The new funds will expand research in a nanotechnology laboratory that the lab launched in 2012 with PPPL Laboratory Directed Research and Development funds.
John Storey, a professor of molecular biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, has been named the director of the new Center for Statistics and Machine Learning.
Emily Carter receives Remsen Award for outstanding achievement in chemistry. The award recognizes her work in pioneering the development of unique tools to study and design materials, most recently for sustainable energy from solar and fuel cells to fusion.
Two Princeton University faculty members have been selected as 2014 Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences, and will receive flexible funding over four years to help establish their research careers.
In a paper published in the journal Nature Physics today, the CMS experiment at CERN reported new results on an important property of the Higgs particle. The CMS result follows preliminary results from both experiments, which both reported strong evidence for the fermionic decay late in 2013. The CMS team features the involvement of researchers at Princeton University.
President Christopher L. Eisgruber and six other Princeton faculty members have been named fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. They are among leaders in scholarship, business, the arts and public affairs elected this year in recognition of their contributions to their respective fields.