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Hiba Abdel-Jaber, a member of SHMlab, has been awarded a Charlotte Elizabeth Procter Fellowship for the 2016-17 academic year. This Honorific Fellowship consists of full tuition and student health plan fees, beginning in September 2016.
“Established in 1912 in memory of Charlotte Elizabeth Procter by her son, this fellowship acknowledges distinguished work in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.  Honorific Fellowships recognize outstanding performance and profession
The Thornton Tomasetti Foundation is pleased to announce that Tim Michiels, a graduate student advised by Professor Sigrid Adriaenssens, has been chosen to receive a $5,000 Thornton Tomasetti Student Innovation Fellowship.
The department is pleased to announce that Professor Michael A. Celia has received the 2016 McGraw Center Graduate Mentoring Award.  Each year, one faculty member in each department is selected for their exceptional mentorship of graduate students.
The department is pleased to announce that Ryan Edwards has been awarded the 2016-2017 Maeder Graduate Fellowship in Energy and the Environment by the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment.
Princeton University senior Pelin Asa has been awarded the Henry Richardson Labouisse '26 Prize to spend one year pursuing international civic engagement projects following graduation.
New York Times story about women's hockey featuring Gabriella Figueroa '14.
Professor Michaell Celia has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional honors for U.S. engineers.
Extraordinary Processes is a seminar offered jointly by the Program in Visual Arts and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. It's a course to nudge students beyond their comfort zones at the boundary of art and engineering.
An artilce on "gas flow in wetland plant roots" written by Matthew Reid, David Pal and Peter Jaffe was recently published in the AGU journal, Water Resources Research, September 12, 2015.

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The department is pleased to announce that Elliot Chang's ('16) thesis research, titled " Improved Removal of VOCs for Laser-Based Spectroscopy of Environmental Waters", was accepted for publication in Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry in December 2015. Elliot proposes the use of carbonyl-based solid phase extraction to remove alcohol contaminants from environmental water samples to improve isotopic measurements. Elliot has worked to solve this organic contaminatio
The CEE graduate student committee in the spirit of taking a more active role in graduate student life this year will be planning more social and professional development events.  As the first event of the year, the group organized a hiking trip to Sourland Mountain Preserve located in Hillsborough township for Saturday, October 24th.  It was followed by dinner at Nomad Pizza in Hopewell, New Jersey.  Fun was had by all who attended as can be seen in the following photos.

The department is pleased to announce that Professor Maria Garlock is the 2016 receipient of the prestigious T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award which is presented annually by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC).  It is considered the most prestigious and highest award given by the steel industry.
Link to article in Modern Steel Construction.
Link to article on the AISC website.
Congratulations to Maria on this well-deserved honor!
This summer, Corrie Kavanaugh '17 and Michelle Chang '16 interned at Bridges to Prosperity, an international NGO that provides rural communities with access to health care, education, and economic opportunities by building footbridges over impassable rivers.
The department is pleased to announce that graduate student, Qi Li, won a student presentation award at the joint 9th International Conference on Urban Climate (ICUC)/12th American Meterological Society (AMS) Symposium on the Urban Environment.
A mysterious vial of mud taken from a New Jersey swamp may end up offering a solution to several obstinate forms of water pollution.