Two members of the engineering faculty, Celeste Nelson and Clifford Brangwynne, have been named to the inaugural group of Faculty Scholars, a joint award from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Simons Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Awards & Honors
Howard A. Stone, the chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has been awarded the American Physical Society's 2016 Fluid Dynamics Prize, which recognizes achievement in fluid dynamics research.
The students, Sara Fridovich-Keil and Siddhartha Jayanti, are among 252 undergraduates who were recognized with the scholarship after proposing innovative solutions to research problems in their fields.
Jennifer Rexford, chair of the Department of Computer Science, has been named the 2016-2017 Athena Lecturer by the Association for Computing Machinery, the largest professional society in computing research and education. The award recognizes female researchers who have made fundamental contributions to computer science.
Five Princeton faculty members and four graduate teaching assistants received “Excellence in Teaching” awards from the University’s Engineering Council and Graduate Engineering Council, which are the undergraduate and graduate student organizations of the School of Engineering and Applied Science.
Two members of the engineering faculty, Emily Carter and Michael Celia, have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional honors for U.S. engineers.
H. Vincent Poor, dean of Princeton University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, was awarded the 2016 John Fritz Medal by the American Association of Engineering Societies for his fundamental contributions to wireless technology.
Sergio Verdú, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Electrical Engineering, is the recipient of the 2016 National Academy of Sciences Award for Scientific Reviewing. The award was bestowed in recognition of his leading work in the field of information theory.
H. Vincent Poor, dean of Princeton University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, has been named a 2015 fellow of the National Academy of Inventors in recognition of his fundamental contributions to wireless technology.
Three computer science students at Princeton University were honored by the Computing Research Association, which recognizes undergraduate students at North American universities for outstanding potential in areas of computing research.
Members of the World Academy of Sciences have elected H. Vincent Poor, dean of Princeton University's School of Engineering and Applied Science, as a fellow.
One researcher at the School of Engineering and Applied Science has been awarded the 2015 New York Academy of Sciences' Blavatnik Regional Award for Young Scientists and a second has been named a finalist.
Emily Carter, the founding director of the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment at Princeton University, was awarded last week the 2015-16 Joseph O. Hirschfelder Prize in Theoretical Chemistry, a major honor that previously has been bestowed upon four Nobel Prize winners.
Princeton Engineering and Dean H. Vincent Poor are proud to recognize the following professors for their outstanding teaching during the spring 2015 semester.
Yannis Kevrekidis, the Pomeroy and Betty Perry Smith Professor in Engineering, has been appointed a Hans Fischer Senior Fellow at the Technical University of Munich Institute for Advanced Study (TUM-IAS), an honor open to outstanding scientists around the world.