Most term papers are evaluated by one or two people, but Carlee Joe-Wong's will be checked by hundreds. The paper, completed in 2010, has evolved into a research project involving wireless operators like AT&T and 1,000 participating wireless customers
The story of Hao Yiu's senior thesis began with hearing about the near-death experience of six men who volunteered to test a leukemia drug. It ended with the recent publication of a peer-reviewed journal article that offers important insights into potentially deadly over-reactions of the human immune system.
Undergraduate students with a strong interest in how technology transforms society and how cultural influences affect technological progress have a new vehicle for focusing their studies, the Program in Technology and Society.
Carter Cleveland ’09, founder of Art.sy, says that as an undergraduate he was always interested in subjects such as dance and art history. “At one point I was tempted to switch into art history to escape the huge engineering workload...”
As Adam Stasiw moves through a dance, he creates a pattern of movement, timing and form. As a computer science major, Stasiw wanted to view that pattern through a mathematical filter.
A archeologist and computer scientist teamed up to teach a course in which students started with archaeological data and built plausible renderings of four buildings in Cyprus. The work became part of an exhibit at the Princeton University Art Museum.
The original Moog synthesizer, a staple of ’70s music, had its heyday long before senior Jeffrey Snyder learned to play the keyboard, but Snyder loved that warm ’70s sound.
Kaitlin Stouffer, a computer science major, was one of two Princeton seniors named recipients of the Daniel M. Sachs Class of 1960 Graduating Scholarship, one of the highest awards given to Princeton undergraduates.
Power-in-a-Box (TM) is an easily deployable standard shipping container outfitted with solar panels and a telescoping wind turbine for generating electricity in remote or disaster-torn regions.
In research initiated by an undergraduate, Princeton engineers discovered that elephants' hair is not merely a decorative feature for pulchritudinous pachyderms; it also plays an important role in how the giant beasts regulate their body temperatures.
Acting Dean Pablo Debenedetti welcomed the record-size Class of 2016 to the School of Engineering and Applied Science and encouraged the incoming freshmen to take advantage of the "very vital and tight connection between research and teaching."
If business, particularly a startup business, is all about making connections, then the Keller Center's eLab Demo Day was a perfect example of business in action.
If recent Princeton graduate Ida Posner’s senior thesis project works the way she hopes, scientists could answer critical questions about how much water plants use without expensive, bulky laboratory equipment.
The Princeton chapter of Engineers Without Borders is working to build a pipeline to bring clean drinking water to residents of La Pitajaya, a small community in the Peruvian Andes.
Grey storm clouds scudded overhead, but members of Class of 2012 gathered on the Friend Center courtyard in celebration on Monday, June 4, for a Class Day event that honored graduates' accomplishments in academics, service and athletics.