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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 and Funding

Browse our internship opportunities and student research funding and apply for 2023 summer internship opportunities.

Spring 2023 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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PREPARE: Princeton Research Day is Back!

PREPARE: Princeton Research Day is Back!

Princeton Research Day is a chance to show off your research or creative work for a chance at some great prizes! Submit your seminar paper, JP, senior thesis, dissertation, and other scholarly or creative works including performances, exhibitions and more. Visit for tips & tricks on what to submit. #PRD23
For this class final, bring a wrench

For this class final, bring a wrench

In Designing Sustainable Systems, students supplemented readings and lectures with power tools and plumbing equipment.

EVENT: “Solid-state Batteries: Opportunities and a Challenge of Interfaces”

Our next Highlight Seminar features Sir Peter Bruce, Wolfson Professor of Materials in the Department of Materials, University of Oxford. April 27, 2023.

GradFUTURES: Fireside Chat: Championing Science to Energy and Environment Policymakers

This event will discuss communicating science to decision-makers and the public through the lens of climate and energy, particularly in an age of rampant misinformation. The moderator is our very own Maeder Fellow, Shannon Hoffman. March 30, 2023.

RESOURCE: Learning and Education through Service (LENS)

The Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment is part of Learning and Education in Service (LENS), a University commitment to ensure that every undergraduate student is able to participate in a summer internship in service and social impact funded by Princeton.

Read our Annual Report

The Andlinger Center’s annual report for the academic year 2021-2022 focuses on the Center’s interdisciplinary research and the growth of the E-ffiliates program – synergies, with each other and with external partners, to identify solutions to aid in the global energy transition.

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Highlight Seminar Series

The Center hosts distinguished professors, researchers, government dignitaries, and practitioners from various institutions across the field of energy and the environment.


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

Annual Meeting

The Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership brings together corporate members and industry leaders with Princeton’s research community.

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.