Faculty commended for outstanding teaching

Dean Emily Carter and Vice Dean Antoine Kahn are proud to recognize the following faculty for their outstanding teaching during the spring 2018 semester.

Student entrepreneurs pitch innovations at annual Demo Days

Teams of students and recent graduates presented their startup ideas to audiences at the seventh-annual Demo Days of the eLab Summer Accelerator Program organized by the Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education.

New book connects ancient clues to give voice to silent cultures

Peter Bogucki, the engineering school's associate dean for undergraduate affairs, spoke about his award winning new book, The Barbarians.

Yun plans to promote access as engineering school’s new associate dean for diversity and inclusion

Yun will work to support recruitment and retention of a fully diverse engineering community across all academic ranks.

Engineering faculty funded to develop next generation computer chips

New federal grants totaling more than $10 million will support five Princeton researchers’ work toward developing the next generation of computer chips, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced.

From 'sea of mutations,' two possible cancer links rise to the surface

By analyzing data from thousands of patients, Princeton researchers have identified genetic mutations that frequently occur in people with uterine cancer, colorectal cancer or skin cancer — an important step toward using genome sequences to better understand cancer and guide new treatments.

Foam could offer greener option for petroleum drillers

Princeton researchers led by Howard Stone, the Donald R. Dixon '69 and Elizabeth W. Dixon Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, have experimentally tested a detailed description of foam’s fracturing behavior. The researchers reported their results in a July 26 article in the journal PNAS.

Data tools give microscopes unprecedented views of living and physical systems

More than 180 experts in electron microscopy from around the world gathered at Princeton for a three-day conference on rapidly advancing techniques that are allowing unprecedented insights into both physical and living systems.

Study points to shortcomings of online ad and tracker blockers

Annoyance with long loading times and distracting ads is the predominant reason internet users deploy online ad blockers, while users of programs that limit online tracking are more concerned about privacy, according to new research from Princeton University.

New tool helps users decide which countries their internet traffic transits

The internet gives people worldwide access to applications and services, but in many cases, internet traffic passes through a few dominant countries, according to new research from Princeton University.