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Super surfaces use terahertz waves to help bounce wireless communication into the next generation

Assembling tiny chips into unique programmable surfaces, Princeton researchers have created a key component toward unlocking a communications band that promises to dramatically increase the amount data wireless systems can transmit.

In pandemic, Princeton graduate students and faculty raced to create innovative protections for hospital staff

When a local hospital experienced a surge in coronavirus patients last spring, it tapped Princeton University researchers for urgent solutions to help protect its healthcare workers.

Endowed professorships recognize innovative research in chemical and biological engineering

Professors of chemical and biological engineering Clifford Brangwynne, Celeste Nelson and Rodney Priestley have been named to endowed professorships, effective Dec. 1.

New Jersey region primed to be unique tech hub, Goldsmith says

Central New Jersey can become a technology hub unrivaled in translating deep, long-range research into products and organizations that truly benefit humanity, Princeton Engineering dean Andrea Goldsmith recently told a gathering of technologists, business leaders and academics.

Award for Excellence honors graduate student achievement

The School of Engineering and Applied Science has given its annual Award for Excellence to 16 advanced graduate students who have performed at the highest level as scholars and researchers.

Two engineering researchers elected fellows of Optical Society

Claire Gmachl, a professor of electrical engineering, and Arthur Dogariu, a research scholar and lecturer in mechanical and aerospace engineering, have been elected fellows of the Optical Society

Math enables custom arrangements of liquid “nesting dolls”

Princeton University researchers have developed a new way to examine, predict and engineer interactions between multiple liquid phases, including arrangements of mixtures with an arbitrary number of separated phases.

Computing empowers immune cells to kill cancer

A collaboration of computer scientists and bioengineers invented a way for human immune cells to target cancer cells with the same kind of logic that drives computers, promising treatments that are both safer and more broadly effective.

Agreement with National Renewable Energy Laboratory formalizes research exchanges for clean energy development

Princeton University has signed a master agreement with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, based in Golden, Colorado, allowing the easy exchange of researchers and students to accelerate the development of clean energy technologies.

Yao, director of Imaging and Analysis Center, named AAAS fellow

Nan Yao, the founding director of Princeton’s Imaging and Analysis Center, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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