Features

  • Emily-Thumb-Photo Professor Emily Carter: “The Road to a Sustainable Energy Future”
    Professor Emily Carter, Founding Director of the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, presents “The Road to a Sustainable Energy Future” as part of the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory’s Science on Saturday program, January 31, 2015.
  • 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.

Seminars

  • O'Malley-Thumbnail Highlight Seminar Series: Mark O’Malley, University College Dublin
    Professor Mark O’Malley, of the University College Dublin, will speak on “Low Carbon Integrated Energy Systems: Challenges and Opportunities” as part of the 2014-2015 Highlight Seminar Series. ABSTRACT Globally, there is an undeniable trend towards low carbon integrated energy systems. These systems have some unique characteristics that will be highlighted in particular with respect to […]
  • Addington-Capture-1 Highlight Seminar Series: Michelle Addington, Yale University
    Professor Michelle Addington, of Yale University, speaking on the topic of sustainable architectural design, presents “disciplinary mis-translations” as part of the 2014-2015 Highlight Seminar Series. ABSTRACT As the field of architecture is under increasing scrutiny due to its role in energy consumption, and as the profession of architecture is quickly adopting advanced materials and fabrication methods, it […]
  • Clare-Grey-Thumbnail 2 Highlight Seminar Series: Clare Grey, University of Cambridge
    Professor Clare Grey, of the University of Cambridge, presents “In-situ Studies of Batteries and Supercapacitors: What can we Learn?” as part of the Andlinger Center’s 2014-2015 Highlight Seminar Series. ABSTRACT Cheaper and more efficient/effective ways to convert and store energy are required to reduce CO2 emissions. Batteries, supercapacitors and fuel cells will play an important role, but […]
  • Kartik-Chandran-Thumb Kartik Chandran, Production of Bio-based Fuels and Chemicals Using Novel Process Platforms
    Kartik Chandran Slide Presentation 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 […]
  • Brennecke-Thumbnail2 Joan Brennecke, Ionic Liquids for Post-Combustion CO2 Capture
    Joan Brennecke Slide Presentation Professor Joan Brennecke, of the University of Notre Dame, presents “Ionic Liquids for Post-Combustion CO2 Capture” as part of the 2014-2015 Highlight Seminar Series. ABSTRACT Ionic liquids (ILs) present intriguing possibilities for removal of carbon dioxide from a wide variety of different gas mixtures, including post-combustion flue gas, pre-combustion gases, air, […]