Princeton’s Forward Fest — a virtual public conversation series and a monthly highlight of the University’s yearlong A Year of Forward Thinking community engagement campaign — continues on Thursday, April 15, at 4 p.m., with a focus on Princeton’s leading-edge research and initiatives related to the environment. Princeton faculty will discuss the work happening at centers of excellence across the University that can give us a reason for optimism.
- Monday, Apr 12, 2021
- Friday, Mar 5, 2021
Inventions in biomedicine, drug development, solar energy, battery recycling, clean water and climate risk win out
Seven technologies that address some of society’s biggest challenges — from foolproof antibiotics to low-cost water purification — will receive support for research and development through Princeton’s Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund.
- Thursday, Jan 28, 2021
Scientists from ExxonMobil Chemical collaborate on developing new materials that benefit society
As the planet’s burden of rubber and plastic rises unabated, scientists look to the promise of closed-loop recycling to reduce trash. Researchers in the Chirik Lab have discovered a potentially game-changing new molecule – from a material known for over a century and used to make common products like tires and shoe soles – with vast implications for fulfilling that promise through depolymerization.
- Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021
Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership (E-ffiliates) welcomes Mercator Partners as its newest member, expanding E-ffiliates into the financial sector. Mercator, a sustainability-focused asset management firm, is the first investment company to join the corporate membership program administered by the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment.
- Tuesday, Dec 15, 2020
With a massive, nationwide effort the United States could reach net-zero emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050 using existing technology and at costs aligned with historical spending on energy, according to a study led by Princeton University researchers.
- Wednesday, Oct 14, 2020
The mission of Princeton University will be brought to life in a new way through Engage 2020, the inaugural innovation and entrepreneurship conference scheduled for November 4-6, 2020. Presented by the Princeton innovation and entrepreneurship team and its campus partners, Engage 2020 will offer more than 50 live, online sessions of relevance to academia, business and industry, Princeton alumni, entrepreneurs, investors, foundations and the intellectually curious.
- Wednesday, Sep 30, 2020
A study of more than a half-million people in India who were exposed to the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 suggests that the virus’ continued spread is driven by only a small percentage of those who become infected.
- Wednesday, Jul 29, 2020
Princeton’s vital research across the spectrum of environmental issues is today and will continue to be pivotal to solving some of humanity’s toughest problems. Our impact is built on a long, deep, broad legacy of personal commitment, intellectual leadership, perseverance and innovation. This article is the first in a series to present the sweep of Princeton’s environmental excellence over the past half-century.
- Wednesday, Jul 15, 2020
When Chris Greig’s time at Princeton as a Gerhard R. Andlinger Visiting Fellow in Energy and the Environment came to a close, he faced a critical juncture in his career.
- Friday, Jul 10, 2020
As civic leaders and urban planners work to make cities more sustainable and livable by investing in outdoor spaces and recreational activities such as biking and walking, Princeton researchers have identified the benefit of an activity largely overlooked by policymakers — home gardening.