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In the wake of historic destruction wrought by Hurricane Sandy in 2012, residents of New York and other coastal cities were left wondering whether Sandy-scale storm floods are the new normal.
The department is pleased to announce that the research project of Amber Lin, Class of 2019, has been chosen for the ICFNY (Independent College Fund of New Jersey) Undergraduate Research Symposium.
An article titled "Climate Variabliity and Extremes, Interacting with Nitrogen Storage, Amplify Eutrophication Risk"  by former graduate student, Minjin Lee *16, Professor Peter Jaffe, and others talks about the link between climate change and water quality.
The department is pleased to announce that two graduate students, Olek Niewiarowski of CEE and Mauricio Loyola Vergara of SOA, won the "IASS 2016 Design Competition for Young Generation on New National Stadium Japan".
A partnership between the Council on Science and Technology, the School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Department of Music, and the Lewis Center for the Arts, a class was offered in Spring 2016 called "Transformations in Engineering and the Arts" interweaving engineering concepts and artistic practices.  Professors Maria Garlock and Sigrid Adriaenssens lead the unit on structure.
The department is pleased to announce that graduate students, Da Pan and Siyuan Xian, have each been awarded a 2016 PEI-STEP fellowship.
We are pleased to announce that graduate student, Victor Charpentier, has been selected to receive a 2016 Walbridge Fund Graduate Award through PEI for his proposal, Manufacturing Support for Project "Adaptive Building Skin to Enhance Interiorof Buildings".  The Selection Committee was impressed with his proposal, and he will be funded with an award to support his research.  His advisor is Professor Sigrid Adriaenssens.
Congratulations, Victor!
Class of 2013 Victoria Richardson, who was at Princeton during her senior year as an Oxford exchange student, won the prestigious Kenneth Severn Award at the Structural Awards 2015 ceremony by the (British) Institution of Structural Engineers. (time 1.53 in this video)
The Institution of Structural Engineers is the world's largest membership organization dedicated to the art and science of structural en
Russell Archer and Lu Lu, who just graduated from Princeton with degrees in civil and environmental engineering, joined forces for their senior thesis. Partnering with a group in Colombia, the students helped analyze and design a bamboo canopy that is sustainable and strong.
Story on Kathryn Grabowski '16 on PEI news site.
The department is pleased to announce that Professor Catherine A. Peters has been selected as one of the 2016 Fellows of the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP).
The School of Engineering and Applied Science has selected Professor Ning Lin as one of this year's recipients of the Howard B. Wentz, Jr. Junior Faculty Award.
Hiba Abdel-Jaber, a member of SHMlab, has been awarded a Charlotte Elizabeth Procter Fellowship for the 2016-17 academic year. This Honorific Fellowship consists of full tuition and student health plan fees, beginning in September 2016.
The Thornton Tomasetti Foundation is pleased to announce that Tim Michiels, a graduate student advised by Professor Sigrid Adriaenssens, has been chosen to receive a $5,000 Thornton Tomasetti Student Innovation Fellowship.
The department is pleased to announce that Professor Michael A. Celia has received the 2016 McGraw Center Graduate Mentoring Award.  Each year, one faculty member in each department is selected for their exceptional mentorship of graduate students.