Research in applied physics includes biophysics; fluid mechanics, laser physics, liquids and glasses, optics, photonics, plasma physics, micro- and nano-fabrication and microfluidics, quantum phenomena, semiconductors, thermodynamics and statistical mechanics, and transport phenomena.

News

  • Orange light glows in a series of lenses inside a quantum computer.

    Illuminating errors creates a new paradigm for quantum computing

  • Flat synthetic diamond illuminated by green laser light

    Four engineering professors receive Moore Foundation experimental physics awards

  • Iron's electron orbits are thicker and dimmer than cobalt's, allowing identification of each element

    Like facial recognition for atoms, image distinguishes elements by electron orbitals

  • Teaching Awards 2023.

    Engineering faculty recognized for excellence in teaching

  • Princeton selected to lead NSF-funded regional consortium for photonics research and workforce development

  • Three students working together at a computer

    New course builds students’ intuition for quantum experiments

Events

  • December 14

    4:30 pm

    Hardware-efficient Quantum Error Correction

Faculty

  • Ryan P. Adams

    Computer Science

  • Craig Arnold

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

    Princeton Materials Institute

  • Ravindra Bhatt

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Clifford Brangwynne

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

    Bioengineering Initiative

  • Pierre-Thomas Brun

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

  • Emily A. Carter

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

    Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

  • Edgar Choueiri

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • Daniel J. Cohen

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • Nathalie de Leon

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Pablo Debenedetti

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

  • Adji Bousso Dieng

    Computer Science

  • Jason Fleischer

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Tian-Ming Fu

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Bioengineering Initiative

  • Maria Garlock

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Alexander Glaser

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

    Princeton School of Public and International Affairs

  • Claire Gmachl

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • David Graves

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

  • Kelsey Hatzell

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

    Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

  • Jerelle Joseph

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

    Bioengineering Initiative

  • Egemen Kolemen

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

    Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

  • Naomi Leonard portrait

    Naomi Ehrich Leonard

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • Michael Littman

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • Stephen Lyon

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Jyotirmoy Mandal

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Luigi Martinelli

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • Julia Mikhailova

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • Michael Mueller

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • Daniel Nosenchuck

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • Athanassios Panagiotopoulos

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

  • Paul Prucnal

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Barry Rand

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

  • Alejandro Rodriguez

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Clarence Rowley

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • Aditya Sood portrait

    Aditya Sood

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

    Princeton Materials Institute

  • Howard Stone

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • Sankaran Sundaresan

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

  • Jeffrey Thompson

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Hakan Tureci

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Claire White

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

    Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

  • Gerard Wysocki

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Saien Xie

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Princeton Materials Institute