Innovation

  • Corporate role in accelerating clean energy transition highlighted at 2021 ACEE Annual Meeting

    Monday, Nov 15, 2021
    by Molly A. Seltzer

    The chair of Denmark’s largest energy company told a Princeton audience that his firm’s shift from selling oil and gas to wind and other renewable electricity showed that moving to clean energy not only was good for the planet but also good for business.

    “It’s not a sacrifice, it’s an opportunity,” said Thomas Thune Andersen, chairman of Ørsted, a Danish energy multinational company that was formerly oil and gas company DONG Energy.

  • Princeton researchers advance knowledge of polymer fluid flows

    Thursday, Nov 11, 2021
    by Berkley Yiu, The Daily Princetonian

    In a recent study, chemical and biological engineering professor Sujit Datta and fifth-year graduate student Christopher Browne discovered why certain fluids increase in flow resistance under pressure when flowing through porous media — a question that has puzzled researchers for more than half a century.

  • Quantum engineering expert Andrew Houck elected APS fellow

    Wednesday, Nov 10, 2021
    by Scott Lyon

    Andrew Houck, a global leader in quantum engineering, has been elected a fellow of the American Physical Society. Houck's election recognizes pathbreaking contributions to quantum information processing and experimental systems that plumb the depths of quantum physics.

  • Nanotech invention with potential to shrink industrial sensor costs wins New Jersey patent award

    Monday, Nov 1, 2021
    by CEFR Staff

    Hultmark and team latest from Princeton to be recognized with award from R & D Council of New Jersey 

    Princeton University and a team of inventors led by Professor Marcus Hultmark have won a 2021 Edison Patent Award from the Research and Development Council of New Jersey. The award-winning invention could have a big impact on the many industries that rely on sensors.

  • PCI Symposium brings blue-sky ideas to fruition

    Thursday, Oct 28, 2021
    by Wendy Plump, Department of Chemistry

    PCI Symposium fosters new collaborations between faculty and corporate partners

    Newly minted Nobel Laureate David MacMillan opened this year’s Princeton Catalysis Initiative Symposium by inviting faculty speakers to “talk about their best stuff,” a challenge handily met throughout the day as 23 professors stepped up to deliver dynamic flash lectures representing 10 departments and centers across campus.

  • Speaking at NJ hub groundbreaking, provost underlines Princeton commitment to robust, inclusive innovation ecosystem

    Thursday, Oct 21, 2021
    by Jonathan Garaffa

    Government, industry and university leaders came together in downtown New Brunswick on October 14th for the groundbreaking of the new research, education and innovation center known as “The Hub.” Set to complete its first phase of construction in 2024, The Hub will be a new collaborative site designed to foster research, entrepreneurship, innovation, and start-up incubation in New Jersey. The Hub was announced by Governor Murphy in November 2020.

  • Princeton and Intel join forces to create a more inclusive research-career pipeline

    Monday, Oct 18, 2021
    by Scott Lyon

    Isabella Siu had never thought much about the inner workings of computers. But when she started learning how information flows through complex circuits and gates, the world became alive with digital logic.

    Elijah Bryant, on the other hand, was drawn to digital machines from an early age. He obsessed over fictional accounts of artificial intelligence, hacking and surveillance. "I've always had an interest in cybersecurity," he said, "messing around with electronics, tinkering with computers."

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