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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 2021 summer internship opportunities.

Spring 2021 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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Maeder Graduate Fellowship

Nominations are now being accepted for the Maeder Graduate Fellowship in Energy and the Environment for the academic year 2021-2022. Deadline to submit nominations is March 26.

Want to learn more about the Texas blackouts?

The Princeton Energy Association (PUEA) welcomes Dr. Warren Powell, ORFE Professor Emeritus, as he discusses the blackouts and their implications for the future. Email Sydney Hughes to sign up to this event on March 9.

Energy and Environment Table

An informal, student-driven forum for engaging with current issues in energy, sustainability, and environment through dinnertime discussions. For undergrad, graduate students, and post-docs. Email Emily Chen & Noemi Vergopolan for links. Next talk is March 17.

Highlight Seminar Series: Chinedum Osuji, UPenn

“Applications of nanocomposites and functional polymers for clean energy and water generation” – Register now for the talk on March 25.

Princeton Research Day 2021

PRD21, the University’s celebration of early-career research and creative work, is back in an all-online format. Present your research, scholarly or creative work: May 6.

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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.