Paulita Lara Mejia, Class of 2018
Students in the News
PEI Urban Challenges awards $509,000 to new urban sustainability projects .
Vertical farms in post-industrial America, origami-based noise-pollution barriers and cement made from burned waste make up the latest round of projects funded by the Princeton Environmental Institute Urban Grand Challenges program. Totaling $509,000, the new awards are active through September 2020.
Ethics course explores risk and responsibility in engineering .
The objective of the course “Ethics and Technology: Engineering in the Real World” is to "make students aware of the ethical impact of technology they may develop," said Jay Benziger, a professor of chemical and biological engineering.
Machine learning could reduce testing, improve treatment for intensive care patients .
Researchers from Princeton University are developing a computational approach to help clinicians more effectively monitor patients’ conditions and make decisions about the best opportunities to order lab tests for specific patients.
Going quantum to unlock plants' secrets .
Gregory Scholes, Princeton’s William S. Tod Professor of Chemistry, suspects that the key to plants’ efficiency stems from their ability to harness quantum physics, the unintuitive behaviors of very small particles.