Reducing carbon emissions and preserving water and air quality discussed at 2017 E-ffiliates retreat
Balancing the needs for energy, economic growth, climate change mitigation, and access to affordable and clean water and air was central to the animated discussions at this year’s annual retreat for Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership. The retreat, which attracted more than 75 participants, brought together Princeton University faculty, industrial representatives, postdoctoral fellows, and students at the Chauncey Hotel and Conference Center in Princeton on February 2nd for a full day of informative panels and in-depth discussions on solutions to energy and environmental challenges. During the intimate meeting, students had the special opportunity to network and exchange ideas on climate change and technological solutions with leading practitioners. Read more here.
Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership 2016 RFP Awards Funding for Sustainable Energy Research
Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership has awarded funding for two collaborative faculty-industry research projects. Forrest Meggers, assistant professor of architecture and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, has been awarded funding for his project titled “Reducing Building Energy Demand with Novel Design Integration of Advanced Liquid Desiccant and Nonporous Hydrophilic Membrane.” Diana Tamir, assistant professor of psychology, received the award for her research project on “Reducing Energy Consumption with Psychological Interventions.” The two grants total $247,581. Both projects run from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017. Read more here.
Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership Fifth Annual Meeting, November 11, 2016
Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership hosted its Fifth Annual Meeting on Friday, November 11, 2016, at Princeton University’s Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment. This year’s annual meeting featured a keynote address on New Jersey’s evolving energy needs and how utilities can meet them by Ralph Izzo, chairman of the board, president, and chief executive officer of Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG). The event was held to catalyze the exchange of ideas and spark future collaborations by bringing together corporate leaders and researchers, policy experts, faculty, students, and postdoctoral fellows. The event featured panel discussions on the energy-water nexus and the role of behavioral science in environmental policy, faculty research presentations, and a student poster session. Read more on the event here and here.
Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership
Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership is a membership-based program that enables transformational innovations in the fields of energy and environment through close collaborations between academic experts and industry leaders. With deep and longstanding expertise in key areas of science, technology, and policy, Princeton University offers its corporate partners a unique opportunity to engage in big-picture thinking and to find innovative solutions. E-ffiliates, which is administered by the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, also fosters interactions with exceptional students who are positioned to become leaders and innovators.
Companies are invited to participate in this partnership by becoming a member. See the tabs above to learn more about the program and its benefits. Please email Spencer Reynolds, Senior Associate Director, Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations, for more information.