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  • Portrait

    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.

  • Portrait

    '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.

  • Screenshot of award winners during virtual Class Day ceremony

    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.

  • Teaching Award Winners

    Engineering faculty recognized for teaching excellence

    Three members of the Engineering School faculty were recognized this year for excellence in teaching and mentoring students.

  • illustration for junior faculty awards

    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.

  • Wind turbines in the ocean

    Net-Zero America in action: America’s windy coastlines and scaling offshore wind power

    Greenlighting what will be the largest U.S. offshore wind farm to date aligns with President Biden’s vision to rapidly expand offshore wind, specifically on the East Coast, as part of a national infrastructure plan.

  • cityscape

    Research meets the challenge of measuring urban carbon emissions

    A group of scientists and urban-policy specialists attempt to cut through the confusion about urban carbon accounting approaches by laying out seven key service sectors that city leaders can evaluate to gauge — and reduce — their carbon emissions.

  • Matrix of fluorescent particles with pores that open and close

    Artificial leaves, floating breakwaters and musical memories are among recipients of 2021 innovation grants

    Research on an artificial leaf, a new class of hydrogel-based material that can self-regulate fluxes of water, heat and gas, is among 19 projects awarded a total of more than $2 million in Innovation Research Grants by the School of Engineering and Applied Science in 2021.

  • Photo of researchers

    Acot mixes engineering and neuroscience to better understand head injuries

    Gabbie Acot started off on a pre-med track at Princeton before broadening her studies to include structural engineering and then neuroscience. Her senior thesis project brought together all of these interests, combining video analysis, neuroimaging and numerical modeling to perform a forensic reconstruction of college football head impacts.

  • National Science Foundation logo with words "NSF CAREER AWARDS"

    Four engineering faculty members receive NSF CAREER awards

    Four Princeton Engineering faculty members are among the 2021 recipients of the National Science Foundation’s CAREER awards.