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Sustainable Manufacturing/Chemistry

Sigrid Adriaenssens

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Location: E332 Engineering Quad E-Wing
Phone Number: 609-258-4661
Email Address: sadriaen@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Life-cycle design and costing of infrastructure and building, design of adaptive structural systems for building energy efficiency, design of large span complex curved structures for minimum material use

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Paul Chirik

Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Chemistry

Associate Director for External Partnerships, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Location: 292 Frick Chemistry Lab
Phone Number: 609-258-4130
Email Address: pchirik@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Design and synthesis of earth abundant, particularly iron and cobalt, catalysts for chemical synthesis relevant to the pharmaceutical, fine, commodity and petrochemical industries. Reduction of N2 and CO2 compatible with renewable hydrogen and alternative energy sources.

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Stephen Chou

Joseph C. Elgin Professor of Engineering

Professor of Electrical Engineering

Director, NanoStructures Laboratory

Location: B412 Engineering Quad, B-Wing
Phone Number: 609-258-4416
Email Address: 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

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Abigail Doyle

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Location: 129 Frick Chemistry Lab
Phone Number: 609-258-1944
Email Address: agdoyle@princeton.edu

Research Description:

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

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Maria Garlock

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Location: E307 Engineering Quad E-Wing
Phone Number: 609-258-2728
Email Address: mgarlock@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Resilient and sustainable structural design, and efficient structural systems and forms that minimize construction materials.

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Joshua Rabinowitz

Professor of Chemistry and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics

Location: 241 Carl C. Icahn Laboratory
Phone Number: 609-258-8985
Email Address: joshr@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Novel methods for probing metabolism, metabolic flux and regulation in bacteria and yeast, application to metabolic engineering and bioenergy

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Richard Register

Eugene Higgins Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering

Location: A423 E-Quad
Phone Number: 609-258-4691
Email Address: register@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Synthesis, processing, and reprocessing/recycling of polymeric materials, as part of a larger research effort focused on microstructured and nanostructured polymers. Development of polymers for energy-efficient recovery of organics from aqueous media, particularly biobutanol

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Erik Sorensen

Arthur Allen Patchett Professor in Organic Chemistry

Professor of Chemistry

Location: 132 Chemistry Building
Phone Number: 609-258-8135
Email Address: ejs@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Green methods for achieving efficient chemical syntheses by approximating the efficiency with which nature creates architecturally complex, biologically active natural products

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David Wentzlaff

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Location: B228 Engineering Quad B-Wing
Phone Number: 609-258-7781
Email Address: wentzlaf@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Energy efficient design of computing architectures and software systems; green computing; minimization of computer systems’ environmental impact; sustainable service and decommissioning of computer components; biodegradable computers.

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Claire White

Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Location: E326 Engineering Quad E-Wing
Phone Number: 609-258-6263
Email Address: whitece@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Investigation of the long-term behavior of low-CO2 concrete and the mineralization processes during CO2 capture and storage; durability of alkali-activated cements; atomic and nanoscale morphology of cementitious materials; reaction kinetics of cement formation; amorphous carbonate materials; combined modeling/experimental methodologies; Monte Carlo methods; ab-initio calculations; total scattering analysis.

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