Bioinformatics points the way to treating deadly pancreatic cancer

A new study that sifted through an enormous mass of biomolecular data has significantly advanced our understanding of the genetics of pancreatic cancer and opened up promising treatment avenues.

Students honored at opening exercises

Two engineering students were among five Princeton University undergraduates celebrated for their academic accomplishments at Opening Exercises on Sunday, Sept. 10.

Class of 2021 asked to help create a better world

Representatives of the faculty welcomed the centennial class to the School of Engineering and Applied Science on Monday afternoon, with Dean Emily A. Carter calling on members of the class to “create a better world for all of its people.”

Professorship honors quest to solve the problem of turbulence

Sin-I Cheng, a professor emeritus of mechanical and aerospace engineering, studied turbulence with a patient passion, bringing clarity and rigor to the irregular and chaotic, always working and re-working toward a deeper understanding. His daughter, Irene Cheng, Cheng recently made a gift to name a professorship in engineering in honor of her father, who was a faculty member at Princeton for over four decades.

Student rocketry team brings can-do spirit to CanSat competition

Members of the Princeton Rocketry Club participated in the 2017 CanSat competition, in which student teams design, build and launch rockets and payloads to meet contest goals that vary each year. Princeton’s team, the Flying Tigers, traveled to Stephenville Texas for the June 10 launch. The annual CanSat competition is sponsored by the American Astronautical Society and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

A look at the Keller Center's summer start-up internship in New York City

Thirty-seven Princeton University students spent the summer working at young businesses in New York City this summer at the Keller Center's summer internship program in New York, the Princeton Start-Up Immersion Program. They fanned across the city, working at 19 startups, and came together for meals and panel discussions. In this video, they discuss what they did this summer, and how it will matter for their careers.

Leaks will not sink carbon capture and storage

The case for carbon capture and storage — a promising method for reducing greenhouse gases — received a boost recently from a Princeton University study that indicated the procedure would not be prone to significant leakage or high costs related to fixing leaks.

Versatile printing technology builds, erases ultra-tiny structures

A team of engineers from Princeton, IBM and the University of California has developed a nanolithography technique that promises greater flexibility than other methods by allowing engineers to create, analyze and erase nanoscale structures from a variety of materials.

Annual Demo Day showcases student startups

Princeton University’s sixth-annual Demo Day took place on Aug. 15 and 16. The event offered teams of students the opportunity to present the results of a summer of work in the eLab program at the Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education’s Entrepreneurial Hub in Princeton.

Russakovsky recognized for innovation

Olga Russakovsky, an assistant professor of computer science, has been named to the MIT Tech Review’s annual list of young technology leaders, Innovators under 35.

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