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Archive – May 2012

We are happy to announce that graduate students Kaiyu Guan and Kang Sun are recipients of the 2012 NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) program.
Juan Nogues Awarded the 2011 Outstanding Student Paper Award for Presentation at the 2011 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.
he department is pleased to announce that Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) has awarded a grant to Minjin Lee to support her summer research project.
The department is happy to announce that three (3) of our graduate students, Carole Dalin, Hang Deng and Mary Kang, will each receive a PEI-STEP fellowship within the Princeton Environmental Institute.   The students were selected by the PEI-STEP Selection Committee based on their submitted research proposals.  The committee is pleased to support the development of the environmental policy implications of their graduate research. Carole Dalin, a student of Professor Ignacio Rodri
he Hydrology Days Award is presented each year in recognition of outstanding and significant contributions in hydrologic science. Professor Michael Celia was presented with the 2012 award during a special session in which he delivered the Hydrology Days Award Lecture entitled "Multi-Scale Models for CO2 Injection into Deep Saline Aquifers".
The department is pleased to announce that graduate students Minghui Diao and Kaiyu Guan have been chosen as two of three recipients for the 2012 Walbridge Fund Graduate Award.
A massive expansion of hydropower planned for the Mekong River Basin in Southeast Asia could have a catastrophic impact on the river's fishery and millions of people who depend on it, according to a new study by researchers including scientists from Princeton University. The researchers analyzed a number of scenarios for dam construction along the river and its tributaries. In an article in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS,) they found that, in the most extreme case