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Princeton CEE is conducting three faculty searches, in civil engineering, water & climate, and data science & urban systems.
Princeton CEE is conducting three faculty searches, in civil engineering, water & climate, and data science & urban systems.
The department is pleased to announce that Graduate Student Xuehui Guo was awarded "Best Oral Presentation" at the National Atmospheric Deposition Program Scientific Symposium held in Albany, New York from November 7-8, 2018.
Graduate Student Rui Wang's satellite ammonia work was highlighted in the NASA Earth Observatory's Image of the Day on December 10, 2018.  She is advised by Professor Mark Zondlo.
Here's the link to the article: https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/images/144351/the-seasonal-rhythms-of-ammonia
 
 
Professor Michael Celia,director of the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) and Princeton's Theodora Shelton Pitney Professor of Environmental Studies and professor of civil and environmental engineering, has received an honorary doctorate in engineering from the University of Stuttgart in Germany for recognition of his work as a prolific researcher and an influential educator. University Chancellor Jan Gerken presented the award to Celia Nov. 16 during the institution's annual celebration.
Houston's urban landscape directly contributed to the torrential rainfall and deadly flooding experienced during Hurricane Harvey in August 2017, according to Princeton and University of Iowa researchers.
Members of Mark Zondlo’s lab used a suite of gas sensors to monitor air quality on Hawaii’s Big Island during the summer 2018 eruption of the Kilauea volcano.
The department is proud to announce that Graduate Student Rebecca Napolitano will receive a School of Engineering and Applied Science Award for Excellence for 2018.  This award is given to SEAS graduate students who have performed at the highest level as scholars and research.  The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department faculty selected her on the basis of her excellence in courses, research, and teaching during her time at Princeton.
Becca is advised by Professor Branko Glisi
The department is proud to announce that Graduate Student Xiaogang He will receive a School of Engineering and Applied Science Award for Excellence for 2018.  This award is given to SEAS graduate students who have performed at the highest level as scholars and research.  The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department faculty selected him on the basis of his excellence in courses, research, and teaching during his time at Princeton.
Xiaogang is co-advised by Professor Justin Sheffi
With the right public infrastructure investment, the United States could as much as double the amount of carbon dioxide emissions currently captured and stored worldwide within the next six years, according to an analysis by Princeton University researchers.
Ning Lin, Associate Professor at Princeton University’s Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering details her fascinating research on hurricane and climate science by refining methods in risk analysis in this in-depth interview.
Professor Mark Zondlo on ammonia in smog
Professor Michael Celia will be awarded an Honorary Doctorate degree from the University of Stuttgart in a ceremony to take place November 16, 2018, at the University of Stuttgart in Germany.
Professor Amilcare Porporato, Postdoctoral Research Associates Mark Bartlett and Jun Yin, and Graduate Student Samantha Hartzell co-authored a study published in the journal PLoS ONE that the natural and built systems both develop similarly in response to changing constraints, and some principles of evolution may be common to both types of systems.
THE 2019 HYDROLOGIC SCIENCES MEDAL is awarded to James A. Smith for exceptional contributions to understanding physical and statistical aspects of flood hydrology, urban hydrometeorology, and hydroclimatology.