October 02, 2018
The effect demonstrated in this video – a particle surfing its own wave – was identified by a team of researchers from Howard Stone’s lab in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, along with their counterparts at the Flatiron Institute and the Center for Soft Matter Research, both in New York.
October 01, 2018
The conference featured panels on the role of technological innovation, market forces, public policy and behavioral science in combating climate change. It focused on the power and transportation sectors, the two largest sources of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.
September 25, 2018
With the right public infrastructure investment, the United States could as much as double the amount of carbon dioxide emissions currently captured and stored worldwide within the next six years, according to an analysis by Princeton University researchers.
September 21, 2018
Researchers have fabricated a chip that markedly boosts the performance and efficiency of neural networks—computer algorithms modeled on the workings of the human brain.
September 21, 2018
Tiger Challenge guides students from across the University through a process for investigating seemingly intractable problems and designing solutions.
September 20, 2018
The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine have released a report on vulnerabilities in the U.S. election system along with recommended steps to secure the vote.
September 18, 2018
A team at Princeton’s Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics has produced new resources for research involving the roundworm C. elegans: a comprehensive view of which genes are active in each of the four major tissues of adult worms, as well as a tool for predicting gene activity across 76 more specific cell types.
September 17, 2018
Princeton’s inaugural AI4ALL summer program brought 32 rising 11th-graders to campus for an immersive residential camp with the aim of bringing young people from underrepresented groups into the growing field of artificial intelligence.
September 14, 2018
A team of researchers led by Princeton University investigated the environmental impacts of transitioning from coal to natural gas in China, exploring implications on air quality, carbon mitigation and water stress by the year 2020.
September 13, 2018
Joining members of the engineering faculty in welcoming members of the Class of 2022, Dean Emily A. Carter told gathered students that they would make discoveries and create opportunities “that we can’t even think about today.”