Engineering leader Richard Register recognized for outstanding service

Register, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and director of the Princeton Materials Institute, is the recipient of the SEAS Faculty Distinguished…

Sustainable materials expert Emily Davidson wins SEAS junior faculty award

Emily Davidson, an expert in designing sustainable materials, has won the Alfred Rheinstein Faculty Award from Princeton's School of Engineering and Applied Science, one of the school's annual honors for junior faculty. Each recipient of a 2023 junior faculty award will receive $50,000 to support their work.

Nine students receive NSF funding for graduate research

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.

Junior Reha Mathur wins a Goldwater Scholarship for outstanding undergraduates

Princeton CBE junior Reha Mathur has been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship, an annual award for outstanding undergraduates interested in careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. She is one of four students selected from Princeton, among the 413 scholarship recipients selected across the United States.

Senior David Amelemah awarded Labouisse Prize for international civic engagement project

Princeton CBE senior David Amelemah has been awarded the Henry Richardson Labouisse ’26 Prize to study messenger RNA in global health applications for one year at the University of Sydney, in Australia.

Clifford Brangwynne, pioneer in the study of living cells, wins Dickson Prize in Medicine

The prize is awarded annually to an American biomedical researcher who has made significant, progressive contributions to medicine.

“Cliff’s incredibly influential work has opened a new window into biology that could help us better understand diseases affected by changes in protein states, like Alzheimer’s,” said Anantha Shekhar, M.D…

Soft matter expert Sujit Datta awarded for work on energy, environment and health

Sujit Datta has won the Arthur B. Metzner Early Career Award from the Society of Rheology for his work studying the dynamics of soft and living systems in complex environments, touching on applications in energy, environmental remediation and human health.

Junior Callie Zheng takes first prize at APS poster session

Zheng was one of 129 presenters in the category. Most of the others were graduate students, including the two runners up.

“I normally wouldn’t send an undergraduate [to this competition], especially someone who hadn’t worked in my lab for very long,” said…

Teaching awards celebrate instructors’ positive impact on students’ lives and careers

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.


DOE's $590 million pledge supports Princeton bioenergy efforts

“Our work has direct implications on sustainability, not only for renewable energy, but for sustainable biomanufacturing,” said Princeton University’s José Avalos, a co-investigator at one of the four centers and associate professor of chemical and biological…