Energy and environment research spans carbon mitigation; climate dynamics; energy efficiency; energy storage; environmental chemistry; combustion; fuels; grid design and optimization; natural hazard mitigation; nuclear fusion; ocean waves and ocean-atmosphere dynamics; public policy; solar energy; sustainable and resilient cities; water resources and hydrology; and wind energy. The work combines mathematical and computational modeling, experimental work, and extensive engagement with industry.

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News

  • Three men pose in front of a cement wall.

    Engineers use AI to wrangle fusion power for the grid

  • A drilling rig in Nevada.

    Flexible geothermal power approach combines clean energy with a built-in ‘battery’

  • Microscope image of tin crystals, showing protruding, jagged, smooth, and stunted 3-dimensional features.

    Researchers harness large language models to accelerate materials discovery

  • A man stands in front of a solar panel array.

    Buyer beware: Most clean power purchasing strategies do little to cut emissions

  • Trees and street signs partially submerged in river water with a buildings standing in floodwater in the background.

    Climate change likely to drive more floods in some parts of the U.S., fewer in others

  • Leveraging language models for fusion energy research

Events

  • February 28

    4:00 pm

    Disruptive Technologies for the Plastics and Fuel Industry

  • February 29

    12:30 pm

    Fragmentation Concepts Explain Nanoplastic Formation and Temporal Persistence

  • March 05

    12:30 pm

    Underground H2 Storage and Natural Production: Pathways to Energy Decarbonization

  • March 14

    4:00 pm

    The Role of Heterogeneous Catalysis in the Defossilization of the Chemical Industry

  • March 27

    12:00 pm

    Energy Conversion and Storage: Novel Materials and Operando Methods

  • April 24

    4:30 pm

    Toward Interpretable and Sustainable AI/ML

Faculty

  • Craig Arnold

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

    Princeton Materials Institute

  • Josh Atkinson outdoor photo. He is smiling

    Joshua Atkinson

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

    Omenn-Darling Bioengineering Institute

  • José Avalos

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

    Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

  • Ryne Beeson

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • Elie Bou-Zeid

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Ian Bourg

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

    High Meadows Environmental Institute

  • Rene Carmona

    Operations Research and Financial Engineering

  • Emily A. Carter

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

    Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

  • Michael Celia

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

    High Meadows Environmental Institute

  • Minjie Chen

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

  • Stephen Chou

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Jonathan Conway

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

  • Sujit Datta

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

  • Emily Davidson

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

  • Luc Deike

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

    High Meadows Environmental Institute

  • Alexander Glaser

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

    Princeton School of Public and International Affairs

  • Claire Gmachl

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • David Graves

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

  • Jürgen Hackl

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Kelsey Hatzell

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

    Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

  • Marcus Hultmark

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • Peter Jaffé

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Jesse Jenkins

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

    Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

  • Niraj Jha

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Yiguang Ju

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • Portrait of Antoine Kahn

    Antoine Kahn

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Alan Kaplan

    Computer Science

  • Bruce E. Koel

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

  • Egemen Kolemen

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

    Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

  • Sun-Yuan Kung

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Chung Law

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • Ning Lin

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Lynn Loo

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

    Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

  • Marcella Lusardi

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

    Princeton Materials Institute

  • Jyotirmoy Mandal

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Christos Maravelias

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

    Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

  • Margaret Martonosi

    Computer Science

    Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education

  • Denise Mauzerall

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

    Princeton School of Public and International Affairs

  • Iain McCulloch portrait

    Iain McCulloch

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Forrest Meggers

    Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

    Architecture

  • Julia Mikhailova

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • Reza Moini

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Michael Mueller

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • Athanassios Panagiotopoulos

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

  • Catherine Peters

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • H. Vincent Poor

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Amilcare Porporato

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

    High Meadows Environmental Institute

  • Anu Ramaswami

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

    High Meadows Environmental Institute

    Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS)

  • Barry Rand

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

  • Richard A. Register

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

  • Zhiyong "Jason" Ren

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

    Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

  • Michele L. Sarazen

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

  • Aditya Sood portrait

    Aditya Sood

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

    Princeton Materials Institute

  • James Sturm

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

  • Elke U. Weber

    Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

    Psychology

    Princeton School of Public and International Affairs

  • Claire White

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

    Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

  • Saien Xie

    Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Princeton Materials Institute

  • Mark Zondlo

    Civil and Environmental Engineering