Founding members at PUEA's first event, Energy Series Kickoff: "Energy in the 21st Century." The speakers were David Crane '81 (CEO of NRG Energy), Barry Smitherman (Chairman of Texas Railroad Commission), and Marc Lipschultz (Global Head of KKR's Energy and Infrastructure business).

Founding members at PUEA's first event, Energy Series Kickoff: "Energy in the 21st Century." The speakers were David Crane '81 (CEO of NRG Energy), Barry Smitherman (Chairman of Texas Railroad Commission), and Marc Lipschultz (Global Head of KKR's Energy and Infrastructure business).

2014

Princeton University Energy Association was founded in early 2014 by a group of students who sought to create opportunities for students to connect with alumni in the energy field and host events to raise awareness and interest in energy.

Our Founding Board

Co-Presidents: Daniel Jang '16, Sarah Sacco '16
Vice President: Aoi Senju '16
Treasurer: Ethan Campbell '16
Public Relations Chair: Owen Smitherman '17
Event Management Chair: Andre Chusan '16
Alumni Liaison: Davy Perlman '16
Secretary: Sofie Hiltner '16
Social Chair: Haley Lane '16
Frosh Board: Erin Lynch '18, Ryan Baldwin '18, Lydon Kersting '18

2015

In 2015, PUEA pursued ambitious growth in, founding a Spring Conference featuring speakers such as Tony Clark (Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner) and Thomas Hewson (Principal of Energy Ventures Analysis, Inc.) and sponsoring a trip to the MIT Energy Conference.

President: Owen Smitherman '17
Vice President: Ryan Baldwin '18
Treasurer: Ethan Campbell '16
Secretary: Erin Lynch '18
Public Relations Chair: Sami Walters '17
Event Management Chair: Sankalp Banerjee '16
Alumni Liaison: Lydon Kersting '18, Andre Chusan '16
Social Chair: Frank Nguyen '17
Frosh Board: Amber Lin '19, Andrew Ma '19

2016

2016 marked the beginning of the "Let's Talk Energy" introductory course and monthly speaker panels co-hosted with a variety of other organizations, which have continued as the staple of PUEA programming. The first Energy Case Competition was also established in December 2016.

President: Ryan Baldwin '18
Vice President: Frank Nguyen '17
Director of Finance: Andrew Ma '19
Energy Opportunities Committee: Anid Laoui '18 (Chair), Zoe Chazen '19 (Spring), Noah Weiss '19 (Spring), James Chen '19 (Spring)
Events Committee: Amber Lin '19 (Chair); Stephanie Cook '18 (Spring), David Wu '19 (Spring), Ian Kim '19 (Spring); Nicholas Ritter '20 (Fall), Eseiwi Aifuwa '19 (Fall)
Engagement Committee: Bilal Mukadam '19
Reports and Research Committee: Jason Mulderrig '18 (Chair), Anushka Dasgupta '19