Emily Carter, former dean of engineering and an eminent researcher in a wide range of science and engineering fields related to sustainability, will return to the Princeton University faculty effective Dec. 10.
Stories about Princeton research relevant to a corporate and foundation audience.
- Monday, Sep 27, 2021
- Thursday, Sep 23, 2021
A new innovation fund to enable research collaborations with faculty at minority-serving institutions, a distinguished lecture series focused on research and mentorship opportunities, and an initiative to build inclusive participation in innovation and entrepreneurship are the three cornerstones of Princeton’s Office of the Dean for Research inclusion and equity action plan.
- Wednesday, Sep 22, 2021
- Thursday, Sep 16, 2021
As extreme weather events such as flooding and drought become more common in a climate impacted by humans, the ability to understand and predict water resources and systems is becoming more important than ever.
- Monday, Sep 20, 2021
HAX latest in Princeton-related boosts to regional innovation system
In an initiative supported by Princeton University, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced Sept. 16 that venture capital firm SOSV has selected Newark, N.J., to establish the U.S. headquarters for HAX, its program for launching early-stage "hard tech" companies focused on solving difficult and complex technological problems.
- 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.
- Tuesday, Sep 7, 2021
Princeton researchers have developed a new way to make fuel from cellulose—Earth's most abundant organic compound, found in all plant cells—speeding up a notoriously slow chemical process and in some cases doubling energy yields over comparable methods.
Their platform uses a recently developed cellulose emulsion that makes it easier to metabolize the compound into other chemicals. Combining that emulsion with engineered microbes and a light-based genetic tool, the team showed that they could more efficiently make biofuels from cellulose.
- Thursday, Sep 2, 2021
Seeking a detailed blueprint for early quantum computing applications, Princeton researchers have joined a multi-institutional effort to develop large-scale simulators to study complex quantum systems.
- Wednesday, Aug 11, 2021
First conference in series will celebrate Black entrepreneurship and offer $100,000 top prize in pitch competition
Aiming to broaden opportunities for university innovators who are underrepresented in entrepreneurship, Princeton University will host Empower 2021: A Virtual Conference Celebrating Black Academic Entrepreneurship on Sept. 23-24.
- 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.