Public Lecture: “Quantum Mechanics and the Future of the Planet” by Emily Carter

November 4, 2013

The Speaker


Professor Carter is Founding Director of the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment at Princeton University and the Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment, as well as Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and Applied and Computational Mathematics. She received her Ph.D. in Chemistry from Caltech. After a year as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Colorado, she spent the next 16 years on the faculty of UCLA before moving to Princeton. The 2007 ACS Award for Computers in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research and the August Wilhelm von Hoffmann Lecture of the German Chemical Society in 2011 are a few of her many honors. She was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences, and the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Science. You can learn more about her at the Carter Group.