Business leaders and Princeton University scientists gathered for a daylong meeting Nov. 15 to explore solutions to problems of energy and the environment, including adapting to climate change, evolving the electric grid and enabling greener construction.
On November 4, 2013, Professor Emily Carter gave the invited Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE) 2013 Simons Public Lecture at the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics in Los Angeles, CA. Her talk was titled “Quantum Mechanics and the Future of the Planet.” More information can be found at http://mpe2013.org.
The Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment is working to transform the ways we generate and use energy around the world. The center combines Princeton’s strengths in materials science, environmental science, and engineering—and adds a measure of entrepreneurial creativity—to develop practical technologies and affordable products that can provide renewable energy and mitigate damage to […]
WNYC, in collaboration with Marfa Dialogues/New York, brought four of our country’s top experts on environmental science and policy to The Greene Space on October 24, 2013 for an historic panel discussion on the urgent and confounding questions raised by accelerating climate change. Brian Lehrer, host of WNYC’s eponymous Peabody Award-winning morning show, welcomed physicist […]
The Andlinger Center for Energy and Environment’s 2012-2013 annual report is now available. The report showcases the center’s new graphic identity, created by the San Francisco design firm Propp+Guerin. It includes information on faculty recruitment, research, education, and the Princeton E-ffiliates Program, among other activities undertaken during the past academic year.
Emily Carter is the founding director of the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, the Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment, and a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering and applied and computational mathematics. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences, she […]
Barry Rand joined the faculty on July 1st as Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and the Andlinger Center. Previously, he was a senior researcher at the Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre vzw in Leuven, Belgium, where his work focused on the optimization and feasibility of organic solar cells. Professor Rand received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from […]
The Princeton University Board of Trustees has approved the appointments of 13 faculty members, including one full professor, one associate professor and 11 assistant professors. Forrest Meggers, in architecture and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, will join the faculty on Feb. 1, 2014. He is currently an associate research scholar in architecture […]
Ray Suarez talks to Michael Oppenheimer, a professor at Princeton University and member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, about a new scientific assessment that updates the previously-held understanding of the rate and consequences of global warming.
Christodoulos Floudas, the Stephen C. Macaleer ’63 Professor of Engineering and Applied Science, has been named one of nine faculty fellows of the Texas A&M University Institute for Advanced Study for the 2013-14 academic year. Texas A&M created the institute in 2012 with the mission of bringing renowned scholars to the university’s College Station campus […]