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The department is pleased to announce that graduate student, Melany Ruiz-Uriguen, has received a graduate research award for her project titled "Characterization and Optimization of the Feammox Process for the Development of an Energy Efficient Anaerobic Ammonium Removal System".  It is funded by the Mary and Randall Hack '69 Award through the Princeton Environmental Institute.  Melany's advisor is Professor Peter Jaffe.
Congratulations to Melany on her research awar
Congratulations to Professor Michael Celia on receiving the School of Engineering and Applied Science's Distinguished Teacher Award.  In addition Isabella Douglas, Demi Fang, Corrie Kavanaugh, and Natasha Turkmani received major awards from SEAS.
George Scherer, a revered materials scientist who is renowned for his seminal works in sol-gel science, cements, conservation of historic structures and glass science, retires after 21 years at Princeton.
Jean H. Prévost, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and one of the pioneers in the field of Computational Geomechanics, is transferring to emeritus status at the end of the academic year after serving as an active member of Princeton's faculty for over 35 years.
Led by Elie Bou-Zeid, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton University, and postdoctoral researchers Seyed Hossein Hezaveh and Mostafa Momen, the project produced a hybrid of forecasting models that reduced large prediction errors by 40 percent. The team presented its findings in January 2017 at the annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society.
A class trip last fall to Cuba became the foundation for CEE senior Isabella Douglas’ senior thesis which provides new insights into the methods used to build the National School of Ballet outside Havana.
The department is pleased to announce that Xuehui Guo, a 2nd year PhD student advised by Professor Mark Zondlo has been awarded a NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship for the 2017-2018 academic year. The title of her project is "Understanding Tropospheric Ammonia through Remote Sensing Measurements". 
Ammonia (NH3) is the most important atmospheric base and contributes to nitrogen deposition and PM2.5 formattng.  Understanding NH3 emissions is critical for air quality man

We are pleased to announce that Professor Claire White was selected by the School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) as one of this year's receipients of the Howard B. Wentz, Jr. Junior Faculty Award.  It was established "to attract and retain the most talented junior faculty members in the School of Engineering and Applied Science."  The award provides funding for any purpose connected with teaching and scholarship.
Professor Claire White joined the CEE/ACEE fa
The department is pleased to announce that Rebecca (Becca) Napolitano, graduating MSE student in Professor Branko Glisic's Heritage Structures Lab, was awarded the National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship for 2017-2020.
The NSF's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) offers fellowships to applicants selected through a national competition.  "This unique program has nurtured economic innovation and leadership in the U.S. continuously since 1952 -- by
The department is pleased to announce that Kristine Wammer, PhD 2003, has been named 2017 Professor of the Year at the University of St. Thomas, Minnesota.  Professor of the Year Award recognizes excellence in teaching, scholarship and inspiration to students at the University of St. Thomas.  She can be reached at  Her PhD advisor was Professor Catherine Peters.
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Congratulations to Kristine on this well-
The department is pleased to announce that Professor Maria Garlock has been elected a Fellow of the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
Professor Catherine Peters will become Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) effective July 1, 2017.
The department is pleased to announce that two of CEE’s graduate alumni along with members of their team won the 2017 FIGMENT “City of Dreams” pavilion competition on Governors Island, New York City.
The department is pleased to announce that Rebecca (Becca) Napolitano has won this year's Graduate School Teaching Award, which “honors those graduate students who have made a significant contribution to undergraduate teaching.”
Agriculture has long been blamed for smog-causing ammonia in the atmosphere, but vehicle tailpipes actually are a more important source of ammonia's contribution to the haze that hovers over big cities, according to new research by a team including Princeton engineers.