Faculty Directory

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Emmanuel Abbe

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and the Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics

Office: B322 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-4692

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering, Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics

Research Interests: Information theory, coding theory, statistical signal processing, inference and discrete probability. Particular interests in: computationally efficient methods to process information in applications such as communication networks, data acquisition and data privacy

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Ryan P. Adams

Professor of Computer Science, Director, Program in Statistics and Machine Learning

Office: 411 Computer Science

Phone: 609-258-8682

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Other Affiliations: Program in Statistics and Machine Learning

Research Interests: Machine learning and computational statistics with applications in science and engineering.

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Sigrid Adriaenssens

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Office: E332 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-4661

Primary Affiliations: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI), Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Bridges: new structural (mobile) typologies; pre-stressed tension structures: splines and membranes; shells: textile reinforced shells, adaptable formwork, shape optimization; historic structures: restoration and upgrading methodologies; durability: life-cycle design of new infrastructure; efficiency: form-finding techniques, structural optimization, with applications in energy efficiency and human health.

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Amir Ali Ahmadi

Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Office: 329 Sherrerd Hall

Phone: 609-258-6416

Primary Affiliations: Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Other Affiliations: Computer Science, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research Interests: Optimization: algebraic methods in optimization, semidefinite programming, polynomial optimization; Computational aspects of dynamics and control: Lyapunov theory and optimization-based algorithms for robustness and stability analysis; Algorithms and complexity: Computational complexity in numerical optimization, convex relaxations in combinatorial optimization. Applications in systems theory, statistics, robotics, and economics.

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Ibrahim Albluwi

Lecturer, Computer Science

Office: 106 221 Nassau Street

Phone: 609-258-1144

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Expertise: Computer science education.

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Andrew Appel

Eugene Higgins Professor of Computer Science

Office: Room 209 Computer Science

Phone: 609-258-4627

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Other Affiliations: Center for Information Technology Policy

Research Interests: Computer security; information technology policy; election technology; programming languages; compilers; programming language semantics; program analysis; program verification; machine-checked proofs

Craig Arnold

Craig Arnold

Susan Dod Brown Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Director of the Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Office: D410 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-0250

Primary Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Other Affiliations: Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI), Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Laser processing and transport in materials with particular emphasis on shaping laser-material interactions

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Sanjeev Arora

Charles C. Fitzmorris Professor of Computer Science

Office: 307 Computer Science Building

Phone: 609-258-3869

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Theoretical computer science and theoretical machine learning. Computational complexity (especially probabilistically checkable proofs), computing approximate solutions to intractable problems. Data science (also natural language processing and neuroscience).

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David August

Professor of Computer Science

Office: 209 Computer Science Building

Phone: 609-258-2085

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Other Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Computer architecture; languages, compilers, and run-time systems; parallelism; programmability, performance, efficiency, reliability, and security.

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José Avalos

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Office: 101 Hoyt Chemical Laboratory

Phone: 609-258-9881

Primary Affiliations: Chemical and Biological Engineering, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Other Affiliations: Molecular Biology

Research Interests: Biotechnology: Use of synthetic biology and metabolic engineering to address important problems in sustainable energy, the environment, industry, and human health.

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Ravindra Bhatt

Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: B430 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-1819

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Theoretical condensed matter (solid-state) physics; physics of electronic materials

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Elie Bou-Zeid

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Office: C326 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-5429

Primary Affiliations: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI), Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research Interests: Environmental flows and turbulence, energy models for cities and buildings, boundary-layer meteorology, surface-atmosphere interactions; hydrometeorology; large-eddy simulation; sensor networks

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Ian Bourg

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Princeton Environmental Institute

Office: E416 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-4541

Primary Affiliations: Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI)

Other Affiliations: Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI), Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials, Chemical and Biological Engineering

Research Interests: Geochemical and mass transport properties of porous media, including clay mineral surface geochemistry; geologic carbon sequestration; kinetic isotope effects in aqueous systems; liquid water at interfaces; coupling between geochemistry, geomechanics, and mass fluxes in porous media.

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Clifford Brangwynne

Professor in Chemical and Biological Engineering

Office: A313 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-4528

Primary Affiliations: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Other Affiliations: Molecular Biology, Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Patterning in Developing Embryos; Physical Properties and Function of RNA/Protein Bodies; Architecture and Dynamics of the Cytoskeleton

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Mark Braverman

Professor of Computer Science

Office: 231 194 Nassau St.

Phone: (609) 258-8130

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Other Affiliations: Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics

Research Interests: Complexity theory, algorithms, game theory, machine learning, and applications of computer science in healthcare and medicine.

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Pierre-Thomas Brun

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Office: A313 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-2620

Primary Affiliations: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Research Interests: Fluid mechanics and elasticity; interfacial phenomenon and capillary effects; desktop experiments and minimal models; instability in soft matter; soft robotics; shape morphing and morphogenesis.

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Mark Brynildsen

Associate Professor in Chemical and Biological Engineering

Office: 205 Hoyt Laboratory

Phone: 609-258-1995

Primary Affiliations: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Other Affiliations: Molecular Biology

Research Interests: Bacterial persistence, host-pathogen interactions, network biology of bacterial stress.

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Rene Carmona

Paul M. Wythes '55 Professor of Engineering and Finance, Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Office: 210 Sherrerd Hall

Phone: 609-258-2310

Primary Affiliations: Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Other Affiliations: Mathematics, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics

Research Interests: Mathematical analysis of energy and emission markets; gas and electricity trading; design of cap-and-trade schemes; models and computational methods for the equity and credit markets

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Matias D. Cattaneo

Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Office: 227 Sherrerd Hall

Phone: 609-258-8825

Primary Affiliations: Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Research Interests: Mathematical statistics; econometrics; data science; quantitative methods in the social, behavioral and biomedical sciences; causal inference and program evaluation.

