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Jeroen Tromp

Jeroen Tromp

Blair Professor of Geology

Professor of Geosciences and Applied and Coputational Mathematics

Director, Princeton Institute for Computational Science and Engineering

Andlinger Center Associated Faculty

336 Lewis Library
609-258-4128
jtromp@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Numerical simulations and inversions of acoustic, elastic and poroelastic waves, with applications ranging from medical imaging and nondestructive testing to exploration geophysics to earthquake seismology.

Robert  Vanderbei

Robert Vanderbei

Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Andlinger Center Associated Faculty

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

Professor of Electrical Engineering

Director, Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education

Associate Director, Program in Robotics and Intelligent Systems

Andlinger Center Associated Faculty

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

Senior Scholar

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

Michael A. Webb

Michael A. Webb

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

A325 Engineering Quad A-Wing
609-258-4595
mawebb@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Utilization of theory, simulation, and data science to characterize, understand, and guide the design of novel soft materials for health and sustainability applications; interests are motivated by the use of both natural and synthetic polymers in technologies like batteries, fuel cells, water treatment, tissue engineering, and drug-delivery

Elke U.Weber

Elke U. Weber

Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment

Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs

Associate Director for Education, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Andlinger Center Executive Committee

86 Olden Street
646-896-9410
eweber@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Questions at the intersection of psychology, economics, engineering, and policy that address the importance and role of descriptive/behavioral models of judgment and decision-making under risk and uncertainty and for decisions with long time horizons in environmental and energy-related decision making and policy. Psychologically appropriate ways to measure and model individual, group, or cultural differences in risk taking and time discounting across domains.

David Wentzlaff

David Wentzlaff

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Andlinger Center Associated Faculty

B228 Engineering Quad B-Wing
609-258-7781
wentzlaf@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Energy efficient design of computing architectures and software systems; green computing; minimization of computer systems’ environmental impact; sustainable service and decommissioning of computer components; biodegradable computers.

Claire White

Claire White

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment (Fall 2020)

Associate Director for Research, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Andlinger Center Executive Committee

E326 Engineering Quad E-Wing
609-258-6263
whitece@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Sustainable cements and related engineering systems including alkali-activated materials, blended Portland cements, carbonate-based cements and influence of additives on cement-based materials. Research focus includes thermodynamics and kinetics of cement phases, chemical durability (e.g., carbonation and sulfate), pore structure and permeability, and non-destructive measurements of sub-micron processes, with a focus on combining experiments and simulation techniques.

David Wilcove

David Wilcove

Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Public Affairs and the High Meadows Environmental Institute

Andlinger Center Associated Faculty

3-C-10 Green Hall
609-258-7118
dwilcove@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Environmental policy; conservation of biodiversity; effects of land-use change and climate change on biodiversity; impact of agriculture on biodiversity

Eric Wood

Eric Wood

Susan Dod Brown Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Emeritus

Senior Scholar, Civil and Environmental Engineering

E415 Engineering Quad E-Wing
609-258-4675
efwood@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Hydroclimatology with an emphasis on land atmospheric interactions; terrestrial remote sensing; seasonal hydrologic climate forecasts, including land-climate teleconnections; terrestrial water and energy balances and fluxes over a range of spatial and temporal scales; validating satellite retrievals on land surface states; drought prediction

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