Device that exposes chemical threats brings top honors at OSA congress
Aug. 20, 2021

The Optical Society has honored two ECE graduate students for their presentations at the 2021 Optical Sensing and Sensors Congress. Jie Liu won the student paper award in Optics and Photonics for Sensing the Environment; Michael Soskind was a finalist in the same category.

Industry partnership taking on telecom's environmental impact to receive Dean for Research Innovation funding
July 21, 2021

Nine exploratory projects have been selected to receive support through the Dean for Research Innovation Funds, including one industrial partnership that takes on the environmental impacts of information and communications technology.

Walbridge Fund 2021 graduate researcher explores finding methane leaks with lasers
July 21, 2021

The High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI) has selected 11 Princeton University graduate students as 2021 recipients of the Walbridge Fund Graduate Award for Environmental Research. The awardees include Michael Soskind, a graduate student in electrical and computer engineering.

Optical brain-machine interfaces earn graduate alumnus Beckman Foundation funding
June 21, 2021

Using sculpted light to reverse engineer brain function, graduate alumnus Nicolas Pégard will develop new tools for neuroscience research as one of 11 scientists selected to the 2021 cohort of the Beckman Foundation's Young Investigator Program.

Andrew Houck, leading expert in quantum engineering, wins Excellence in Teaching Award
May 26, 2021
Quantum engineering pioneer Andrew Houck received the 2021 Excellence in Teaching Award from the School of Engineering and Applied Science. He was called an "off-the-scale" teacher and a "phenomenal instructor" who demonstrated "pure pedagogical mastery."
Department confers 21 Ph.D.s, awards integrated systems expert "best dissertation"
May 25, 2021
A graduate commencement ceremony held Monday, May 24 honored 21 former electrical engineering students who had earned their Ph.D.s over the last year. The Bede Liu Best Dissertation Award went to integrated systems expert Xuyang Lu.
Class Day ceremony honors an extraordinary, centennial cohort
May 24, 2021
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering honored its 32 graduating seniors in a Class Day ceremony on Monday, May 24, conferring multiple honors and awards for academic achievement.
Expert in machine learning theory, Jason Lee, wins funding from the Navy's Young Investigator Program
May 13, 2021

The Office of Naval Research has awarded Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Jason Lee three years of funding through its Young Investigator Program. The award covers a range of critical expenses, including the salaries and stipends of researchers in his lab.

Quantum science project Station X awarded support from Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Tech Fund
May 11, 2021

Drawing on recent discoveries in quantum materials, a team from the departments of electrical and computer engineering, physics and chemistry will build a new site for quantum exploration that features some of the most extreme conditions on Earth — including ultra-low temperatures, ultra-low and ultra-high pressures, and strong magnetic fields.

Graduate student Wenhan Xia wins NSF fellowship to study computer vision and imaging
April 30, 2021

The National Science Foundation has awarded a graduate research fellowship to Wenhan Xia, providing her three years of funding and two additional years of professional development support.

Graduate School awards Ph.D. student Liwei Song for work on machine learning privacy and security
April 23, 2021

The Graduate School has awarded Liwei Song a Wallace Memorial Fellowship in Engineering, funding his Ph.D. work for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Materials advances are key to development of quantum hardware
April 19, 2021

A new study in the journal Science outlines the need for materials advances in the hardware that goes into making quantum computers if these futuristic devices are to surpass the abilities of the computers we use today.