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First in-person Class Day ceremony in 3 years honors resilient Class of 2022
May 24, 2022

Princeton ECE honored its 39 graduating seniors in a Class Day ceremony on Monday, May 23, conferring honors and awards for outstanding academic achievement. It was the first in-person, on-campus Class Day ceremony in three years.

Chiang announced as Purdue University president
June 14, 2022

Purdue University has named Mung Chiang as its next president, effective Jan. 1, 2023. Chiang is currently the John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering and Executive Vice President for Strategic Initiatives at Purdue.

Before joining Purdue in 2017, he was the Arthur LeGrand Doty Professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton. He has…

Graduate commencement celebrates 'critical contributions' of doctoral and master's students
May 25, 2022

Princeton ECE held its graduate commencement ceremony on Monday, May 23, celebrating the 32 doctoral students and 11 master’s students who earned graduate degrees over the past year. The ceremony featured an invited speaker, Divya Arora, a 2007 graduate alumna. Hongyang Jia won the 2022 Bede Liu Best Dissertation Award. Shikhar Tuli and Sophia Yoo each won a Pramod Subramanyan *17 Early Career Graduate Award.

Ramadge wins President's Award for Distinguished Teaching
May 24, 2022

Peter Ramadge, the Gordon Y.S. Wu Professor of Engineering and professor of electrical and computer engineering, was one of four recipients of the President’s Award for Distinguished Teaching.

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Power electronics expert Minjie Chen has received a junior faculty award for excellence in research and teaching
May 12, 2022

The School of Engineering and Applied Science has honored power electronics expert Minjie Chen for early-career excellence in research and teaching. He is one of six assistant professors to receive a junior faculty award this year. Each recipient will receive $50,000 to support their research.

Honorific fellowships fund research into quantum sensors and trustworthy AI
May 11, 2022

The Graduate School has selected two Princeton ECE graduate students for honorific fellowships in the 2022-2023 academic year. Lila Rodgers won a Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship; Vikash Sehwag won a Charlotte Elizabeth Procter Fellowship.

Vertical thinking broke the bottleneck in powering high-performance computers
May 2, 2022

Working with Intel, Google, and colleagues at Dartmouth College, Princeton researchers have completely redesigned the technology for powering high-performance computers, resulting in systems that increase power delivery 10 times beyond the current state of the art.

Innovation funds support advances in secure communications, machine learning and optical sensors
April 27, 2022

This year’s engineering school Innovation Research Grants are funding efforts to secure underwater communications, make reinforcement learning more observable, and use the mouse brain to build better sensors. This year’s 19 awards, five of which go to ECE-affiliated faculty, total more than $1.9 million.

NSF awards grads for work in computer vision, security and clean-energy materials
April 20, 2022

Three ECE students — seniors Nicole Meister and Linda Pucurimay and second-year graduate student Sophia Yoo — have won graduate research fellowships from the National Science Foundation. Each fellowship comes with five years of professional development support and three years of funding, including an annual $34,000 stipend and $12,000 cost of education allowance.

Augmented reality will get better and brighter with this funding from Princeton's IP Accelerator Fund
April 18, 2022

A project to make better and brighter augmented-reality (AR) systems, led by ECE researchers, has been selected for financial support from Princeton’s Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund.

DataX is funding two new AI research projects from ECE
April 5, 2022

Two new interdisciplinary research projects led by ECE faculty have won seed funding from Princeton University’s Schmidt DataX Fund, marking the third round of grants undertaken by the fund since 2019. The fund, supported through a major gift from the Schmidt Futures Foundation, provides grants to explore using artificial intelligence and…

Quantum optics specialist Kuate Defo named a Ford Foundation postdoctoral fellow
April 5, 2022

Physicist Rodrick Kuate Defo has received a Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship to study the theoretical underpinnings of quantum optical devices.