Work in this area seeks to enable new directions in research using a combination of theoretical and experimental investigations at the smallest scale.
Sophisticated interaction with biological systems is essential for advancing public health, environmental sustainability and scientific understanding.
We are creating the next generation of computer and system architectures, software and networks to meet the insatiable demand for computation.
Research into the underlying theories of data, information, networks and communication leads to a dazzling array of useful applications.
Environmentally responsible energy production, management and utilization requires work on a wide range of interdisciplinary technologies.
By harnessing the strengths of emerging devices, architectures and algorithms we realize the next generation of electronic applications.
Researchers in this area create pervasive nanotechnologies, impacting electronics, optics, optoelectronics, magnetics and biology.
Advances in nanoscale fabrication and materials enables researchers to create, propagate and trap light for use in cutting-edge technologies.
Research in this area seeks to engineer a range of real-world devices that can store and process quantum states of information.
A confluence of technologies and theories must be developed to blend the cyber and physical worlds in extensive, seamless and meaningful ways.
Research in this area leverages a wide range of strengths to create a foundation of privacy and security in an information-rich world.
At Princeton, interdisciplinary research means something different. We don't focus on finding convenient solutions, but rather understanding the complexity of the problems and integrating knowledge at the fundamental level.
Below is a list of research centers and institutions on campus that facilitate this goal.
Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment
Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education
Princeton Center for Complex Materials
Center for Information Technology Policy
Mid-Infrared Technologies for Health and the Environment
Princeton Neuroscience Institute
Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials
Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics
Center for Statistics and Machine Learning