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Michael Celia

Theodora Shelton Pitney Professor of Environmental Studies, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Director of the Princeton Environmental Institute, Director of the Program in Environmental Engineering and Water Resources

Office: E205 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-5425

Primary Affiliations: Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI)

Other Affiliations: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Research Interests: Carbon mitigation; ecohydrology; subsurface hydrology; ecohydrology, numerical modeling, contaminant transport simulation; multiphase flow physics

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Bernard Chazelle

Eugene Higgins Professor of Computer Science

Office: 301 194 Nassau St.

Phone: 609-258-5380

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Natural algorithms, dynamical systems, dynamic networks, computational geometry, discrepancy theory

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Yuxin Chen

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: C330 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-1693

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: High-dimensional estimation, machine learning, convex and nonconvex optimization, information theory, statistics, statistical signal processing, network science, and their applications in medical imaging and computational biology.

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Minjie Chen

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Office: 217 Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Phone: 609-258-7656

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Research Interests: Design of power conversion and management systems to address technical challenges with large social impacts. High-performance power-conversion systems for a wide range of applications, including smart grid, renewable generation, energy storage, telecom, data centers, electric vehicles, and robotics.

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Danqi Chen

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Office: 412 Computer Science

Phone: 609-258-8680

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Natural language processing, machine learning and deep learning.

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Stephen Chou

Joseph C. Elgin Professor of Engineering , Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: B412 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-4416

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Nanotechnology and nanoscale electronics; optoelectronic; magnetic devices, such as nanoimprint, self-assembly, reactive ion etching, single electron transistors, subwavelength optical elements, patterning of nanoscale organic light emitters and transistors, growth of semiconductors and polymers on nanopatterned substrates, quantized magnetic disks, and giant magnetoresistance

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Edgar Choueiri

Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Office: D432 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-5220

Primary Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research Interests: High-power rocket system for the robotic and human exploration of the Moon and Mars; physics and application of plasma thrusters. Also: audio, acoustics, and 3D sound.

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Daniel J. Cohen

Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Office: 111 Hoyt

Phone: 609-258-3000

Primary Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research Interests: Bioengineering; biomaterials; materials science; biomechanics; swarm behavior

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Sujit Datta

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Office: A321 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-4586

Primary Affiliations: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Physics and engineering of soft materials; transport through porous media; interfacial phenomena; biophysics; biological polymers; microfluidics; hydrogels; water remediation; microbial communities

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Nathalie de Leon

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: B320 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-5694

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Building quantum hardware with color centers in wide bandgap materials, such as NV centers in diamond. Optics and photonics, surface science and materials engineering, atomic and molecular spectroscopy, nanofabrication, and cryogenics.

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Pablo Debenedetti

Dean for Research, Class of 1950 Professor in Engineering and Applied Science, Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Office: 107 91 Prospect Ave./Office of the Dean for Research

Phone: 609-258-5480

Primary Affiliations: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Other Affiliations: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Protein thermodynamics; ice nucleation in the atmosphere; liquid-state theory; theory of the glass transition; theory of nucleation; molecular theory of water and aqueous systems.

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Luc Deike

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and the Princeton Environmental Institute

Office: D428 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-7920

Primary Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI)

Research Interests: Fundamental fluid dynamics with an emphasis on non-linear and multi-scale systems. Addressing fundamental physics problems related to environmental and industrial applications, including the statistics of waves in the ocean, floating ice sheets, gas transfer by surface breaking waves in the ocean, and spray dynamics in the atmosphere.

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Jia Deng

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Office: 423 Computer Science

Phone: 609-258-1203

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Computer vision and machine learning; achieving human-level visual understanding by integrating perception, cognition, and learning.

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David Dobkin

Phillip Y. Goldman '86 Professor in Computer Science

Office: 419 Computer Science Building

Phone: 609-258-9907

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Other Affiliations: Center for Information Technology Policy

Research Interests: Creating images of mathematical objects and animations of geometric algorithms

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Robert Dondero Jr.

Lecturer, Computer Science

Office: 038 Corwin Hall

Phone: 609-258-2211

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Expertise: Computer programming, computer programming education, software engineering, software engineering education.

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Zeev Dvir

Associate Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics

Office: 250 194 Nassau St.

Phone: 609-258-6469

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science, Mathematics

Research Interests: Computational complexity, pseudo-randomness, coding theory and discrete mathematics.

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Lamyaa El-Gabry

Lecturer, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Office: D324 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-1916

Primary Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Expertise: Fluid mechanics, propulsion and energy sciences.

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Barbara Engelhardt

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Office: 322 Computer Science

Phone: 609-258-0933

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Machine learning, Bayesian statistics, statistical genetics, computational biology, quantitative genetics.

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Jianqing Fan

Frederick L. Moore, Class of 1918, Professor in Finance, Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Office: 205 Sherrerd Hall

Phone: 609-258-7924

Primary Affiliations: Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Other Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: High-dimensional statistics, machine learning, financial econometrics, biostatistics, computational biology, distributed computing.

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Edward Felten

Robert E. Kahn Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs, Director of the Center of Information Technology Policy, Associate Director of the Program in Technology and Society

Office: 302 Sherrerd Hall

Phone: 609-258-5906

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science, Center for Information Technology Policy, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs

Research Interests: Computer security and privacy, and technology policy; electronic voting; security of laptop computers; issues related to anti-copying technology and online copyright issues

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Adam Finkelstein

Professor of Computer Science

Office: 424 Computer Science Building

Phone: 609-258-5756

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Computer graphics; abstract animation; depiction of 3D shape; interactive tools for artists, designers and architects; computer generated line drawings; non-photorealistic rendering; scientific and information visualization

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Robert Fish

Lecturer, Computer Science

Office: 037 Corwin Hall

Phone: 609-258-0839

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Expertise: Networking and Telecommunications, Computer-Human Interaction, Online Learning and MOOCs, R&D Innovation Methodologies

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Jason Fleischer

Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: B320 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-8963

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Nonlinear optics and photonics; soliton dynamics; statistical and condensed-matter physics

Michael Freedman

Michael Freedman

Professor of Computer Science

Office: 308 Computer Science Building

Phone: 609-258-9179

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Other Affiliations: Center for Information Technology Policy

Research Interests: Peer-assisted content distribution; federated virtual worlds; service-centric network architectures; scalable storage systems; fault-tolerant systems; distributed monitoring and debugging; privacy-preserving protocols

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Maria Garlock

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Co-Director of the Program in Architecture and Engineering

Office: E328 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-2728

Primary Affiliations: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests: Structural engineering; earthquake engineering; innovative structural systems; large fires; thin shell concrete roof structures; sensor technology in civil infrastructure; tall building design

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Maia Ginsburg

Lecturer, Computer Science

Office: 041 Corwin Hall

Phone: 609-258-6484

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Expertise: Algorithms and data structures, general computer science.

