A team of five Princeton engineering graduate students is leading a yearlong field research project using new laser sensors to measure pollutants with unprecedented sensitivity.
An engineering project to dramatically improve diabetes care was among two research efforts chosen as the first to receive support from Princeton University's Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund.
The school of engineering honored three junior faculty members with the E. Lawrence Keyes, Jr./Emerson Electric Co. Faculty Advancement Award on May 10. The award recognizes young faculty members who have established vibrant teaching and research programs early in their careers at Princeton.
Researchers have demonstrated a method for identifying nitric oxide gas using lasers and sensors that are inexpensive, compact and highly sensitive, a portable device that could be of great value to atmospheric science, pollution control, biology and medicine.
Princeton researchers traveled to China to study changes in Beijing’s air quality during the Olympics, when the Chinese government dramatically cut vehicle and factory emissions.