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Marconi Prize honors Andrea Goldsmith as pioneer in wireless communications

Andrea Goldsmith, a global leader in the development of wireless systems, has been awarded the Marconi Prize, the highest honor in telecommunications research. She is the first woman ever to win the prize, now in its 45th year.

Engineering professors elected to National Academy of Sciences

Two engineering faculty members, Jennifer Rexford and Elke Weber, have been elected as members of the National Academy of Sciences.

Nicholas Johnson named valedictorian, a first for Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Nicholas Johnson, an operations research and financial engineering concentrator from Montreal, has been named valedictorian of Princeton’s Class of 2020.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences elects three Princeton engineers

Three professors at the School of Engineering and Applied Science have been named members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The honorees, Ruby Lee, Margaret Martonosi and Alexander Smits, are among 12 Princeton faculty members elected to the academy this year.

Andrea Goldsmith, entrepreneur and leader in wireless communications, appointed dean of engineering

Andrea Goldsmith, an expert and entrepreneur in wireless systems who has served in campus-wide leadership roles at Stanford University, has been appointed dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Princeton University effective Sept. 1.

NSF RAPID grant backs Princeton research to track and contain pandemic

The National Science Foundation has awarded emergency grants to two teams of Princeton researchers developing ways to better track and contain pandemics including COVID-19.

Pushing the boundaries of bioengineering

Few fields of research hold such sweeping promise for improving lives as bioengineering, a deep strength at Princeton and one of our highest priorities for growth going forward.

Nature reveals there's more than one way to build a lung

Celeste Nelson explores how branching patterns emerge during development. Her research combines biology with engineering and computational modeling — with the ultimate goal of building functional tissues outside the body. 

'Evolution acclerators' show how some cancers evade treatment

A cross-discipline team of electrical engineers, biophysicists and medical researchers has developed microchips that allow them to closely follow the progression of cancer and investigate drug resistance, a major problem in cancer treatment. 

Solving the puzzle of life's development

To gain insight into the precise and reproducible programs governing the start of life, Stanislav Shvartsman’s lab often devises clever ways to break developmental processes and measure the outcomes, teasing out cause and effect. 

 

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