For his senior thesis project, Kenneth Liew combined concepts from architecture, sociology and engineering to assess whether a new campus bridge succeeds both as a work of art and as a functional structure.
Archive – April 2010
Princeton engineers are leading a research center that brings together scientists and engineers from multiple universities to determine how to improve the speed, reliability and energy-efficiency of tomorrow's computer systems while reducing their cost.
National Science Foundation award provided $500,000 for 3 years of research in any field of science.
Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe, an environmental engineer and pioneer in the field of ecohydrology, has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors in all areas of science.
The Keller Center's fifth annual Innovation Forum showcased Princeton research that has the potential to spawn new businesses - from improved drug development to more powerful computer chips. Top entries received $40,000 in awards.
High Throughput Discovery of Novel Peptide Therapeutics A. James Link (Chemical Engineering)
A Pain-Free Glucose Sensor for Diabetics Anna P. M. Michel and Claire F. Gmachl (Center for Mid-Infrared Technologies for Health and the Environment - MIRTHE)
Nonlinear “lens” for super-resolved imaging Christopher Barsi and Jason W. Fleischer (Electrical Engineering)
The TAG Lens: A High Speed Variable Focus Liquid Lens Craig B. Arnold, Alexandre Mermillod-Blondin, Euan McLeod, and Nicolas Olivier (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering)
Very low cost Hybrid system for small vehicles Glenn Northey (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering)
OrgCAST: A Breakthrough Technology for the Acceleration of Drug Discovery Hahn Kim, David MacMillan, Paul Reider (Chemistry)
Porous Ceramic for Water Purification Ismaiel Yakub, Christian Theriault, and Winston O. Soboyejo (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering)
Semiconductor Coated Microporous Graphene Scaffolds Useful as Shell-Core Electrodes and their use in Products Such as Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells Joe Roy-Mayhew (Chemical Engineering)
Orthopedics Implants for Increased Adhesion Mohamed Alkhodary, Christian Theriault, Craig B. Arnold, and Winston O. Soboyejo (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering)
Dual Drug Delivery for non-small cell lung cancer Nathalie Pinkerton, Robert K. Prud'homme, Lei Shi, Siyan Zhang, A. James Link (Chemical Engineering), Howard A. Stone, Jiandi Wan (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering), Patrick J. Sinko, Zoltan Szekely, Xiaoping Zhange (Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery, Rutgers University)
A New Dynamically Reconfigurable Field-Programmable Gate Array Niraj K. Jha (Electrical Engineering)
Disordered Hyperuniform Photonic Solids: New materials for use in optical microcircuits & radiation devices Paul Steinhardt (Physics, Princeton Center for Theoretical Science), Marian Florescu (Physics), Salvatore Torquato (Chemistry)
Lighting the Future through Polymers: Solid State Polymer Lighting Wali Akande (Electrical Engineering), Christian Theriault, and Winston O. Soboyejo (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering)
‘Piezo-Rubber’ Flexible Generator for Powering Medical Implants and Portable Electronics Yi Qi and Michael C. McAlpine (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering)
Princeton University’s Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education showcased a dozen and a half new technologies during its fourth annual Innovation Forum, held April 8.
AUDIO PODCAST (Right-click to save link.) K. Ronnie Sircar, associate professor of operations research and financial engineering at Princeton, discusses quantitative finance. This lecture is part of a series on "engineering the future." Other topics include cryptography, sustainable energy, transportation systems, water stewardship, greenhouse gases, and the future of the internet. The series was developed by the Princeton Adult School in conjunction with School of Engineering
Chemical Engineer Yannis Kevrekidis has been named a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). The society recognized him as a leader in his field "for research contributions in chemical engineering, applied mathematics, and the computational sciences."