Features

  • fusion-energy Fusion Energy Explained
    Fusion energy could change the planet. But what is it and why don't we have it? Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) physicists Andrew Zwicker, Arturo Dominguez and Stefan Gerhardt explain how Fusion energy could be a gamechanger for the world's energy problems.
  • star-power Star Power
    The U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory has released “Star Power,” a new informational video that uses dramatic and beautiful images and thought-provoking interviews to highlight the importance of the Laboratory’s research into magnetic fusion.
  • Unlocking the mysteries of the southern ocean Unlocking the Mysteries of the Southern Ocean
    Princeton University’s Center for Southern Ocean and Biogeochemical Observations and Modeling (C-SOBOM) draws on talents of top scientists at leading institutions to unlock and communicate the mysteries of the Southern Ocean. Video produced by Climate Central.
  • mirthe-video-thumb Using Mid-InfraRed Lasers
    A team of five Princeton engineering graduate students is leading a yearlong field research project using new laser sensors to measure pollutants with unprecedented sensitivity.
  • sustainable-future-thumb Science for a Sustainable Future
    Emily Carter is profiled in the May 16, 2012 Innovators video series, which features scientists, engineers, mathematicians, and educators funded by the National Science Foundation.

Seminars

  • Perreault David Perreault, Powerful Circuits: Developments in High Frequency Power Electronics
    David Perreault Slide Presentation Professor David Perreault, of MIT, presents “Powerful Circuits: Developments in High Frequency Power Electronics” as part of the Andlinger Center’s 2013-2014 Highlight Seminar Series. ABSTRACT Electrical energy is the cornerstone of our technological infrastructure, and its use pervades our society. Energy-processing circuits – or power electronics – are central to our […]
  • sayre Richard Sayre, Making Next Generation Biofuel Systems Work; it’s all in the Biomass
    Richard Sayre Presentation Slides Richard Sayre, of Los Alamos National Laboratory and the New Mexico Consortium, presents “Making Next Generation Biofuel Systems Work; it’s all in the Biomass” as part of the Andlinger Center’s 2013-2014 Highlight Seminar Series. ABSTRACT One of the more environmentally sustainable ways to produce energy is the conversion of solar energy […]
  • benjamin-hobbs Benjamin Hobbs, Modeling Electricity Markets & Policy with Optimization: Why It’s Important (and fun as well)
    Benjamin Hobbs’ Presentation Slides Professor Benjamin Hobbs, of Johns Hopkins University, presents “Modeling Electricity Markets & Policy with Optimization: Why It’s Important (and fun as well)” as part of the Andlinger Center’s 2013-2014 Highlight Seminar Series. ABSTRACT Electric power: done wrong, it drags the economy and environment down; done right, it could help to create […]
  • bruce-logan Bruce Logan, Microbial Fuel Cell and Reverse Electrodialysis Technologies for Renewable Power Generation From Biomass and Salinity Gradients
    Bruce Logan Presentation Slides Professor Bruce Logan, of Penn State University, presents “Microbial Fuel Cell and Reverse Electrodialysis Technologies for Renewable Power Generation From Biomass and Salinity Gradients” as part of the Andlinger Center’s 2013-2014 Highlight Seminar Series. ABSTRACT The ability of certain microorganisms to transfer electrons outside the cell has created opportunities for new […]
  • menachem-elimelech Menachem Elimelech, Membrane-Based Processes at the Water-Energy Nexus
    Professor Menachem Elimelech, of Yale University, presents “Membrane-Based Processes at the Water-Energy Nexus” on December 9, 2013 as part of the Andlinger Center’s 2013-2014 Highlight Seminar Series. ABSTRACT Membrane-based processes play a critical role in technologies for desalination and water purification, as well as emerging technologies for sustainable power generation from natural salinity gradients and […]