PEI’s research interests are distinguishable from other (environmentally focused) research activities at Princeton as endeavors involving faculty and research affiliates working across disciplinary lines. These interactions span focal research areas such as carbon mitigation, energy, global health and infectious diseases, biodiversity, conservation, sustainability, water, environmental science, and policy.
Through the Grand Challenges program, new research alliances are taking shape to address complex issues surrounding energy and climate; sustainable development in Africa; and infectious disease and global health.
PEI is home to a vibrant visiting scholars program in environmental research. The program brings to campus exceptional senior scholars from academia, government, industry, and nongovernmental organizations.
A 15-yearlong partnership between Princeton University and BP with the goal of finding solutions to the carbon and climate problem. more >>
Home to two complementary DARPA projects involving researchers at institutions around the world. more >>
A collaboration between the University and the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (GFDL). more >>
Engineering and policy analysis for major problems associated with energy production and use. more >>
An ambitious and broadly inclusive initiative addressesing global environmental problems in energy, development, and health. more >>