Lynn Loo steps down as Andlinger Center director to lead global center for decarbonizing shipping
Lynn Loo, will step down as director and join the newly founded Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation, based in Singapore, as its first chief executive officer. Claire Gmachl, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Electrical Engineering and associate chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, will serve as the interim director of the Andlinger Center.
Technology for room temperature vaccines a finalist in accelerator program
The Princeton-led team's method is one of 12 technologies selected for development through the Philadelphia-based University City Science Center.
The Early Years: A Few Questions and Answers
In Part One of #100Years100Facts, we learn about the founding of the School of Engineering, the people who took the initiative to give engineering a home of its own at Princeton, and some of our first faculty who left a lasting mark on society. Keep following this series as we present a look at a full century of growth, discovery, and contributions to humanity by the Princeton University School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Part Two: The Early Years: They Said It
In Part Two of #100Years100Facts, we hear the (written) voices of some of our founders, and learn what values served as the foundation for the Princeton School of Engineering.
New method found for moving tiny artificial swimmers
Princeton researchers have debuted a novel way of generating and potentially controlling locomotion in tiny objects called artificial swimmers. These swimmers have sparked considerable interest for their potential applications in medicine, industry, and other sectors.
Part Three: The Value of Mentorship
In Part Three of #100Years100Facts, we examine the mentor-student connections that link one generation to another at Princeton Engineering.
Shared prosperity is key to clean energy transition, say experts at E-ffiliates retreat
To successfully slash greenhouse emissions, the United States must ensure rural communities benefit from producing solar, wind, biofuels and other low-carbon fuels, panelists said at the annual Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership Retreat on June 3.
Comparison of continental hydrological models helps improve water management
A project led by Princeton University researchers undertook the Herculean task of checking two continental-scale hydrological models against each other to ensure that scientists and policymakers are working from consistent, accurate data when it comes to managing the nation’s water budget.
Endowed professorships honor excellence in computing systems, operations research
Two engineering faculty members have been named to endowed professorships, effective July 1: Michael Freedman of computer science and Ronnie Sircar of operations research and financial engineering.
Metropolis Project backs solutions for safer, more resilient cities
Princeton’s Metropolis Project has awarded a new set of grants to investigate how pollutants move through cities; improve prediction of storm hazards; and test new technologies to prevent coastal flooding, harness solar energy, and help autonomous vehicles navigate in adverse weather.