So, now may be the time to ask:  has the process plateaued?  Might electronics be made with more speed, reliability and ease?  And --- is it really necessary to rely on so-called experts to manufacture them?  The answers may surprise you!  BotFactory, an NYC startup, develops desktop machines which not only democratize the creation of electronic boards, but do so with a technology that enables board fabrication by non-experts.   Their lead developer, Andrew Ippoliti, will describe just how BotFactory does it.  Following a broad historical review of electronic circuit board manufacturing, Andrew’s talk will take us into the rapidly evolving realm of future electronic board fabrication.

 

Registration Required via propellers.princetonaaa.org

 

NEXT PRINCETON PROPELLER:  Tuesday, June 11th (6 P)


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While electronics surround us, and innovations occur daily, the actual process of manufacturing electronic devices has changed little in recent decades. So, now may be the time to ask: has the process plateaued? Might electronics be made with more speed, reliability and ease? And --- is it really necessary to rely on so-called experts to manufacture them? The answers may surprise you! BotFactory, an NYC startup, develops desktop machines which not only democratize the creation of electronic boards, but do so with a technology that enables board fabrication by non-experts. Their lead developer, Andrew Ippoliti, will describe just how BotFactory does it. Following a broad historical review of electronic circuit board manufacturing, Andrew’s talk will take us into the rapidly evolving realm of future electronic board fabrication.

Registration Required via propellers.princetonaaa.org


Location: Quadrangle Club, 33 Prospect St., Princeton, NJ 08540
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