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.
Seeking to provide “tinkerers” with freedom to explore hunches and passions, businesswoman and philanthropist Lynn Shostack has given $10 million to permanently endow the Project X innovation fund in Princeton University's School of Engineering and Applied Science.
A $25 million gift from former University Trustee Eric Schmidt ’76 and his wife, Wendy, has created an innovative fund that will power cutting-edge research and technology in the natural sciences and engineering.
On April 16 Princeton dedicated the Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education, named in honor of Dennis J. Keller ’63 and his wife, Constance Templeton Keller.
The new home of the Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering (ORFE) and the Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP) was dedicated on April 4 in honor of the late John J.F. (Jay) Sherrerd ’52, one of Princeton's most active, devoted and beloved alumni.
Students involved with the Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education speak about their research projects, which range from building autonomous robotic vehicles to exploring new cancer treatments.
A major donation to the University by the late John J. F. Sherrerd '52, an alumnus and longtime Princeton supporter, has funded construction of a building for emerging fields of study at the intersection of engineering and the social sciences.
Currie C. and Thomas A. Barron ’74 have given $4.5 million to the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) to support work at the intersection of environmental studies and the humanities.
A new professorship endowed by a gift from Dwight W. Anderson '89 is part of the University's comprehensive initiative to address critical issues of energy and the environment in the 21st century.