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."
Schmidt DataX Fund supports research projects that harness data science to speed up discovery
Nine data-driven research projects have won funding from Princeton University's Schmidt DataX Fund, which aims to spread and deepen the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning across campus to accelerate discovery.
Class of 2023 asked to apply fundamental knowledge to modern challenges
Engineering faculty members welcomed the Class of 2023 to the School of Engineering and Applied Science on Monday afternoon, with Vice Dean Antoine Kahn telling students that as engineers, they will "have the ability to use your technical expertise during your lifetime to improve and sustain quality of life in the world for everybody."
Engineering students honored for academic achievement at Opening Exercises
Two engineering students of the Class of 2020 were among seven Princeton undergraduates honored for their academic achievements at Opening Exercises on Sunday, Sept. 8.
Engineering faculty receive presidential early-career awards
Four faculty members of the School of Engineering and Applied Science have been named recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their research careers.
Optimizing operations for an unprecedented view of the universe
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.
Class Day celebrates graduates' curiosity and confidence
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.
SmartDriving Car Summit focuses on mobility for all
As autonomous vehicles approach widespread adoption, it's critical that diverse groups collaborate on policies and other measures that ensure the technology benefits people most in need of transportation, according to participants in a conference at Princeton.