June 19, 2019
Catherine Peters, chair and professor of civil and environmental engineering, discusses the future of infrastructure, the urgency of integrating large-scale systems, and the skills students need to solve tomorrow's problems.
June 13, 2019
Two research initiatives that aspire to engineer new biomaterials for unmet medical and research needs have been awarded funding through the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund.
June 12, 2019
H. Vincent Poor, who served as Princeton's dean of engineering from 2006 to 2016, has been awarded the Benjamin Garver Lamme Award, honoring more than four decades of contributions to engineering education.
June 12, 2019
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has awarded Clifford Brangwynne one of 40 Transformative Technology 2019 Awards to create a shared research facility, NanoCIE: Nanoscale Condensate Imaging and Engineering.
June 07, 2019
The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) will allow researchers to detect objects at the solar system’s edge and gain insights into the structure of our galaxy and the nature of dark energy. An automated telescope scheduler developed by researchers at Princeton University and the University of Washington aims to maximize the LSST’s efficiency over the span of its operation, currently planned for 10 years beginning in 2023.
June 07, 2019
Princeton researchers have developed a method to create lower-cost catalysts for fuel cells and hydrogen fuel production.
June 05, 2019
Dean Emily A. Carter opened the School of Engineering and Applied Science's 2019 class day ceremony by calling on graduates to apply the knowledge they gained at Princeton in service to society. “This country needs every engineer and scientist to work on the problems that face the nation, and that face humanity and the planet,” she said.
May 31, 2019
On Alcatraz Island, five students from Princeton University peered across the San Francisco skyline from a solar rooftop. Their visit to the historic prison’s electricity microgrid was one stop on a spring break trip to see emerging energy technologies, part of a new course on energy innovation and entrepreneurship.
May 29, 2019
Historic Guyot Hall will be substantially rebuilt and expanded to create a new home for Princeton’s Department of Computer Science, thanks to a gift from Eric Schmidt ’76 and his wife, Wendy Schmidt.
May 28, 2019
Using artificial intelligence, a Princeton University-led team has decoded the functional impact of regulatory DNA mutations in people with autism. The researchers believe this powerful method is generally applicable to discovering such genetic contributions to any disease.