The U.S. electric utility industry faces a critical juncture as new technology and declining prices allow a more "distributed" system of small-scale generators, renewable energy installations and energy efficiency strategies, according to a group of high-level energy industry executives and regulators who met at Princeton University.
In the last year, undergrads at Princeton Engineering have published research on the immune system, helped craft an archeological exhibit, won a U.S. contest for sustainable technology and launched entrepreneurial ventures - all part of the story of engineering at Princeton.
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
Hisashi Kobayashi, former dean and emeritus professor of electrical engineering, received the 2012 C&C (Computer and Communications) Prize for his seminal role in advancing the storage of digital information, a key part of the computer revolution.
Alumnus Robert Kahn, widely credited with being one of the fathers of the Internet, is one of the winners of the first-ever Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering.
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.
The Innovation Forum brings together teams of faculty members, postdocs and graduate students to pitch ideas for commercializing early-stage research to a panel of judges.
Students conferred their semi-annual Excellence in Teaching Awards to professors and teaching assistants at a ceremony Feb. 21. The awards included a Lifetime Achievement Award to Professor Pablo Debenedetti.
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.
The Lean Launchpad, a system for starting successful businesses, is driving faculty and student ventures and will be the basis of the Keller Center's upcoming eLab summer accelerator program.
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.
The market for alternative energy technologies shows many areas of promise but also is beset by major uncertainties over regulation and tax policy, a leading energy analyst told an audience of academic researchers and corporate leaders at Princeton University Tuesday, Nov. 13.
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.
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.
The Siebel Scholars program, a national organization dedicated to supporing top students in bioengineering, business and computer scicence, has named five Princeton computer science students as 2013 fellowship recipients.