Data-driven problem-solving, 'the modern form of a liberal education'

Ronnie Sircar, chair and professor of operations research and financial engineering (ORFE), speaks about new courses and expanding opportunities to tackle complex problems using data and computation.

'Day of Optimization' explores forefront of data science and machine learning

Princeton's inaugural Day of Optimization grappled with difficult questions including: should there be marketplaces for data in the near future and how should these markets be run? How should society decide who gets a liver transplant? If a driverless car kills someone, who is at fault?

Class of 2022 urged to “get involved in challenges of our time”

Joining members of the engineering faculty in welcoming members of the Class of 2022, Dean Emily A. Carter told gathered students that they would make discoveries and create opportunities “that we can’t even think about today.”

Class Day awards celebrate graduates’ contributions in research and service

Welcoming graduates and friends to the annual Class Day ceremony on Monday, June 4, Dean Emily A. Carter pointed to a growing enthusiasm for engineering at Princeton.

Princeton students take engineering in new directions through senior thesis projects

For Princeton undergraduates, the senior thesis is a chance to pursue original research or creative work on a topic of their own choosing. Faculty advisers serve as guides for students as they learn to apply their knowledge in new ways.

Princeton hosts climate and energy summit to talk carbon reduction

Legislators, state officials and industry leaders from 10 East Coast states and Quebec, Canada, gathered Friday, May 11, at Princeton University’s Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment to discuss nonpartisan, regional solutions to reducing carbon emissions while fostering economic growth.

Engineering students to unveil innovations at annual Research Day

Engineering students will be well represented at Princeton’s big event for showcasing a wide array of student work and discoveries.

Princeton senior Fatehkia uses big data to examine global digital gender gap

While most young people use social media to be social, Princeton senior Masoomali Fatehkia is using it to advance social good.

Students honor faculty, grad students for excellence in teaching

Princeton engineering student organizations honored faculty members and graduate teaching assistants last week in the annual School of Engineering and Applied Science Excellence in Teaching Awards.

Alumnus steers Ph.D. research into self-driving vehicles job

Chenyi Chen has moved from Ph.D. research at Princeton to helping colleagues at NVIDIA build smart cars.