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  • participants of materials symposium 2021

    Alumni, government and industry are priorities for materials institute

    After a year of nationwide lockdown, organizers of the annual symposium of the Princeton Institute of Materials looked to the future, focusing on strengthening engagement with alumni, government and industry.

  • Photo of Taishi Nakase among arches of Princeton's campus.

    Taishi Nakase, ORFE concentrator, selected as Princeton valedictorian

    Taishi Nakase, an operations research and financial engineering concentrator from Melbourne, Australia, has been selected as valedictorian of Princeton’s Class of 2021. He is the second consecutive ORFE major to be named valedictorian.

  • illustration of radiant cooling technology

    Building technology opens door to increased ventilation, lower energy costs

    Radiant cooling is an often-overlooked cooling technology that could enable more ventilation in buildings around the world while substantially decreasing energy costs, Princeton researchers found.

  • researcher in the lab

    Study shows how some bacteria withstand antibiotic onslaught

    In a study with implications for chronic infections, researchers describe multiple pathways that some bacteria use to tolerate normally lethal antibiotic treatments. The findings overturn common assumptions about antibiotics’ limited effectiveness against certain bacteria and could lead to better treatments.

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    Alumni win Turing Award, top honor in computer science

    The Association for Computing Machinery named Princeton graduate alumni Alfred Aho and Jeffrey Ullman recipients of the 2020 ACM A.M. Turing Award. The award, often referred to as the “Nobel Prize of Computing,” carries a $1 million prize.

  • water purifier in lake carnegie

    Water filter uses sunlight to remove lead and other contaminants

    An invention that uses sunlight to drive water purification could help solve the problem of providing clean water off the grid.

  • Portraits of three faculty members

    Explore and connect widely: Faculty alumnae reflect

    We celebrate Women’s History Month and the 100th anniversary of Princeton’s engineering school by featuring stories, perspectives and insights from three Princeton Engineering alumnae: Jennifer Rexford, the Gordon Y.S. Wu Professor in Engineering and a 1991 B.S.E. graduate; Yueh-Lin (Lynn) Loo, the Theodora D. ’78 and William H. Walton III ’74 Professor in Engineering and a 2001 Ph.D. graduate; and Ning Lin, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and a 2010 Ph.D. graduate.

  • Five students in masks leaning against Engineering building, six feet apart.

    Students take computing beyond the classroom for social good

    Following a nationwide call last summer for social equity and anti-racism, Princeton undergraduates returned to their classes in fall ready to transform their computer science skills into a force for social good.

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    Letter from Dean Goldsmith in solidarity with our Asian community

    Dean Andrea Goldsmith joins with President Eisgruber and his message today concerning the violence last night in Atlanta.

  • illustration of new medication technology

    Princeton technology could improve COVID-19 vaccines

    A new technology being developed by Princeton University researchers and alumni could offer a more effective and robust delivery method for COVID-19 vaccines.