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    Alumni win Turing Award, top honor in computer science

    The Association for Computing Machinery named Princeton graduate alumni Alfred Aho and Jeffrey Ullman recipients of the 2020 ACM A.M. Turing Award. The award, often referred to as the “Nobel Prize of Computing,” carries a $1 million prize.

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    Water filter uses sunlight to remove lead and other contaminants

    An invention that uses sunlight to drive water purification could help solve the problem of providing clean water off the grid.

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    Explore and connect widely: Faculty alumnae reflect

    We celebrate Women’s History Month and the 100th anniversary of Princeton’s engineering school by featuring stories, perspectives and insights from three Princeton Engineering alumnae: Jennifer Rexford, the Gordon Y.S. Wu Professor in Engineering and a 1991 B.S.E. graduate; Yueh-Lin (Lynn) Loo, the Theodora D. ’78 and William H. Walton III ’74 Professor in Engineering and a 2001 Ph.D. graduate; and Ning Lin, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and a 2010 Ph.D. graduate.

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    Students take computing beyond the classroom for social good

    Following a nationwide call last summer for social equity and anti-racism, Princeton undergraduates returned to their classes in fall ready to transform their computer science skills into a force for social good.

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    Letter from Dean Goldsmith in solidarity with our Asian community

    Dean Andrea Goldsmith joins with President Eisgruber and his message today concerning the violence last night in Atlanta.

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    Princeton technology could improve COVID-19 vaccines

    A new technology being developed by Princeton University researchers and alumni could offer a more effective and robust delivery method for COVID-19 vaccines.

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    Tech policy clinic builds ‘virtuous loop’ of real-world research and learning

    The tech policy clinic of Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy seeks to strengthen ties between Princeton researchers and policymakers in government, industry and the nonprofit sector.

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    Conjuring hurricanes by bits and bytes

    Ning Lin denies she predicted Hurricane Sandy, the massive storm that made landfall in New York City in October 2012, causing widespread coastal flooding and wind damage. But the timing was uncanny.

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    Rethinking microchips' design pushes computing to the edge

    Responding to artificial intelligence’s exploding demands on computer networks, Princeton University researchers in recent years have radically increased the speed and slashed the energy use of specialized AI systems. Now, the researchers have moved their innovation closer to widespread use by creating co-designed hardware and software that will allow designers to blend these new types of systems into their applications.

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    Cell mapping expert receives HHMI diversity fellowship with eight years of support

    The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has named Princeton postdoctoral researcher Sofia Quinodoz a 2020 Hanna Gray Fellow, bolstering her study into how the structures within cells contribute to disease.