The students, Sara Fridovich-Keil and Siddhartha Jayanti, are among 252 undergraduates who were recognized with the scholarship after proposing innovative solutions to research problems in their fields.
A new method for controling instabilities in roiling masses of superhot particles promises to improve the performance of a key element in nuclear fusion, a potentially safe, clean and nearly limitless source of electric power.
Cornelia Huellstrunk, associate director of Princeton University's Keller Center since 2009, has been appointed to a new position of executive director, reflecting major growth in the center's efforts to innovate education and to foster entrepreneurship.
In a unique effort to combine the expertise of university scientists and conservation organizations, Louis Bacon’s Moore Charitable Foundation has pledged $1.25 million to establish the Science-to-Action Fund at Princeton University.
A smartphone application that alerts drivers to local road hazards could help avoid accidents and be a step towards improving transportation policy, Princeton University professor Garnet Chan told an audience during the hackathon sponsored by the Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP) and Code for Princeton on February 27 and 28.
Five Princeton faculty members and four graduate teaching assistants received “Excellence in Teaching” awards from the University’s Engineering Council and Graduate Engineering Council, which are the undergraduate and graduate student organizations of the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Producing better quality of ultrasound images could be as easy as taking a selfie. Describing the process to judges at the Keller Center's Innovation Forum Feb. 24, Princeton University graduate student Jen-Tang Lu said his technology could improve the diagnosis of many medical conditions.
The degree of gender imbalance in an academic department can be predicted by assessing the emphasis on "natural talent" or "brilliance" in that field, said Princeton University Professor Sarah-Jane Leslie Feb. 3 in a lecture in Maeder Hall at the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment.
Two members of the engineering faculty, Emily Carter and Michael Celia, have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional honors for U.S. engineers.
Engineering professor Sigrid Adriaenssens and visual arts professor Joe Scanlan invented a course to nudge students beyond their comfort zones at the boundary of art and engineering.
Cyanide might not seem like the obvious solution to cleaning up water, but as Christina Chang discovered in her junior year at Princeton, the chemical could have significant impact on both pollution cleanup and water purification.
Students supported by the Andlinger Center are at the leading edge of energy and environment research, including yeast that help make biofuels and architectural innovations that lower cooling costs for buildings.
Three computer science students at Princeton University were honored by the Computing Research Association, which recognizes undergraduate students at North American universities for outstanding potential in areas of computing research.
When graduate student Yogesh Goyal told an audience at Princeton University in October how his research could help doctors diagnose patients with difficult-to-characterize congenital disorders, he was describing more than a potential medical breakthrough.
In an effort to help current Princeton students find their calling, two Princeton alumni and friends each pledged $50,000 to support entrepreneurial projects and internships through the Keller Center.