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Alexander Glaser

Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and International Affairs, Co-Director of the Program in Science and Global Security

Office: 202 221 Nassau St.

Phone: 609-258-5692

Primary Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs

Other Affiliations: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Research Interests: Nuclear energy; climate change; nuclear reactor technologies; neutronics calculations; nuclear fuel cycle analysis and modeling; nuclear arms control and disarmament verification; projects in partnership with the Program in Science and Global Security and the Program in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy of the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs.

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Branko Glišić

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Office: E330 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-8278

Primary Affiliations: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Structural health monitoring and structural analysis; SHM methods and strategies, fiber optic sensors and advanced sensory systems; smart structures and intelligent infrastructure; hazard mitigation and enhancement of safety; model-based and model-free data analysis

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Claire Gmachl

Eugene Higgins Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: B326 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-7489

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: High performance quantum cascade lasers; innovative quantum cascade laser design; mid-infrared photonics; mid-infrared sensing applications in environment, health, and security; novel semiconductor devices; semiconductor metamaterials.

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Tom Griffiths

Professor of Psychology and Computer Science; Henry R. Luce Professor of Information Technology, Consciousness, and Culture.

Office: 405 Computer Science

Phone: 609-258-

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science, Psychology

Research Interests: Machine learning; developing mathematical models of higher level cognition and understanding the formal principles that underlie people’s ability to solve everyday computational problems.

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Aarti Gupta

Professor of Computer Science

Office: 220 Computer Science Building

Phone: 609-258-8017

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Formal verification of systems, model checking, program analysis, and automatic decision procedures for logics. SAT/SMT solvers.

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Mikko Haataja

Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Office: D404C E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-9126

Primary Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Other Affiliations: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Theoretical and computational materials science; physics of materials; physical biology; microstructure formation

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Elad Hazan

Professor of Computer Science

Office: 409 Computer Science Building

Phone: 609-258-4562

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Design and analysis of algorithms for basic problems in machine learning and optimization.

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Felix Heide

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Office: 410 Computer Science

Phone: 609-258-0419

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Computational imaging and computer vision.

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Andrew Houck

Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: B424 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-2571

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Quantum computing; non-linear and quantum optics; superconducting microwave electronics; decoherence in quantum systems; transport physics

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Marcus Hultmark

Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Office: D222 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-5689

Primary Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Fluid mechanics; turbulence, its measurement and theory. Aerodynamics of wind turbines; developing and characterization of sensors for measurements of flow parameters related to atmospheric monitoring, climate models, unmanned aerial vehicles, and medical infusion monitoring to improve how treatments are administered.

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Peter Jaffé

William L. Knapp '47 Professor of Civil Engineering, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Office: E411 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-4653

Primary Affiliations: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Other Affiliations: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Novel mechanisms of ammonium oxidation under iron reducing conditions and its applications to water treatment; optimization of nitrification/denitrification in waste treatment systems; transport and transformation of pollutants in the environment; remediation of contaminated systems; numerical simulation of denitrification in soils as a function of rainfall and soil properties; climate change models; biogeochemically mediated dynamics of trace metals in sediments, wetland soils, and groundwater; biological reduction of uranium in groundwater; long-term stability of the reduced uranium phases; nitrogen processing in urban settings coupled to urban hydrology; effects of carbon dioxide sequestration in deep aquifers on shallow soils due to potential leaks.

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Kyle Jamieson

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Office: 305 Computer Science Building

Phone: 609-258-7477

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Networking, Wireless Systems, Internet of Things. Building wirelessly networked systems for the real world that cut across the boundaries of digital communications and networking.

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Jesse Jenkins

Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Office: 214 Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Phone: 609-258-1257

Primary Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Other Affiliations: Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI), Princeton School of Public and International Affairs

Research Interests: Propulsion and energy sciences

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Niraj Jha

Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: B220 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-4754

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Research Interests: Machine learning; Internet of Things; embedded computing; cybersecurity; computer architecture; computer-aided design of integrated circuits and systems; low-power hardware/software design; 3D monolithic IC design.

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Chi Jin

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: C332 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-3000

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Machine learning, statistics and optimization

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Yiguang Ju

Robert Porter Patterson Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Director of the Program in Sustainable Energy

Office: D330 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-5644

Primary Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Other Affiliations: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Research Interests: Sustainable energy; propulsion; functional nano-materials

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Antoine Kahn

Stephen C. Macaleer '63 Professor in Engineering and Applied Science, Professor of Electrical Engineering, Vice Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science

Office: B420 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-4642

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Molecular and polymer semiconductors; electronic and chemical properties of interfaces; doping in organic thin films; organic-based devices; hybrid metal halide perovskites.

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Alan Kaplan

Lecturer, Computer Science

Office: 105 221 Nassau St.

Phone: 609-258-1745

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Expertise: Mobile software, middleware and protocols; communication and networking for consumer applications and services, software engineering.

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Brian Kernighan

Professor of Computer Science

Office: 311 Computer Science Building

Phone: 609-258-2089

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Other Affiliations: Center for Information Technology Policy

Research Interests: AMPL modeling language for mathematical optimization; scripting languages

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Zachary Kincaid

Assistant Professor

Office: 219 Computer Science

Phone: 609-258-5330

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Programming languages, formal methods, concurrency, compilers, logic. Developing automated reasoning techniques to facilitate the construction of high-performance, dependable software. Static analysis and program verification, with an emphasis on multi-threaded programs. Theorem proving and program synthesis.

