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Princeton Research Day

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Princeton Research Day is a celebration of the research and creative endeavors by Princeton University undergraduates, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers

Talks - Posters - Performances - Art Exhibitions - Digital Presentations

Natural Sciences                Social Sciences                Engineering                 Arts & Humanities

Princeton Research Day is free and open to the public. The event is a collaborative initiative between the offices of the Dean of the College, the Dean of the Faculty, the Dean of the Graduate School and the Dean for Research. Please direct questions to


Quotes from University leaders about Princeton Research Day:
"Princeton Research Day provides a chance for undergraduate students to share their scholarship with the broader campus community."

-- Jill Dolan, dean of the college, the Annan Professor in English, and professor of English and theater in the Lewis Center for the Arts.



"For graduate students, this is an excellent professional development opportunity to hone presentation skills and to hear about interesting research from colleagues across campus."

-- Sanjeev Kulkarni, dean of the Graduate School and professor of electrical engineering,



"Princeton Research Day provides a fantastic opportunity to look into the future — to appreciate the work of talented Princetonians who will be at the forefront of research, scholarship and the arts in the decades to come. I would like to encourage postdocs, in particular, to participate."

-- Deborah Prentice, dean of the faculty and the Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs.



"The ability to reach across disciplines and communicate about one's research or creative work in everyday language can lead to new collaborations, new insights into the work, and new directions of inquiry."

-- Pablo Debenedetti, dean for research, Class of 1950 Professor in Engineering and Applied Science, and professor of chemical and biological engineering.


Talk Performance
Exhibition Poster session


Princeton Research Day 2016 highlights work from opera to plasma

Posted May 6, 2016; 02:30 p.m.

ICYMI Ten-minute talks from #PRD16 Frist 330 are archived here:

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