PUEA Table at Spring Service Kick-off
Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
(snacks and hot chocolate provided)
Location: Frist 100 Level
Start off the spring semester with another chance to get involved in service and civic engagement at Princeton! Bring a friend and find out what programs, groups, and projects need volunteers for the spring semester and beyond – make sure to stop by the PUEA table to learn about our commitment to service!
Busting Dogmas, Breaking Ceilings: Reflections on a Career in Science
Monday, February 13, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. (lunch served)
Location: M-171 Guyot Hall (mezzanine level)
Speaker: Cindy Yielding, Senior VP, BP America
Department: Princeton Environmental Institute
Description: See here
RSVP to Kristina Corvin at firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, February 8.
Wide Bandgap Materials for High Temperature Thermoelectric Power Generation
Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch served beforehand.
Location: Bowen Hall 222
Speaker: Dr. Na Lu, Purdue University
Department: Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials
Series: PRISM/PCCM Seminar Series Spring 2017
Description: A brief presentation of research on nanostructured nitrides and oxides synthesized using advanced metal organic chemical vapor deposition methods. The resulting materials show promising thermoelectric (TE) properties due to their decoupled electrical and thermal properties. High temperature TE technology has the potential to directly convert waste heat into electricity
The Future of the Engine
Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Dinner available.
Location: Rocky Private Dining Room
Speaker: Prof. Michael Mueller, Princeton University (MAE)
Series: Energy Table
Description: Our first Energy Table will be this Wednesday (February 15th) at 6:30 PM with Prof. Michael Mueller from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering on “The Future of the Engine.”
Update on Meal Swipes: Thanks to funding from PEI and the ACEE we have more meal swipes available. These are intended for people without meal plans or people who have ran out of their weekly swipes. If you need a swipe, just write your name at the sign-in sheet at the entrance of the Rocky dining hall.
Mastering Deep Uncertainty at the Weather Service: Are there Lessons for Climate Change Advisers?
Thursday, February 16, 2017, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Aaron Burr Hall 206
Speaker: Phaedra Daipha
Department: Climate Futures Initiative (CFI)
Series: CFI Seminars
Description: Daipha will pose conceptual framework of uncertainty management in the context of decision making in weather forecasting operations, based on ethnographic case studies of forecasting operations at the US National Weather Service. In addition, Daipha will explore possible lessons that arises from the Weather Service case stude that night help climate scientists and advisers alleviate contextual barriers to climate change monitoring and mitigation.
Changing Climate, Changing Appetites: A Conference on Sustainable Food
Friday, February 17, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Special lunch served at 12:35-1:20(registration required).
Location: Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall
Organization: Princeton Studies Food
Description: Join us for a day of debate and solutions-oriented discussions on how to deliciously nourish ourselves and the global population while protecting our Earth and its finite resources. See website for more details.
Conference is free; registration required here.
Cities in the 21st Century: The Nexus of the Climate, Water, and Energy Challenges
Saturday, February 18, 2017, 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Forrestal Campus, MBG Auditorium
Speaker: Eli Bou-Zied, Princeton University
Department: School of Engineering and Applied Science
Series: Ronald E. Hatcher Science on Saturdays Lecture Series