Edgar Choueiri, a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, has developed a way to record three-dimensional sound and play it back over regular loudspeakers, such as those on televisions and computer laptops.
Entrepreneurial Princeton features the legendary Ed Zschau as well as innovative Princeton undergraduates and graduates. It also highlights the importance of Princeton's visiting professorship in entrepreneurship.
Yueh-Lin "Lynn" Loo, a researcher in the field of plastic electronics, was one of five young scientists who spoke this month in China at the World Economic Forum's "Annual Meeting of the New Champions," a k a Summer Davos.
One of the instruments on a superfast research craft mapping the Earth's atmosphere was invented by Princeton's Mark Zondlo to measure water vapor. "In discussions about global warming, carbon dioxide and methane get all the attention, but water vapor impacts climate more than any other gas," says Zondlo.
The Princeton Autonomous Vehicle Engineering team brings home some major awards from the 16th Annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition. The team give a blow-by-blow account of the performance of their autonomous robot in the competition.
Taofik Kolade and Michael E. Wood, mechanical and aerospace engineering majors, talk about their senior thesis -- a new kind of Steadicam -- for which they won the 2008 Enoch J. Durbin Prize for Engineering Innovation. The MAE department at Princeton has a long and storied reputation.
Szymon Rusinkiewicz, David Dobkin, Tim Weyrich, and Benedict Brown explain "virtual archaeologist" software they invented to help streamline the painstaking process of reconstructed ancient wall paintings.
Princeton Laptop Orchestra (PLOrk) founders Perry Cook and Dan Trueman, in pre-concert interviews, explain the philosophy behind their laptop instruments and the on-the-fly computer coding that takes place during performances. PLOrk started as a freshman seminar course at Princeton.