Princeton engineers contribute many aspects of security – from creating a more secure Internet to helping communities withstand natural disasters to improving technologies needed for national defense. Confined to no single academic department, security is an area where engineers combine fundamental research and a spirit of cross-disciplinary collaboration. The Center for Information Technology Policy conducts research at the intersection of technology and society, including issues of privacy and security.
Researchers at Princeton University's Edge Lab are leading a global effort -- with scientists and business leaders at ARM, Cisco, Dell, Intel and Microsoft -- to develop an important new mobile technology: fog networks.
Five Princeton University graduate students in computer science and one in environmental engineering have been awarded prestigious fellowships from the Siebel Scholars Foundation, a program that promotes leadership, academic achievement and the collaborative search for solutions to the world's most critical issues.
Researchers at Princeton and MIT have used computer models to show that severe tropical cyclones could hit a number of coastal cities worldwide that are widely seen as unthreatened by such powerful storms.