In the February issue of the Journal of the American Chemical Society - Gold (JACS_Au), Rodney Priestley, Princeton's Vice Dean for Innovation and Pomeroy and Betty Perry Smith Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, writes about the impact of racial bias in research and suggests how universities like Princeton that have a healthy research ecosystem can help foster greater inclusivity.
- Friday, Feb 25, 2022
- Thursday, Feb 17, 2022
Two professors and one Princeton graduate alumnus are among the 11 winners of this year’s prestigious Wolf Prizes.
- Thursday, Feb 10, 2022
Department of Chemistry assistant professors William Jacobs and Leslie Schoop have each been awarded five-year Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Division of Materials Research, the NSF’s most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty.
- Tuesday, Feb 8, 2022
Bonnie L. Bassler, the Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology and chair of the Department of Molecular Biology, has been announced as a winner of the 2022 Wolf Prize in Chemistry. Since 1978, the Wolf Foundation has awarded the acclaimed Wolf Prize to outstanding scientists and artists from around the world (regardless of nationality, race, color, religion, sex or political views), for achievements in the interest of mankind and friendly relations amongst peoples.
- Wednesday, Feb 2, 2022
As a master’s student at Auburn University in the 1970s, H. Vincent Poor switched on an oscilloscope and tweaked its knobs to reveal a pattern of bright, undulating lines on a gridded screen — a visual measurement of background noise picked up by a radio receiver, and an example of the real-world relevance of the communication theory he was learning.
- Thursday, Jan 20, 2022
Two-day program included focus on University’s commitment to grow the New Jersey innovation ecosystem
- 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.”
- Thursday, Jan 6, 2022
- Thursday, Jan 6, 2022
Viruses outnumber humans by about 400 trillion to one, and yet pandemics are rare. Why? Why do a few viruses inflict so much damage, when the vast majority are harmless or even helpful?
Those questions drive A.J. te Velthuis, a virologist who joined Princeton’s molecular biology faculty in January 2021.
- Wednesday, Jan 5, 2022
The Microbiology Society has selected Bonnie Bassler to receive the 2022 Prize Medal, awarded annually "to an outstanding microbiologist who is a global leader in their field and whose work has had a far-reaching impact beyond the discipline of microbiology."