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Princeton partners on $30M grant to advance internet infrastructure

Princeton University researchers are partners on a major initiative to help shape the next generation of computer networks. The effort, known as Project Pronto, aims to build and test new types of flexible, programmable networks to advance network security, performance and innovation.

Carmona named fellow of the American Mathematical Society

René Carmona, professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering, was named a fellow of the American Mathematical Society, one of the highest honors in the field of mathematics.

Bell Lab Prize honors Princeton team for method to meld privacy and deep learning

A team of Princeton University researchers was a top finisher in the international 2020 Bell Labs Prize competition, honored for developing a method that may allow computers to learn from data without compromising the privacy of people who furnished the data.

 

Water and Energy

This issue of EQuad News looks briefly at two important slices – water and energy – of Princeton’s work in environmental sustainability, both of which include strong leadership from across the engineering school. Princeton is now planning major investments in environmental teaching and research, including an entire new campus neighborhood that will further enhance the cross-disciplinary interplay of science and engineering that is so critical to reaching truly effective solutions for our future.

Say again? AI provides the latest word in clearer audio

A new artificial intelligence method developed in part by researchers at Princeton University can transform low-quality recordings of human speech, approaching the crispness and clarity of a studio-recorded voice.

Big but affordable effort needed for America to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, Princeton study shows

With a massive, nationwide effort the United States could reach net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050 using existing technology and at costs aligned with historical spending on energy, according to a study led by Princeton University researchers.

Reed Maxwell joins the faculty, expanding research in water resources and modeling

Reed Maxwell, a leader in hydrologic modeling, has joined the Princeton faculty as a professor of civil and environmental engineering and the High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI).

Super surfaces use terahertz waves to help bounce wireless communication into the next generation

Assembling tiny chips into unique programmable surfaces, Princeton researchers have created a key component toward unlocking a communications band that promises to dramatically increase the amount data wireless systems can transmit.

In pandemic, Princeton graduate students and faculty raced to create innovative protections for hospital staff

When a local hospital experienced a surge in coronavirus patients last spring, it tapped Princeton University researchers for urgent solutions to help protect its healthcare workers.

Endowed professorships recognize innovative research in chemical and biological engineering

Professors of chemical and biological engineering Clifford Brangwynne, Celeste Nelson and Rodney Priestley have been named to endowed professorships, effective Dec. 1.

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