Big but affordable effort needed for America to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, Princeton study shows
With a massive, nationwide effort the United States could reach net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050 using existing technology and at costs aligned with historical spending on energy, according to a study led by Princeton University researchers.
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.
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.
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
Agreement with National Renewable Energy Laboratory formalizes research exchanges for clean energy developmen
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.
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.