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Alumnus Alexander Asante boxes up reliable power, hopes to bring it home to Ghana
Sept. 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.

Researchers win best student paper for work making 5G devices more efficient
Sept. 14, 2020
A Princeton research team was co-awarded best student paper at the 2020 IEEE International Microwave Symposium, the flagship conference for wireless technologies for the fifth generation (5G) and beyond.
Power electronics team pushes toward more efficient and compact fusion energy
Sept. 9, 2020
Researchers from electrical engineering will contribute to a $29 million initiative by the U.S. Department of Energy to prepare a commercially viable fusion-energy system that will connect the eventual core technology to the market.
Electrical engineering faculty to lead on new $115 million quantum science center
Aug. 26, 2020
Princeton University will have a major leadership role in one of the five new multi-institution centers for the advancement of quantum science research announced by the U.S. Department of Energy.
Researchers take Best Paper Award for key step in design verification
Aug. 26, 2020

Princeton researchers have received a 2020 Best Paper Award from the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), recognizing their work in design verification. The paper proposed a formal model that provides a uniform way to analyze hardware designs in modern…

Wireless systems expert Ghasempour named Marconi Society young scholar
Aug. 19, 2020
Wireless systems expert Yasaman Ghasempour has been named one of three 2020 Paul Baran Young Scholars by the Marconi Society. The award recognizes outstanding research in information and communication technologies that serve to build a more inclusive digital world.
Entrepreneurship in a pandemic: eLab program shows the power of pivots
Aug. 17, 2020
The electrical engineering student who founded the sustainable, ethically produced fashion company Kotami was planning to spend the summer together in Princeton on branding, content creation, and setting up the fashion line's store while manufacturing would be simultaneously going on in Brazil. The coronavirus pandemic changed all that.
Controlling heat opens door for next-generation lighting and displays in perovskite LEDs
Aug. 17, 2020

Light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, are nearly ubiquitous in modern life, providing the brightness in phone displays, televisions, and lights. A new form of LEDs, made of a class of materials called halide perovskites, promises higher color quality and ease of manufacture, but has been known to fail when subjected to the kind of electrical current…

Design allows computer engineers to mix systems to boost performance
Aug. 12, 2020
Computers are renowned for flexibility, running everything from game consoles to stock exchanges. But at the level of computation, most computers rely on arrays of identical processors called cores. Now, a team at Princeton University has built a hardware platform that allows different kinds of computer cores to fit together, allowing designers to customize systems in new ways.
PEI-STEP Fellow explores paths to clean hydrogen energy
July 27, 2020

Electrical engineering graduate student Paris Blaisdell-Pijuan has been awarded one of three 2020 PEI-STEP Environmental Policy Graduate Fellowships from the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI). The…

Wireless researcher wins IEEE predoctoral award
July 23, 2020

Xuyang Lu has received a pre-doctoral achievement award from the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society, recognizing his research in wireless sensing and communication technologies.

While the fifth generation (5G) network promises an expansion of wireless technology, it also…

EE faculty members receive grants for COVID-19 research from C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute
July 20, 2020
The C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute has awarded $5.4 million to 26 projects to accelerate artificial intelligence research to mitigate COVID-19 and future pandemics. Princeton Engineering faculty recipients include H. Vincent Poor and Mengdi Wang.