The paper “On the efficiency of social recommender networks” by Felix Wong, Zhenming Liu and Mung Chiang received the 2015 IEEE INFOCOM Best Paper Runner-Up. The paper also received the Yelp Data Challenge 2014 Grand Prize.
Princeton Entrepreneurship Council, the new organization at the university to coordinate entrepreneurship programs, is established in July 2015. PEC is chaired by Mung Chiang and reports to the Provost.
In July 2015, Jiasi Chen, a PhD student at the EDGE Lab, joined the faculty at the University of California, Riverside. Aveek Dutta, a postdoc at the EDGE Lab, joined the faculty at the University of Kansas.