Princeton engineering professors named top young innovators

Two Princeton engineering faculty have been named to Technology Review Magazine's list of the top 35 young innovators for 2010.

Project X innovation fund supports bold thinkers and 'tinkerers'

Project X, a fund is administered by the dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, gives faculty members in the engineering school the freedom to pursue hunches and unconventional ideas, even if those ideas are outside their direct expertise.

Princeton computer science Professor Sanjeev Arora awarded 2010 Goedel Prize

Sanjeev Arora, a Princeton professor of computer science, received the 2010 Goedel Prize from the Association for Computing Machinery.

Mauzerall links climate change, pollution in search for policy solutions

Denise Mauzerall combines science and policy in analyzing the effects of air pollution on climate change, human health and agricultural production. She has emerged as a leader in using atmospheric models to track the flow of pollution, helping to identify where reductions of harmful emissions would have the largest benefit.

Em[Power] plans an escape from severe poverty

A Pakistani garbage dump seems like an unlikely place to find a solution to extreme poverty. But then again, the group of students from Princeton and Rutgers universities who plan to convert garbage into hope is an unlikely team.

Entrepreneur professorship named in honor of James Wei

The School of Engineering and Applied Science has named its visiting professorship in entrepreneurship in honor of former dean James Wei on the occasion of Wei's retirement. Established in 2007, the professorship will now be known as the James Wei Visiting Professorship in Entrepreneurship.

Engineering faculty receive 2010 teaching awards

Several engineering faculty recently received teaching awards from the University, the engineering school and student groups.

Engineering graduates honored for achievements and service

Princeton Engineering celebrated the achievements of its 2010 graduates at the engineering school Class Day ceremony Monday, May 31, with awards for scholarship, service and athletics.

For valedictorian Karp, success is built upon teamwork

David Karp, a mechanical and aerospace engineering major, is the valedictorian of the Princeton class of 2010. Karp credits his path to the top of his class to teamwork, problem-solving and the support of friends and family.

Talal K. Shair '90 joins American University of Beirut's board of trustees

Shair to serve on board of university he attended before coming to Princeton to study engineering.