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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.
Undergraduate students from Civil and Environmental Engineering participated in a non-profit organization called Engineers Without Borders which partnered the Princeton University chapter with a community in Peru to help build a water system from scratch for the community.  A team of Princeton students and professional mentors came up with the design, and then travelled to Peru to put their design into practice.
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Eric F. Wood, the Susan Dod Brown Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
In December 2016, Professor Adriaenssens gave aTedX talk “Designing for strength, economy, and beauty” at the GeorgeSchool, PA.
Class of 2017 Natasha Turkmani has been awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship.  The award gives outstanding students from outside the United Kingdom the opportunity to pursue postgraduate study at the University of Cambridge.  The program was established in 2000 by a donation from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to Cambridge to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others.
Natasha will study for a master's degree in engineering with a f
The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University has selected Class of 2017 Emily Chen as one of 10 students for the 2017 cohort of the Scholars in the Nation's Service Initiative (SINSI).
Postdoctoral Research Associate Enrico Sassoni has been selected to receive the Gustavo Colonnetti medal for 2017 from RILEM (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures).
The stone monuments of Italy's Certosa di Bologna cemetery have stood for more than two centuries as symbols of peace and eternity. But even stone does not last forever. So Enrico Sassoni, a visiting postdoctoral research associate in Princeton's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is working to protect the marble monuments and even make them stronger.
Princeton professor Eric Wood and a team of Princeton engineers have deployed an advanced drought and flood risk monitoring program for environmentally vulnerable regions like Niger and other areas in Africa and in Latin America. The program assimilates weather data that are plentiful but hard to analyze for those on the ground.
World Scientific has published a book by Professor Jean H. Prevost, Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Serguei Bagrianski, former Graduate Student, titled "An Introduction to Matrix Structural Analysis and Finite Element Methods".
A research study by Prof. Elie Bou-Zeid and his group found that a combination of climatic factors and unusual weather, not human conflict, contributed to the giant Middle East dust storm recently in August 2015.