Ed Felten has spent decades exposing glaring weaknesses in the computer systems that run modern society. He provided key testimony challenging Microsoft's early dominance of internet browsing, battled the recording industry over its attempt at creating digital copyright controls, and fought voting machine companies over security and transparency.
Four Princeton Engineering juniors have been awarded one-year Goldwater Scholarships, the premier award for outstanding undergraduates interested in careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. They are: Lamia Ateshian, Sally Jiao, Jonathan Lu and Omkar Shende.
About 500 students gathered at Princeton University's Friend Center over the weekend to take part in this spring’s HackPrinceton. Students from roughly 100 schools across the United States and Canada spent the weekend creating hardware and software projects.
Neereja Sundaresan, a Ph.D. student in electrical engineering, was recenty named one of four winners of the Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship, Princeton University's top honor for graduate students.
At this year's Innovation Forum at Princeton, Robert Pagels had three minutes to pitch his team's new method to cram several months' worth of medicine into a single injection. His presentation won top honors at the Keller Center's 12th Annual Innovation Forum last week.
Neereja Sundaresan, a Ph.D. student in electrical engineering, is one of four students who have been named winners of the Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship, Princeton University's top honor for graduate students.
Princeton Engineering senior Natasha Turkmani has been awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship. The awards give outstanding students from outside the United Kingdom the opportunity to pursue postgraduate study at the University of Cambridge. The program was established in 2000 by a donation from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to Cambridge to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.
As engineers and applied scientists, our role is to move dynamically between discovering how the world works and creating practical solutions to its problems. Design is one of our key tools for making that connection, for transforming deep knowledge into steps forward.
Over 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students and post-doctorate researchers visited the Oct. 14 fair, co-sponsored by the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Office of Career Services. Company representatives with flyers and souvenirs stood ready to answer questions ranging from how their interview process works to what they enjoy most about their job.
New undergraduates and first-year graduate students gathered at welcoming events at the School of Engineering and Applied Science this week: 343 members of the Class of 2020 and 148 new graduate students.
Princeton University honored three engineering students with two of its top prizes for work in the sophomore and junior years at Opening Exercises on Sunday, Sept. 11.
This summer, 30 students worked at 19 early-stage startup companies in New York City as part of the Keller Center's new Princeton Start-Up Immersion Program. Participants lived as a group in University-sponsored housing at the Princeton Club of New York, and participated in programs — including speakers, workshops and visits to other companies — aimed at broadening their understanding of entrepreneurship.
When Ben Sorkin put on his racing suit and helmet, he knew the moment he waited over two years for had finally come. His teammates helped strap him into the driver's seat. For the first time, he would be energizing their electric car for its very first run around a race track.
Over two days in Princeton and New York City, eight student teams presented new ventures they founded at the fifth-annual Demo Days organized by Princeton's Keller Center.
A new class, "Transformations in Engineering and the Arts," weaves together engineering concepts and artistic practices.