Shared expectations help shape visual memory
By having thousands of people play the visual equivalent of the "telephone game," where errors accumulate as a message is passed on, Princeton researchers have gathered new insights into the human visual system.
Pew names soft matter expert Sujit Datta to biomedical scholars program
The Pew Charitable Trust has named soft matter expert Sujit Datta to the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences, one of 22 early-career researchers selected for the 2021 cohort.
Study shows how cities can consider race and income in household energy efficiency programs
A study offers a roadmap for cities to address inequalities in energy use by providing fine-grained methods for measuring both income and racial disparities in energy use intensity.
Technique inspired by lace making could someday weave structures in space
Bigon rings are the term for surprising structures discovered in a collaboration of an architect and engineers. These rings, inspired by traditional lace making, can be stable and strong in multiple configurations and the numerical framework behind the discovery could be applied to any network of elastic rods, whether thread, bamboo or plastic.
'Awesome professor' and 'dream job' in industry were pivotal for computer architect
Ruby Lee, the Forrest G. Hamrick Professor in Engineering and professor of electrical and computer engineering, reflects on her heritage and career pathway.
Computer scientist thrives in supportive academic community
Aarti Gupta, professor of computer science, reflects on career and heritage.
Chicken eggs and a grandmother's vision start path for leading combustion engineer
Yiguang Ju, the Robert Porter Patterson Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, reflects on his early pathway and heritage.
Class Day celebrates graduates’ courage, creativity and optimism
The 2021 Class Day ceremony celebrated the engineering school's graduating seniors, with Dean Andrea Goldsmith commending the “accomplishments and resilience of the great Class of 2021,” noting the graduates’ perseverance through the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Engineering faculty recognized for teaching excellence
Three members of the Engineering School faculty were recognized this year for excellence in teaching and mentoring students.
Junior faculty awards recognize excellence in research and teaching
Junior faculty awards honor six assistant professors for outstanding teaching and research. The School of Engineering and Applied Science awarded each recipient of the 2021 junior faculty award $50,000 to support their work.