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October 18, 2017

Two research teams, 19 researchers, set ambitious agendas for fuels and transportation
Providing clean energy to all while mitigating the impact on the environment is a huge task that requires deep, creative collaboration between top scientific, engineering, and policy experts working in multiple disciplines. To lay the groundwork to help solve this monumental challenge, the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment at Princeton University has announced the funding of two ambitious multi-investigator projects, totaling $600,000 and involving researchers from seven departments on campus. Read more here.

Register for the 2017 Annual Meeting
The Andlinger Center and Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership will host their Annual Meeting on Friday, November 10, 2017 at Princeton. Fred Krupp, president of the Environmental Defense Fund, will give the keynote address on technological innovations to decarbonize our economy. For more information and to register, click here.

The Andlinger Center Speaks: lessons learned, and some unheeded, after hurricanes Sandy, Harvey, Irma, and Maria

For the latest “The Andlinger Center Speaks,” Ning Lin, hurricane hazards expert, answered questions about her research and how actions taken after Hurricane Sandy might not be enough to protect residents on the Jersey Shore and New York City from another damaging storm. The Q/A also touched on recent storms, such as Harvey, Irma, and Maria. Read more here.

Call for proposals for innovative research in energy and the environment
The Andlinger Center is pleased to announce a call for proposals. The goal of this call is to encourage research that will develop solutions for our energy and environmental future. The deadline for written proposals is Friday, March 16, 2018. Selected proposals can start as early as Summer 2018.

This call is being issued five months in advance of the deadline to allow time for team assembly and thoughtful proposal development. The Andlinger Center staff is available to help coordinate bringing your team together with assistance in scheduling meetings and facilitating communication.
For more information and to apply, read more here.

Faculty position open
The Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment seeks a tenured, distinguished full or associate professor to provide leadership in the areas of sustainable energy technology development. Specific research areas of interest include long-term energy storage, smart and resilient cities, and energy-water nexus, with an emphasis on systems-level expertise.
More information about the position can be found here.

Highlight Seminar Series and other events
October 19, 2017
Esther Takeuchi, Stony Brook University
Energy storage systems

October 26, 2017
Andlinger Center/Department of Electrical Engineering Seminar
Arvind Ravikumar, Stanford University
Translating science to public policy: the case of regulating methane emissions

November 16, 2017
Robbie Diamond, Securing America’s Future Energy
Autonomous vehicles

December 14, 2017
Seth Darling, Argonne National Laboratory’s Center for Nanoscale Materials
Development of adsorbates for remediating oil spills and enhanced oil recovery

March 15, 2018
Matthew Posewitz, Colorado School of Mines
Micro-algae cultivation for bioenergy technologies

April 19, 2018
Paul Langan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Role of neutrons in energy technologies and sustainability

May 17, 2018
Steven Koonin, New York University
Smart cities and urban resilience