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Monday, Feb 1, 2021
In a change highlighting Princeton's broad investment in computer and information technologies, the former Department of Electrical Engineering has become the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). The new name won overwhelming support in a Feb. 1 faculty vote.
Friday, Feb 26, 2021
Responding to artificial intelligence’s exploding demands on computer networks, Princeton University researchers in recent years have radically increased the speed and slashed the energy use of specialized AI systems. Now, the researchers have moved their innovation closer to widespread use by creating co-designed hardware and software that will...
Thursday, Dec 17, 2020
John Suarez, an associated professor of electrical engineering at Widener University and Princeton graduate alumnus, has been named a senior member of the National Academy of Inventors.
Monday, Dec 14, 2020

Assembling tiny chips into unique programmable surfaces, Princeton researchers have created a key component toward unlocking a communications band that promises to dramatically increase the amount data wireless systems can transmit.

Friday, Nov 13, 2020
In an effort to meet the challenges of an academic year defined substantially by COVID-19 restrictions, Princeton’s electrical engineering department has provided a smartphone as a hands-on lab tool to every student in a course focused on the security of computers and smartphones.
Friday, Oct 30, 2020
When atoms get extremely close, they develop intriguing interactions that could be harnessed to create new generations of computing and other technologies. These interactions in the realm of quantum physics have proven difficult to study experimentally due the basic limitations of optical microscopes.
Thursday, Oct 29, 2020
The Grace Hopper Conference, the largest gathering of women in tech, took place from September 29 to October 3 with over 30,000 people from 115 countries in attendance. It was held virtually this year and among its attendees were nine Princeton undergraduates who were able to attend after receiving financial support from Princeton's electrical...
Tuesday, Oct 27, 2020
Photonics expert Claire Gmachl has been elected a fellow of the Optical Society, the highest honor afforded researchers in the field that studies light and its myriad technologies.
Monday, Oct 19, 2020
Princeton researchers have confirmed a theory first put forward in 1929 by the Nobel laureate Felix Bloch, who theorized that certain kinds of materials, when drawn down to a very low electron density, would spontaneously magnetize.
Tags:  Applied Physics
Monday, Oct 12, 2020
For undergraduates in the engineering school, summer often means a chance to apply their learning in new ways, whether conducting field research, working in industry or volunteering abroad. Last summer, with the COVID-19 pandemic disrupting many of these plans, some students’ research projects took them in unexpected directions. In response to...
Monday, Sep 28, 2020
Access to reliable power is a critical concern for hundreds of millions of people worldwide, from those living in remote communities without public utilities to entire regions susceptible to severe weather and natural disasters.

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