Workshop to examine China's environmental issues
Economists, engineers, environmentalists and policymakers from Princeton University and China will meet on April 18 and 19 to discuss environmental challenges facing China.
Fuel for thought: Research yields energy solutions and career insights
Rochelle Murray's senior thesis project puts her on the font lines of a hot research area: the transmuting of waste material into clean-burning fuel.
Keller gift of $25 million to support innovation in engineering education
Recognizing an international need for leaders who can harness technology to solve societal problems, alumnus and innovator in education Dennis J. Keller and his wife Constance Templeton Keller have given Princeton University $25 million to strengthen links between engineering and the liberal arts.
Breakthrough in computer simulations advances hypersonic flight research
A two-hour plane flight between Tokyo and New York sounds like science fiction, but methods developed by Princeton engineers to describe turbulence at extreme conditions may aid the design of aircraft with that kind of speed, 15 times faster than sound.
Debenedetti appointed vice dean
Pablo Debenedetti, the Class of 1950 Professor in Engineering and Applied Science, has been appointed as vice dean, a new position that will help create a more efficient and effective staff for the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Princeton University to host Science and Engineering Expo on March 19
About a thousand middle school students from central New Jersey will converge on Princeton University for the fifth annual Science and Engineering Expo from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 19.
Papers by Princeton researchers selected as IEEE Micro Top Picks
Two papers by Princeton Engineering researchers have been selected for inclusion in IEEE Micro's January/February 2008 Special Issue of Top Picks from Computer Architecture Conferences.
Loo awarded Sloan Research Fellowship
Lynn Loo, associate professor of chemical engineering, has been awarded a 2008 Sloan Research Fellowship. These highly competitive two-year fellowships, which provide $45,000 in research support, "are intended to enhance the careers of the very best young faculty members" in targeted areas of science.
Attack on computer memory reveals vulnerability of widely used security systems
A team of academic, industry and independent researchers has demonstrated a new class of computer attacks that compromise the contents of "secure" memory systems, particularly in laptops.
Fan recognized for accomplishments in applied math, statistics
Jianqing Fan, professor of operations research and financial engineering, received the Morningside Gold Medal of Applied Mathematics at the Fourth International Congress of Chinese Mathematicians. The medals are presented every three years to outstanding mathematicians of Chinese descent under age 45.