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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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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.
Graduate Student Julio Herrera-Estrada leads study on patterns behind drought movement found.
Graduate Student, Xiaogang He, has been accepted to IIASA's 2017 Young Scientists Summer Program in Laxenburg, Austria.
CEE graduate student Kasparas Spokas has been accepted to IIASA’s 2017 Young Scientists Summer Program in Laxenburg, Austria.
Cities. They sprawl and tangle, juxtaposing ancient public squares and glistening skyscrapers. They provide homes for half of humanity, and economic and cultural centers for the rest.
Claire White, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment at Princeton University, received a five-year CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to investigate more sustainable and resilient alternatives to Portland cement, a fundamental constituent in concrete and whose production emits one ton of carbon dioxide for every ton produced, accounting for five to eight percent of global carbon-dioxide emissions.