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Bruce E. Koel

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Office: A311 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-4524

Primary Affiliations: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Other Affiliations: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research Interests: Surface processes and probes. Plasma-materials interactions: liquid metals, nanomaterials synthesis, plasma-enhanced catalysis; photoelectrocatalysis: composite and doped oxides for water splitting, carbon dioxide reduction; electrochemistry: Zn Br cells, alloy electrodes; heterogeneous catalysis: hydrocarbon conversion, olefin metathesis, hydrodeoxygenation of bio-oils, bimetallic Pt alloys; environmental remediation: sequestration by iron nanoparticles; electron and ion spectroscopy; scanning probe microscopy, STM, AFM.

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Gillat Kol

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Office: 230 194 Nassau St.

Phone: 609-258-5386

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Theoretical aspects of computation; application of information theory to theoretical computer science, especially to computational complexity; interactive compression and coding.

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Egemen Kolemen

Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Office: MS34 C-Site B261 PPPL

Phone: 609-258-

Primary Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Research Interests: Application of dynamics and control theory to experimental plasma physics, primarily to address the challenges of fusion reactor design. Designing and implementing novel control techniques for fusion reactors. Reduction of heat flux to fusion reactor vessels using advanced magnetic divertor configuration, detachment, and radiation control; and disruption avoidance against instabilities.

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Alain Kornhauser

Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering, Director of the Program in Transportation

Office: 229 Sherrerd Hall

Phone: 609-258-4657

Primary Affiliations: Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Research Interests: Dynamic resource management; traveler information and decision support; automated vehicle control systems; traveler information systems; personal rapid transit

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Andrej Kosmrlj

Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Office: D414 D-Wing E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-8613

Primary Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Design and mechanics of metamaterials with unusual material properties; Statistical mechanics of microscopic structures in the presence of thermal fluctuations and disorder, with potential applications for flexible electronics, sensitive force sensors or micro-actuators; Mechanics in morphogenesis during embryo development.

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Sanjeev Kulkarni

Dean of the Faculty, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: B310 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-6727

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Philosophy, Center for Information Technology Policy, Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Research Interests: Statistical pattern recognition, machine learning; applied probability, nonparametric statistics; information theory, communications; wireless networks, sensor networks; signal, image, and video processing; adaptive systems, hybrid systems, control and econometrics and finance

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Sun-Yuan Kung

Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: B230 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-3780

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: VLSI signal processing; neural networks; digital signal, image, and video processing; multimedia information systems

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Chung Law

Robert H. Goddard Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Office: D323C E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-5271

Primary Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Other Affiliations: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Combustion, with applications in propulsion, energy and environmental issues; chemical kinetics; fluid mechanics; heat and mass transfer; high-temperature gas dynamics, and alternative fuels.

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Ruby Lee

Forrest G. Hamrick Professor in Engineering, Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: B218 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-1426

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Center for Information Technology Policy

Research Interests: Ubiquitous processor and platform architectures for media processing and secure information processing; computer architecture for high-performance, secure, and highly available servers

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Jason D. Lee

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: B308 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-8396

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Machine learning, optimization, and statistics; the foundations of deep learning, non-convex optimization, and reinforcement learning.

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Naomi Leonard

Edwin S. Wilsey Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Director of the Council on Science and Technology

Office: D234 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-5129

Primary Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research Interests: Control theory, involves designing and analyzing methods for influencing the behavior of complex, dynamical systems using feedback

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Amit Levy

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Office: 307 Computer Science

Phone: 609-258-8701

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Security & privacy; systems.

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Daniel Leyzberg

Lecturer, Computer Science

Office: 034 Corwin Hall Computer Science

Phone: 609-258-9300

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Expertise: Computer science education, human-computer and human-robot interaction.

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Xiaoyan Li

Lecturer, Computer Science

Office: 104 221 Nassau St.

Phone: 609-258-7844

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Expertise: Question answering, information retrieval, data mining and other applications of machine learning techniques.

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Kai Li

Paul M. and Marcia R. Wythes Professor of Computer Science

Office: 321 Computer Science Building

Phone: 609-258-4637

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Computer architecture; operating systems; parallel systems; networking

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Ning Lin

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Office: E328 E-Wing E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-0266

Primary Affiliations: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests: Natural hazards and risk assessment, stochastic modeling, wind engineering, coastal engineering, climate change impact and adaptation, built environment and sustainability.

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A. James Link

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Office: 207 Hoyt

Phone: 609-258-7191

Primary Affiliations: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Other Affiliations: Molecular Biology, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Research Interests: Protein engineering, peptides, natural products, antibiotics, microbiology, genomics, and supramolecular chemistry

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Michael Littman

Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Office: D202A E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-5198

Primary Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Other Affiliations: Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education, Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests: Automatic controls; tunable laser design; bio-mimic robotics; the terrestrial planet finder; design and control of a high contrast coronagraph; history of engineering

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Wyatt Lloyd

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Office: 323 Computer Science

Phone: 609-258-5030

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Theory, design, implementation, evaluation, and deployment of large-scale distributed systems. Big data, storage, consistency, geo-replication, consensus, concurrency control, and fault tolerance.

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Lynn Loo

Theodora D. '78 and William H. Walton III '74 Professor in Engineering, Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Director of the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Office: 118 Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Phone: 609-258-9091

Primary Affiliations: Chemical and Biological Engineering, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Organic and polymer electronics, including transistors, solar cells, sensors and energy efficient smart windows; hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites; patterning; processing-structure-function relationships of complex materials.

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Jérémie Lumbroso

Lecturer, Computer Science

Office: 035 Corwin Hall

Phone: 609-258-5379

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Expertise: Probabilistic algorithms, data streaming, data structures, analysis of algorithms, analytic combinatorics.

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Stephen Lyon

Professor of Electrical Engineering, Director, Program in Engineering Physics

Office: B428 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-4635

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education, Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Optical processes in semiconductors; ultrafast processes and nonequilibrium transport; semiconductor nanostructures; quantum computing

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Anirudha Majumdar

Assistant Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Office: D202B E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-0854

Primary Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research Interests: Controlling highly agile robotic systems such as unmanned aerial vehicles, with formal guarantees on their safety and performance.

