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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.
Four CEE graduate students have been selected to join the Princeton Energy and Climate Scholars Program (PEC) for the 2015-2016 academic year.  They are Victor Charpentier, Ryan Edwards, Levi Golston, and Julio Herrera-Estrada.
Graduate student Xinwo Huang has received the Siebel Scholar Award for his final year of graduate studies.
The Princeton Engineering Office of Graduate Affairs is pleased to announce that two of the department's graduate students, Bo Quo and Qi Li, have each received a Wu Prize for Excellence.
The department is pleased to announce that Professor Sigrid Adriaenssens and her co-authors have been awarded the Tsuboi Award for the most outstanding paper presented and published in the Proceedings of the 2014 Annual International Association of Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) Symposium held in Brazil.
As part of the 2015 Argyris Visiting Professorship, Professor Celia delivered the inaugural Argyris Lecture at the University of Stuttgart.
A special session to honor the career of Professor Michael Celia was held at the 2015 Conference of the International Society of Porous media (Interpore) held in Padova, Italy, in May 2015.
Princeton part of $12 million project to set up urban water-sustainability research network.