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Stephen Chou

Stephen Chou

Joseph C. Elgin Professor of Engineering

Professor of Electrical Engineering

B412 Engineering Quad, B-Wing
609-258-4416
chou@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Design, fabrication, and characterization of new nanostructured materials and devices for better performances, particularly high efficiency, in solar cells, LEDs, thermal-electric devices, photocathodes, photochemical convertors, chemical/bio sensors, and other energy conversion devices

Edgar Choueiri

Edgar Choueiri

Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

D432 Engineering Quad D-Wing

choueiri@princeton.edu

Research Description:

New methods for heating plasmas for fusion applications

Paul Cuff

Paul Cuff

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

B316 Engineering Quad B-Wing
609-258-7946
cuff@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Communications, control, security (“smart grid”)

Pablo Debenedetti

Pablo Debenedetti

Class of 1950 Professor in Engineering and Applied Science

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Dean for Research

91 Prospect Avenue, Room 107
609-258-5480
pdebene@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Carbon capture and storage; molecular modeling of hydrate melting and formation as possible approach to carbon sequestration; molecular modeling of heterogeneous ice nucleation for improved weather and climate models; computational modeling of phase behavior of water, carbon dioxide and salt mixtures for carbon capture and storage and geothermal energy production; computational investigation of water in nafion membranes for fuel cells; desalination with gas hydrates for improved fresh water production and greater energy efficiency

Luc Deike

Luc Deike

Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and the Princeton Environmental Institute

D428 Engineering Quad
609-258-7920
ldeike@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Numerical and experimental studies of turbulent multi-phase flows in environmental systems, air-sea interaction, waves and breaking waves, drops and bubbles

Leo Donner

Leo Donner

Lecturer in Geosciences and Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

257 Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
609-452-6562
leo.j.donner@noaa.gov

Research Description:

Climate-model development; cloud and convective processes in the atmospheric general circulation; role of clouds in climate and climate change

Abigail Doyle

Abigail Doyle

A. Barton Hepburn Professor of Chemistry

129 Frick Chemistry Lab
609-258-1944
agdoyle@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Design of new catalytic methods for the efficient synthesis of bioactive compounds and organic materials

Frederick Dryer

Frederick Dryer

Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Emeritus

D329D Engineering Quad D-Wing
609-258-5206
fldryer@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Petroleum and non-petroleum derived transportation fuels and fuel blends, their production, chemical kinetics, energy security, and net carbon cycle emission impacts; ignition, combustion, and air pollutant emissions generation/abatement; syngas/high-hydrogen content fuels for advanced gas turbine power generation; fire safety related issues on earth and in micro gravity environments

Jianqing Fan

Jianqing Fan

Frederick L. Moore, Class of 1918, Professor in Finance

Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering, Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering

205 Sherrred Hall
609-258-7924
jqfan@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Risk modleing, statistics, financial econometrics, analysis of big data, computational biology, machine learning, probabilistic tropical cyclone risk modeling

Nathaniel Fisch

Nathaniel Fisch

Professor of Astrophysical Sciences

Director, Program in Plasma Physics

MS30 C-Site T162 PPL
609-243-2643
fisch@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Plasma physics with applications to nuclear fusion energy: plasma waves, current drive, laser/plasma interaction; atomic radiation in plasmas; petroleum refining; statistical inference and pattern recognition, modified Otto-cycle engines