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Sharad Malik

George Van Ness Lothrop Professor in Engineering, Chair and Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: B224 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-4625

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education

Research Interests: Design automation for digital systems; design tools for embedded systems; hardware-software integration; digital circuit theory; synthesis and verification of digital systems

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Luigi Martinelli

Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Office: D302C E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-6652

Primary Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research Interests: Simulation of viscous flow past complex configurations with application to aircraft and ship design

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Margaret Martonosi

Hugh Trumbull Adams '35 Professor of Computer Science, Director of the Program in Technology and Society

Office: 208 Computer Science

Phone: 609-258-1912

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science, Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education

Other Affiliations: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Center for Information Technology Policy, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Computer architectures and the hardware/software interface, particularly power-efficient systems, hardware-software interface issues, and most recently, power-efficient wireless networks.

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William Massey

Edwin S. Wilsey Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Office: 206 Sherrerd Hall

Phone: 609-258-7384

Primary Affiliations: Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Research Interests: Stochastic models and queuing theory; performance and pricing models for telecommunications systems; symptotic analysis and stochastic bounds for queueing networks; theories of queues with time-varying rates, stochastic networks

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Denise Mauzerall

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Public and International Affairs

Office: 445 Robertson Hall

Phone: 609-258-2498

Primary Affiliations: Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs

Other Affiliations: Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI), Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Research Interests: Using science to inform far-sighted air quality policy that considers impacts of air pollution on health, agriculture and climate change. Investigations include: Climatic benefit of black carbon (soot) mitigation; global crop yield reductions due to ozone exposure; inter-continental transport of fine aerosols; impact of emissions of aerosols from China on global air quality, mortality and radiative forcing.

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Jonathan Mayer

Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs

Office: 307 Sherrerd Hall

Phone: (202) 684-6074

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: The intersection of information technology, public policy, and law.

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Forrest Meggers

Assistant Professor of Architecture and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Co-Director of the Architecture and Engineering Program, Co-Chair of Princeton Sustainability Committee

Office: S03 Architecture Building

Phone: 609-258-7831

Primary Affiliations: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Architecture

Other Affiliations: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests: Building systems design and integration; sustainable systems; renewable energy; optimization of energy systems; geothermal; seasonal energy storage; low temp hybrid solar; building materials; energy systems modeling; exergy analysis; thermodynamics and heat transfer; and heat pumps

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Julia Mikhailova

Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Office: D420 D-Wing E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-7154

Primary Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Attosecond science: high-¬harmonic and attosecond?pulse generation and application. High-¬field physics: high-¬power lasers, relativistic laser?plasma interaction, synchrotron¬?type intense x?ray radiation from solids, laser¬?driven particle acceleration. Ultrafast and nonlinear optics: few-¬cycle optical pulse generation, optical parametric chirped pulse amplification, femtosecond laser filamentation, nonlinear fiber optics. Quantum optics: entanglement of quantum states, biphoton states in spontaneous parametric light scattering.

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Prateek Mittal

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: B326 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-0814

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Center for Information Technology Policy, Computer Science

Research Interests: Secure and privacy-preserving communication systems, including domains of privacy-enhancing technologies, trustworthy social systems, and Internet/network security. Research draws on techniques from computer networks and distributed systems, large-scale machine learning, complex networks/network science and applied cryptography.

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Christopher Moretti

Lecturer, Computer Science

Office: 36 Corwin Hall

Phone: 609-258-5388

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Expertise: Distributed systems, computer science education.

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Michael Mueller

Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Office: D332 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-5191

Primary Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Other Affiliations: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Research Interests: High-fidelity numerical modeling of turbulent combustion. Applications to improving efficiency and performance, minimizing emissions, and reducing cost in reciprogating engines, aircraft engines, and stationary gas turbines.

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John Mulvey

Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Office: 329 Sherrerd Hall

Phone: 609-258-5423

Primary Affiliations: Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Research Interests: Financial management and risk analysis; large-scale optimization models and algorithms; advanced portfolio models for long-term investors (pension plans, family trusts, university endowments) and multi-strategy hedge funds

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Karthik Narasimhan

Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Office: 422 Computer Science

Phone: 609-258-8702

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Machine learning, natural language processing.

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Arvind Narayanan

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Office: 308 Sherrerd Hall

Phone: 609-258-9302

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Other Affiliations: Center for Information Technology Policy

Research Interests: Privacy, security, tech policy, cryptography, social networks

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Celeste Nelson

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Director of the Program in Engineering Biology

Office: 303 Hoyt Laboratory

Phone: 609-258-8851

Primary Affiliations: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Other Affiliations: Molecular Biology

Research Interests: Mammalian tissue morphogenesis/morphodynamics; microfabrication/bioMEMS for tissue engineering; cell adhesion and mechanics

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Daniel Nosenchuck

Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Office: D302B E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-5136

Primary Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research Interests: Complex fluid flows; supercomputer architecture; rapid design and manufacture

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Athanassios Panagiotopoulos

Susan Dod Brown Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Chair of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Office: A317 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-4591

Primary Affiliations: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Other Affiliations: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Molecular simulation of fluids, materials and biological systems; Thermodynamic analysis of processes; Ionic liquids and their applications; Computational Material Science

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Catherine Peters

Chair and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Director of the Program in Geological Engineering

Office: E-417 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-5645

Primary Affiliations: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI), Geosciences, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials, Program in Sustainable Energy

Research Interests: Environmental chemistry and environmental risk assessment; reactions kinetics; reaction rates for a variety of environmental systems; geochemical reactions important for storage of CO2 in deep saline aquifers; time-scales operative for CO2 storage; contamination of water and soils with organic pollutants; non-aqueous phase liquids (NAPLs) containing polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

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Iasonas Petras

Lecturer, Computer Science

Office: 033 Corwin Hall

Phone: 609-258-1794

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Expertise: Quantum computation, information-based complexity.

