Princeton’s Forward Fest — a virtual public conversation series and a monthly highlight of the University’s yearlong A Year of Forward Thinking community engagement campaign — continues on Thursday, April 15, at 4 p.m., with a focus on Princeton’s leading-edge research and initiatives related to the environment. Princeton faculty will discuss the work happening at centers of excellence across the University that can give us a reason for optimism.
- Monday, Apr 12, 2021
- Tuesday, Mar 16, 2021
Princeton faculty spinout company poised to solve challenges of "drug of the future"
A new technology being developed by Princeton University researchers and alumni could offer a more effective and robust delivery method for COVID-19 vaccines.
- Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021
Wikipedia’s wealth of cited information comes from a global community of more than 250,000 editors who contribute content each month. Upholding community standards and fostering diversity and inclusion are major goals for the Wikimedia Foundation — goals that depend on creating software that reflects and reinforces the community’s values.
- Tuesday, Mar 9, 2021
Some of Princeton’s leading cancer researchers were startled to discover that what they thought was a straightforward investigation into how cancer spreads through the body — metastasis — turned up evidence of liquid-liquid phase separations: the new field of biology research that investigates how liquid blobs of living materials merge into each other, similar to the movements seen in a lava lamp or in liquid mercury.
- Friday, Mar 5, 2021
Inventions in biomedicine, drug development, solar energy, battery recycling, clean water and climate risk win out
Seven technologies that address some of society’s biggest challenges — from foolproof antibiotics to low-cost water purification — will receive support for research and development through Princeton’s Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund.
- Thursday, Feb 18, 2021
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has named Princeton postdoctoral researcher Sofia Quinodoz a 2020 Hanna Gray Fellow, bolstering her study into how the structures within cells contribute to disease.
- Tuesday, Feb 9, 2021
“Chemistry plays an important role in addressing many societal challenges. To ensure that future challenges are met, we need the involvement of all of society. It is, therefore, important that we strive for African American participation and success in the entire research, innovation, and entrepreneurship spectrum in the field of chemistry.”
– Rodney D. Priestley
- Tuesday, Feb 2, 2021
Name change more accurately reflects the department's range and impact in computer and information technologies
In a change highlighting Princeton's broad investment in computer and information technologies, the former Department of Electrical Engineering has become the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). The new name won unanimous support at the Feb. 1 monthly meeting of the University Faculty.
- Friday, Jan 29, 2021
Tendo Technologies' nanotechnology-based invention could replace $10,000 instruments for less than a dollar
It started as a failed experiment.
- Tuesday, Jan 26, 2021
The ventilator team is now actively seeking manufacturing partners, especially in less affluent countries, and also exploring the suitability of the system for cost-effective and safe pediatric ventilation.
Spurred by the demands of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers at Princeton and Google are applying mechanical engineering and artificial intelligence in an effort to increase the availability and effectiveness of ventilation treatments worldwide.