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

  • Ginley,-David-Thumb David Ginley, Computational Identification of Materials for Solar Energy Conversion Including Semiconductors for Water Splitting
    Dr. David Ginley, of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, presents “Computational Identification of Materials for Solar Energy Conversion Including Semiconductors for Water Splitting” as part of the Andlinger Center’s 2014-2015 Highlight Seminar Series. ABSTRACT Historically, the development of new materials for solar energy conversion devices has been largely empirical and somewhat unsuccessful. In this talk […]
  • Mike-Aziz-Thumb Michael Aziz, Organic-Based Aqueous Flow Batteries for Massive Electrical Energy Storage
    Michael Aziz Slide Presentation Professor Michael Aziz, of Harvard University, presents “Organic-Based Aqueous Flow Batteries for Massive Electrical Energy Storage” as part of the Andlinger Center’s 2014-2015 Highlight Seminar Series. ABSTRACT The ability to store large amounts of electrical energy is of increasing importance with the growing fraction of electricity generation from intermittent renewable sources […]
  • Amilcare-Porporato-Thumb Amilcare Porporato, On the Active Role of Plants on Land-Atmosphere Processes
    Amilcare Porporato Slide Presentation Professor Amilcare Porporato, of Duke University, presents “On the Active Role of Plants on Land-Atmosphere Processes” as part of the 2014-2015 Highlight Seminar Series. ABSTRACT Plants in many ways engineer their environment to maximize water, carbon and nutrient use for their growth and reproduction. This in turn exerts strong feedbacks on […]
  • 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 […]