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Sergio Verdu

Major Awards
*Member of U.S. National Academy of Engineering, elected 2007;
Status: Resolved
Institution: Princeton University
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Engineering
Specific Discipline:
Outcome Year: 2017
Outcome Category: No Longer Employed (includes Fired and Contract Non-renewal); Training / Counseling Required
Quote: "Princeton University terminated Sergio Verdu, former Eugene Higgins Professor of Electrical Engineering, for violating a policy prohibiting sexual relationships between professors and students they supervise or evaluate, reported. Verdu was previously disciplined, via additional sexual harassment training, for misconduct in 2017, after a graduate student said he invited her over to his home to watch movies involving sex and then touched her on her upper thigh and stomach. "
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