The Association for Computing Machinery named Princeton graduate alumni Alfred Aho and Jeffrey Ullman recipients of the 2020 ACM A.M. Turing Award. The award, often referred to as the “Nobel Prize of Computing,” carries a $1 million prize, with financial support provided by Google, Inc. It is named for Alan M. Turing, also a Princeton Ph.D.
Yan Huo fellows to improve sensing and imaging, wireless communication and big-data power efficiency
Monday, Mar 22, 2021
Three graduate students in electrical and computer engineering received the annual Yan Huo *94 Graduate Fellowship, supporting their research into greener power electronics, quantum cascade lasers for advanced sensing, and programmable chip-scale devices used for intelligent autonomous systems.
Wednesday, Mar 17, 2021
The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has awarded the Abel Prize for 2021 to Avi Wigderson, a 1983 Ph.D. graduate of Princeton in electrical engineering and computer science, now on the faculty of the Institute for Advanced Study. He shares the prize with László Lovász of the Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics and Eötvös Loránd...
Friday, Mar 5, 2021
A Princeton research team has won a Best Paper Award from the 2021 Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference (DATE), held in February. The paper laid out a generalized solution to a key problem in computer design verification.
Wednesday, Mar 3, 2021
Kaushik Sengupta has been named an Outstanding Young Engineer by the Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S), recognizing his outstanding achievements in high-frequency integrated circuits and systems. Sengupta was also named a Distinguished Lecturer by the MTT-S, a two-year term position that began in Jan., 2021.
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...
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.
Thursday, Dec 31, 2020
An interdisciplinary team of Princeton University researchers, including a graduate student in electrical and computer engineering, was a top finisher in the international 2020 Bell Labs Prize competition. The team was honored for developing a method that may allow computers to learn from data without compromising the privacy of people who...
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.