2012

David Botstein, the Anthony B. Evnin ’62 Professor of Genomics, and his research team have developed a new system to activate single genes, making it easier for researchers to identify the function of individual genes and explore how genes work together.
As smartphones grow in popularity, Princeton computer science professor Margaret Martonosi and her collaborators are exploring novel ways to apply the devices’ information gathering and sharing abilities to real-world problems. 
The 2007 collapse of the Interstate Highway 35W bridge over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis spurred Princeton engineers Branko Glišić and Naveem Verma to develop a low-cost yet accurat
Expensive and rare, platinum is a crucial industrial catalyst. During the manufacture of consumer goods, miniscule amounts of platinum become trapped in consumer products, costing industry millions of dollars a year. But Paul Chirik, Princeton’s Edwards S.
Accurate measurements of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere are vital to our understanding of how pollution influences climate change.
Vorbeck Materials, a company founded with technology licensed from Princeton, is leading the way in the manufacture and applications of graphene, a carbon-based nanomaterial.
Solar energy has the potential to reduce our use of nonrenewable fuels, but issues of cost, efficiency and durability pose problems. Several materials that could address these issues are central to the work of Emily Carter, the Gerhard R.