Andrej Kosmrlj, a new assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, is applying his fascination with statistical physics to wide-ranging fields, including mechanical "metamaterials" and the mysterious power of the human immune system.
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) today announced that it will award approximately $20.6 million in grants to 56 scientists and engineers from 41 research institutions and small businesses who submitted winning research proposals through the Air Force's Young Investigator Research Program (YIP).
For Nari Baughman, life is a devotional sort of thing. At work, she strives to protect the planet. At home, she’s a devoted wife and mother of two. And at the same time, she’s committed to saving herself and helping others deal with a daunting personal health challenge.
Have you ever felt that sickening sensation when your airliner dips suddenly and the frightened passenger in the next seat grabs your arm in a brief but vise-like grip?
Skye Jerpbak ’16 admits to being an engineer from the get-go. “Sometimes I wonder if I had a choice when I chose mechanical and aerospace engineering,” she says.
The 2015 Highly Cited Researchers represents some of world’s most influential scientific minds. About three thousand researchers earned this distinction by writing the greatest number of reports officially designated by Essential Science Indicators as Highly Cited Papers — ranking among the top 1% most cited for their subject field and year of publication, earning them the mark of exceptional impact.
Princeton's Dan Steingart, an assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, studies batteries. He also focuses on innovation and problem solving with his students in the classroom and in the lab.
Physicists Luis Delgado-Aparicio and MAE Professor Egemen Kolemen of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have won a national scientific competition to conduct a full day of experiments on the DIII-D National Fusion Facility that General Atomics operates in San Diego for the DOE.
NASA announced the selection of science teams and the two lead instrument scientists. Jeremy Kasdin be leading the coronagraph development and David Spergel will be leading the wide-field camera.
Sarah Cen, a mechanical and aerospace engineering major, will pursue a master's in engineering science as a Sachs Scholar at Worcester College, the University of Oxford.
The following collaborative paper between Ju (MAE) and Wysocki (EE) group.
Arron Melvin ’01 *07 raced cars before coming to Princeton, and as a mechanical and aerospace engineering major, he found he had a knack for understanding the science of what makes cars go fast — fields such as fluid mechanics and aerodynamics.
Professor Naomi Leonard will be honored for her research in the field of cooperative control of autonomous vehicles.
Prof Edgar Choueiri was invited by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra to do a 3D audio recording of the orchestra performing Beethoven's 9th symphony under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle. The recording took place on October 10th at the Berlin Philharmonie using a special 3D microphone developed at MAE's 3D3A Laboratory.