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从校园实验室到肯尼亚大草原的生物多样性研究,再到南极边缘的太空气球发射(见左图), Princeton’s students and scholars are involved in inquiries across the scientific spectrum.

Programs

  • 应用与计算数学

    本科证书是为那些希望拓宽数学和计算技能的学生而设计的,并为以数学为导向的学生提供发现自然科学和工程应用所带来的挑战的机会.

    On the graduate level, 该项目为一批优秀的学生提供了获得对科学和工程应用必不可少的数学分支的透彻知识的机会, 包括数值分析和其他计算方法.

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  • Astrophysical Sciences

    这个系涵盖了天体物理学的所有主要领域——从行星, to black holes, stars, galaxies, quasars, dark matter, dark energy, and the evolution of the universe from the Big Bang to today -- and plasma physics. 该部门相对较小的规模提供了一种非正式的, flexible, 还有对学生友好的环境. 在部门的庇护下, an extensive program of graduate research is also conducted at the renowned Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL).

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  • 大气与海洋科学

    The program emphasizes theoretical studies and numerical model studies of the global climate system. It offers Ph.D. students opportunities for research and courses in a wide range of disciplines including geophysical fluid dynamics, atmospheric physics, atmospheric chemistry, 陆地和海洋的生物地球化学, atmospheric modeling, ocean modeling, climate dynamics, 全球气候变化与古气候. Students may benefit from the research capabilities of the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory.

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  • Biophysics

    生物物理学课程是为那些想要将物理学的知识传统应用于生命现象的本科生设计的. Study ranges from the dynamics of single molecules to the networks of neurons responsible for perception and memory, from collective behavior in groups of organisms to the mechanics of single cells, 从基因调控网络中的信息流到进化.

  • Chemistry

    The 化学系 offers undergraduates a flexible program suitable for attending graduate or medical school, as well as for those intending to pursue a career in secondary school teaching. A chemistry concentration is appropriate for anyone who desires a broad background of undergraduate training in science.

    研究生课程是至关重要的, expanding hub of scientific inquiry with deep historic roots and a ready grasp on the future. 位于世界一流的弗里克化学实验室, faculty and students work at the frontiers of science where the lines between chemistry and other disciplines merge.

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  • Cognitive Science

    认知科学是研究大脑如何工作的科学, 利用心理学的研究, philosophy, linguistics, neuroscience, and computer science. 认知科学的跨学科特征反映了对心理现象的不同层次的分析以及对不同层次的各种方法的运用.

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  • 计算与信息科学

    计算机和信息科学的研究生证书提供学生在数值分析方面的全面训练, software engineering, computer science, and statistics and data modeling in ways that promote discovery in the sciences, engineering, and humanities.

  • 生态学和进化生物学

    The undergraduate program emphasizes study from an evolutionary perspective, combining theory and empiricism and linking areas that are often treated as separate disciplines. Students with an interest in whole-organism and large-scale processes -- evolution, physiology, disease, behavior, neuroscience, ecology, ecosystem biology, conservation, and climate change -- will find a home in 生态学和进化生物学.

    研究生课程的优势领域包括进化生态学, behavioral ecology, theoretical ecology, population, community, and ecosystem ecology, 生态与进化遗传学, molecular evolution, 传染病流行病学, 和保护生物学. Graduate students also have excellent opportunities for combining several areas for innovative interdisciplinary work.

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  • Environmental Studies

    本科课程涉及科学, political, humanistic and technological dimensions of environmental challenges facing the world today. 任何学科的学生都可以选择探索生物多样性和保护的多面手或专业方向, climate and energy, earth systems, 环境政策或环境与水. 该研究生项目通过探索博士生环境研究的政策方面,拓宽了博士生的教育视野.

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  • Geosciences

    我们对动态作用力和微妙平衡的探索推动了现代地球科学的兴奋,正是这些作用力和微妙平衡塑造了我们的星球,并使其在其历史的大部分时间里有利于生命的存在. 地球作为一个整体具有多样性的过程,这就要求地球科学成为一个与数学有直接联系的跨学科领域, physics, chemistry, 生物与计算机科学.

    The graduate program encompasses a rich diversity of scientific expertise and initiatives, ranging from the measurement and modeling of global climatic change to high-pressure mineral physics, and from seismic tomographic imaging of the mantle to biogeochemistry and isotope geochemistry of the Earth and oceans.

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  • Linguistics

    Linguistics is the study of the distinctive properties of human language and the cognitive capacities of language users, including the rules that govern the patterns of particular languages and universal principles governing all languages. Linguists investigate the grammatical principles and processes that determine the structure of human languages, 它们随着时间的推移而演变, 以及他们的心理基础.

