From a spaghetti-like jumble of microfibers and water comes a promising new material

Princeton researchers have found that when tiny strands of flexible material are forced through a syringe, they produce a highly useful material known as a hydrogel. 

Send us your photos for our new Instagram account

We are pleased to announce the launch of our Instagram channel, @eprinceton. We encourage those of you with Instagram accounts to seek us out and follow us. Help us show the world not only what we do, but who we are.

Robert Jahn, pioneer of deep space propulsion and mind-machine interactions, dies at 87

Robert Jahn, a former dean of engineering at Princeton University who pioneered an advanced form of rocket propulsion and later focused on mind-machine interactions and the nature of consciousness, died Nov. 15. He was 87.

Phones vulnerable to location tracking even when GPS services off

Demonstrating a potential privacy breach, a team of Princeton University engineers has developed an app that can locate and track people through their smartphones even when access to the Global Positioning System, or GPS, data on their devices is turned off.

Three 'megatrends' inspire hope in fight to solve climate change

Despite the U.S. leaving the Paris Agreement on climate and the Environmental Protection Agency’s march to roll back rules on clean air and other safeguards, there are tangible reasons to be hopeful about our environmental future, according to Fred Krupp, president of the Environmental Defense Fund.

Dean Emily Carter makes statement on sexual harassment

Dean Emily A. Carter makes statement regarding sexual harassment and inclusion.

Breakthrough could launch organic electronics beyond cellphone screens

A discovery by an international team of researchers from Princeton University, the Georgia Institute of Technology and Humboldt University in Berlin points the way to more widespread use of an advanced technology generally known as organic electronics.

'Wicked problems' class puts people at the center of technical design

Ken Anderson, a principal researcher at Intel, is spending this year as the James Wei Visiting Professor at Princeton’s Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education. Although based at one of the U.S.’s premier technical companies, Anderson's specialty is in anthropology and ethnography rather than electrical engineering. 

Students create hardware, software at HackPrinceton

This past weekend featured 732 students participating in HackPrinceton, a marathon software and hardware product creation event.

Princeton researcher sketches a path for a new type of computing

Professor Margaret Martonosi answers questions about her recent article in Nature in which she and colleagues sketch the future of quantum computing.