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March 2019 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, March 12th, 2019

Speaker:  Andrew Voros, Rutgers ’80

Senior VP, PrevenTive Conservation USA,

A Division of ExecuTREK Systems, LLC

 

“Recent Developments in Photocatalysis for Air Pollution Abatement

And Self-Cleaning Exteriors:  Passive, Affordable, Green, Sustainable”

Photocatalysis, the initiation of a reaction by light, has long held promise for commercial applications across numerous environmental systems:  air purification, contaminant remediation, water disinfection, and biofilm inhibition. When harnessed to turn interior & exterior surfaces (windows, lighting fixtures, textiles, building materials, solar panels) into passive reactors capable of self-cleaning --- this technology improves air quality.  After a brief overview of key developments in the field, Andrew will discuss: the latest third-generation applications that employ nano titanium dioxide; methods to quantify their effectiveness; and their positive impacts on human health.

 

Registration Required via propellers.princetonaaa.org

NEXT PRINCETON PROPELLER:  Tuesday, April 9th (6 P)


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February 2019 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, February 12th, 2019

 

George Powch, MIT ’69, Stanford *71 & HBS *73

 

CEO, VerLASE Technologies LLC

 

Color Technology Options in NextGen Smart Phones & Devices: 

A Case for MicroLED Displays”

 

Most of us spend hours each day, gazing at our gadgets – phones, pads & tablets, readers, computers, watches, VR headsets and AR glasses --- but when did you last consider actual aspects of the displays themselves, such as power consumption; image contrast, color quality and degradation issues that shorten device product life?  While OLED (organic light emitting diode)-based displays currently reign in these markets, inorganic microLED technology is poised to offer a smaller, flatter, less power-hungry alternative, once cost and manufacturing challenges are overcome. George Powch will describe this emerging technology and why it could change HOW we look at everything.

 

Registration Required via propellers.princetonaaa.org

 

NEXT PRINCETON PROPELLER:  Tuesday, March 12th (6 P)

 

 

 

 


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December '18 Propellers

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, December 11th, 2018

 

3 Speakers:  F J Mallen, M J Berry II & John Frederick

 

Ophthalmologist, Princeton Neuroscience Professor & Patient

 

   “Assessing a New Treatment for Age-Related Macular Degeneration”

 

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness in the developed world, results from a still-incurable disease process that causes dysfunction in the retina.  Although only a small area is typically affected, there is great impact on vision:  patients experience a blind spot wherever they look, leading to an inability to read, drive, recognize faces and discern objects as the disease progresses.  A promising new treatment uses gentle laser light to reshape the cornea, bending light rays away from diseased areas of the retina and onto healthy areas.  This redirection of light causes an immediate improvement in vision, and generates ongoing improvement due to neuroadaptation.  Dr. Mallen, an ophthalmologist, will discuss the disease from a clinical perspective; Prof. Berry, a neuroscientist, will explain the basic vision science underlying the treatment; and the Rev. John Frederick, who’s had the procedure in both eyes, will provide a patient’s perspective.

 

Registration Required via propellers.princetonaaa.org

 

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


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November 2018 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 13th, 2018

 

Speaker:  José Avalos, Universidad Iberoamericana ’96

Assistant Professor, Chemical & Biological Engineering
The Andlinger Center, Princeton University

 

   “Engineering Microbes to Sustain Planet Earth”

Advances in synthetic biology, such as the development of engineered metabolisms, biosensors and genetic circuits, have revolutionized mankind’s ability to monitor and control cellular functions in the manufacture of chemicals and materials.  With these new tools, previously unsolvable problems in energy, the environment, industry and sustainability, can now be addressed. Following years of study at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Rockefeller, MIT and the Whitehead Institute, José Avalos is well-positioned to take us into the world of microbial engineering.  He will explain how it is transforming production of:  the chemicals we use; the fuels we burn; the clothes we wear; the food we eat; and the materials we employ.    

 

Registration Required via propellers.princetonaaa.org

 

NEXT PRINCETON PROPELLER:  Tuesday, December 11th (6 P)


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October 9 Propeller

PA3 INVITES YOU TO “SECOND TUESDAYS”

A PRINCETON PROPELLER EVENT  

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33 PROSPECT AVENUE – PRINCETON, NJ

6 P, TUESDAY, October 9th, 2018

Speaker:  Jacob Loewenstein ’11, S’12

 

AV/VR Business Development & Product Strategy, Samsung Next

 

“The Phone is Only the Beginning:  What Will It Take

To Make AR Worth Wearing a Computer on Your Face?”

 

Samsung Next, the software and services innovation arm of Samsung, develops products, invests in startups and acquires businesses ready for scale in the frontier technology areas of VR, AR and MR (Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality). After studying the intersection of media theory and public policy at Princeton, Jacob earned an MBA at MIT Sloan, where he co-founded VR/AR @ MIT. His talk will survey the advancements in these fields that have generated excitement and anticipation in the marketplace, but have yet to become an ever-present part of our lives.  He will also appraise the further technological progress that will be required for AR to become so seamless and so realistic that it will be worth wearing computers on our faces.

 

Registration Required via propellers.princetonaaa.org

 

NEXT PRINCETON PROPELLER:  Tuesday, November 13th (6 P)


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