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Readying for graduation, Princeton engineering students reflect on their senior thesis experience

As their thesis deadlines approached, seniors in the School of Engineering and Applied Science reflected on what they’ve gained by tackling a demanding yearlong research project, along with their coursework and other activities.

Avalos wins teacher-scholar award

José Avalos has been named a Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar “for spatial and dynamic control of engineered metabolism for microbial chemical production."

Princeton scientists bioengineer a cellular speedometer

An all-Princeton research team has identified bacteria that can detect the speed of flowing fluids.

Freedman receives top honor for computer science

Michael J. Freedman, a professor of computer science, has been awarded this year’s Grace Murray Hopper Award, the Association for Computing Machinery announced May 8.

Conference presents ideas to shape future cities

Any attempt to address challenges of the future, from clean energy to a sufficient food supply, must grapple with the issues raised by the planet’s rapidly growing cities, speakers said Monday during a conference at Princeton University.

Google AI lab bolsters innovation and invention

Google’s newest AI lab — located across the street from Princeton University’s Nassau Hall — officially launched on Thursday, May 2, with speeches and research presentations by state and local officials, Google executives, and University executives and students.

Emily Carter to become executive vice chancellor and provost at UCLA

Emily A. Carter, dean of Princeton University's School of Engineering and Applied Science, has been selected to become the executive vice chancellor and provost of the University of California, Los Angeles, effective September 1, 2019.

Harnessing technology to address challenges facing society

Edward Felten, the Robert E. Kahn Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs and director of the Center for Information Technology Policy speaks about engaging society in discussions of technology and technology’s power to change the world.

Sunlight pulls hydrogen from wastewater

Researchers at Princeton have developed a technique that uses sunlight to isolate hydrogen from industrial wastewater.

Research finds some bacteria travel alternate path to antibiotic resistance

In a study with implications for efforts to halt the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, researchers at Princeton have identified a new, troubling path that some bacteria take toward resistance.

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