Arvind Narayanan – a computer scientist whose pioneering approach to teaching and research has shaped the study of fairness in algorithms, cryptocurrencies and blockchains, and advanced privacy technologies – has been appointed director of Princeton University's Center for Information Technology Policy, effective July 2023.
Computer and Data Sciences
- Monday, May 2, 2022
- Monday, Apr 25, 2022
This year’s engineering school Innovation Research Grants are funding efforts to allow computers to use walls as mirrors to peer around corners, build hearing aids that better isolate sounds, and create a safe, long-lasting fire-retardant spray.
- Friday, Apr 8, 2022
A discovery by Princeton physicists is paving the way for silicon-based technologies in quantum computing, especially as quantum bits — the basic units of quantum computers.
- Monday, Apr 4, 2022
- Friday, Apr 1, 2022
As the 2018 U.S. mid-term elections approached, a group of Princeton alumni military veterans pitched an idea to the School of Public and International Affairs to host a conference on national security.
With reports of foreign interference during the 2016 presidential election campaign still circulating in the media and in political and academic circles, Princeton professor of politics and international affairs Jacob Shapiro recommended a conference focusing on Russian disinformation campaigns.
- Thursday, Mar 10, 2022
Princeton University is launching an initiative on blockchain and its potential to disrupt and redistribute power in society. Supported by four alumni in a combined major gift to Princeton’s Venture Forward campaign, the initiative will convene scholars across disciplines to better understand the potential benefits and pitfalls of the technology.
- Monday, Mar 7, 2022
Suneetha Vaitheswaran, a senior leader in analytics strategy, systems consulting and data governance, has been named Princeton University’s first University Data Officer. She began in her new role on Feb. 28.
- Thursday, Mar 3, 2022
ArrePath, a drug discovery spinout founded by Zemer Gitai, the Edwin Grant Conklin Professor of Biology and professor of molecular biology, has announced a seed round of $20 million to advance its proprietary, machine learning-based platform for discovering new classes of anti-infectives. The startup is addressing the global need for new antibiotics that more effectively treat drug-resistant infections and overcome antimicrobial resistance.
- Thursday, Jan 20, 2022
Two-day program included focus on University’s commitment to grow the New Jersey innovation ecosystem
- Monday, Dec 6, 2021