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Thompson wins New Horizons Prize in Physics for neutral-atom quantum computing
Sept. 22, 2022

By isolating and controlling individual atoms, Thompson, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, and his colleagues developed a new system for processing information in a quantum computer. Based on neutral ytterbium atoms, the system is especially…

Andrea Goldsmith elected to the Royal Academy of Engineering
Sept. 21, 2022

Wireless communications pioneer Andrea Goldsmith, dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science, has been named an international fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, the United Kingdom’s national academy of engineering.

Thompson and Valavi honored for teaching excellence, highlighting success of the pandemic-era Car Lab course
Sept. 20, 2022

Jeff Thompson and Hossein Valavi have received the 2022 Walter Curtis Johnson Prize for Teaching Excellence, recognizing their exemplary work in undergraduate education.

Deep learning approach to wireless chip design wins best paper at International Microwave Symposium
Sept. 14, 2022

Graduate students from Princeton ECE have won the Best Advanced Practice Paper Award at the 2022 IEEE International Microwave Symposium, the flagship conference on radio-frequency and wireless technologies.

Google taps grad student Aditi Jha for fellowship in computational brain science
Sept. 7, 2022

Princeton ECE graduate student Aditi Jha has won a 2022 Google Ph.D. Fellowship, recognizing her “exceptional and innovative research” into the computational underpinnings of behavior.

ECE student Brendan Kehoe awarded the Wood Legacy Sophomore Prize
Sept. 6, 2022

Princeton awarded four undergraduate prizes to seven students at Opening Exercises on Sunday, Sept. 4. Kehoe shared the George B. Wood Legacy Sophomore Prize for exceptional academic achievement.

Fernández Fisac has won a Google research award to develop safer, more nuanced robotics
Aug. 31, 2022

Fernández Fisac, an expert in the safety of robotic systems, received a 2022 Google Research Scholar Program award for his work in “machine learning and data mining,” one of 16 research topics Google has targeted for support. All awardees hold faculty positions and have received their Ph.D.s within the previous seven years.

Kulkarni’s portrait unveiled at the Graduate School
Aug. 29, 2022

Sanjeev Kulkarni, the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been honored in recognition of his tenure as the Dean of the Graduate School, which ran from 2014 to 2017. His portrait was unveiled at Procter Hall over the summer.

During his term at the Graduate School, Kulkarni instituted many new…

CITP interim director has built a record of research with societal impact
Aug. 2, 2022

As the new interim director of Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy, Prateek Mittal said he is encouraged by the core advantage that sets the nearly 15-year-old center apart: a proven record of producing excellent work at the intersection of academic research, societal impact and community-engagement.

Looking into inscrutable systems, researchers find a winning machine learning model
July 28, 2022

Princeton ECE researchers have won an outstanding paper award from the 38th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), held in Baltimore in mid-July.

Ghasempour named a “Star” by influential research community
July 27, 2022

An influential research community called N2Women has selected Yasaman Ghasempour, a wireless technology expert, as one of this year’s Stars in Computer Networking and Communications.

Two teams divide and conquer to enhance internet security, win honors at PETS
July 25, 2022

A pair of papers from Princeton ECE researchers, advised by professor Prateek Mittal, won recognition at the 2022 Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium.