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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.

Fall 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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2021 Annual Meeting: "Corporations and Industry in the Race to Net-Zero Emissions"

The Annual Meeting catalyzes dynamic discussions on the global transition to net-zero emissions. Speakers from the financial, energy services, oil and gas, and renewables sectors will share their experiences, and offer insights on the opportunities and the challenges as they navigate the transition. Wednesday, October 27. Register now.

Princeton Internship, Fellowship and Summer Funding Expo

Details forthcoming. Virtual, October 29 from 1:00-3:00pm

PUEA 2021 Fall Energy Conference

The virtual conference “Charging towards Net Zero” brings together industry professionals, researchers, academics, investors, analysts, students, and other community members that are spirited about the future of the energy industry and new technologies. November 4-6

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, October 7, 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.

Video recap - PRD21: Watch the winning videos

The winners for best videos at Princeton Research Day 2021 were announced live on May 6 – including two students who are advised by José Avalos.

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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.