For Princeton University to meet its energy needs, along with its goal of achieving net-zero carbon emissions by its 300th anniversary in 2046, a complete rethinking is required on how energy is used and supplied in every lab, every office, every dorm room, in each parking lot and garage — even on pathways and playing fields.
- Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021
- Monday, Nov 15, 2021
The chair of Denmark’s largest energy company told a Princeton audience that his firm’s shift from selling oil and gas to wind and other renewable electricity showed that moving to clean energy not only was good for the planet but also good for business.
“It’s not a sacrifice, it’s an opportunity,” said Thomas Thune Andersen, chairman of Ørsted, a Danish energy multinational company that was formerly oil and gas company DONG Energy.
- Thursday, Nov 11, 2021
In a recent study, chemical and biological engineering professor Sujit Datta and fifth-year graduate student Christopher Browne discovered why certain fluids increase in flow resistance under pressure when flowing through porous media — a question that has puzzled researchers for more than half a century.
- Monday, Nov 8, 2021
How many electric vehicles should be on the road in each state, and across the country, in 2030, 2040 and 2050 to meet climate goals? How much land will be needed for solar or wind farms? How large will the energy-sector workforce need to be?
- Monday, Nov 1, 2021
Hultmark and team latest from Princeton to be recognized with award from R & D Council of New Jersey
Princeton University and a team of inventors led by Professor Marcus Hultmark have won a 2021 Edison Patent Award from the Research and Development Council of New Jersey. The award-winning invention could have a big impact on the many industries that rely on sensors.
- Monday, Oct 25, 2021
- Monday, Oct 11, 2021
On October 6, Professor David MacMillan became the first Princeton faculty member to be awarded a Nobel Prize in chemistry. In that whirlwind of a day, MacMillan brought focus to one of the strategies he sees as critical to advancing fundamental science: Collaboration. Not just with scientists in one’s own field. But with scientists from other disciplines and with industry.
- Thursday, Oct 7, 2021
- Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021
- Friday, Oct 1, 2021
The Princeton Catalysis Initiative (PCI) opens the academic year with much to celebrate, including its first research symposium in over 20 months and the introduction of a new website highlighting its mission and partnerships.