From mechanics and materials to robots and rockets, a department with outsized ‘intellectual breadth and impact’
January 04, 2019
Howard Stone, the Donald R. Dixon '69 and Elizabeth W. Dixon Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and chair of the department, highlights innovative faculty and students, and research that bridges many fields of science and engineering.
January 02, 2019
Alumnus Norman R. Augustine and his wife, Margareta “Meg” Engman Augustine, have made a gift to Princeton University to endow three professorships in the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
December 28, 2018
The year 2018 represented a pivotal point in the development of an innovation ecosystem in the heart of New Jersey as Princeton University established significant new collaborations with pioneering members of industry — all with the aim of bolstering the resources available to researchers and scientists in their quest to make new discoveries in the service of society.
December 21, 2018
A new sequence of courses for first-year undergraduates in the School of Engineering and Applied Science present the same math and physics as more traditional course offerings, but place a greater emphasis on problem-solving in the context of modern engineering challenges.
December 18, 2018
Two Princeton University computer science professors will lead a new Google AI lab opening in January in the town of Princeton. The lab is expected to expand New Jersey’s burgeoning innovation ecosystem by building a collaborative effort to advance research in artificial intelligence.
December 13, 2018
Federal regulators require social media personalities to alert their viewers to promotional payments for products and gadgets shown on their channels, but an analysis by Princeton University researchers shows that such disclosures are rare.
December 06, 2018
In a few days, Princeton alumna Frances Arnold and the other 2018 Nobel laureates will be celebrated at a ceremony in Stockholm. Nobel week kicks off Thursday, Dec. 6, with an event at the Nobel Museum in Stockholm and continues with lectures, a day-long seminar, concerts and, finally, an awards ceremony and banquet Dec. 10.
December 06, 2018
Thomas Funkhouser, the David M. Siegel '83 Professor in Computer Science, has been named a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery, the leading association in computer science. He was recognized by the ACM for his contribution to computer graphics.
December 05, 2018
Slimy, hard-to-clean bacterial mats called biofilms cause problems ranging from medical infections to clogged drains and fouled industrial equipment. Now, researchers at Princeton have found a way to cleanly and completely peel off these notorious sludges.
December 04, 2018
Sau-Hai (Harvey) Lam, who developed influential theories in fluid mechanics, combustion and plasma dynamics and helped shape engineering education at Princeton, died Oct. 29 in Plainsboro, New Jersey. He was 87.