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

  • 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, […]
  • 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 […]