June 12, 2019
H. Vincent Poor, who served as Princeton's dean of engineering from 2006 to 2016, has been awarded the Benjamin Garver Lamme Award, honoring more than four decades of contributions to engineering education.
June 07, 2019
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) will allow researchers to detect objects at the solar system’s edge and gain insights into the structure of our galaxy and the nature of dark energy. An automated telescope scheduler developed by researchers at Princeton University and the University of Washington aims to maximize the LSST’s efficiency over the span of its operation, currently planned for 10 years beginning in 2023.
June 07, 2019
Princeton researchers have developed a method to create lower-cost catalysts for fuel cells and hydrogen fuel production.
June 05, 2019
Dean Emily A. Carter opened the School of Engineering and Applied Science's 2019 class day ceremony by calling on graduates to apply the knowledge they gained at Princeton in service to society. “This country needs every engineer and scientist to work on the problems that face the nation, and that face humanity and the planet,” she said.
May 31, 2019
On Alcatraz Island, five students from Princeton University peered across the San Francisco skyline from a solar rooftop. Their visit to the historic prison’s electricity microgrid was one stop on a spring break trip to see emerging energy technologies, part of a new course on energy innovation and entrepreneurship.
May 29, 2019
Historic Guyot Hall will be substantially rebuilt and expanded to create a new home for Princeton’s Department of Computer Science, thanks to a gift from Eric Schmidt ’76 and his wife, Wendy Schmidt.
May 28, 2019
Using artificial intelligence, a Princeton University-led team has decoded the functional impact of regulatory DNA mutations in people with autism. The researchers believe this powerful method is generally applicable to discovering such genetic contributions to any disease.
May 23, 2019
As autonomous vehicles approach widespread adoption, it’s critical that diverse groups collaborate on policies and other measures that ensure the technology benefits people most in need of transportation, according to participants in a conference at Princeton.
May 22, 2019
A team of structural engineers from Princeton University and the University of California-San Diego use thermal imaging in combination with other assessment methods to create models of historic structures that help to non-invasively detect the cause of damage.
May 22, 2019
By studying E. coli bacteria in realistic conditions, Princeton researchers have developed a model of bacteria's movement that is ten times more accurate than previous efforts.