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H. Vincent Poor

Interim Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, Michael Henry Strater University Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: B330 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-1816

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Research Interests: Information theory; signal processing; wireless networks; energy systems; social networks

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Amilcare Porporato

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Princeton Environmental Institute

Office: E407 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-2287

Primary Affiliations: Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI)

Research Interests: Nonlinear and stochastic dynamical systems, hydrometeorology and soil-atmosphere interaction, soil moisture and plant dynamics, soil biogeochemistry, and ecohydrology.

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Warren Powell

Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering, Director of the Program in Engineering and Management Systems

Office: 230 Sherrerd Hall

Phone: 609-258-5373

Primary Affiliations: Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Other Affiliations: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Computer Science

Research Interests: Optimization under uncertainty, spanning optimal learning, approximate dynamic programming, stochastic search, and risk, with an emphasis on computation. Application areas include energy, transportation, health, business analytics and the sciences.

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Rodney Priestley

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Princeton University Vice Dean for Innovation, Associate Director, Princeton Center for Complex Materials, Director of Graduate Studies

Office: A417 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-5271

Primary Affiliations: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Materials synthesis, processing, structure and properties. The physics of polymeric materials and the development of novel polymeric systems as responsive and self healing materials and membranes.

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Paul Prucnal

Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: B314 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-5549

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Photonic switching; fiber-optic networks; optical interconnects

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Robert Prud'homme

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Office: A301 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-4577

Primary Affiliations: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Flow in porous media; micro and nanofluidic phenomena; rheology; colloidal dispersions; polymer engineering

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Miklos Racz

Assistant Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Office: 204 Sherrerd Hall

Phone: 609-258-8281

Primary Affiliations: Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Research Interests: Statistical inference problems in complex systems, in particular on random graphs and in genomics; applied probability, combinatorial statistics, information theory, control theory, interacting particle systems, and voting.

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Peter Ramadge

Gordon Y.S. Wu Professor of Engineering, Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: B212 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-4645

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Video and image processing; adaptive systems; adaptive signal processing; adaptive control; discrete-event systems, optimization of queueing systems; video analysis, annotation and search

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Anu Ramaswami

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, and the Princeton Environmental Institute, Director, Chadha Center for Global India , Sanjay Swani ’87 Professor of India Studies

Office: E209A E-Quad

Phone: 303-523-8130

Primary Affiliations: Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI), Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS)

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS)

Research Interests: Sustainable infrastructure design, cities, sustainability science, urban systems science, food-energy-water nexus, environmental modeling, science-policy linkages, India

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Barry Rand

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Associate Director for External Partnerships at the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Office: B414 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-7692

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Understanding and leveraging the electronic and optical properties of thin film materials, particularly semiconductors, for use in emerging applications such as solar cells, light emitting devices, and transistors. Interdisciplinary research at the intersection of electrical engineering, materials science, physics, and chemistry.

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Ben Raphael

Professor of Computer Science

Office: 309 Computer Science

Phone: 609-258-6314

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Developing and applying computational and mathematical methods to address biological questions at the molecular and cellular level. Human and cancer genomics, including algorithmic approaches to identify and interpret genomic alterations in genomes, reconstruct tumor evolution, and discover novel therapeutic interventions. Comparative genomics, particularly analysis of genome rearrangements in evolution. Algorithms for analysis of data from high-throughput genomics and proteomics technologies.

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Ran Raz

Professor of Computer Science

Office: 240 194 Nassau St.

Phone: 609-258-2086

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Complexity theory, with emphasis on proving lower bounds for computational models: Boolean and arithmetic circuit complexity, communication complexity, interactive proofs and probabilistically checkable proofs, randomness and derandomization, time-space lower bounds for learning.

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Richard A. Register

Eugene Higgins Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Office: A423 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-4691

Primary Affiliations: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Other Affiliations: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Materials design: creation of new materials for specific function; polymer chemistry, physics, and engineering; nanoscience and nanotechnology; polymer thin films and membranes; block copolymers, polymer blends and composites, semicrystalline polymers, and ionomers.

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Zhiyong "Jason" Ren

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and Environment, Associate Director for Research at the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Office: 213 Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Phone: 609-258-4899

Primary Affiliations: Civil and Environmental Engineering, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Research Interests: Water-energy nexus and energy and resource recovery during waste treatment processes.

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Jennifer Rexford

Gordon Y.S. Wu Professor in Engineering, Chair and Professor of Computer Science

Office: 222 Computer Science Building

Phone: 609-258-5182

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Other Affiliations: Center for Information Technology Policy, Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Communication networks; network management; protocol design; internet measurement

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Alejandro Rodriguez

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: B318 B-Wing E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-8962

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Application and development of analytical and computational methods for studying emerging, fundamental, and practical problems at the intersection of quantum and classical nanophotonics. Control and design of thermal emitters and absorbers, modeling fluctuation-induced electromagnetic phenomena in complex nanostructures and design of low-power, wavelength-scale nonlinear devices.

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Clarence Rowley

Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Office: D232 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-7321

Primary Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research Interests: Fluid flows from a dynamical systems point of view; modeling and model reduction for bifurcation analysis and control; numerical methods, both for fluids simulations, and analysis of dynamical systems; applications of geometric methods in fluid mechanics

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Szymon Rusinkiewicz

Professor of Computer Science

Office: 406 Computer Science Building

Phone: 609-258-7479

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Computer graphics; acquisition and analysis of 3D shape and appearance; novel devices and methods for 3D printing; documentation of cultural heritage artifacts and sites; appearance and performance capture for digital humans.

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Olga Russakovsky

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Office: 408 Computer Science

Phone: 609-258-8118

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Computer vision, machine learning and human-computer interaction. Developing artificial intelligent systems that can reason about the vision world.

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Michele L. Sarazen

Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering

Office: A319 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-8331

Primary Affiliations: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Mechanistic investigations of heterogeneous catalysis via combined synthetic, kinetic, and theoretical techniques; improving efficiencies for conversions of conventional feedstocks to fuels and chemicals and developing renewable alternatives to fuels and chemicals.

