Seven innovations with the potential to benefit society and spur the economy have been awarded funding to bridge the gap between laboratory research and the development needed to move promising ideas into the global marketplace.
- Wednesday, Feb 6, 2019
- Friday, Feb 1, 2019
- Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019
The National Academy of Sciences announced today that Thomas Griffiths has received one of the two Troland Research Awards issued this year “for his research into how people and machines make decisions.” The Troland awards recognize unusual achievement by young investigators (defined as no older than 40) working within the broad spectrum of experimental psychology.
- Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019
Through the Princeton Catalysis Initiative (PCI), scientists, engineers and scholars are reaching across disciplinary boundaries to create and explore new research areas at the intersection of what were once separate fields. PCI held its second annual symposium on campus Jan. 15-16, bringing researchers together to help fan the sparks of innovation and collaboration.
- Sunday, Jan 20, 2019
President Christopher L. Eisgruber and three Princeton faculty members are participating in the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, from Jan. 20-25. The delegation will be focused on diversity and inclusion across higher education as well as Princeton’s leading role in bioengineering, data science and artificial intelligence.
- Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019
Doctors in intensive care units face a continual dilemma: Every blood test they order could yield critical information, but also adds costs and risks for patients. To address this challenge, 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.
- Monday, Jan 14, 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions rose in the U.S. by 3.4 percent in 2018, according to preliminary estimates released this week. Increased electricity demand and economic growth are among the contributing factors the report cites. Interestingly, electricity production from coal actually dropped last year.
Experts Judi Greenwald, Eric Larson and Michael Oppenheimer from Princeton University’s Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment comment on the news.
- Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019
Princeton University’s latest sustainable innovation can be found along the edge of campus just behind FitzRandolph Observatory. There, under a white tent, hums a new biodigester that turns food waste into nutrient-rich compost. Since operations began in fall 2018, more than 16 tons of food scraps have been converted into compost.
- Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018
Two Princeton University computer science professors will lead a new Google AI lab opening in January in the town of Princeton. The lab is expected to expand New Jersey’s burgeoning innovation ecosystem by building a collaborative effort to advance research in artificial intelligence.
- Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018
Olga Troyanskaya, a professor of computer science and the Lewis Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, is profiled in Nature Methods this month. The articles focuses on her project, Your Evidence Tailored Integration (YETI).