Building sound systems and space engines

Physics of propulsion and sound waves yields advances from living rooms to deep space.

Starting from scratch: Improving collaboration with Scratchwork

Each summer, undergraduate and graduate students at Princeton have an opportunity to make their entrepreneurial visions a reality through the Keller Center’s eLab Summer Accelerator program. One of them was Scratchwork, a web-based digital whiteboard tool that allows the user to hand draw ideas right into the application.

Proof of randomness builds future of digital security

Princeton researchers have developed a method to verify the strength of random number generators that play a  key role in encryption.

Probing air pollution with laser sensors

Mark Zondlo, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Princeton University and its Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, develops tools to measure air pollution in more sophisticated and nimble ways than previously possible.

Gupta named ACM Fellow for outstanding accomplishments in computing

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has named Aarti Gupta, a professor of computer science at Princeton, one of its 2017 ACM Fellows for contributions to system analysis and verification techniques and their transfer to industrial practice.

Sengupta receives top Bell Labs Prize for pioneering transceiver technology

Kaushik Sengupta, an assistant professor of electrical engineering at Princeton University, was the top winner in the 2017 Bell Labs Prize, receiving a $100,000 award for his invention of transceiver chip technology that has the potential to improve wireless communications and open the door for new applications by reducing size and cost.

Coffee physics: Layering in café lattes yields insights for engineering, medicine and environment

Researchers have revealed how a tiered structure develops in a popular coffee beverage, providing insights for a range of applications

Engineering professors named fellows of National Academy of Inventors

Paul Prucnal and Jennifer Rexford have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.

Kids learn the science of making chocolate

At a recent holiday demonstration, school children received insight into the answers to such questions as where chocolate comes from, what makes a chocolate bar smooth and creamy, and what are amphiphilic and hydrophobic materials.

Freshman seminar asks students to envision their future in a changing climate

For his freshman seminar this year, Robert Socolow is asking his class to think about the future, not just for themselves but for the entire planet.