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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  • Iain McCulloch named Andlinger Center director, joins Princeton faculty

  • Three head-and-shoulders portraits.

    Princeton expands its commitment to research and education in quantum science and engineering

  • Andrea Goldsmith addressing students at opening ceremony.

    Dean welcomes students to an exciting era for engineering

  • Linking two solar technologies is a win-win for efficiency and stability

  • Four graduate students gather around professor Jeff Thompson in the lab, with a quantum computer behind them and figures displayed on the screen.

    A new route to a quantum internet

  • Three people in a room with industrial equipment. Two are looking up at machines in front of them; the other is looking at the people next to him and smiling.

    Formerly incarcerated students dive into engineering research


  • September 29

    10:00 am

    Magneto-optical Enhancement for Spectroscopic Methods: High-finesse Cavity Spectroscopy and Dual Comb Spectroscopy

  • October 02

    4:30 pm

    The In-plane Photoelectric Effect – A New Opportunity for Efficient Terahertz Detection.

  • October 16

    2:00 pm

    Training Deep Neural networks with In-Memory Computing