For Thomas Pisano, the motivation to become a doctor and scientist was personal. A skiing accident left his legs paralyzed, fueling his aspiration to become a physician and biomedical researcher who could both conduct scientific investigations and apply that knowledge to saving lives in the clinic.
- Monday, Feb 11, 2019
- Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019
Through the Princeton Catalysis Initiative (PCI), scientists, engineers and scholars are reaching across disciplinary boundaries to create and explore new research areas at the intersection of what were once separate fields. PCI held its second annual symposium on campus Jan. 15-16, bringing researchers together to help fan the sparks of innovation and collaboration.
- Thursday, Jan 10, 2019
Saira Reyes had planned to study materials science before she interned in Jose Avalos’ bioengineering lab last summer. Her work there altering genes of organisms to produce biofuels struck a chord with her.
“It was as if I was looking at a giant biological puzzle,” said Reyes, a sophomore. “I realized I love bioengineering.”
- Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019
Princeton University’s latest sustainable innovation can be found along the edge of campus just behind FitzRandolph Observatory. There, under a white tent, hums a new biodigester that turns food waste into nutrient-rich compost. Since operations began in fall 2018, more than 16 tons of food scraps have been converted into compost.
- Wednesday, Dec 26, 2018
The year 2018 represented a pivotal point in the development of an innovation ecosystem in the heart of New Jersey as Princeton University established significant new collaborations with pioneering members of industry — all with the aim of bolstering the resources available to researchers and scientists in their quest to make new discoveries in the service of society.
- Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018
The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory’s (PPPL) 2019 Ronald E. Hatcher Science on Saturday Lecture Series gets started Jan. 12 with a multitude of lectures on hot science topics that will warm the hearts and stimulate the minds of science fans of all ages.
- Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018
The International Symposium on Indigenous Communities and Climate Change, held Dec. 6 and 7 at the Princeton Public Library and Princeton University, brought together scholars and journalists to explore the impact of climate change on Indigenous communities throughout the Americas and Russia.
- Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018
Applications are being accepted for presenters at the 2019 Princeton Research Day, the fourth annual campus-wide celebration of research and creative endeavors by the University’s undergraduates, graduate students, postdoctoral researchers and other nonfaculty researchers.
- Sunday, Dec 2, 2018
Princeton's annual magazine, Discovery: Research at Princeton, is now available online and in print. Read the magazine online.
Through this publication, we introduce readers to the innovative and multifaceted research being conducted in engineering, natural sciences, social sciences and humanities – by faculty members, staff researchers, graduate students and undergraduates.
- Monday, Nov 12, 2018
Technologies and discoveries with the potential to make a difference in everyday lives lined the tables and booths at Princeton University's 10th annual Celebrate Princeton Innovation reception. Over 300 guests attended the event Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Frick Chemistry Laboratory.