• 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.


  • Oelkers-Thumb-Nail Highlight Seminar: Eric Oelkers, University College London
    Professor Eric Oelkers, of the University College London, presented “Carbon Storage in Basalts: The CarbFix Story 2006-2015” as part of the 2015-2016 Highlight Seminar Series. ABSTRACT The CARBFIX was launched at the height of optimism surrounding the use of carbon capture and storage (CCS) to mitigate the increasing atmospheric carbon concentration and associated consequences.  Motivated by […]
  • Yablonovitch-Thumbnail Highlight Seminar: Eli Yablonovitch, University of California, Berkeley
    Professor Eli Yablonovitch, of the University of California, Berkeley, presented “Can Opto-Electronics Provide the Motive Power for Future Vehicles?” as part of the 2015-2016 Highlight Seminar Series. ABSTRACT A new scientific principle[i] has produced record-breaking solar cells.  The 28.8% single-junction solar efficiency record, by Alta Devices[ii], was achieved by recognizing the importance of extracting luminescent emission.  This is […]
  • O'Malley-Thumbnail Highlight Seminar Series: Mark O’Malley, University College Dublin
    Mark O’Malley Slide Presentation Professor Mark O’Malley, of the University College Dublin, presented “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 […]
  • 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 […]