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Internet security upgrade borne out of collaboration between Princeton and Let's Encrypt

An innovative protection against website counterfeiting developed by Princeton researchers went live on the internet Feb. 19, boosting security for tens of millions of websites.

Computer science student wins Jacobus Fellowship, Princeton's top graduate student honor

Karan Singh, a doctoral student in computer science, is among four winners of the Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship, Princeton University’s top honor for graduate students.

Researchers devise approach to reduce biases in computer vision data sets

Addressing problems of bias in artificial intelligence, computer scientists from Princeton and Stanford University have developed methods to obtain fairer data sets containing images of people.

E-ffiliates program funds efforts to safeguard the power grid and pull drinking water from air

Research seeking to protect the power grid from hackers tapping into armies of smart home appliances, and an effort to harvest drinking water from the air, have been selected for funding by Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership.

It’s all in the delivery — nanoparticle platform could transform medical treatments

Optimeos Life Sciences, a startup founded by two Princeton University faculty members, has reached agreements with six pharmaceutical companies to develop therapeutics using a Princeton-developed drug delivery technology. The partnerships have the potential to improve the effectiveness of medications for the treatment of diseases, ranging from cancer to diabetes.  

Weinberg receives 2020 Sloan Fellowship

S. Matthew Weinberg, an assistant professor of computer science, is a recipient of a 2020 Sloan Research Fellowship, one of the most prestigious and competitive early career awards for research.

Princeton students make their beds

In this video, students display the beds they designed and built as part of the fall semester course “Extraordinary Processes,” a seminar offered jointly by the Program in Visual Arts and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Study uncovers potential cancer-causing mutations in genes’ control switches

Using sophisticated algorithms to explore regions of the genome whose roles in cancer have been largely uncharted, an international team including Princeton researchers has opened the door to a new understanding of the disease’s genetic origins.

Vice dean for innovation discusses transformation of research into solutions for society

Rodney Priestley is Princeton’s first vice dean for innovation, a newly created role within the Office of the Dean for Research to provide academic leadership for innovation and entrepreneurship activities across campus.

Quantum computing: Opening new realms of possibilities

Hidden beneath our everyday world — on the infinitesimal scale of atomic and subatomic particles — is a strange and elusive realm. It is a Lewis Carroll-like place where ghostly particles pop in and out of existence, swirling electrons occupy two positions at once, and objects possess dual natures — they can be both waves and particles simultaneously.

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