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.
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.
In the summer of 2011, five students from the Princeton Engineers Without Borders Ghana team traveled to Ashaiman, Ghana, to finish the construction of a community library -- the culmination of a three-year project.
How many different ways do creatures communicate with one another? Howard A. Stone, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, and Bonnie Bassler, professor of molecular biology, enlist the help of elementary-school students to explain the science of communication.
This summer five members of the Princeton chapter of Engineers Without Borders are traveling to Ashaiman, Ghana, to finish construction of a library that will serve as an educational center and a community gathering place.
Jane Yang talks about her undergraduate experience and her involvement with Princeton Engineering Education for Kids (PEEK), a group that uses Legos to teach basic engineering techniques to school-age children, as well as her work in Ghana as co-president of the Princeton chapter of Engineers Without Borders.
The Princeton chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) returned to Huamanzaña, Peru, last summer for their final visit to help the community.
Katie Hsih puts her engineering education to work to help an African community recover.
Cole Freeman went to Ghana last year as one of 20 students who participated in the inaugural term of Princeton's Bridge Year Program.
Through Scholars in the Nation's Service engineering students use their technical know-how to help craft public policy and serve the government.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has named Edward Felten, a Princeton professor of computer science and public affairs, as the agency's first chief technologist.
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.
Princeton engineering faculty teamed up with visiting researchers as part of an NSF-supported project to bolster strengthen science, engineering and mathematics research and education at historically black colleges and universities.
A Pakistani garbage dump seems like an unlikely place to find a solution to extreme poverty. But then again, the group of students from Princeton and Rutgers universities who plan to convert garbage into hope is an unlikely team.
The Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti inspired a team of Princeton researchers to launch develop, deploy and test two novel disaster-relief technologies -- a rainwater harvester and filtration system, and a wind turbine for renewable energy production.