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education in energy and the environment

Training the next generation of leaders in energy and environmental issues is a key goal of the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment. Students can enroll in Andlinger Center courses (course code ENE) on topics including sustainable design, biofuels, solar energy, geoengineering, and more. Students also have the opportunity to apply their knowledge to practice in laboratory courses through the design of sustainable building system components, such as temperature sensors, and the fabrication and testing of batteries.

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Certificate Programs

The Center is home to two certificate programs. The Program in Sustainable Energy and The Program in Technology and Society – Energy Track, co-sponsored with Princeton University’s Keller Center.

Internships + Opportunities

Browse our internship opportunities and student research funding and apply for 2022 summer internship opportunities.

Spring 2022 Energy Courses

Students can enroll in Andlinger Center courses (course code ENE) on topics including sustainable design, biofuels, solar energy, geoengineering, electronics, entrepreneurship, and more.

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Graduate Opportunities

The Paul A. Maeder ’75 Fund for Innovation in Energy and the Environment supports the Maeder Graduate Fellowship in Energy and the Environment.

Graduate Courses

Graduate courses in energy and the environment include studies in energy efficiency, renewable energy, and atmospheric, terrestrial, and oceanic processes.

Research Directory

From energy policy to solar photovoltaics, the center has more than 115 associated faculty working in various disciplines in energy and the environment.

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Summer 2022 internship opportunities

Applications open on November 22, 2021. Eligible students in good academic and judicial standing may apply for up to two Andlinger Center summer internship opportunities. The final deadline for submitting applications is January 10, 2022.

Highlight seminar: “How Might Controlled Fusion Fit into the Emerging Low-Carbon Electricity Markets of the Mid-21st Century?”

George Tynan, associate dean of the Jacobs School of Engineering; professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, and faculty at the Center for Energy Research, UC San Diego will be our featured speaker. December 9

Boxed lunches will be served at 12:00 noon in Maeder Hall lobby.

Watch again: Highlight seminar

“Towards Ecosystem-of-Systems Research and Development in Architectural Sciences” – Anna Dyson, Hines Professor of Sustainable Architectural Design and Professor at the School of the Environment, Yale University

Grad/Postdoc Energy Group meetings

Informal monthly lunches for graduate students and postdocs performing energy-related research who are interested in learning about and discussing each other’s research. To receive invites and learn about other energy-related events and job opportunities, send your name and email to to be added to the listserv. Speakers and locations TBD. In-person, Thursdays, November 4, December 2 from 12:30-1:30pm

New Light: Rising Stars in Energy and the Environment

This summer seminar series spotlights associate research scholars, postdoctoral research fellows, and other early-career researchers affiliated with the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment.

Princeton Research Day

Save the Date – This opportunity is open to participants from across the campus in the arts and humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and engineering. Participants will create and submit 3-minute videos about their research and creative work. All videos will be available for viewing online, and the PRD panel of judges will choose the top videos for prizes. Winners will be invited to attend Princeton Research Day in person at Frist Campus Center on May 5, 2022.

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Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow Seminar Series – Summer 2020

Watch the videos recapping the research presentations of our distinguished postdocs.


These publications cover emerging topics in energy and the environment that combine technological, economic, and policy considerations.

Andlinger Center Videos

Watch lectures, shorts, and features about the center and faculty.

About the Center

Learn more about the building, the green space, and the complex of laboratories that make up our state-of-the-art center.