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Robert Sedgewick

William O. Baker *39 Professor in Computer Science

Office: 319 Computer Science Building

Phone: 609-258-4345

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Finding efficient algorithms for fundamental practical problems; validating theoretical designs through practical implementations; fundamental properties of algorithms; comparing algorithms through careful implementation studies; relating algorithms, data structures, generating functions and analytic functions such that asymptotic results; investigating how visual representations provide an understanding of how algorithms gain efficiency

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Kaushik Sengupta

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: B216 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-5250

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Integrated circuits and chip-scale systems operating across RF-THz-optical frequencies for next generation ultrafast wireless communication, sensing, imaging and low-cost smart biomedical devices for point-of-core applications.

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Sebastian Seung

Evnin Professor in Neuroscience, Professor of Computer Science and the Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Co-Director of the Program in Neuroscience

Office: 153 PNI Neuroscience Institute

Phone: 609-258-7713

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science, Princeton Neuroscience Institute (PNI)

Research Interests: Neuroscience and connectomics: Developing machine learning and social computing technologies for reconstructing neural circuits from high resolution brain images.

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Mansour Shayegan

Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: B408 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-4639

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Semiconductor physics; electronic properties of low-dimensional semiconductor structures; growth of III-V compounds by molecular beam epitaxy

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Mykhaylo Shkolnikov

Assistant Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Office: 202 Sherrerd Hall

Phone: 609-258-1044

Primary Affiliations: Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Research Interests: Applying stochastic analysis to problems in random matrix theory and stochastic portfolio theory. Various topics in probability theory and partial differential equations: interacting particle systems, random growth models, concentration of measure, large deviations, random operators, probabilistic approach to hyperbolic and parabolic partial differential equations.

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Stanislav Shvartsman

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and the Lewis Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics

Office: A421 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-4694

Primary Affiliations: Chemical and Biological Engineering, Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics

Other Affiliations: Molecular Biology

Research Interests: Quantitative analysis of pattern formation and morphogenesis in developing tissues; genetics, genomics, and computational studies of signaling pathways; reaction engineering and transport processes

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Mona Singh

Professor of Computer Science and the Lewis Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics

Office: 420 Computer Science Building

Phone: 609-258-2087

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science, Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics

Other Affiliations: Molecular Biology

Research Interests: Computational biology and bioinformatics; computational science

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Jaswinder Singh

Professor of Computer Science, Director of the Program in Applications of Computing

Office: 324 Computer Science Building

Phone: 609-258-5329

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Parallel computing systems and applications: parallel applications and their implications for software and architectural design; system software and programming environments for multiprocessors. Special interest in applications of computing in computational biology, especially protein structure determination and simulating the immune system

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Ronnie Sircar

Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering, Chair, Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Office: 208 Sherrerd Hall

Phone: 609-258-2841

Primary Affiliations: Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Other Affiliations: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Research Interests: Security pricing; stochastic models of finance; numerical methods and approximations of solutions; modeling and statistics of volatility; stochastic differential equations and computational methods

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James Smith

William and Edna Macaleer Professor of Engineering and Applied Science, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Office: C319G E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-4615

Primary Affiliations: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Other Affiliations: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Research Interests: Hydrology, hydraulics and hydrometeorology of extreme floods; development of technologies for measuring rainfall from weather radar; stochastic modeling of the space-time structure of rainfall and microphysical studies of extreme rainfall from organized systems of thunderstorms; examined the heterogeneity of hydrologic response in urbanizing watersheds; the stability of the channel-floodplain system in urban drainage networks and the hydraulics of extreme floods in urban rivers

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Alexander Smits

Eugene Higgins Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Emeritus, Senior Scholar

Office: D218 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-5117

Primary Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research Interests: Experimental research in fluid mechanics. The behavior of low and high Reynolds number turbulent wall-bounded flows at subsonic, supersonic and hypersonic speeds; the fluid mechanics of swimming and bio-inspired propulsion; blood hemolysis, sports ball aerodynamics; wind turbine aerodynamics and energy harvesting, and the development of new and improved measurement techniques.

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Mete Soner

Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Office: 225 Sherrerd Hall

Phone: 609-258-5130

Primary Affiliations: Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Research Interests: Nonlinear analysis in partial differential equations, stochastic processes and mathematical finance.

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Howard Stone

Donald R. Dixon '69 and Elizabeth W. Dixon Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Office: D326 D-Wing E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-9493

Primary Affiliations: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Other Affiliations: Molecular Biology, Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials, Chemical and Biological Engineering

Research Interests: Fundamental problems in fluid motions dominated by viscosity, low Reynolds number flows. Applying a combination of theory, computer simulation and modeling, and experiments, with applications to problems involving effects of surface tension, buoyancy, fluid rotation, and surfactants, and the flow of lipids and motions of suspended particles.

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James Sturm

Stephen R. Forrest Professor in Electrical Engineering

Office: 320 Bowen Hall

Phone: 609-258-5610

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Physics and technology of semiconductor devices for both microelectronics and large-area electronics; silicon-based heterostructures and three-dimensional integration; organic semiconductors; flat panel and flexible displays

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Sankaran Sundaresan

Norman John Sollenberger Professor in Engineering, Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Office: A315 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-4583

Primary Affiliations: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Other Affiliations: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Granular and multiphase flow; chemical reactor design, stability and dynamics; origin and hierarchy of meso-scale structures in two-phase flows; coarsened equations of motion for two-phase flows; contact stresses in granular assemblies; role of static electrification on gas-particle flows

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Ludovic Tangpi

Assistant Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Office: 203 Sherrerd Hall

Phone: 609-258-4558

Primary Affiliations: Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Research Interests: Stochastic analysis and mathematical finance.

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Robert Tarjan

James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Computer Science

Office: 308 194 Nassau St.

Phone: 609-258-4797

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Computer science theory; data structures; graph algorithms; combinatorial optimization; computational complexity; computational geometry; parallel algorithms

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Jeffrey Thompson

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: B328 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-6124

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Methods to gain control over individual atoms for computing, communications and sensing technology. Using nanophotonic circuits to spatially isolate and address individual or small clusters of rare earth ion dopants in crystalline hosts for use as single photon sources and quantum memories. Developing techniques to laser-cool and trap large arrays of atoms levitated in vacuum.

