Faculty in the News
Thompson wins New Horizons Prize in Physics for neutral-atom quantum computing .
The Breakthrough Prize Foundation announced that Jeff Thompson is one of six recipients honored for developing “optical tweezers to realize control of individual atoms," useful in quantum computing.
Brangwynne wins the Breakthrough Prize for revolutionary view of living cells .
“Cliff Brangwynne has illuminated some of the most basic principles of life’s machinery,” said Princeton University President Christopher L. Eisgruber.
Sixteen faculty members transfer to emeritus status .
Sixteen Princeton University faculty members were transferred to emeritus status earlier this year by the Board of Trustees.