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Catherine Peters

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
Position: PEI Faculty/Associated Faculty
Title(s): Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Director, Program in Environmental Engineering and Water Resources. Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Engineering and Applied Science.
  • Carbon Capture and Sequestration
  • Carbon Mitigation
  • Environmental - Engineering
  • Grand Challenges
  • Grand Challenges - Climate & Energy
  • Water
Office: E417A Engineering Quad E-Wing
Phone: 609-258-5645
Catherine Peters

Research Interests

Environmental chemistry and environmental risk assessment; reactions kinetics; reaction rates for a variety of environmental systems; geochemical reactions important for storage of CO2 in deep saline aquifers; time-scales operative for CO2 storage; contamination of water and soils with organic pollutants; non-aqueous phase liquids (NAPLs) containing polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.

PEI Research/Program Affiliations

  • ENV Executive Committee
  • Grand Challenges Faculty


  • CEE/ENV/URB 303: Introduction to Environmental Engineering
  • CEE 599: Special Topics in Environmental Engineering and Water Resources: Carbon Capture and Geologic Sequestration

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