Events

The Road to a Sustainable Energy Future

Date: January 31, 2015
Location: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, MBG Auditorium
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) presents “The Road to a Sustainable Energy Future” with Professor Emily Carter as part of its Science on Saturday lecture series. Professor 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 […]

Reactive Fluid Transport in the Earth, with Applications to Engineered Subsurface Processes

Date: February 10, 2015
Location: Guyot Hall, Room 10
Time: 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

The Department of Geosciences presents “Reactive Fluid Transport in the Earth, with Applications to Engineered Subsurface Processes” with Peter Kelemen of the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University. For more information, please visit the Department of Geosciences website.

Highlight Seminar Series: Kartik Chandran, Columbia University

Date: February 16, 2015
Location: Computer Science, Room 104
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Professor Kartik Chandran, of Columbia University, presents “Production of Bio-based Fuels and Chemicals Using Novel Process Platforms” as part of the 2014-2015 Highlight Seminar Series. ABSTRACT There are intense efforts globally to develop biobased fuels, chemicals, and energy sources.  However, biofuels and bio-based chemicals have come under particular scrutiny owing to the significant resource stress they could […]

Wind Turbine Aerodynamics: Some History and Some Recent Advances

Date: February 17, 2015
Location: Engineering Quadrangle, Room J223
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering presents “Wind Turbine Aerodynamics: Some History and Some Recent Advances” with Professor David Wood of the University of Calgary. ABSTRACT The contributions of the Russian scientist Nicholai Joukowsky to aerodymanics around the turn of the 20th century are not widely appreciated. For example, he and not Kutta, derived […]

Princeton Energy Table: Dan Steingart, The Cutting Edge of Battery Technology

Date: February 24, 2015
Location: Butler Special Dining Room
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The Princeton Energy Table provides an informal, student-driven forum for engaging with current issues in energy, sustainability, and the environment through dinnertime discussions with speakers from the Princeton University community. This week, Professor Dan Steingart from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment will speak about […]

Princeton Energy Table: Wei Peng, China’s Energy & Environment Landscape – Domestic Policy of the World’s Largest Emitter

Date: March 3, 2015
Location: Butler Special Dining Room
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The Princeton Energy Table provides an informal, student-driven forum for engaging with current issues in energy, sustainability, and the environment through dinnertime discussions with speakers from the Princeton University community. This week, Wei Peng, a Ph.D. student in the Woodrow Wilson School’s Science Technology and Environmental Policy Program, gives us an inside look at China’s […]

Highlight Seminar Series: Clare Grey, University of Cambridge

Date: March 9, 2015
Location: Computer Science, Room 104
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Professor Clare Grey, of the University of Cambridge, presents “Following Function in Real Time: New NMR and MRI Methods for Studying Structure and Dynamics in Batteries and Supercapacitors” as part of the Andlinger Center’s 2014-2015 Highlight Seminar Series. An abstract and bio will be posted closer to the date of this seminar.

Princeton Energy Table: Keith Dixon, Demystifying Global Climate Models

Date: March 24, 2015
Location: Butler Special Dining Room
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The Princeton Energy Table provides an informal, student-driven forum for engaging with current issues in energy, sustainability, and the environment through dinnertime discussions with speakers from the Princeton University community. This week, Keith Dixon, Physical Scientist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, will speak about Demystifying Global Climate Models. Princeton Energy Table dinner discussions are […]

Princeton Energy Table: Michael Lemonick, How to Talk to Your Friends About Climate Change

Date: April 2, 2015
Location: Butler Special Dining Room
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The Princeton Energy Table provides an informal, student-driven forum for engaging with current issues in energy, sustainability, and the environment through dinnertime discussions with speakers from the Princeton University community. This week will feature Michael Lemonick, senior staff writer at Climate Central and former senior science writer for TIME Magazine, speaking about how to talk to […]

Highlight Seminar Series: Michelle Addington, Yale University

Date: April 20, 2015
Location: Computer Science, Room 104
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Professor Michelle Addington, of Yale University, will speak on the topic of sustainable architectural design as part of the 2014-2015 Highlight Seminar Series. An abstract and bio will be posted closer to the date of this seminar.