Fast-growing firms join new startup immersion program in Shanghai

Princeton's summer program that immerses students in the skills and culture of starting companies is expanding to Shanghai following the success of programs in New York and Tel Aviv. Students in the program work in early-stage for-profit and not-for-profit ventures while participating in workshops, talks and other learning opportunities.

Sedgewick receives prize for mathematical exposition

The American Mathematical Society has awarded its 2019 Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition to Robert Sedgewick, Princeton’s William O. Baker *39 Professor in Computer Science, and posthumously to French computer scientist Philippe Flajolet, for their 2009 book “Analytic Combinatorics.”

Andlinger Center Annual Meeting Discusses Clean Energy Expansion

The Andlinger Center's 2018 Annual Meeting discussed approaches to expand clean energy in society

Kernighan discusses ‘Millions, Billions, Zillions: Defending Yourself in a World of Too Many Numbers’

Brian Kernighan, a professor of computer science, wants to help everyone, regardless of their math background, navigate the dazzling array of numbers flung around by journalists, advertisers and politicians every day. In his latest book, “Millions, Billions, Zillions: Defending Yourself in a World of Too Many Numbers,” published this month by Princeton University Press, he demonstrates how numbers and graphics can mislead and misrepresent, and he offers shortcuts and tips to help readers think critically about the figures they encounter.

Merging memory and computation, programmable chip speeds AI, slashes power use

By shifting a fundamental property of computation, Princeton researchers have built a new type of computer chip that boosts the performance and slashes the energy demands of systems used for artificial intelligence.

Innovation key to N.J. climate, economic future, Gov. Murphy tells Andlinger meeting at Princeton

Gov. Phil Murphy addressed a gathering at Princeton University on Nov. 9 and sketched his plan to bring a range of new technologies to the state.

Gift expands impact of Center for Information Technology Policy

Princeton will establish a new technology and democracy program within the University’s Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP), a leading authority on issues related to artificial intelligence, internet privacy and security, big data, cryptocurrencies, and the impact of digital technologies on society.

Researchers simplify tiny structures’ construction drip by drip

Research point to method that could harness droplets to cheaply and quickly fabricate objects that normally require a more expensive and time-consuming process.

Cross-sector partnerships advance climate solutions, broaden education

Yueh-Lin (Lynn) Loo, Director of the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment and the Theodora D. ’78 and William H. Walton III ’74 Professor in Engineering, discusses the innovations needed to meet the challenges of a changing climate.

Experts assess voting security as midterm elections approach

Despite progress in securing voting in the United States, many jurisdictions still use electronic voting machines that leave no paper trail. According to experts who gathered October 17 at Princeton, this is a serious vulnerability.