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The Andlinger Center welcomes Jeffrey Fitts

Jeffrey Fitts joins the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment at Princeton University as the center’s new research and development strategist on March 20, 2017.

At the Andlinger Center, Fitts will cultivate and catalyze cross-disciplinary research relationships to develop and support large, collaborative center-grant proposals, and help grow, refine, and strengthen Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership, the corporate affiliates program administered by the center.

Prior to joining the Andlinger Center, Fitts held a research scholar appointment in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. During his time in the department, Fitts collaborated on numerous research projects with faculty, postdocs, and students, and secured grants to fund these studies.

His research has focused on the environmental impacts of energy technologies, including shale gas extraction, geologic carbon dioxide storage, nuclear waste encapsulation, and wastewater treatment. Fitts has a doctoral degree in geochemistry from Stanford University. More on his research can be found here.

More on the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

The mission of the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment is to develop solutions to ensure our energy and environmental future. To this end, the center supports a vibrant and expanding program of research and teaching in the areas of sustainable energy-technology development, energy efficiency, and environmental protection and remediation. A chief goal of the center is to translate fundamental knowledge into practical solutions that enable sustainable energy production and the protection of the environment and global climate from energy-related anthropogenic change.

For more information on the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, contact Sharon Adarlo, communications specialist, at sadarlo@princeton.edu or (609) 258-9979.