Graduate student Vikram Pansare took top honors at the Keller Center's 9th annual Innovation Forum, Feb. 26, with his pitch for producing a "Janus particle" capable of driving advances in pharmaceuticals, electronics, oil exploration and other fields.
Two members of the engineering faculty, computer science professors Jennifer Rexford and Robert Schapire, have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering.
Increasing the reliability of New Jersey's emerging solar power network and improving the durability of an environmentally-friendly type of concrete are among the research projects awarded funding this year by the Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership.
Sanjeev Kulkarni, professor of electrical engineering and director of the Keller Center, has been appointed as the next dean of the Princeton University Graduate School.
Abo Akademi University in Turku, Finland, will award an honorary doctorate to Christodoulos Floudas, the Stephen C. Macaleer ’63 Professor of Engineering and Applied Science.
Two faculty members of the School of Engineering and Applied Science have been awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
In his annual holiday lecture, Professor Howard Stone and his assistants used high-speed cameras, high-tech amplifiers and a host of audience participants to unveil the surprising way the world really works when things move faster than the eye can see.
Fellows are elected for "outstanding contributions to innovation in areas such as patents and licensing, innovative discovery and technology, significant impact on society, and support and enhancement of innovation."
The University of Quebec at Montreal awarded an honorary doctorate to Princeton engineer Warren Powell for his development of quantitative approaches to complex operational problems, and particularly his transformative contributions to the field of transportation logistics.
Professor Alain Kornhauser has been working with New Jersey legislators to make the state more welcoming to automated vehicle technology. Proponents want to change regulations to ease its introduction and support companies that are developing the technology.
Business leaders and Princeton University scientists gathered for a daylong meeting November 15 to explore solutions to problems of energy and the environment, including adapting to climate change, evolving the electric grid and enabling greener construction.
Researchers at Princeton and in Beijing have used engineering calculations to determine how ancient workers moved an enormous block of stone to the Forbidden City where it became the palace's iconic Large Stone Carving.
Computer scientists have developed a method to cut dramatically the time needed to find patterns in large collections of information such as social networks.
A finding by Princeton engineers now shows gravity imposes a size constraint on cells. The results provide a novel reason why most animal cells are small and of similar size.
Seemingly minor bits of information collected by the National Security Agency, such as the phone numbers that citizens dial, can reveal far more personal information than is commonly believed, Professor Edward Felten told a Senate committee Wednesday.