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Andrew Bocarsly

Professor of Chemistry

Andlinger Center Associated Faculty

Location: 388 Frick Chemistry Lab
Phone Number: 609-258-3888
Email Address: bocarsly@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Improving membrane fuel cells that convert H2 and O2 or alcohols into electricity; exploring proton exchange polymer membranes; charge transfer processes and materials chemistry for alternate energy schemes including solar photochemistry and electrochemistry; electrochemical and semiconductor based photoelectrochemical conversion of CO2 to liquid fuels and syngas; water splitting for hydrogen production

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Emily A. Carter

Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment

Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Applied and Computational Mathematics

Senior Strategic Advisor for Sustainability Science at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

Founding Director, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment (2010-2016)

Location: D430 Engineering Quad
Phone Number: 609-258-5391
Email Address: eac@princeton.edu

Research Description:

The development of efficient and accurate quantum mechanics simulation techniques, including embedded correlated wavefunction and orbital-free density functional theories. Applications are focused on enabling discovery and design of materials for producing chemicals, materials, and fuels from renewable energy, with a specific emphasis on carbon dioxide utilization.

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Minjie Chen

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Location: 217 Andlinger
Phone Number: 609-258-7656
Email Address: minjie@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Design of power conversion and management systems to address technical challenges with large social impacts. High performance power conversion systems for a wide range of applications, including smart grid, renewable generation, energy storage, telecom, data centers, electric vehicles, and robotics.

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Christopher Greig

Theodora D. ’78 and William H. Walton III ’74 Senior Research Scientist at the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Gerhard R. Andlinger Visiting Fellow in Energy and the Environment (2018-2020)

Andlinger Center Executive Committee

Location:
Phone Number: 609-258-7833
Email Address: cgreig@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Chris Greig is the Theodora D. and William H. Walton III Senior Research Scientist at Princeton University’s Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment. He has a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, is a fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE), and holds an adjunct professorial appointment at the University of Queensland in Australia.

 

His ten-year academic career follows almost three decades of international experience in the private sector, firstly as a company founder, and then in senior executive and non-executive director roles in major engineering, energy, and resources companies. These included the CEO of ZeroGen (one of the early CCS ventures), the Deputy Chair of Gladstone Ports Corp, and the Non-Executive Director of several listed engineering firms.

 

At Princeton, Chris initiated the Rapid Switch Initiative at the Andlinger Center and is an Affiliated Faculty member of Princeton’s High Meadows Environmental Institute. His research combines, engineering, business, and social sciences to explore the challenges of rapid decarbonization for different regions and sectors. He is particularly focused on how to bridge modeled energy scenarios and real-world implementation. He co-led Princeton’s influential Net-Zero America (2020) study which describes five net-zero emissions pathways for the United States at an unprecedented level of detail.  Chris is also leading Princeton’s efforts on similar collaborative studies with universities in Australia, and Asia.

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Darren R. Hammell

Andlinger Center Non-Resident Fellow

Gerhard R. Andlinger Visiting Fellow (2018-2020)

Location: 226 Andlinger Center
Phone Number: 201-738-0172
Email Address: dhammell@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Entrepreneurship in energy and energy innovation, especially the impacts of emerging alternative and renewable energy technologies on solar and storage, transportation electrification, and electricity in the developing world

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Kelsey Hatzell

Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Location: 224 Andlinger Center
Phone Number: 609-258-2980
Email Address: kelsey.hatzell@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Work on solid ion conductors for advanced energy storage and conversion applications. We are interested in all solid state devices for electrochemical fuel production as well as energy storage systems for electric vehicles. In addition we study low-cost thermal energy storage systems for concentrated solar power integration and production.

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Yiguang Ju

Robert Porter Patterson Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Director, Program in Sustainable Energy

Andlinger Center Associated Faculty

Location: D330 Engineering Quad D-Wing
Phone Number: 609-258-5644
Email Address: yju@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Sustainable energy, low carbon fuels, propulsion, and functional nano-materials for energy, plasma assisted combustion and fuel reforming and CO2 utilization; supercritical CO2 cycle; nano-materials synthesis for high energy and low fire propensity lithium-ion batteries and energy storage

