New Jersey

  • Princeton awards over half-a-million dollars in funding for rapid, novel and actionable COVID-19 research projects

    Friday, Apr 10, 2020
    by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

    With the aim of accelerating solutions to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Princeton has awarded University funding for seven new faculty-led research initiatives with strong potential for impact.

    The funding enables faculty and their teams to address crucial questions in biomedical, health-related and fundamental science, as well as policy, social and economic topics. Projects will receive funding of up to $100,000.

  • University strives to support New Jersey communities during coronavirus pandemic

    Friday, Apr 10, 2020
    by The Office of Communications

    As part of Princeton’s ongoing efforts to support New Jersey and our neighboring communities, the University has made a number of donations to state and local partners that are working to help protect health care workers and emergency responders amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The University also is helping to address hunger and local food insecurity in a time of economic uncertainty, and will continue to work with the community and the state to find ways to help and support this fight over the long term.

  • Science in the service of humanity: Princeton joins Rutgers, NJIT to advance health-related innovations

    Thursday, Feb 27, 2020
    by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

    Princeton faculty and student researchers make many discoveries that have the potential to address cancer, infectious disease, autism and other development disorders, and other medical, behavioral and health challenges.

    Now, a collaboration with Rutgers University and the New Jersey Institute of Technology is making it easier and faster for Princeton's medical and health-related research to reach patients and the community.

  • Rodney Priestley assumes new role as innovation leader at Princeton

    Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020
    As the University's innovation leader, Priestley, a professor of chemical and biological engineering, will oversee efforts to grow Princeton's culture of innovation as a means to further its teaching and research mission and enhance its impact on the world.
  • Real-life examples bring new energy to core thermodynamics course

    Thursday, Jan 9, 2020
    by Molly Sharlach, Office of Engineering Communications

    Traditionally, engineering students have learned about the thermodynamics of gas turbines by studying diagrams and solving equations, but this year they also donned hard hats, safety glasses and ear plugs to tour a plant that produces electricity for half a million homes.

  • Princeton’s annual technology celebration spotlights innovation and societal impact

    Monday, Nov 25, 2019
    by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research

    Speaking at Princeton's annual technology showcase on Nov. 14, Princeton's inaugural Vice Dean for Innovation Rodney Priestley delivered Princeton's vision for engaging in entrepreneurship in ways that have societal impact.

    "Princeton's informal motto is 'In the nation’s service and the service of humanity,'" said Priestley, who is also a professor of chemical and biological engineering. "Our innovation efforts are very much in support of that motto.”

  • President Eisgruber honored as innovation leader in New Jersey

    Friday, Nov 15, 2019
    by Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations

    Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber was recognized as the 2019 Educator of the Year by the Research and Development Council of New Jersey at the council's 40th annual Thomas Alva Edison Patent Awards. Eisgruber was honored for his leadership of the University's efforts to connect research to real-world problems and solutions.

     

  • Princeton President Eisgruber to be honored as innovation leader in New Jersey

    Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019

    Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber has been named the 2019 Educator of the Year by the Research and Development Council of New Jersey for his leadership of the University's efforts to connect research to real-world problems and solutions. 

    New Jersey Governor Philip D. Murphy and Nokia Bell Labs Nobel Laureate Arthur Ashkin, as well as 15 patent award teams, will also be honored at the Council's November 14th Edison Patent Awards ceremony.

  • Graduate School reimagines professional development for students

    Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019
    by Denise Valenti and Liz Fuller-Wright, Office of Communications

    This summer, the Graduate School embarked on a strategic planning process involving meetings with students and various University stakeholders to assess current professional development programs and resources across campus and to glean ideas that will make professional development an integral part of every graduate student’s experience at Princeton.

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