Frontiers of health: Stacking the odds
The bookshelf of Jianqing Fan, the Frederick L. Moore Class of 1918 Professor in Finance, is filled with books about finance, treatises on econometrics -- and massive tomes on cellular biology and biochemistry.
Despite a January freeze in California responsible for $1 billion in lost orange crops, a team of Princeton students has managed to earn more than $1 trillion in the orange juice business this year. The student team, Jin & Juice, made their record-breaking profit during a competition unique to Princeton known as the "Orange Bowl."
Engineering school honors top graduates and distinguished faculty
From outstanding research to dedicated service to the School of Engineering and Applied Science, members of this year's graduating class were recognized for their achievements and contributions at the engineering Class Day ceremony Monday, June 4.
Princeton Engineering faculty recognized for outstanding teaching
Two engineering professors were among the four Princeton faculty members who received President's Awards for Distinguished Teaching at Commencement ceremonies June 5.
Princeton team advances to next stage in 'urban challenge' competition
The Princeton Autonomous Vehicle Engineering team has advanced to the next stage in the Pentagon's "urban challenge" competition, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency announced May 11.
Princeton team earns top honors during grueling international math-modeling competition
For five straight days in February, 15 Princeton undergraduates competed in a grueling applied math contest. When the dust had settled, one of the teams had taken top honors. Jeff Tang '09, a member of the top team, reports.
Cheridito receives prestigious CAREER award
The National Science Foundation has named Patrick Cheridito, an assistant professor of operations research and financial engineering, as the recipient of a CAREER award. The award is the foundation's most prestigious grant to support the development of teacher-scholars early in their careers.
Leading change: Conference looks at diversity in science and engineering
Change is inevitable and must be guided carefully to improve individual lives and society, Kneeland Youngblood said April 27 at a Princeton conference on leadership and diversity in engineering, science and mathematics.
New society looks forward to conference for underrepresented students in science and technology
Princeton Engineering has established a new student group: the Wesley L. Harris Scientific Society, an organization devoted to encourage students from communities that are underrepresented in the sciences to pursue research careers.
Princeton team prepares self-driving car for urban challenge
It's a traffic-weary commuter's dream come true: A car that drives by itself. Since 2004, a group of Princeton University students has been working on developing such self-driving, "autonomous" vehicles, competing in contests run by the Pentagon.