Prospective graduate students can find information about applying to Princeton below. Students at Princeton have the freedom to do research in any department, but they are encouraged to apply to the home department of particular faculty with whom they are interested in working.


Computer Science

Electrical Engineering

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


As part of the Princeton Quantum Initiative, we are excited to announce a new PQI Postdoctoral Fellowship program. These highly competitive positions will support research in quantum science and engineering across several departments throughout the university, including physics, electrical engineering, computer science, chemistry, and mechanical engineering. Research areas include foundational quantum science, quantum materials, devices for quantum technologies, and quantum computer science. More information can be found here :

PQI Postdoctoral Fellowship

There are many other opportunities for postdoctoral research in quantum science and engineering at Princeton. You are strongly encouraged to email specific groups for information. Some other competitive postdoctoral fellowships at Princeton are listed below.

Princeton Materials Science Postdoctoral Fellowship

Dicke Fellowship

Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellows Program


We are also co-hosting a program for undergraduate summer research in quantum science and engineering at Princeton together with IBM Yorktown Heights. The current year of the Quantum Undergraduate Research at IBM and Princeton (QURIP) is underway. We will post information on next year's application cycle when available. Information can be found here: