Princeton’s eLab accelerator bolsters student startup ventures

The Keller Center kicked off its summer program with a gathering on June 11.

Faculty honored for excellence in teaching and mentoring, encouraging students to “think further”

Engineering faculty members were honored for graduate mentoring and teaching.

Class Day awards celebrate graduates’ contributions in research and service

Welcoming graduates and friends to the annual Class Day ceremony on Monday, June 4, Dean Emily A. Carter pointed to a growing enthusiasm for engineering at Princeton.

Princeton students take engineering in new directions through senior thesis projects

For Princeton undergraduates, the senior thesis is a chance to pursue original research or creative work on a topic of their own choosing. Faculty advisers serve as guides for students as they learn to apply their knowledge in new ways.

Sanjeev Arora elected to National Academy of Sciences

Arora is an expert in computational complexity theory, a branch of computer science that seeks to pin down the resources required to solve computational problems.

Salutatorian Katherine Lim translates computer code and Catullus

Katherine Lim, the salutatorian for the Class of 2018, is not one to shy away from complexity, whether she’s translating a classical Latin text into English or comparing how multiple cores perform within a computer chip. 

Princeton's Clifford Brangwynne, explorer of liquid order in cells, named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has named Princeton bioengineer Cliff Brangwynne as one of its HHMI Investigators, one of the highest distinctions in biomedical science.

Researchers crowdsource brain mapping with gamers, discover six new neuron types

With the help of a quarter-million video game players, Princeton researchers have created and shared detailed maps of more than 1,000 neurons — and they’re just getting started.

Senior thesis project makes material difference in quest for fusion energy

Before engineers can build a reactor to produce electricity from fusion, they have to make the reactor’s walls able to withstand the heat and energetic particles from the reactions. It is a hellish environment and requires a very special material.

Princeton hosts climate and energy summit to talk carbon reduction

Legislators, state officials and industry leaders from 10 East Coast states and Quebec, Canada, gathered Friday, May 11, at Princeton University’s Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment to discuss nonpartisan, regional solutions to reducing carbon emissions while fostering economic growth.