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James Smith

James Smith

William and Edna Macaleer Professor of Engineering and Applied Science

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

E413 Engineering Quad E-Wing
609-258-4615
jsmith@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Urban environments, hydrology and meteorology; extreme floods, including the impact of urban environments, environmental sensor systems

Robert Socolow

Robert Socolow

Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Emeritus

139 Guyot Hall
609-258-5446
socolow@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Global energy system response to global and local environmental and security constraints; carbon dioxide capture from fossil fuels and storage in geological formations; nuclear power; energy efficiency in buildings; advanced technologies in developing countries

Erik Sorensen

Erik Sorensen

Arthur Allen Patchett Professor in Organic Chemistry

Professor of Chemistry

132 Chemistry Building
609-258-8135
ejs@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Green methods for achieving efficient chemical syntheses by approximating the efficiency with which nature creates architecturally complex, biologically active natural products

Anatoly Spitkovsky

Anatoly Spitkovsky

Professor of Astrophysical Sciences

123 Peyton Hall
609-258-2307
anatoly@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Modeling and experiments related to inertial confinement fusion and high energy density physics

Howard Stone

Howard Stone

Donald R. Dixon '69 and Elizabeth W. Dixon Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Chair, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

D326 Engineering Quad D-Wing
609-258-9493
hastone@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Erosion/corrosion in water flows for cooling in fusion reactors; fluid dynamics of lithium for protecting inner walls of fusion reactors; microfluidic studies relevant to water purification; electrokinetic effects relevant to energy storage devices

Sankaran Sundaresan

Sankaran Sundaresan

Norman John Sollenberger Professor in Engineering

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

A315 Engineering Quad A-Wing
609-258-4583
sundar@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Carbon capture technology planning through use of large-scale simulations of reacting multiphase flows on large computational platforms; plasma-assisted catalytic reactors for energy-efficient synthesis of chemicals

Diana Tamir

Diana Tamir

Assistant Professor of Psychology

329 Peretsman Scully Hall
609-258-7845
dtamir@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Studies how people think about their own minds and the minds of other people using a combination of behavioral, machine learning, and neuroimaging methods

Robert Vanderbei

Robert Vanderbei

Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering

209 Sherrerd Hall
609-258-2345
rvdb@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Statistical modeling to examine evidence for global warming in local weather data

Naveen Verma

Naveen Verma

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

B226 Engineering Quad B-Wing
609-258-1424
nverma@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Environmental sensors and computation platforms (low-power circuits and systems)

Sigurd Wagner

Sigurd Wagner

Professor of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus

B422 Engineering Quad B-Wing
609-258-4631
wagner@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Environmental aspects of electrical engineering; solar energy conversion; devices, processes, and materials for large-area electronics; sensor skins for civil infrastructure