On October 6, Professor David MacMillan became the first Princeton faculty member to be awarded a Nobel Prize in chemistry. In that whirlwind of a day, MacMillan brought focus to one of the strategies he sees as critical to advancing fundamental science: Collaboration. Not just with scientists in one’s own field. But with scientists from other disciplines and with industry.
- Monday, Oct 11, 2021
- Friday, Jan 7, 2022
Mathematical physicist Elliott Lieb has been selected to receive the 2022 APS Medal for Exceptional Achievement in Research for “major contributions to theoretical physics through obtaining exact solutions to important physical problems, which have impacted condensed matter physics, quantum information, statistical mechanics and atomic physics.”
- Friday, Dec 17, 2021
Rodney Priestley, vice dean for innovation and the Pomeroy and Betty Perry Smith Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, and Xiaohui Xu, a Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellow, have been featured in Newsweek’s list of America’s Greatest Disruptors: Mind Blowers for their invention of a solar-powered water filter that could provide clean drinking water in areas with limited access to electricity.
- Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021
Seyedsayamdost, professor of chemistry, will present an honorary lecture on Thurs. Dec 2 at 12:30 p.m. at Engage 2021, Princeton’s innovation and entrepreneurship conference. The lecture is online, free and open to the public. Register for Engage 2021.
- Tuesday, Nov 23, 2021
Engage 2021, Princeton’s second annual innovation and entrepreneurship conference, will be held online Dec. 1 and 2. The conference, which is free and open to everyone, offers opportunities to learn about, and catalyze, the transformation of discoveries into innovations that benefit society — from biomedicine and clean energy to wireless, cryptocurrency and quantum computing.
- Friday, Nov 19, 2021
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation announced that Princeton’s Sarah Kocher is one of 20 early-career researchers to be awarded a 2021 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering. Each fellow will each receive $875,000 over five years to pursue their research.
- Monday, Nov 8, 2021
- Wednesday, Nov 10, 2021
Andrew Houck, a global leader in quantum engineering, has been elected a fellow of the American Physical Society. Houck's election recognizes pathbreaking contributions to quantum information processing and experimental systems that plumb the depths of quantum physics.
- Friday, Nov 5, 2021
Princeton faculty members Coleen Murphy, Mohamed Abou Donia and Zemer Gitai are among 20 researchers nationwide to receive 2021 Transformative Research Awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
- Monday, Nov 1, 2021
Hultmark and team latest from Princeton to be recognized with award from R & D Council of New Jersey
Princeton University and a team of inventors led by Professor Marcus Hultmark have won a 2021 Edison Patent Award from the Research and Development Council of New Jersey. The award-winning invention could have a big impact on the many industries that rely on sensors.