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Professors Ilhan A. Aksay and Emily A. Carter, the Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment and an associated faculty member in the department, have been elected Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Fellows to the NAI  “have demonstrated a highly prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society.” The in
Emily A. Carter, Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment and an associated faculty member in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, was the 2014 Linnett Visiting Professor of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge during February.  While at Cambridge, she presented three talks: “Running Combustion Backwards: Fuels from Sunlight, From First Principles” (February 11), “Quantum Mechanics without Wavefunctions” (February 12), and &l
Emily A. Carter, Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment and an associated faculty member in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, received the Sigillo D’Oro (Golden Seal) from the Societa Chimica Italiana in Pisa, Italy at the Avogadro Colloquium on September 27, where she delivered an invited lecture entitled “Mechanisms of Photoelectrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide and Water Splitting from First Principles”.  The Sigillo D&rsq
Emily A. Carter, Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor and Associated Faculty in CBE, received a Docteur Honoris Causa from L’École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland (EPFL), on October 6, one of only two honorary doctorates conferred.  Carter was recognized “for advances in the development of fundamental density functional theories and multiscale quantum methods, and for the insights their applications have given into surface chemistry and mechanical
Richard A. Register, Eugene Higgins Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, and Emily A. Carter, Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor and Associated Faculty in CBE, were named Fellows of the American Chemical Society (ACS) this week.  The ACS Fellows Program was established “to recognize members of ACS for outstanding achievements in and contributions to Science, the Profession, and the Society.”  Register was recognized for co-inventing block copolymer lithography, &nb
The German Chemical Society selected Emily Carter, director of Princeton's Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, to give its biennial August Wilhelm Hofmann lecture, which she delivered in Bremen, Germany, on Sept. 4. Carter gave a talk titled "How Quantum Mechanics Can Help Solve the World's Energy Problems." (View a post-lecture interview here.) Carter, who is an associated faculty member of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, is the Gerhard An
Emily Carter has been appointed the founding director of Princeton University's Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment following an international search.
Emily Carter, Arthur W. Marks '19 Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Associated Faculty in Chemical Engineering, has been elected to membership in the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Science, as one of only six new members inducted in 2009.
Professor Emily Carter has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
The American Academy of Arts & Sciences, has elected Professor Pablo Debenedetti and Professor Emily Carter to its 2008 Class of Fellows.