Rodney Priestley, vice dean for innovation and the Pomeroy and Betty Perry Smith Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, and Xiaohui Xu, a Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellow, have been featured in Newsweek’s list of America’s Greatest Disruptors: Mind Blowers for their invention of a solar-powered water filter that could provide clean drinking water in areas with limited access to electricity.
- Friday, Dec 17, 2021
- Monday, Nov 29, 2021
Micro-sized cameras have great potential to spot problems in the human body and enable sensing for super-small robots, but past approaches captured fuzzy, distorted images with limited fields of view.
- Thursday, Nov 11, 2021
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.
- Thursday, Oct 7, 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.
- Monday, Jul 26, 2021
Nine exploratory research projects have been selected to receive support from the Dean for Research Innovation Fund, including two environmental research projects that establish new collaborations with industry partners. These research projects are in the early stages of investigation — a time when research funding can be difficult to secure. The collaborations receiving funding are a wastewater treatment project led by Peter Jaffé in partnership with The Chemours Company, and an energy conservation project led by Minjie Chen in partnership with EnaChip Inc.
- Friday, Apr 30, 2021
After a year of nationwide lockdown, organizers of the annual symposium of the Princeton Institute of Materials looked to the future, focusing on strengthening engagement with alumni, government and industry.
- Wednesday, May 12, 2021
- Tuesday, Jun 1, 2021
In an investigation that may inspire new ideas about the application of light on ultrafast timescales to study material characteristics, researchers in the Schoop Lab and the Scholes Group are reporting results that could provide evidence for a rare photo-induced phase transition in a topological semimetal.
- 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.