Carter, Russel to receive ACS awards

Princeton faculty members Emily Carter and William Russel will be honored by the American Chemical Society this spring.

Floudas wins computing in chemical engineering award

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers has selected Christodoulos Floudas to receive its 2006 Computing in Chemical Engineering Award.

Collaboration with start-up company aims to improve efficiency of solar power

Solar panels that are slated to be installed this fall on the roof of Princeton's Engineering Quadrangle will shave only about $60 off the University's monthly electricity bill. But the technology that emerges from this unique industry-academia research collaboration may eventually save New Jersey households millions of dollars in energy costs.

Researchers reveal 'extremely serious' vulnerabilities in e-voting machines

In a paper published on the Web today, a group of Princeton computer scientists said they created demonstration vote-stealing software that can be installed within a minute on a common electronic voting machine. The software can fraudulently change vote counts without being detected.

Law receives Egerton medal for combustion research

The Combustion Institute has awarded its 2006 Alfred Egerton Gold Medal to Chung K. (Ed) Law, Princeton's Robert Goddard Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

Princeton Engineering attracts record freshman class

The freshman class enrolled in Princeton's School of Engineering and Science this fall is the largest in the school's history and comprises a diverse and highly qualified group of students.

Undersea robots glide into new realm of marine research

This month in Monterey Bay, Calif., a fleet of undersea robots is for the first time working together without the aid of humans to make detailed and efficient observations of the ocean.

Genetic engineering competition puts students at cusp of new science

Clusters of students gathered in Princeton's Lewis Thomas Lab on a recent Friday for a trouble-shooting session before heading to their benches for another attempt at something few labs in the world can do: transforming mouse stem cells into muscle cells

Summer workshops build hands-on experience for MAE majors

A series of summer workshops is giving mechanical and aerospace engineering majors a chance to dig into subjects they don't normally see in their regular classes, while having fun with engineering.

Princeton admits diverse group of engineering grad students

Graduate students enrolling in Princeton's six engineering departments this fall represent a great diversity of backgrounds and include 27 percent women.