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FACULTY HONOR: Aksay, Carter named National Academy of Inventors Fellows

Two Princeton University faculty members have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, which honors academic inventors whose inventions have made a tangible impact on society. Among the 2015 Fellows are Ilhan Aksay, professor of chemical and biological engineering, and Emily Carter, the Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment and […]

Southern Company Joins Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership

Southern Company, a leading energy company serving more than 4.4 million customers in the Southeastern United States, has joined Princeton University’s Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership (E-ffiliates) in a collaboration to pursue advances in areas of energy and the environment. “I am extremely pleased to welcome Southern Company as our newest member of Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership,” said […]

Abandoned wells can be ‘super-emitters’ of greenhouse gas

Princeton University researchers have uncovered a previously unknown, and possibly substantial, source of the greenhouse gas methane to the Earth’s atmosphere.

Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership Funds Sustainable Energy Research

Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership has awarded funding for two collaborative faculty-industry research projects. This year’s grants, awarded after a review of proposals submitted by faculty in collaborations with industrial resarchers, totaled $298,116. The funded collaborative teams will investigate topics related to energy and the environment, including large underwater turbines that capture the kinetic energy of ebbing […]

Faculty Spotlight: Fabian Wagner

Fabian Wagner is the 2014-15 Gerhard R. Andlinger Visiting Professor in Energy and the Environment. He comes to Princeton from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, the world’s leading research institution for solution-oriented science for public policy. In his position as a senior research scholar in the Mitigation of Air Pollution & Greenhouse Gases […]

Industry, academic collaborators push for energy solutions

Investigating long-term solutions to the world’s energy needs and investing in sustainable technologies are crucial as the climate crisis comes into focus, a set of experts cautioned at Princeton University on Nov. 14.

Research on site: The Princeton campus as living lab

The inspiration for a new research project came on a summer day when the humidity — a staple of summer in New Jersey — was so high that it was interfering with the results of Princeton professor Daniel Steingart’s experiments.

Professor Robert Socolow inducted to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Robert Socolow, professor of mechanical and arerospace engineering, emeritus, was among six professors inducted to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences on October 11, 2014.

Two years after Hurricane Sandy, recognition of Princeton’s microgrid still surges

In the nearly two years since Hurricane Sandy hit New Jersey, darkening swaths of the nation’s most densely populated state for days, Princeton University has emerged as a national example of how to keep power running for residents, emergency workers and crucial facilities when the next disaster strikes.

Egemen Kolemen jointly appointed to Andlinger Center and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Egemen Kolemen, in mechanical and aerospace engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, joined the faculty this fall from the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, where he has conducted research since 2009, specializing in control of plasmas in tokamaks. Kolemen also earned his Ph.D. from and was a postdoctoral fellow at Princeton. He […]