Evan-Hepler Smith gs (History of Science) discusses the doctoral work he does on the nomenclature of chemistry, which earned him the distinction of 2014-15 Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellow.
Yu Deng, a graduate student in the Department of Mathematics, discusses the doctoral work he does on partial differential equations, which earned him the distinction of 2014-15 Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellow. Remarks by Alexandru Ionescu, Professor of Mathematics, are included. Presented as part of Princeton's Alumni Day 2015.
Using laser beams to create thin films of material, chemical and biological engineering graduate student Kimberly Shepard — a Jacobus fellow — studies the behavior of polymer glasses.
Students in Princeton's Engineers Without Borders worked with a community in Kenya to design and build a rainwater catchment system, giving the village a source of clean, reliable water.
Alexander (Lex) Smits, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, came to Jadwin Gymnasium recently to talk with Princeton women's basketball coach Courtney Banghart and players Alex Rodgers and Blake Dietrick about the physics behind shooting three-pointers.
Princeton researchers are strongly motivated to apply their discoveries to solving real-world problems.
Princeton's School of Engineering and Applied Science offers this video library featuring Princeton's highly successful young entrepreneurs.
Childhood trauma has been associated with a greater risk of health problems later in life. As a summer research project, Melody Qiu, Class of 2016, explored the question of whether people who frequently use emergency room-based hospital care had experienced childhood trauma. She interned with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.
A Google Hangout with Joao Biehl, an anthropologist and co-director of Princeton's Global Health Program and Princeton Class of 2013 student Raphael Frankfurter, executive director of the nonprofit group Wellbody Alliance. Frankfurter discusses his group's work in Sierra Leone and efforts to respond to the Ebola outbreak.
Gerard Wysocki of Princeton University discusses his laser technology for detecting nitric oxide in the breath as a way for doctors to monitor patient health.