News: Graduate

Nine students receive NSF funding for graduate research
May 11, 2023

Four current and incoming graduate students and five graduating seniors from Princeton CBE have been awarded graduate research fellowships from the National Science Foundation, a five-year program that includes three years of funding for their graduate studies.

Teaching awards celebrate instructors’ positive impact on students’ lives and careers
March 23, 2023

Sujit Datta, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering, was honored for teaching "Squishy Engineering: Using Soft Materials to Solve Hard Problems" (CBE 430) in spring 2022; and graduate student Drew Carson was honored as a teaching assistant for "Chemical Reaction Engineering" (CBE 441) in fall 2022.

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Solar-powered gel filters enough clean water to meet daily needs
Feb. 8, 2023

Researchers at Princeton University have developed the next generation of their solar absorber gel technology, a device that could be key to unlocking clean water access for people across the globe. The sponge-like gel is low-cost, easy-to-use, and requires only sunlight to filter pollutants such as heavy metals, oils, microplastics, and some bacteria from water, making it an alternative for off-grid water purification.

Graduate Student Symposium showcases broad impacts across academia and industry
Dec. 19, 2022

For the first time in three years, graduate students researching everything from tissue engineering to materials design gathered to share their work at the Princeton CBE Graduate Student Symposium. The event was held in Bowen Hall on Dec. 9.

How do you treat untreatable infections? Do what the microbes do.
Dec. 15, 2022

In a discovery with implications for the drug-resistance crisis, Princeton Engineering researchers have isolated a compound that kills bacteria that can cause incurable infections.