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On April 23, I will be attending the 10th anniversary celebration of Princeton's Operations Research and Financial Engineering department. There will be two panel discussions on "Lessons from the Financial Crisis" and "Energy and Climate Change". This will take place in their brand-new building, Sherrerd Hall.
ORFE has become one of the most popular majors at Princeton. It's perfect for students who want to have one foot in engineering and the other in the social sciences. It's always been a great feeder program to Wall Street banks and management consulting firms although if any of the students are reading this, there is life outside of banks and consultancies! There are plenty of businesses who need quantitative thinkers like you.
The department is much older than ten. When I graduated, it was combined with Civil Engineering. This is their 10th year since splitting from Civil.
On April 30, I will be giving a talk at NYU's Stern School on "Five Years of Chart Reading" (Kaufman Management Center, Room 5-90 at 11:30 am). This is a joint event with Dona Wong, the author of The Wall Street Journal Guide to Information Graphics. Please come and see us.