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Robert Mark, who brought modern engineering to the study of historic buildings, dies at 88

Robert Mark, professor of civil engineering and architecture, emeritus, who pioneered the application of modern engineering modeling to study the structure of medieval and ancient buildings, died March 29 in New York City. He was 88.

Four engineering scholars among Princeton’s first Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Twelve scholars from a wide range of disciplines, including four in engineering, have been named among Princeton’s first cohort of Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellows, a program aimed at enhancing diversity in the professoriate. 

Novel educational experience give students a platform for creating meaningful societal impact

Margaret Martonosi, the Hugh Trumbull Adams '35 Professor of Computer Science and director of the Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education discusses innovative approaches to help both undergraduate and graduate students chart unique pathways through their time at Princeton.

Top national research honor goes to Mark Braverman

Mark Braverman, who focuses on core problems of theoretical computer science and applies the results to a broad range of disciplines, has been awarded the National Science Foundation’s highest honor for young researchers, the Alan T. Waterman Award.

Symposium marks growth for Princeton’s materials institute

This year’s symposium, on March 26 and 27, marked several years of growth for the Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials, which has expanded and opened new facilities.

New technology marks a key step toward shrinking a medical lab to fit on fingertip

Identifying a patient’s viral infection or diagnosing a blood disorder usually requires a lab and skilled technicians. Now researchers at Princeton University have developed a new technology that goes a long way toward replacing the lab with a single microchip.

Post ‘net neutrality’ internet needs new measurement tools, Princeton experts tell policymakers

Speaking before the Federal Trade Commission’s hearing on internet competition and consumer protection, Nick Feamster said changes to the structure of the internet require new methods to measure online services. He said using speed as a benchmark is no longer the best measure.

Floryan’s research on swimming has applications in propulsion systems

Fish and their graceful, swift movements have been Daniel Floryan’s focus for the last few years.

Gmachl named head of Whitman College at Princeton

Claire Gmachl, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Electrical Engineering, has been named head of Whitman College, one of Princeton’s six residential colleges. She will begin her four-year term on July 1.

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