News

Education & Outreach

Monday, Jul 13, 2020

Each summer since 2002, PCCM brings high school students from underrepresented backgrounds to Princeton to attend the Princeton University Materials Academy (PUMA), a three-week materials science and engineering program.

Wednesday, Jun 17, 2020

This year, PSSCMP boasted almost 240 registered attendees and 35 registered poster presenters from all around the world. The program hosted 14 total lectures given by 9 speakers from 6 different universities across the United States. 

Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019

Each summer since 2002, PCCM brings high school students from underrepresented backgrounds to Princeton to attend the Princeton University Materials Academy (PUMA), a three-week program held from July 8-25, 2019. This year, 15 students...

Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019

From July 29 - Aug. 1 graduate students and postdocs explore forefront topics in experimental and theoretical research in “Emergent Phenomena and Correlated Physics in Two-Dimensional Materials.” Visit the PSSCMP webpage to watch the talks via live-stream. 

Sunday, Dec 10, 2017

On Saturday, December 9, PCCM held its annual Holiday Lecture, presented by Prof. Howard Stone and the PCCM team. This popular lecture was attended by over 600 members of the public that enjoyed several different kinds of chocolate, experimented with temperatures and textures, learned about amphiphilic and hydrophobic materials,  and about the...

Monday, Oct 30, 2017

On Saturday October 28, over 40 Princeton University scientists and engineers participated in this engaging science outreach event at the Princeton Public Library. Over 500 members of the Princeton community learned about the properties of synthetic diamonds, infrared cameras and surface tension, between the over 20 tables with demos in display...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017

These prestigious postdoctoral positions are intended for early-career scientists with a research focus on materials science and engineering. The application deadline date is November 15, 2017, 11:59 p.m. EST. [details]

Friday, Sep 15, 2017
by bornkamp

During the summer of 2017, PCCM hosted 22 REU students from 10 different states/territories (from Puerto Rico to California). The students worked over the course of 9 weeks, focusing on a wide range of materials science topics such as ultra-fast laser pulses, superconducting qubits, thin films and batteries.

Thursday, May 4, 2017
by bornkamp

Over 30 Princeton University Faculty members and researchers, and 500 people of the public, participated on April 8 in this fun, engaging and bilingual Science Day at the Public Library. Families were able to interact with our scientists and engineers both in English and Spanish and learned from the many table-top activities focused on...

Thursday, May 4, 2017
by bornkamp

On April 1, PCCM Professors Clifford Brangwynne, Rodney Priestley and their teams presented an exceptional show for families on the characteristics, differences and uses of biological and synthetic polymers.

Pages