Student entrepreneurs pitch innovations at annual Demo Days

Teams of students and recent graduates presented their startup ideas to audiences at the seventh-annual Demo Days of the eLab Summer Accelerator Program organized by the Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education.

Yun plans to promote access as engineering school’s new associate dean for diversity and inclusion

Yun will work to support recruitment and retention of a fully diverse engineering community across all academic ranks.

Engineering faculty funded to develop next generation computer chips

New federal grants totaling more than $10 million will support five Princeton researchers’ work toward developing the next generation of computer chips, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced.

From 'sea of mutations,' two possible cancer links rise to the surface

By analyzing data from thousands of patients, Princeton researchers have identified genetic mutations that frequently occur in people with uterine cancer, colorectal cancer or skin cancer — an important step toward using genome sequences to better understand cancer and guide new treatments.

Foam could offer greener option for petroleum drillers

Princeton researchers led by Howard Stone, the Donald R. Dixon '69 and Elizabeth W. Dixon Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, have experimentally tested a detailed description of foam’s fracturing behavior. The researchers reported their results in a July 26 article in the journal PNAS.

Data tools give microscopes unprecedented views of living and physical systems

More than 180 experts in electron microscopy from around the world gathered at Princeton for a three-day conference on rapidly advancing techniques that are allowing unprecedented insights into both physical and living systems.

Study points to shortcomings of online ad and tracker blockers

Annoyance with long loading times and distracting ads is the predominant reason internet users deploy online ad blockers, while users of programs that limit online tracking are more concerned about privacy, according to new research from Princeton University.

New tool helps users decide which countries their internet traffic transits

The internet gives people worldwide access to applications and services, but in many cases, internet traffic passes through a few dominant countries, according to new research from Princeton University.

Young Global Leaders collaborate on world energy challenges

Six teams participated in Princeton’s four-day executive education module July 15-18. The program was designed for the Young Global Leaders, an international group of individuals selected by the World Economic Forum for making meaningful change in their communities.

Photosynthesis and engines evolved in remarkably similar ways

A new study draws parallels between the evolution of photosynthesis and refinement of internal combustion engines.

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