In the field of innovation, the prize worth SR2 million, was awarded to two scientific teams: Dr. Eric F. Wood and Dr. Justin Sheffield from Princeton University of the United States of America for their anti-drought control system, and another team led by Dr. Christine Larsen of the University of Colorado, USA, for her discovery of a new technology to reduce the cost of measuring soil humidity, ice depth and the water plant content to an unprecedented level.
Please join the department in congratulating AOS Faculty Member Yi Ming on being awarded the Henry G. Houghton Award by the American Meteorological Society (AMS) "for major advances in the understanding and modeling of the role of atmospheric aerosols in the radiative forcing of regional and global climate."
Yi is a former graduate student who received his PhD degree in 2003 from Civil and Environmental Engineering.
The Princeton Engineering Office of Graduate Affairs is pleased to announce that two of the department's graduate students, Nathaniel Chaney and Yao Yao, have each received a Wu Prize for Excellence.
Sigrid Adriaenssens and Axel Kilian will give an informal talk on "form finding" in the context of architectural shell structures at a book launch and reception May 30 at 4 p.m. in Princeton, N.J.
The department is pleased to announce that Erman Eruz, Class of 2014, has been chosen to receive a $10,000 Thornton Tomasetti Foundation National 2014-2015 Scholarship for his exceptional academic success and demonstrated interest in the integration of engineering and architecture.
Graduate Student, Carole Dalin, won the Best Case Award at the 20th Harvard International Development Conference held at the Harvard Kennedy School, Boston.
We are pleased to announce that Michael Manhard, Class of 2015, has been awarded the 2014 Sol Seid Student Award for Excellence by the Profession Engineers in Construction of New Jersey in the amount of $7,500. He was chosen by the Bonhag Student Award Committee as a recipient. All universities were well represented by outstanding nominees making his selection especially commendable.
The department is happy to announce that a paper titled “Synergistic Interactions between Urban Heat Islands and Heat Waves: The Impact in Cities Is Larger than the Sum of Its Parts” written by Dan Li and Elie Bou-Zeid and published in the American Meteorological Society’s Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology has become the most downloaded article from the journal during the past 12 months.
The deparment wishes to congratulate grad student Allison Halpern on being selected by the SOM Foundation (Skidmore, Owings & Merrill) as the recipient of the 2014 Structural Engineering Travel Fellowship. Submissions were received from students in all regions of the U.S. having an accredited degree program in Civil or Architectural Engineering.
Cherished monuments, from the Parthenon to Versailles, are under threat from harsh environmental elements such as pollution and acid rain. Professor George Scherer's Materials Research Group at Princeton is developing a technique that will protect limestone and marble monuments and statuary.
Graduate student, Dorotea Sigurdardottir, has been awarded the very prestigious IBM Fellowship 2014-2015 for her work in the area of Structural Health Monitoring on the Streicker Bridge Project. The IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Awards Program is an intensely competitive worldwide program, which honors exceptional Ph.D. students who have an interest in solving problems that are important to IBM and fundamental to innovation in many academic disciplines and areas of study.
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The department is pleased to announce that graduate student, Kaitlyn Kliewer, was awarded the Los Alamos Dynamic Summer School (LADSS) fellowship.