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.
- Monday, May 2, 2022
- Thursday, Mar 17, 2022
Steve Cowley, director of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), is among a group of national leaders in fusion energy scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C., today for a White House summit hosted by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
- Friday, Feb 25, 2022
In the February issue of the Journal of the American Chemical Society - Gold (JACS_Au), Rodney Priestley, Princeton's Vice Dean for Innovation and Pomeroy and Betty Perry Smith Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, writes about the impact of racial bias in research and suggests how universities like Princeton that have a healthy research ecosystem can help foster greater inclusivity.
- Thursday, Jan 20, 2022
Two-day program included focus on University’s commitment to grow the New Jersey innovation ecosystem
- Monday, Oct 18, 2021
Isabella Siu had never thought much about the inner workings of computers. But when she started learning how information flows through complex circuits and gates, the world became alive with digital logic.
Elijah Bryant, on the other hand, was drawn to digital machines from an early age. He obsessed over fictional accounts of artificial intelligence, hacking and surveillance. "I've always had an interest in cybersecurity," he said, "messing around with electronics, tinkering with computers."
- 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.
- Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021
Two Princeton graduate students, Micah Burton and Lisset Duran, have been awarded Gilliam Fellowships from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. These fellowships are awarded to graduate students conducting outstanding research in their respective fields, and their advisers, who are dedicated to creating a more inclusive academic environment through their mentorship.
- Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019
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.
- Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019
Already collaborators in quantum research, Princeton University and IBM launched a unique program for undergraduates in 2019. The inaugural Quantum Undergraduate Research at IBM and Princeton (QURIP) summer school offered ten students from across the United States the opportunity to engage in both theoretical and experimental research in quantum information.