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  • Readying for graduation, Princeton engineering students reflect on their senior thesis experience

    As their thesis deadlines approached, seniors in the School of Engineering and Applied Science reflected on what they've gained by tackling a demanding yearlong research project, along with their coursework and other activities.

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    Faculty commended for outstanding teaching

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    Autonomous vehicles could be an environmental boon or disaster, depending on public policy

    Widespread use of autonomous vehicles (AVs) could either massively increase or drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions depending, in large part, on public policy, according to new research from Princeton University.

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    Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership Funds Research on Carbon Capture and Storage

    Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership (E-ffiliates) will support two projects this year, both focused on optimizing the capture and storage of carbon, which would otherwise contribute to climate change as atmospheric carbon dioxide.

  • From math to meaning: Artificial intelligence blends algorithms and applications

    Through advances in computer science, researchers are creating new capabilities that have the potential to improve our lives in ways we have yet to imagine. Princeton researchers are at the forefront of this research, from the theoretical underpinnings to the new apps and devices to the ethical considerations.

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    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.

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    '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?

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    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."

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    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.

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    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.