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
- Thursday, Oct 7, 2021
- Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021
- Friday, Oct 1, 2021
The Princeton Catalysis Initiative (PCI) opens the academic year with much to celebrate, including its first research symposium in over 20 months and the introduction of a new website highlighting its mission and partnerships.
- Thursday, Sep 30, 2021
Martin Jonikas, whose research investigates a tiny structure in green algae with the potential to revolutionize agriculture, health and energy, has been named a 2021 Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator.
- Monday, Sep 27, 2021
Emily Carter, former dean of engineering and an eminent researcher in a wide range of science and engineering fields related to sustainability, will return to the Princeton University faculty effective Dec. 10.
- Tuesday, Sep 28, 2021
Taylor, a professor of African American studies, is a prominent voice in the Princeton Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism and the Humanities.
- Thursday, Sep 23, 2021
A new innovation fund to enable research collaborations with faculty at minority-serving institutions, a distinguished lecture series focused on research and mentorship opportunities, and an initiative to build inclusive participation in innovation and entrepreneurship are the three cornerstones of Princeton’s Office of the Dean for Research inclusion and equity action plan.
- Wednesday, Sep 22, 2021
- Thursday, Sep 16, 2021
As extreme weather events such as flooding and drought become more common in a climate impacted by humans, the ability to understand and predict water resources and systems is becoming more important than ever.