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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.
Army awards Yuxin Chen for development of new data processing algorithms
April 30, 2020

Yuxin Chen, an expert in data and information science, has received a 2020 Young Investigator Program award from the U. S. Army Research Office.

Chen, an assistant professor of electrical engineering, works on problems in the mathematical foundations of data science…

Ruby Lee, leader in computer design, elected into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
April 24, 2020

Ruby B. Lee, a pioneer in computer architecture, hardware security and multimedia, has been named a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, recognizing her career of innovation and scholarship.

Lee, the Forest G. Hamrick Professor of Engineering and a…

Grad student Youssef Elasser awarded unrestricted NSF Fellowship
April 17, 2020
Youssef Elasser, who studies power electronics and power systems as they relate to renewable energy, will receive three years of unrestricted funding through the NSF's Graduate Research Fellowship Program, the oldest U.S. grant program of its kind. By advancing the components that store and transfer electricity across the globe, Elasser hopes to better leverage renewable energy and more efficiently distribute power for major greenhouse-gas-emitting sectors like transportation.
Undergraduate spotlight: Pollock finds the signal, cuts the noise
April 10, 2020
He was just a kid when he first joined a swim team, dragged by his sister to the local pool. But that early contact with the water, the thrill of chasing time, set Princeton sophomore Jonathan Pollock racing full speed toward the top of the podium.