Princeton University professor of physics, Shivaji Sondhi, has received a Humboldt Research Award and will be allowed to spend up to one year collaborating with researchers at the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems in Dresden, Germany.
Five inventions with the potential for societal benefit and commercial applications have been awarded support through Princeton's Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund, which aims to help promising technologies bridge the gap between the laboratory and the marketplace.
"Introduction to Entrepreneurship" — a class taught for the first time this semester is open to students from all disciplines and allows undergraduates to work with a team of successful entrepreneurs.
Princeton's School of Engineering and Applied Science offers this video library featuring Princeton's highly successful young entrepreneurs.
As part of a project demonstrating new 3-D printing techniques, Princeton researchers have embedded tiny light-emitting diodes into a standard contact lens, allowing the device to project beams of colored light.
Three Princeton University researchers have been granted a total of 345 million hours of processing time on two powerful supercomputers as part of the 2015 Innovative and Novel Computational Impact of Theory and Experiment (INCITE) awards from the U.S. Department of Energy.
Two Princeton fellows of the National Academy of Inventors will be inducted Mar. 20, 2015.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted a patent to a novel technique and device for pasteurizing eggs developed by engineers at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Princeton researchers are strongly motivated to apply their discoveries to solving real-world problems.
Celebrate Princeton Invention event honors Princeton faculty, staff and students whose research has the potential to improve lives and benefit society.
The Scientist magazine has named a DNA sequencing technology developed in part at Princeton University as one of its Top 10 Innovations for 2014.
Pseudomonas is the first pathogen found to initiate infection after merely attaching to the surface of a host.
The third annual meeting of Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership brought together about 200 academic experts and industry leaders in a day-long discussion of the challenges in creating alternative energy sources, the future of energy investment, and the key areas of energy technology.
Revealing and measuring the many commercial tools that invisibly track Web users is a key step toward improving transparency and privacy on the Internet, according to a set of privacy and technology experts who convened at Princeton University on Oct. 24.
Re-examining longstanding beliefs about the physics of these devices, Princeton engineers have now shown that carefully restricting the delivery of power to certain areas within a laser could boost its output by many orders of magnitude.
BioNano Genomics, a company that uses technology developed at Princeton University for high quality genome analysis, announced the purchase of its Irys™ System by several genomics research centers, including the Salk Institute, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), NIH Intramural Sequencing Center (NISC) and Genoscope (The French National Sequencing Center), according to an article in PRN Newswire.
BioNano Genomics, a company founded in part using innovations developed at Princeton, announced today achievement of a major milestone for the Irys system: the ability to collect human data at 30X depth, sufficient for a genome map, in 24 hours on a single chip. The one human : one chip : one day was announced at the American Society for Human Genetics (ASHG) 2014 Meeting October 18-22 in San Diego.
A new center for small-molecule screening has opened on the Princeton campus. The facility offers researchers the ability to rapidly test large numbers of molecules and identify ones that may have therapeutic potential or aid in biomedical research.
Princeton University's Office of Technology Licensing has named W. Bradford Middlekauff as its first executive in residence, a position aimed at offering an entrepreneurial and industry-based perspective to the faculty and students involved in the transfer of University discoveries to the marketplace.
Four Princeton University physicists were among 19 scientists nationwide to receive five-year, $1.8 million awards from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation intended to support "ambitious, high-risk research" in quantum materials: M. Zahid Hasan, a professor of physics; Nai Phuan Ong, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Physics and director of the Princeton Center for Complex Materials; Jason Petta, an associate professor of physics; and Ali Yazdani, a professor of physics.