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Carmona named fellow of the American Mathematical Society

René Carmona, professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering, was named a fellow of the American Mathematical Society, one of the highest honors in the field of mathematics.

Award for Excellence honors graduate student achievement

The School of Engineering and Applied Science has given its annual Award for Excellence to 16 advanced graduate students who have performed at the highest level as scholars and researchers.

Engineering students honored for academic achievement

Princeton University celebrated the academic accomplishments of its students with the awarding of four undergraduate prizes to seven students, including four engineering students. While the annual prizes are typically awarded at Opening Exercises, there was no ceremony this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Valedictorian Johnson, faculty, alumni discuss the power of mentorship

Since his selection as Princeton’s first black valedictorian, Nicholas Johnson has spoken eloquently about the importance of role models and mentors to his success at the University. 

On Wednesday, June 3, Johnson explored this topic in greater depth during a panel titled  “The Power of Mentors: Blazing Paths for Underrepresented Minorities in STEM.”

Risk experts quantify reliability of renewables, helping grid operators and spurring investors

Transitioning electricity grids to renewable sources of energy involves building more solar and wind farms, but also requires new mathematical tools to plan around the unpredictably intermittent nature of sun and wind, according to researchers recently awarded a $3.5-million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop such tools.

Junior faculty awards recognize outstanding teaching and research

The School of Engineering and Applied Science is honoring six assistant professors for early-career excellence in research and teaching. This year’s junior faculty award recipients will each receive $50,000 to support their research.

Graduates recognized for innovation, service and perseverance

The School of Engineering and Applied Science virtually celebrated its 2020 Class Day ceremony, with interim Dean H. Vincent Poor commending graduates for courage and determination during a difficult time.

Nicholas Johnson named valedictorian, a first for Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Nicholas Johnson, an operations research and financial engineering concentrator from Montreal, has been named valedictorian of Princeton’s Class of 2020.

Engineering students recognize excellence with annual teaching awards

Engineering student organizations celebrated the beneficial influence that faculty members and graduate teaching assistants have had on students’ lives and academic careers at the annual School of Engineering and Applied Science Excellence in Teaching Awards.

Graduate students honored with Award for Excellence

The School of Engineering and Applied Science honored 16 graduate students for their performance "at the highest level as scholars and researchers."

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