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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!

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

EVENT: “The Role of Carbon Capture in Meeting Net-zero Carbon Goals”

Jennifer Wilcox, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy and Carbon Management, Office of Fossil Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, is our first speaker for our spring Highlight Seminar Series. February 16, 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.

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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.