The degree of gender imbalance in an academic department can be predicted by assessing the emphasis on "natural talent" or "brilliance" in that field, said Princeton University Professor Sarah-Jane Leslie Feb. 3 in a lecture in Maeder Hall at the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment.
Engineering professor Sigrid Adriaenssens and visual arts professor Joe Scanlan invented a course to nudge students beyond their comfort zones at the boundary of art and engineering.
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.
A team led by Princeton computer scientist Andrew Appel won a $10 million grant to exterminate software "bugs," the maddening but unintended programming errors that can open our lives to hackers and thieves and disrupt critical tasks such as tracking and tabulating election returns.
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.
When graduate student Yogesh Goyal told an audience at Princeton University in October how his research could help doctors diagnose patients with difficult-to-characterize congenital disorders, he was describing more than a potential medical breakthrough.
In an effort to help current Princeton students find their calling, two Princeton alumni and friends each pledged $50,000 to support entrepreneurial projects and internships through the Keller Center.
Princeton researchers have observed the artistry of developing lungs unfold in a petri dish and have arrived at a surprising conclusion about the forces that shape it.
The expansion, outlined in an essay this month by University President Christopher L. Eisgruber, will add 10 tenure-track positions to the department's current roster of 28 such positions.
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.
Researchers at Princeton University's Edge Lab are leading a global effort -- with scientists and business leaders at ARM, Cisco, Dell, Intel and Microsoft -- to develop an important new mobile technology: fog networks.
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.