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Antoine Kahn

Vice Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Science

Stephen C. Macaleer '63 Professor in Engineering and Applied Science

Professor of Electrical Engineering

Andlinger Center Executive Committee

Location: B420 Engineering Quad B-Wing
Phone Number: 609-258-4642
Email Address: kahn@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Organic thin films and organic electronics for photovoltaics: organic/organic heterojunctions that constitute the core of organic photovoltaic cells; interfaces between organic films and conducting oxides or polymer-functionalized surfaces that constitute the high and low work function anode and cathode of these solar cells; hybrid organic/inorganic semiconductor solar cells; metal halide perovskites and their two-dimensional analogs; chemical doping that increases carrier mobility for improved charge collection

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Bruce Koel

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Andlinger Center Associated Faculty

Location: A311 Engineering Quad A-Wing
Phone Number: 609-258-4524
Email Address: bkoel@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Surface and interfacial processes; plasma-materials interactions in fusion reactors; plasma-enhanced catalysis; photoelectrocatalysis for water splitting and carbon dioxide reduction; alloy catalysis; chemistry of the battery solid electrolyte interphase

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Yueh-Lin (Lynn) Loo

Theodora D. '78 and William H. Walton III '74 Professor in Engineering

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Location: Andlinger Center 118
Phone Number: 609-258-9091
Email Address: lloo@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Thin-film photovoltaics, including polymer and molecular solar cells, hybrid perovskite solar cells and transparent solar cells, printable conductive inks, processing-structure-function relationships of electrically-active plastics, macro-scale energy systems analysis of biomass-derived liquid transportation fuels

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Warren Powell

Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Andlinger Center Associated Faculty

Location: 230 Sherrerd Hall
Phone Number: 609-258-5373
Email Address: powell@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Models for the design and control of a broad range of problems in energy systems, emphasizing problems that involve decisions and uncertainty. A major focus has been the study of high penetrations of renewables, and the design and control of energy storage systems. We are also working on models for driverless fleets of electric vehicles, uncertainty models of wind, solar and electricity prices, and the economics of energy portfolios.

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Rodney Priestley

Dean of the Graduate School

Pomeroy and Betty Perry Smith Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Associate Director, Princeton Center for Complex Materials (PCCM)

Andlinger Center Associated Faculty

Location: A417 Engineering Quad
Phone Number: 609-258-5721
Email Address: rpriestl@princeton.edu

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Barry Rand

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Associate Director, External Partnerships in the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

Andlinger Center Executive Committee

Location: B414 Engineering Quad B-Wing
Phone Number: 609-258-7692
Email Address: brand@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Thin film semiconductors and electronics; organic perovskite, and chalcogenide semiconductors; photovoltaics; solar energy conversion; light emitting devices

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Greg Scholes

William S. Tod Professor of Chemistry

Chair of the Chemistry Department

Andlinger Center Executive Committee

Location: 125 Frick Chemistry Lab
Phone Number: 609-258-0729
Email Address: gscholes@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Mechanisms of light harvesting and light-induced charge separation; photosynthesis; organic semiconductors; bioinspiration (learning from novelties in nature), chemistry powered by light, quantum effects in molecular-level function

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Jeffrey Schwartz

Professor of Chemistry

Andlinger Center Associated Faculty

Location: 390 Frick Laboratory
Phone Number: 609-258-3926
Email Address: jschwart@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Interfacial modifiers in organic photovoltaics; interface chemistry; surface modification of polymer or inorganic conductor or semiconductor surfaces as a means to enhance performance of devices as diverse as diodes, organic transistors, or biosensors; strong interfaces between implant or tissue scaffold surfaces and biomolecules in the context of enhancing tissue integration with a prosthetic device

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Annabella Selloni

David B. Jones Professor of Chemistry

Andlinger Center Associated Faculty

Location: 155 Frick Chemistry Lab
Phone Number: 609-258-3837
Email Address: aselloni@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Simulations of materials, interfaces, and processes in photo- and electro-catalysis

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Sigurd Wagner

Professor of Electrical Engineering, Emeritus

Senior Scholar

Location: B422 Engineering Quad B-Wing
Phone Number: 609-258-4631
Email Address: 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

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Nan Yao

Professor of the Practice in the Princeton Institute for Science and Technology of Materials

Director, Imaging and Analysis Center

Senior Research Scholar at the Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials

Location: 33 Andlinger Center
Phone Number: 609-258-6394
Email Address: nyao@princeton.edu

Research Description:

Utilizing advanced imaging, diffraction, spectroscopy and in-situ techniques, in tandem with theoretical simulations, to study fundamentals of the structure-composition-processing-property-performance relations in complex materials such as nanostructured materials, biomaterials, organic/inorganic interfaces, block copolymers, catalysts, quasicrystals and functional nanomaterials.

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