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  • 材料科学与工程

    本科课程强调材料研究的多学科性质及其性能的工程应用. It is designed primarily for students in science and engineering departments who are considering careers in materials.

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  • Mathematics

    这个系提供本科和研究生数学课程.

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  • Molecular Biology

    该大学本科课程提供分子研究课程, cellular, 和发展过程. The graduate program fosters the intellectual development of modern biologists. The graduate M.D./Ph.D是与罗伯特伍德约翰逊医学院(RWJMS)和罗格斯大学(新不伦瑞克)生物医学科学研究生院合作完成的.

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  • Neuroscience

    The undergraduate concentration offers the opportunity for the serious study of molecular, cellular, developmental 和系统神经科学 as it interfaces with cognitive and behavioral research. 本科证书面向的是其他院系对大脑跨学科研究感兴趣的学生.

    这个研究生项目训练研究人员回答基本问题, 数以百万计的单个神经元是如何协同工作,从而产生整个有机体层面的行为的,这些尚未回答的问题. 学生将学习最新的神经科学技术和方法, and train in how to think and develop new techniques and approaches to cracking the puzzle of the brain.

    想要在他们的博士论文中加入神经科学成分的研究生.D. work in another discipline may apply to participate in the Joint Graduate Degree 在神经科学.

     

     

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  • Physics

    The undergraduate program offers the flexibility to accommodate students with a range of interests, 让他们在系外选修了相当多的课程. Students preparing for graduate school can choose from a variety of advanced-level courses.

    研究生学习主要集中在研究上, 理论研究和实验研究并重. 除了在理论和实验基础粒子物理方面的传统优势外,本系在实验凝聚态物理和生物物理方面拥有强大和不断壮大的团队, 理论和实验重力和宇宙学, 实验原子核和原子物理学, mathematical physics, 理论凝聚态物理.

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  • Planets and Life

    本科课程通过对天体物理学的理解,使学生具备在探索地球和地外生命起源方面承担领导角色的技能, chemical, 生物学和地质学原理, and engineering.

  • Plasma Physics

    Plasmas, 物质的第四状态, are collections of freely moving charged particles in which collective phenomena, such as waves, 控制系统的行为. The purpose of this program is to provide strong interdisciplinary support and training for graduate students. 研究范围包括等离子体的基础研究, 它们与表面和环境的相互作用, 以及与应用相关的技术.

  • Psychology

    本科课程提供了对人类行为和心理过程的严格理解,通过基础和高级课程的感觉, perception, movement, language, reasoning, decision making, 社会互动和大脑的计算模型. 心理学的集中也为神经科学提供了基础, 因为心理过程和行为是由大脑产生的.

    The graduate program emphasizes preparation for research and teaching in psychology, 认知神经科学专业, 发展心理学, language, learning and memory, 知觉和认知, 不平等的心理学, social neuroscience, social psychology, 和系统神经科学. 

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  • 定量与计算生物学

    本科课程是为对多学科和系统水平的方法理解分子有浓厚兴趣的学生设计的, 细胞和组织行为. 本课程向学生介绍了获取大规模定量观察的实验和分析技术, and the interpretation of such data in the context of appropriate models.

    研究生课程促进了生物界面的教育, 更定量的科学和计算. 该计划涵盖了基因组学领域, computational biology, systems biology, biophysics, quantitative genetics, 分子进化和微生物相互作用.

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  • 科学、技术与环境政策

    这个研究生课程发展了对当前科学的深刻理解, 技术和环境问题以及潜在的本地问题, national and international policy responses through a systematic introduction to the field of policy analysis. The Program provides interdisciplinary training that facilitates communication between technical experts and policy makers. 

  • 统计学与机器学习

    本科课程专为对数据分析及其跨学科应用有浓厚兴趣的学生而设. 统计学和机器学习——以开发和理解数据分析工具为中心的学科——在包括生物学在内的各个科学领域发挥着重要作用, 工程和社会科学.

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  • Sustainable Energy

    The undergraduate program is designed to broaden understanding in energy resources and their impact on the environment. 学生学习定量分析, design and develop systems that support sustainable economic growth and environmental harmony, and learn about environmental change from the perspective of engineering, technology, economics and policy.

  • Teacher Preparation

    该课程结合了课程作业, seminars, laboratory experience, 实地工作和实践教学,充分准备和认证,在中学和中学水平成功教学. 参加者可获得艺术认证, English, mathematics, music, the sciences, 社会研究和世界语言. 该课程由新泽西州教育部和教育工作者资格认证委员会(CAEP)批准。.

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