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November '19 Propeller

 

PA3 INVITES YOU TO “SECOND TUESDAYS”

 

A PRINCETON PROPELLER EVENT

AT QUADRANGLE CLUB

 

 

FOR ENTREPRENEURS,

NAVIGATORS & THE CURIOUS

 

Please Join Us for Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres

 

33 PROSPECT AVENUE – PRINCETON, NJ

6 P, TUESDAY, November 12th, 2019

Speaker:  Andrew Voros

 

President, PrevenTive Conservation, LLC

 

“Technical Innovations in Conserving Museum Collections & Architectural Heritage Structures:  New Roles for Sunlight & Photocatalytic Agents”

 

Cultural treasures --- from outdoor sculptures and monuments to indoor museum collections and artifacts --- require continual diligent care and maintenance.  Though we seldom think about it, all are subject to soiling and biological attacks that degrade.  Outdoors:  cleaning techniques, especially pressure washing, and biocides are themselves destructive and have adverse environmental impacts.  Indoors:   storage cabinets and display cases “off gas” volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that contribute to deterioration and pose indoor air quality hazards to museum goers.  Following an overview of photocatalytic technology, speaker Andrew Voros will describe methods that outdoors passively make structures biostatic and self-cleaning; and which indoors render VOCs into carbon dioxide and water.  He will also address issues of difficult access, costs and insurance considerations.

 

Registration Required via propellers.princetonaaa.org

 

NEXT PRINCETON PROPELLER:  Tuesday, December 10th (6 P)


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2019 Annual Dinner and Meeting

 

Annual Dinner and Meeting
 

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

from 6 to 9 p.m.


at Springdale Golf Club in Princeton

 

PA3 is pleased and honored

 to welcome 

Rodney D. Priestley

Vice Dean for Innovation, Office of Dean of Research

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering

Associate Director of Princeton Center for Complex Materials

Princeton University

 

Professor Priestley will discuss:

 "Creating the Future:

Innovation at Princeton"

Program:

6pm - Registration & Reception

7pm - Dinner

including the 2019 Annual Meeting, Election of Officers and a Director, and Volunteer of the Year Award

8pm - Presentation

~~~ Festive Orange + Black Attire is encouraged ~~~

Dinner tickets:

$80/person - Dues-paying members and a guest, EACH

$95/person - others

Registrations must be received no later than

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

PayPal registration link below

Contact Arlen at arlen@alumni.princeton.edu with questions

 

 

 

Thank you

The Bank of Princeton

for your generous sponsorship

of our celebration!

 

 

Springdale Golf Club
1895 Clubhouse Drive, Princeton, NJ. 08540
(609) 921-8790

 

NJ ABC Permit #76797


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October '19 Propeller

 

 

PA3 INVITES YOU TO “SECOND TUESDAYS”

 

A PRINCETON PROPELLER EVENT

AT QUADRANGLE CLUB

 

 

FOR ENTREPRENEURS,

NAVIGATORS & THE CURIOUS

 

Please Join Us for Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres

 

33 PROSPECT AVENUE – PRINCETON, NJ

 

6 P, TUESDAY, October 8th, 2019

 

Speaker:  Will Watts

Director, Operations Engineering, Block Renovation

“Streamlining the Home Renovation Process:

A New Platform that Dovetails for Homeowners AND Contractors”

 

Few “things” mean more to us than our homes.  And, many of us have dreams, whether we act on them or not, to renovate these spaces and make them more truly ours.  But it’s often a navigational process fraught with pitfalls.   Where does one begin?  How much will it actually cost?  How long will it really take?  Who will:   vouch for the quality of the materials; vet the contractors; coordinate and manage the design, board approvals and construction planning?   Aerospace Engineer and Princeton alumnus Will Watts will address these questions and tell us how Block Renovation, a young Brooklyn-based company, couples new technologies with process innovations that bring order, clarity and tightness to home renovation.   In particular, he will showcase Block’s all-inclusive platform approach that has drastically simplified the process --- to benefit homeowners and contractors alike.

Registration Required via propellers.princetonaaa.org

NEXT PRINCETON PROPELLER:  Tuesday, November 12h (6 P)


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September '19 Propeller

 PA3 INVITES YOU TO “SECOND TUESDAYS”

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AT QUADRANGLE CLUB

FOR ENTREPRENEURS,

NAVIGATORS & THE CURIOUS

Please Join Us for Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres

33 PROSPECT AVENUE – PRINCETON, NJ

6 P, TUESDAY, September 10th, 2019

Speaker:  Andrew Houck

Professor, Electrical Engineering

“Decoding the Realm(s) of Quantum Computing:
Tilting at Tackling the Computationally Infeasible”

Quantum Computing is poised to revolutionize myriad fields: cryptography, chemistry, medicine, optimization and machine learning. In contrast to familiar transistors, with a state 0 or 1, the quantum analog of a transistor or bit of information, aka a qubit, can be in a “superposition” of 0 and 1 simultaneously (e.g., 0 + 1, 0 - 1); and multiple qubits can be entangled, i.e., their states depend on each other. These two principles, superposition and entanglement, could enable powerful new algorithms to solve problems far beyond the capacity of today’s digital computing. Like the aviation term, “holding patterns,” maneuvers designed to delay something already in flight, while keeping it within a specified distance --- Quantum Computing may in the next decade bring such exciting new achievements as: factoring large numbers; allowing for RSA decryption; calculating binding energies of complex molecules; and solving large-scale brute-force problems. Andrew Houck, BSE Princeton 2000, PhD Harvard 2005, will introduce us to this strange new world and describe how it’s likely to transform ours.  

Registration Required via propellers.princetonaaa.org

NEXT PRINCETON PROPELLER:  Tuesday, October 8th (6 P)

 

 

 

 

 


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33 PROSPECT AVENUE – PRINCETON, NJ

6 P, TUESDAY, June 11th, 2019

Speakers:  Clay Patterson

NE Regional Manager, iD Tech

 

Paul A Durst & Sharon L De La Cruz

Council on Science & Technology, Princeton University

“Challenges in Next-Generation STEM Education:

Connecting the K-12 Experience to College Curricula”

Since 1999, world-renowned iD Tech camps have delivered STEM education (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) to the K-12 set; and from 2010, Princeton University’s Council on Science & Technology has fostered intellectual exchange, interdisciplinary research and collaborations between STEM fields and the arts, humanities and social sciences.  However, while some youngsters take a STEM path early in life, others come to it only in later years.  Providing smoother transitions to college for the former; creating more welcoming entry platforms for the latter; and enhancing STEM’s role in making us all more informed citizens --- are core critical issues our speakers will discuss.  

Registration Required via propellers.princetonaaa.org

NEXT PRINCETON PROPELLER:  Tuesday, September 10th (6 P)

 

 

 

 

 


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While electronics surround us, and innovations occur daily, the actual process of manufacturing electronic devices has changed little in recent decades. So, now may be the time to ask: has the process plateaued? Might electronics be made with more speed, reliability and ease? And --- is it really necessary to rely on so-called experts to manufacture them? The answers may surprise you! BotFactory, an NYC startup, develops desktop machines which not only democratize the creation of electronic boards, but do so with a technology that enables board fabrication by non-experts. Their lead developer, Andrew Ippoliti, will describe just how BotFactory does it. Following a broad historical review of electronic circuit board manufacturing, Andrew’s talk will take us into the rapidly evolving realm of future electronic board fabrication.

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June Princeton Propellers ( Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM )

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