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Autonomous vehicles could be an environmental boon or disaster, depending on public policy

Widespread use of autonomous vehicles (AVs) could either massively increase or drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions depending, in large part, on public policy, according to new research from Princeton University.

'Where opportunity meets innovation': New Jersey higher education secretary caps event featuring new technologies

Researchers unveiled technical advances such as robotic injections that reduce injuries and costs and a power supply that slashes data centers’ electric bills at Princeton University’s 14th annual Innovation Forum on Wednesday, Feb. 27.

Graduate students explore the ethics of artificial intelligence

As artificial intelligence advances, the questions surrounding its use have become increasingly complex. To introduce students to the challenges the technology could present and to prepare them to engage in and lead conversations about its ethical use, the Graduate School this year is offering a Professional Learning Development Cohort titled “Ethics of AI.”

DataX effort jumpstarts demonstration data science project at Princeton

Princeton University researchers will push the limits of data science by leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning across the research spectrum in an interdisciplinary pilot project made possible through a major gift from Schmidt Futures.

Data science tool reveals molecular causes of disease, shows power in infant cancer analysis

Demonstrating a new tool with a broad ability to reveal molecular causes and markers of diseases, a Princeton University-led team has found connections between four genes and a rare cancer affecting babies and young children.

Funds spur innovation and benefit for society

A new method to combat antibiotic resistance; a way to use computer science to limit misinformation; and a plan to better understand the impacts of land use and climate change on flooding are among 19 projects awarded Innovation Research Grants this year through the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership Funds Research on Carbon Capture and Storage

Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership (E-ffiliates) will support two projects this year, both focused on optimizing the capture and storage of carbon, which would otherwise contribute to climate change as atmospheric carbon dioxide.  

Students celebrate faculty and grad students for teaching excellence

Engineering student organizations recognized faculty members and graduate teaching assistants who had made an extraordinary difference in their students’ education at the annual School of Engineering and Applied Science Excellence in Teaching Awards ceremony.

Three Princeton Engineering faculty members awarded Sloan Research Fellowships

Ten Princeton scientists, including three faculty members in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, have been selected to receive 2019 Sloan Research Fellowships, highly competitive grants given to outstanding young scholars working at the frontiers of their fields.

Desert ants’ survival strategy emerges from millions of simple interactions

Ants’ frenzied movements may seem aimless and erratic to a casual observer, but closer study reveals that an ant colony’s collective behavior can help it thrive in a harsh environment _and may also yield inspiration for robotic systems.

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