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Archive – June 2012

Four CEE graduate students as Princeton Energy and Climate Scholars (PECS) were at the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on June 20-22, 2012. They organized a side event and ran a workshop at the Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janiero (PUC-Rio) with their Interdisciplinary Center for the Environment (NIMA). The students were: Mary Kang, Hang Deng, Minghui Diao, and Megan Konar (left to right), and are featured in the foll
The department is proud to announce that the School of Engineering and Applied Science has awarded a new research grant to Professors Eric Wood and Kelly Caylor, along with CEE Research Associate Justin Sheffield and Adam Wolf from the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, in response to their Project X proposal, “Using local collaborations to develop and assess sensors for in-situ, real-time drought and crop monitoring to enhance food security.”
Dorotea Sigurdardottir, graduate student who just received her Masters in Engineering Science degree and will continue her studies for her doctoral degree at Princeton University, has been named to the Princeton Engineering Commendation List for Outstanding Teaching for her AI service for the course CEE102 "Engineering in the Modern World" during Fall 2011. Congratulations to Dorotea on this well-deserved honor!
Yao Yao, a graduate student in the Mechanics, Materials & Structures program, has been selected to participate in the 2012 Asia-Pacific Summer School (APSS) on smart structures technology sponsored by the APSS 2012.
President Shirley M. Tilghman presents the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching to Maria Garlock at Princeton's 2012 Commencement. (Photo by Denise Applewhite)