Quantum engineer recognized by Department of Energy with Early Career Award

The U.S. Department of Energy has named Jeff Thompson the recipient of a 2019 Early Career Award, with five years of significant funding from the department's Office of Science.

Faculty commended for outstanding teaching

Interim Dean H. Vincent Poor and Vice Dean Antoine Kahn are proud to recognize the following faculty for their outstanding teaching during the spring 2019 semester, as determined by overall course ratings by students.

Materials scientist named Princeton vice dean for innovation

Rodney Priestley, professor of chemical and biological engineering and a leading researcher in the area of complex materials and processing, has been named Princeton University's vice dean for innovation, effective Feb. 3. The newly created position provides academic leadership for innovation and entrepreneurship activities across campus.

Elementary schoolers explore possibilities of engineering

Students from Harlem Prep Elementary School in New York City visited Princeton's Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering on June 5.

Closing the terahertz gap: Tiny laser is an important step toward new sensors

In a major step toward developing portable scanners that can rapidly measure molecules in pharmaceuticals or classify tissue in patients’ skin, researchers have created an imaging system that uses lasers small and efficient enough to fit on a microchip.

Award honors materials researcher for practicing, promoting safety

The School of Engineering and Applied Science has awarded Rachel Selinksy its first annual Dale Grieb Safety Award, honoring her leadership in laboratory safety and health.

Strange warping geometry helps to push scientific boundaries

Princeton researchers have built an electronic array on a microchip that simulates particle interactions in a hyperbolic plane, a geometric surface in which space curves away from itself at every point.

Engineering faculty receive presidential early-career awards

Four faculty members of the School of Engineering and Applied Science have been named recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their research careers.

Sociologist Matthew Salganik to lead Center for Information Technology Policy

Matthew Salganik, a professor of sociology who has pioneered uses of data and digital technologies in social research, has been appointed interim director of Princeton University's Center for Information Technology Policy.

David Hazen, distinguished researcher of subsonic and high-lift aerodynamics, dies at 91

David Comstock Hazen, Princeton alumnus and professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, emeritus, who received the Navy’s highest civilian honor, died on April 27 at Talbot Hospice House in Easton, Maryland. He was 91.