Eric Wieschaus, Nobel laureate and Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology, talks about the importance of teaching science to non-majors and the rewarding experience of working with undergraduates.
The Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment is working to transform the ways we generate and use electricity and fuels around the world. The center combines Princeton’s strengths in materials science, environmental science, policy, and engineering—and adds a measure of entrepreneurial creativity—to develop practical technologies and affordable products that can provide renewable energy and mitigate damage to the environment.
Emily Carter is the founding director of the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, the Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment, and a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and applied and computational mathematics.
Two Princeton University research projects -- a new tool for visualizing drug therapy in the brain and a method for aiding the search for planets outside our solar system—have been selected to receive grants from Princeton’s Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund.
A $20 million gift from Princeton University alumni Nancy Peretsman and Robert Scully of New York City has named the psychology building under construction on the south edge of the campus.
Under a new $3 million grant from the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research, Princeton University researchers will study the biology of aging and healthspan at the new Paul F. Glenn Laboratories for Aging Research.
A nitrogen sensor that can monitor environmental change, a "no-frills" quantum computer and a laboratory small enough to fit inside a single cell are the three technologies selected to receive support this year at Princeton University from the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund.
Princeton University alumnus Jeff Bezos, the founder and chief executive officer of Amazon.com, and alumna MacKenzie Bezos, are donating $15 million to the University to create the Bezos Center for Neural Circuit Dynamics in the Princeton Neuroscience Institute.
On April 9, the University celebrated the official dedication of its new Frick Chemistry Laboratory.