April 18, 2019
Brian Kernighan, a pioneer of early programming languages and software tools and a scholar known for distilling and clarifying complex technical subjects, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. A professor of computer science, Kernighan is among five Princeton faculty members, a visiting professor, and two alumni joining the Academy this year.
April 12, 2019
Robert Mark, professor of civil engineering and architecture, emeritus, who pioneered the application of modern engineering modeling to study the structure of medieval and ancient buildings, died March 29 in New York City. He was 88.
April 09, 2019
Twelve scholars from a wide range of disciplines, including four in engineering, have been named among Princeton’s first cohort of Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellows, a program aimed at enhancing diversity in the professoriate.
April 08, 2019
Margaret Martonosi, the Hugh Trumbull Adams '35 Professor of Computer Science and director of the Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education discusses innovative approaches to help both undergraduate and graduate students chart unique pathways through their time at Princeton.
April 05, 2019
Mark Braverman, who focuses on core problems of theoretical computer science and applies the results to a broad range of disciplines, has been awarded the National Science Foundation’s highest honor for young researchers, the Alan T. Waterman Award.
April 03, 2019
This year’s symposium, on March 26 and 27, marked several years of growth for the Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials, which has expanded and opened new facilities.
April 01, 2019
Identifying a patient’s viral infection or diagnosing a blood disorder usually requires a lab and skilled technicians. Now researchers at Princeton University have developed a new technology that goes a long way toward replacing the lab with a single microchip.
March 29, 2019
March 29, 2019
Speaking before the Federal Trade Commission’s hearing on internet competition and consumer protection, Nick Feamster said changes to the structure of the internet require new methods to measure online services. He said using speed as a benchmark is no longer the best measure.
March 27, 2019
Fish and their graceful, swift movements have been Daniel Floryan’s focus for the last few years.