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Olga Troyanskaya

Professor of Computer Science and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics

Office: 320 Computer Science Building

Phone: 609-258-1749

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science, Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics

Other Affiliations: Molecular Biology

Research Interests: Genomic data integration; microarray analysis; gene and protein function prediction; detection and analysis of chromosomal abnormalities; evaluation and validation of computational predictions; algorithms for integration of data from multiple data sources; visualization of biological data; machine learning methods in bioinformatics

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Hakan Tureci

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: B312 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-1993

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Nonlinear/quantum optics in complex media; nano-photonics; condensed matter physics; semiconductor optics; strongly correlated quantum optical systems; quantum/wave chaos; numerical methods for simulating active and passive photonic structures

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Ramon van Handel

Associate Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Office: 227 Sherrerd Hall

Phone: 609-258-0973

Primary Affiliations: Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Research Interests: Probability theory and its interactions with other fields: Conditional phenomena, high-dimensional probability, and ergodic theory.

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Robert Vanderbei

Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Office: 209 Sherrerd Hall

Phone: 609-258-2345

Primary Affiliations: Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Other Affiliations: Computer Science, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research Interests: Telescope design for searching for extra-solar planets; high-contrast imaging; diffractive optics; robust optimization; fast Fourier optimization; financial portfolio selection; convex optimization; multi-objective optimization; stochastic dominance; stability of Saturn's rings; astrophysics; stable solutions to the n-body problem

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Naveen Verma

Professor of Electrical Engineering, Director of the Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education, Director of the Program in Entrepreneurship

Office: B226 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-1424

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Analog and digital integrated circuits with an emphasis on developing system platforms for emerging applications, especially where considerable computation and instrumentation is required but energy is severely constrained. Important examples include implantable and wearable biomedical systems and remote sensing and processing network nodes.

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David Walker

Professor of Computer Science

Office: 211 Computer Science Building

Phone: 609-258-7654

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Programming language theory, design, analysis and implementation.

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Mengdi Wang

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and the Center for Statistics and Machine Learning

Office: 226 Sherrerd Hall

Phone: 609-258-8773

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Research Interests: Decision making and reinforcement learning problems involving uncertainty or hidden information; modeling uncertainty and designing algorithmic approaches that "learn" the best decisions as information is revealed. optimization (stochastic, online, and even more), stochastic programming, variational inequalities, dynamic programing, statistical learning, and game dynamics.

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Kevin Wayne

Phillip Y. Goldman '86 Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

Office: 40 Corwin Hall

Phone: 609-258-4455

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Expertise: Algorithms, data structures, optimization, computer science education, teaching computer science at scale.

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Michael A. Webb

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Office: A325 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-4595

Primary Affiliations: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Research Interests: Biomolecular engineering, cellular and tissue engineering, complex materials and processing, energy and environment, theory and simulation.

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Elke U. Weber

Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment, Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, Associate Director for Education for the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Office: 216 Andlinger Center

Phone: 609-258-7640

Primary Affiliations: Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Psychology, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs

Research Interests: Questions at the intersection of psychology, economics, engineering, and policy that address the importance and role of descriptive/behavioral models of judgment and decision-making under risk and uncertainty and for decisions with long time horizons in environmental and energy-related decision making and policy. Psychologically appropriate ways to measure and model individual, group, or cultural differences in risk taking and time discounting across domains.

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Matt Weinberg

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Office: 222 194 Nassau St.

Phone: 609-258-1796

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Other Affiliations: Center for Information Technology Policy

Research Interests: The intersection of algorithms and human incentives. Algorithmic mechanism design: including auction design, cryptocurrencies, and "social good"; algorithmic game theory; online algorithms. Algorithms and uncertainty.

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David Wentzlaff

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: B228 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-7781

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Computer architecture, operating systems, sustainable computing, data center computing, cloud computing, multicore systems, manycore systems, microprocessor design, low-lower computer design, energy efficient computing.

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Claire White

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Office: E326 E-Wing E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-6263

Primary Affiliations: Civil and Environmental Engineering, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Research Interests: Long-term behavior of low-CO2 concrete, and the mineralization processes during CO2 capture and storage. Durability of alkali-activated cements; atomic and nanoscale morphology of cementitious materials; reaction kinetics of cement formation; amorphous carbonate materials; combined modeling/experimental methodologies; Monte Carlo methods; ab-initio calculations; total scattering analysis.

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Gerard Wysocki

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

Office: B324 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-8187

Primary Affiliations: Electrical Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Laser spectroscopy; broadly tunable laser systems; external cavity quantum cascade lasers; spectroscopic systems for remote and/or in-situ chemical sensing and spectroscopic trace-gas sensor networks

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Nan Yao

Senior Research Scholar at the Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials, Director of the Imaging and Analysis Center, Lecturer with the rank of Professor in the Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Office: 033 Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Phone: 609-258-6394

Primary Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Utilizing advanced imaging, diffraction, spectroscopy and in-situ techniques, in tandem with theoretical simulations, to study fundamentals of the structure-composition-processing-property-performance relations in complex materials such as nanostructured materials, biomaterials, organic/inorganic interfaces, block copolymers, catalysts, quasicrystals and functional nanomaterials.

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Mark Zhandry

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Office: 242 194 Nassau St.

Phone: 609-258-5135

Primary Affiliations: Computer Science

Research Interests: Cryptography; Computer science theory; Program obfuscation. Analyzing the effects that quantum computers will have on cryptography. Developing new cryptographic capabilities and improving the efficiency of these applications.

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Mark Zondlo

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Office: C330 E-Quad

Phone: 609-258-5037

Primary Affiliations: Civil and Environmental Engineering

Other Affiliations: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Research Interests: Climate; atmospheric sciences: sensors and remote sensing; cloud formation; the role of aerosol particles in atmospheric chemistry and air quality