Collaboration with Industry

  • ROI-NJ: Princeton expands boundaries of already world-renowned research

    Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018
    by Tracy Meyer, Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations

    In an interview with ROI-NJ, Princeton University Dean for Research Pablo Debenedetti stressed the need for stable federal funding for research; detailed the rising level of corporate funding for Princeton research and the University's expanding engagement with companies, including in New Jersey; and underlined the University's support for developing the innovation ecosystem in its home state.

  • Microsoft president Smith: World must ‘wake up’ to benefits and perils of artificial intelligence

    Friday, Mar 2, 2018
    by Steven Schultz, Office of Engineering Communications

    Citing the enormous power of artificial intelligence to benefit but also disrupt society, Microsoft President Brad Smith on Thursday, March 1, called for standards of accountability and a “Hippocratic oath” among technologists to do no harm with the emerging tools.

    “Will we ensure that machines remain accountable to people? Will we ensure that the people who design these machines remain accountable to other people?” asked Smith, a Princeton University alumnus and trustee, speaking to a packed audience of more than 500 people in McCosh Hall.


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