Princeton University

School of Engineering & Applied Science

Claire Gmachl named head of Whitman College at Princeton

Claire Gmachl, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Electrical Engineering, has been named head of Whitman College, one of Princeton’s six residential colleges. She will begin her four-year term on July 1.

Funds spur innovation and benefit for society

A new method to combat antibiotic resistance; a way to use computer science to limit misinformation; and a plan to better understand the impacts of land use and climate change on flooding are among 19 projects awarded Innovation Research Grants this year through the School of Engineering and Applied Science.

New first-year courses integrate foundational math and physics with modern engineering challenges

Professor Andrew Houck’s calculus students had just finished grappling with a set of equations on the forces of tension and gravity when he pulled a large pendulum back to his shoulder and let it go.

 

Gmachl, Sengupta awarded E-Council teaching honors

Fleischer and Gmachl recipients of IP Accelerator Fund

Prof. Claire Gmachl and Prof. Jason Fleischer are recipients of IP Accelerator Fund.  The University's Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund provides up to $100,000 per project to be spent on additional proof-of-concept research, prototype development or other activities aimed at expanding the potential for innovation.

Gmachl and Verma research featured in news story

 
Prof. Claire Gmachl’s research on developing a non-invasive way to monitor blood sugar using laser as well as Prof. Naveen Verma’s research on developing technologies to make it possible to interact with computers or other electronic devices using hand gestures instead of typing on a keyboard have been featured on the main page of Princeton University. 

Grad Student Loan Le named Rising Star in EECS

Grad Student Loan Le has been named a “Rising Star in EECS” by the University of California at Berkeley. She will participate in a workshop in Berkeley in November along with 40 other graduate students and postdocs where she will present her work.

Prof. Gmachl Honored with President's Award for Distinguished Teaching

Prof. Claire Gmachl honored with the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching.

Two EE Professors received Top-cited Paper by Chemical Physics Letters

Prof. Gmachl and Wysocki receive top cited paper in Chemical Physics Letters.

Gmachl receives Distinguished Teaching Award

Prof. Claire Gmachl has received the Distinguished Teaching Award from the School of Engineering and Applied Science for her contributions in creating several new courses including an introductory optics class and the engineering school's graduate-level ethics research course.