Princeton’s electrical engineering program, started in 1889 as one of the first in the United States, remains at the forefront of the field, with research aimed at improving human health, energy and environmental systems, computing and communications, and security. Specific areas of research include the physics of semiconductors; electronic and optical devices; the design of computers and networks; materials science and nanotechnologies; algorithms and structures for information; and biological technologies.

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News

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    Goldsmith, pioneer in mobile technology, named to National Inventors Hall of Fame

  • Trio of headshots.

    Three faculty members named Sloan Research Fellows

  • Researcher standing by equipment cabinet holding a setup of lasers and mirrors

    Advanced optics reveal how cells and molecules squirm, pulse and ooze

  • Portrait of researcher Stephen Lyon in the laboratory

    Quantum engineering expert Stephen Lyon wins Schowalter Award

  • Microscope image of tin crystals, showing protruding, jagged, smooth, and stunted 3-dimensional features.

    Researchers harness large language models to accelerate materials discovery

  • Graphic with words IEEE Awards 2024.

    IEEE bestows top honors on three pioneering Princeton engineers

Events

  • March 04

    4:30 pm

    Intelligent Textiles for Physical Interactions

  • March 06

    4:30 pm

    The Foundation Model Path to Open-world Robots

  • March 08

    4:30 pm

    Can Today’s 5G Networks Support 5G “Killer Apps”?

  • March 11

    4:30 pm

    A First-principles Approach to Deep Learning and Applications to Quantum Materials

  • March 19

    12:00 pm

    Princeton NextG Faculty Spotlight Series Presentation

  • March 21

    4:30 pm

    Mathematical Foundations for Physical Agents