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Jha receives Distinguished Alumnus Award

Professor Niraj K. Jha has received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India. The award was announced at the Institute’s 60th Annual Convocation on July 26, 2014. Professor Jha received his B.Tech. degree in Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur in 1981.

Carter Wins American Chemical Society Remsen Award

Emily A. Carter, founding director of Princeton University’s Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, has been awarded the 2014 Remsen Award by the American Chemical Society Maryland Section for outstanding achievement in chemistry.

Solar Panels Light the Way from Carbon Dioxide to Fuel

Research to curb global warming caused by rising levels of atmospheric greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide, usually involves three areas: Developing alternative energy sources, capturing and storing greenhouse gases, and repurposing excess greenhouse gases.

Princeton and Imagine H2O Host Water Innovation and Research Summit

Leaders from industry and academia met recently at Princeton University to discuss three big questions surrounding the broad theme of “water”: infrastructure, the water/energy nexus, and industrial water.

Reorganization of Crop Production and Trade Could Save China’s Water Supply

China’s rapid socioeconomic growth continues to tax national water resources – especially in the agricultural sector – due to increasing demands for food. And, because of the country’s climate and geography, irrigation is now widespread, burdening rivers and groundwater supplies.

Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership 2014 Funding Available

Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership is pleased to invite teams of researchers to apply for project funding for research in energy- and environment-related fields emphasizing cost-effective measures to reduce emissions and/or improve infrastructure.

Even Under Construction, Andlinger Lab Teaches

On a spring day, the class walked into a cavernous construction site that is becoming the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment at Princeton University. Light, filtering from the open floors above, lined the gray concrete floors and the steel beams that cross the high ceiling. Construction crews had knocked off a few minutes […]

Roundtable Seeks Solutions to ‘Distributed Energy’ Issues

Solar electricity installations and other distributed sources of electric power present increasingly pressing questions for public utilities, regulators and consumers, according to organizers of a recent roundtable meeting co-sponsored by Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership.

NPR: Michael Oppenheimer on the Significance of Obama’s Plan to Limit Carbon Emissions

President Obama plans to announce Monday his most ambitious plan yet to combat climate change. NPR’s Rachel Martin talks to Princeton professor Michael Oppenheimer about the significance of the plan.

IPCC Needs Greater Transparency, Oppenheimer Tells Committee on Science, Space, and Technology

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Process (IPCC) provides vital, regular assessments of scientific literature. Yet greater transparency is needed, Princeton University’s Michael Oppenheimer told the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology in Washington, D.C.