Heat could make conditions hard to swallow for Spain, Italy, Greece

Rising temperatures will lead to extreme droughts in the Mediterranean regions of Europe by the end of the century, according to a recent multinational study led by Princeton researchers.

Avalos receives DOE funding for biofuel advances

The U.S. Department of Energy announced on Monday, June 18, that Professor José Avalos is among the 31 recipients for three years of funding to “further the ongoing revolution in biology and biotechnology.”

De Leon receives Early Career Research award to investigate diamond’s fundamental properties

De Leon received a five-year grant from the Department of Energy to explore the properties of specialized diamond surfaces, which hold promise for applications in computing, electronics and medicine.

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.