Arvind Narayanan – a computer scientist whose pioneering approach to teaching and research has shaped the study of fairness in algorithms, cryptocurrencies and blockchains, and advanced privacy technologies – has been appointed director of Princeton University's Center for Information Technology Policy, effective July 2023.
Public and International Affairs
- Monday, May 2, 2022
- Monday, May 2, 2022
Harry Shapiro was six when he first toured the plastics factory his father managed near their home in Chicago. He walked out with a spark of attraction for industrial plants that he carried with him to Princeton University.
- Thursday, Apr 28, 2022
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- Friday, Apr 1, 2022
As the 2018 U.S. mid-term elections approached, a group of Princeton alumni military veterans pitched an idea to the School of Public and International Affairs to host a conference on national security.
With reports of foreign interference during the 2016 presidential election campaign still circulating in the media and in political and academic circles, Princeton professor of politics and international affairs Jacob Shapiro recommended a conference focusing on Russian disinformation campaigns.
- Wednesday, Mar 30, 2022
Deborah Prentice, provost of Princeton University and the Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, has been honored in ROI-NJ’s ROI Influencers: Women in Business 2022 list. According to ROI-NJ, the Women in Business list was compiled to prove that New Jersey is “overflowing with qualified female leaders who are ready, willing and eager” to serve in top leadership roles.
As provost, Prentice has been a leader in the University’s research partnership and innovation efforts.
- Thursday, Mar 17, 2022
The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is the U.S. national laboratory with the mission to develop the scientific foundation for the creation of fusion energy, the power source of the sun and the stars.
- Tuesday, Mar 1, 2022
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine has appointed Professor Emily Carter, a leader and renowned researcher in the field of sustainable energy, to chair a study on how to turn carbon from a climate-changing pollutant into useful commercial products.
- Tuesday, Sep 14, 2021
A major gift from alumni will provide the Princeton Bioengineering Initiative funding to pursue some of the biggest questions and opportunities emerging at the intersection of biology and engineering.
The Gilbert S. Omenn, M.D, '61 and Martha A. Darling *70 Fund for Grand Challenges in Bioengineering will allow the recently created initiative to move rapidly on several fronts, including hiring post-doctoral investigators, seeding research, and starting a series of lectures on technical and societal frontiers of bioengineering.
- Thursday, Sep 9, 2021
From addressing climate change to developing new ways of delivering vaccines, Princeton’s proposed engineering and environmental studies project will enable breakthrough teaching and research in the service of humanity while enhancing the public experience of the surrounding neighborhood.