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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.
Redesigned quantum optics course brings applications to the heart of the experience
June 8, 2020
The McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning has awarded Hakan Türeci support from Princeton’s 250th Anniversary Fund for Innovation in Undergraduate Education, funding the overhaul of a senior-level quantum engineering course.
Thompson receives junior faculty award for outstanding teaching and research
June 2, 2020
The School of Engineering and Applied Science has honored electrical engineering's Jeff Thompson, along with five other assistant professors, for early-career excellence in research and teaching. This year’s junior faculty award recipients will each receive $50,000 to support their research.
Department honors graduates in virtual Class Day ceremony
June 1, 2020

The Department of Electrical Engineering honored its 21 graduating seniors in a virtual Class Day ceremony on Monday, June 1, conferring multiple honors and awards for academic achievement.

During the ceremony, director of undergraduate studies James Sturm

Virtual ceremony honors Ph.D. graduates, awards photonics expert "Best Dissertation"
May 29, 2020
Twenty graduate students in electrical engineering received their Ph.D. conferral in a virtual ceremony held on Friday, May 29.
Data scientist Yuxin Chen honored for excellence in mentoring graduate students
May 26, 2020
Four Princeton University faculty members, including Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering Yuxin Chen, have been named recipients of the Graduate Mentoring Awards by the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning. They will be honored during the Graduate School’s virtual Hooding ceremony at 4 p.m., Friday, May 29.
AI tool gives doctors a new look at the lungs in treating COVID-19
May 21, 2020

Spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic, Princeton researchers have developed a diagnostic tool to analyze chest x-rays for patterns in diseased lungs. The new tool could give doctors valuable information about a patient's condition, quickly and cheaply, at the point of care.

EE team receives funding from Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund
May 12, 2020
Three research endeavors aimed at fundamental challenges in health, information technology and water conservation have been selected for funding through the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund.
Marconi Prize honors Andrea Goldsmith as pioneer in wireless communications
May 1, 2020
Andrea Goldsmith, a global leader in the development of wireless systems, has been awarded the Marconi Prize, the highest honor in telecommunications research. She is the first woman ever to win the prize, now in its 45th year.