Pablo Debenedetti

Class of 1950 Professor in Engineering and Applied Science, Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering


Office: 91 Prospect Ave./Office of the Dean for Research, 107

Phone: 609-258-5480

Research interests: Protein thermodynamics; ice nucleation in the atmosphere; liquid-state theory; theory of the glass transition; theory of nucleation; molecular theory of water and aqueous systems.


  • Black-and-white illustration with portrait and the words "William B. Russel 1945-2023"

    William Russel, groundbreaking engineer, cherished mentor, and tireless dean who championed graduate students, dies at 77

  • close-up of laboratory equipment holding a square of synthetic diamond

    Princeton engineers win major physics prizes

  • Ice nucleation

    Artificial intelligence broke the ice in simulating how water freezes

  • Research to return to Level 1 (Normal Operations)

  • Craig Arnold speaking at lectern.

    Craig Arnold appointed vice dean for innovation

  • Panelists at the symposium

    Materials symposium highlighted research and industry cooperation


  • Professor and student work together in lab setting.

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

  • Faculty member, seated at end of row of colleagues, leads panel discussion.

    Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

  • Researchers, dressed in white suits, work in "clean room" lab under yellow light.

    Princeton Materials Institute