The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) announced today that Princeton University has been selected to participate in the next five-year phase of its collaborative research program. Princeton's Anirudha Majumdar, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, will receive support for research on robotics and machine learning.
Stories about Princeton research relevant to a corporate and foundation audience.
- Tuesday, Jan 26, 2021
- Friday, Jan 8, 2021
Princeton University, Sciences Po and Columbia University will launch a major three-year research project on Muslim communities in India with the support of a generous $385,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.
- Tuesday, Dec 15, 2020
With a massive, nationwide effort the United States could reach net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050 using existing technology and at costs aligned with historical spending on energy, according to a study led by Princeton University researchers.
- Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020
The mission of Princeton University will be brought to life in a new way through Engage 2020, the inaugural innovation and entrepreneurship conference scheduled for November 4-6, 2020. Presented by the Princeton innovation and entrepreneurship team and its campus partners, Engage 2020 will offer more than 50 live, online sessions of relevance to academia, business and industry, Princeton alumni, entrepreneurs, investors, foundations and the intellectually curious.
- Monday, Oct 12, 2020
An invention to apply plasma to frequently touched items for continuous disinfection could provide a safe and effective, non-chemical way to reduce pathogens on various surfaces such as keypads, escalator handrails and other high-touch surfaces, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) inventors say.
The invention (patent pending) directs cold plasma from different orientations to keep surfaces disinfected without hand sanitizer, sprays, ultraviolet light or other chemical-based solutions.
- Monday, Oct 12, 2020
For the first time, researchers have directly visualized how speaking produces and expels droplets of saliva into the air. The smallest droplets can be inhaled by other people and are a primary way that respiratory infections like COVID-19 spread from person to person.
- Friday, Oct 9, 2020
Opening a new chapter in community-based collaboration, the Princeton Catalysis Initiative (PCI) has signed a partnership agreement with Genmab, an international biotech company based in Denmark with U.S. headquarters in Plainsboro. This is the sixth partnership for PCI in just over two years.
PCI enables new synergies and mission-inspired projects between Princeton University researchers and corporate scientists. The Genmab partnership was officially launched this month during a socially distanced tour of Genmab's state-of-the-art facilities.
- Thursday, Oct 1, 2020
With implications for the transmission of diseases like COVID-19, researchers have found that ordinary conversation creates a conical, "jet-like" airflow that quickly carries a spray of tiny droplets from a speaker’s mouth across meters of an interior space.
- Wednesday, Sep 30, 2020
A study of more than a half-million people in India who were exposed to the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 suggests that the virus’ continued spread is driven by only a small percentage of those who become infected.
- Friday, Jul 31, 2020
A new relationship between the Princeton Catalysis Initiative (PCI) and Genentech, a biotechnology company based in South San Francisco, is enabling several Princeton faculty members to pursue mission-driven collaborations in fundamental research.
Genentech will fund five new projects, raising PCI’s total funded commitments to over $65M in just over two years.