Craig Arnold

Vice Dean for Innovation

Princeton University

Craig B. Arnold is the Vice Dean for Innovation and the Susan Dod Brown Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University.  His research ranges from basic science to applied technology aimed at developing a deeper understanding of fundamental materials synthesis and processing with interests in energy storage systems, laser materials processing and advanced manufacturing.  He earned his PhD in condensed-matter physics from Harvard University, and was an NRC post-doctoral fellow prior to joining the faculty at Princeton in 2003.  He has earned numerous accolades for his work in materials processing including the Edison Patent Award, an R&D 100 award, the Laser Focus World-OSA technology innovation award, and the SPIE PRISM award for photonics innovation.  Prof. Arnold is a fellow of OSA and SPIE.