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Andrew Bocarsly

Professor of Chemistry

Location: 388 Frick Chemistry Lab
Phone Number: 609-258-3888
Email Address: bocarsly@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Improving membrane fuel cells that convert H2 and O2 or alcohols into electricity; exploring proton exchange polymer membranes; charge transfer processes and materials chemistry for alternate energy schemes including solar photochemistry and electrochemistry; electrochemical and semiconductor based photoelectrochemical conversion of CO2 to liquid fuels and syngas; water splitting for hydrogen production

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Emily A. Carter

Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science

Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment

Founding Director, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment (2010-2016)

Location: C230 Engineering Quad
Phone Number: 609-258-5391
Email Address: eac@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Design of new materials for solar energy conversion to electricity and fuels; lightweight metal alloy design for fuel-efficient vehicles; clean, efficient combustion of biofuels; solid oxide fuel cell cathode design for efficient electricity production; robust materials for fusion reactor walls

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Minjie Chen

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Location: 217 Andlinger
Phone Number: 609-258-7656
Email Address: minjie@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Design of power conversion and management systems to address technical challenges with large social impacts. High performance power conversion systems for a wide range of applications, including smart grid, renewable generation, energy storage, telecom, data centers, electric vehicles, and robotics.

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Yiguang Ju

Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Director, Program in Sustainable Energy

Location: D330 Engineering Quad D-Wing
Phone Number: 609-258-5644
Email Address: yju@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Sustainable energy, propulsion, and functional nano-materials; high-hydrogen syngas for turbines; efficient kinetic models of biofuel combustion for ground transportation; efficient ignition systems for high-speed propulsion with non-equilibrium plasma discharge; validated surrogate fuel model for jet fuels; functional nanomaterials for solar cells and batteries

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Antoine Kahn

Professor of Electrical Engineering

Location: B420 Engineering Quad B-Wing
Phone Number: 609-258-4642
Email Address: kahn@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Organic thin films and organic electronics for photovoltaics: organic/organic heterojunctions that constitute the core of organic photovoltaic cells; interfaces between organic films and conducting oxides or polymer-functionalized surfaces that constitute the high and low work function anode and cathode of these solar cells; hybrid organic/inorganic semiconductor solar cells; chemical doping that increases carrier mobility for improved charge collection

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Bruce Koel

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Location: A311 Engineering Quad A-Wing
Phone Number: 609-258-4524
Email Address: bkoel@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Fabrication and characterization of novel fuel cell electrodes; structure, reactivity, and catalysis of platinum alloys; surface reactions of plasma facing components of fusion reactor walls; reaction mechanisms of iron nanoparticles for heavy metal sequestration in groundwater cleanup

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Thomas Kreutz

Energy Systems Modeler, Energy Systems Analysis Group

Location: 014 Andlinger Center
Phone Number: 609-258-5691
Email Address: kreutz@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Modeling the performance and economics of environmentally friendly, advanced energy conversion systems that have the potential for high efficiency and low emissions of criteria pollutants and/or greenhouse gases, novel technologies and methods for producing low-cost and low net carbon energy carriers, such as synthetic liquid fuels, electricity, and/or hydrogen – with CO2 capture for sequestration from the atmosphere – from biomass and fossil fuels such as coal and natural gas.  Modeling the prospective deep decarbonization of the U.S. power grid.

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Yueh-Lin (Lynn) Loo

Director, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Theodora D. '78 and William H. Walton III '74 Professor in Engineering

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Location: Andlinger 118
Phone Number: 609-258-9091
Email Address: lloo@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Thin-film photovoltaics, including polymer and molecular solar cells, hybrid perovskite solar cells and transparent solar cells, printable conductive inks, processing-structure-function relationships of electrically-active plastics, macro-scale energy systems analysis of biomass-derived liquid transportation fuels

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Warren Powell

Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Director, Princeton Laboratory for Energy Systems Research

Director, Program in Engineering and Management Systems

Location: 230 Sherrerd Hall
Phone Number: 609-258-5373
Email Address: powell@princeton.edu

Research Description:

High-dimensional stochastic optimization for: Storage of energy from wind and solar; stochastic, multiscale energy policy models for energy investment decisions; control of smart grids; management of plug-in electric vehicles; control of heterogeneous storage devices; R&D portfolio optimization; heavy-tailed models of electricity prices; and finding optimal demand response strategies in the presence of time-varying prices

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Barry Rand

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Location: B414 Engineering Quad B-Wing
Phone Number: 609-258-7692
Email Address: brand@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Thin film semiconductors and electronics; organic and chalcogenide semiconductors; photovoltaics; solar energy conversion; light trapping; thin film semiconductors and electronics; organic, perovskite, and chalcogenide semiconductors; photovoltaics; solar energy conversion; light emitting devices

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Greg Scholes

William S. Tod Professor of Chemistry

Location: 125 Frick Chemistry Lab
Phone Number: 609-258-0729
Email Address: gscholes@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Mechanisms of light harvesting and light-induced charge separation; photosynthesis; organic semiconductors; bioinspiration (learning from novelties in nature)

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Jeffrey Schwartz

Professor of Chemistry

Location: 390 Frick Laboratory
Phone Number: 609-258-3926
Email Address: jschwart@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Interfacial modifiers in organic photovoltaics; interface chemistry; surface modification of polymer or inorganic conductor or semiconductor surfaces as a means to enhance performance of devices as diverse as diodes, organic transistors, or biosensors; strong interfaces between implant or tissue scaffold surfaces and biomolecules in the context of enhancing tissue integration with a prosthetic device

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Annabella Selloni

David B. Jones Professor of Chemistry

Location: 155 Frick Chemistry Lab
Phone Number: 609-258-3837
Email Address: aselloni@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Photovoltaics; use of density functional theory and molecular dynamics to improve efficiency of heterogeneous photocatalysis on semiconducting metal oxides; dye-sensitized solar cells

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Hakan Tureci

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Location: B312 Engineering Quad B-Wing
Phone Number: 609-258-1993
Email Address: tureci@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Fundamental studies of light-matter interactions in complex solid state media; Design of novel nanophotonic and semiconductor media for optoelectronic applications.

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Sigurd Wagner

Professor of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus

Location: B422 Engineering Quad B-Wing
Phone Number: 609-258-4631
Email Address: wagner@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Environmental aspects of electrical engineering; solar energy conversion; devices, processes, and materials for large-area electronics; sensor skins for civil infrastructure

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