Jo Dunkley, a professor of physics and astrophysical sciences, is the 2020 recipient of the Caterina Tomassoni and Felice Pietro Chisesi Prize for her innovative work exploring the earliest moments of our universe.
- Tuesday, Jun 23, 2020
- Tuesday, Jun 23, 2020
Matthew Kunz, an assistant professor of astrophysical sciences at Princeton University and a physicist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) five-year grant to research magnetic fields throughout the early universe and to establish a summer school on plasma physics aimed at attracting women and underrepresented minorities to the field.
- Thursday, May 28, 2020
- Friday, May 8, 2020
The American Chemical Society has honored Rodney Priestley with a 2020 Young Investigator Award, citing his pioneering contributions to polymer science. The ACS will hold a symposium in his honor in August.
- Thursday, May 14, 2020
- Monday, May 11, 2020
Two Princeton University faculty members and a visiting faculty member are among 34 new members recently elected to the American Philosophical Society (APS), the nation’s oldest scholarly organization.
Candidates for APS membership are nominated by existing members and elected for extraordinary accomplishments in their fields.
- Monday, May 4, 2020
Princeton professors Hal Foster and Esther Schor have received the University’s Howard T. Behrman Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities.
- Friday, 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.
- Wednesday, Apr 29, 2020
Princeton professors Anne Case, Jennifer Rexford, Suzanne Staggs and Elke Weber have been named members of the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
They are among 146 scientists, scholars and engineers elected this year in recognition of their contributions to their respective fields.
- Friday, Apr 24, 2020
Princeton faculty members Rubén Gallo, M. Zahid Hasan, Amaney Jamal, Ruby Lee, Margaret Martonosi, Tom Muir, Eve Ostriker, Alexander Smits, Leeat Yariv, James Stone and Muhammad Qasim Zaman have been named members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Visiting faculty member Alondra Nelson also was elected to the academy.
They are among 276 scholars, scientists, artists and leaders in the public, nonprofit and private sectors elected this year in recognition of their contributions to their respective fields.