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June 2021 Propeller

PA3 INVITES YOU TO “SECOND TUESDAYS”

A PRINCETON PROPELLER ZOOM EVENT

UWMA @ QUADRANGLE CLUB

 

 

FOR ENTREPRENEURS,
NAVIGATORS & THE CURIOUS
Please Join Us with Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres

WHEREVER YOU ARE

7 P, EASTERN TIME (USA) -- TUESDAY, June 8th, 2021
“Vertical Urban Farming:  A Technological Solution to
Framing in the 21st Centure & Beyond”

Speaker: Paul P. G. Gautier

Director R&D, New Products and Systems Innovations,
Bowery Farming

 

Amid accelerating climate change, with global human population projected at 9 billion by 2050 --- 80% in urban areas --- achievement of food security has grown ever more urgent. To meet this demand, crop yields would need to go up by 60%, yet agricultural land is not expanding. Vertical urban farming, offers a solution, thanks to recent advances in Al, robotics & LEDs. With the potential to optimize: plant growth, crop yield, protein value, supply chains, market access, and land use with minimized disruption to native plants and animals, this technology has captured the attention of industrial, federal and private investors alike. Our speaker will discuss its history, current status of the technology; hydroponic, aquaponic & aeroponic techniques; and then delve into the industry's future challenges to increase: energy efficiency, crop diversity and nutritional value.

 

ZOOM LINK will be sent to the first 300 who register by June 6th at

propellers.princetonaaa.org

NEXT PRINCETON PROPELLER: Tuesday, September 14th, 2021 (7 P)

 


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May 2021 Propeller

PA3 INVITES YOU TO “SECOND TUESDAYS”

A PRINCETON PROPELLER ZOOM EVENT

UWMA @ QUADRANGLE CLUB

 

 

FOR ENTREPRENEURS,
NAVIGATORS & THE CURIOUS
Please Join Us with Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres

WHEREVER YOU ARE

7 P, EASTERN TIME (USA) -- TUESDAY, May 11th, 2021
“Transforming Medical Logistics with Drones:
Bringing Health Products to Africa, the US & Beyond”

Speaker: Whitney H Huang

Embedded Software Engineer, Zipline International

The COVID-19 pandemic, natural disasters and war have rendered the timely delivery of vaccines, blood, medicines, personal protective equipment, food and other critical supplies --- more urgent than ever. Yet, often the only way to get such desperately needed items safely through to their destinations is with delivery drones. What recent technical advances in the design, testing and deployment of such UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) are making this possible? Our speaker will delve into aspects of Zipline’s rapid, integration-level testing that include: HITL (Hardware-in-the-Loop) testing; a Fault Injection testing system that induces pathological failure modes (in-flight); her software for a Motor Pod End-of-Line tester; and embedded and backend software for Zipline’s Launcher system. The company is a major deliverer of blood products to Rwanda and Ghana, and runs more than 200 flights/day halfway around the world, 24/7. To help accomplish this, Whitney became a certified Flight Operator and Controller, with FAA Part 107
certification.


ZOOM LINK will be sent to the first 300 who register by May 9th at

propellers.princetonaaa.org

NEXT PRINCETON PROPELLER: Tuesday, June 8 th 2021 (7 P)


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Summer 2021 Internships for Princeton Students

Help Deserving Princeton Students This Summer

 

By Offering Virtual Internships or Projects!!!

 

 

Deadline To Submit: Tuesday, March 3oth

 

Passing along a request to alumni to assist our incredible Princeton students from Kim Betz and Adria Mirabel at Princeton's Center for Career Development (CCD):

 Greetings from the Princeton Center for Career Development (formerly Career Services). We are reaching out to alumni like you to see if you can help current students with their summer career explorations.

 Given the reality that most in-person interactions and travel will continue to be limited this summer, we are asking alumni to consider hosting either a virtual internship or to curate virtual project work that can be completed by students over several weeks.

 The structure of these alumni-sponsored opportunities is flexible; you can learn more about this initiative and sign up to participate by clicking here.

 Please note that students interested in the experience you are offering will be in touch with you directly.  The application and selection processes are at your discretion.

 The deadline to submit an opportunity is Tuesday, March 30, 2021.  If you have questions or want more information, please contact Andria Mirabal ’08, Senior Associate Director for Alumni Engagement & Experiential Learning (amirabal@princeton.edu).

 Thank you in advance for your consideration, and we look forward to hearing from you.

 


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All Ivy Chess Invitational

PA3 members are invited to join the Columbia Alumni clubs of NJ and NYC in an All Ivy Chess Invitational on March 23, 2021.

 

Details may be found here.


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March 2021 Propeller

This event has been recorded and may be seen here

 

PA3 INVITES YOU TO “SECOND TUESDAYS”  A PRINCETON PROPELLER ZOOM EVENT 

UWMA @ QUADRANGLE CLUB

 

 

 

FOR ENTREPRENEURS,  NAVIGATORS & THE CURIOUS  

Please Join Us with Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres  

WHEREVER YOU ARE

Tuesday, March 9th 2021 at 7pm EST

“Offshore Aquaculture & World Protein Demand:  Commercial Incentives to Fulfill Conservation Imperatives”

Speaker:  Neil Anthony Sims, Founder & CEO, Ocean-Era, Inc.

 

For registration please go here.

 

 

Demand for fish and seafood is the world’s fastest growing protein food sector.  Indeed, the authors of the 2019 UN High Level Panel on the Oceans and Climate Change urged human transition from terrestrial to more marine-sourced foods.  But with wild stock fisheries already at their peak (and possibly beyond), how do we achieve this?  Can we really build a healthier environment and have our fish and eat it, too?  Responsible open ocean aquaculture offers solutions.  With decades of experience in tackling these issues, aquaculture pioneer, Neil Sims, p’17, from his operations base in Kona, Hawaii, will present:  a history of open ocean aquaculture; current commercial incentives that are driving it; and the technical innovations Ocean-Era employs to balance marine protein demand with environmental concerns.   There will be ample time for Q & A, with priority given to viewer questions sent in advance to:  propellers@princetonaaa.org.

 

THE ZOOM LINK will be sent to the first 300 who register by March 7th

 NEXT PRINCETON PROPELLER: Tuesday, April 13th 2021 (7 PM)


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