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Princeton University, Professorship. The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Princeton University invites applications for a faculty position with a preferred start date of September 1, 2018. The search is open for Assistant, Associate and Full Professor appointments. A Ph.D. degree in an appropriate field is required.
The successful candidate will have a proven record of innovation and creativity in research addressing important and emerging topics in civil and environme
An annual event sponsored by SEAS called "Explore Engineering" was held on Friday, November 17, 2017.  Princeton's first-year undergraduates were able to attend this event to get information about the programs in  each of the Engineering School's departments (Chemical and Biological Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Operations Research and Financial Engineering). &
A wide-ranging discussion of issues surrounding water sustainability kicked off the second season of Princeton Entrepreneurship Council’s TigerTalks in the City. Princeton faculty panelists Eric Wood, Susan Dod Brown Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Howard Stone, Donald R. Dixon ’69 and Elizabeth W. Dixon Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, were joined via videoconference by Adam Wolf, CEO of Arable Labs, Inc. and Natalie Shivers, Princeton University Associat
The department is pleased to announce that Kasparas Spokas has received a School of Engineering and Applied Science Award for Excellence.  This award is given to SEAS advanced graduate students who have performed at the highest level as scholars and researchers.  The department selected Kasparas on the basis of his excellence in courses, research, and teaching during his time at Princeton.
Kasparas is a 4th year graduate student advised by Professor Catherine Peters.
The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season does not end until after Thanksgiving in late November, but it has already been a memorable one. Harvey wrought havoc on Texas in August. Irma, which notched records for size and power, pounded the Caribbean and damaged parts of Florida in early September. It was soon followed by Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico.
PhD Candidate, Tim Michiels, awarded the Hangai prize for his "outstanding paper by a young talented research under 30" at the IASS Symposium in Hamburg.
On August 30, 2017, Richard Garlock and William Faschan of Leslie E. Robertson Associates (LERA) were nationally recognized with the 2017 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards (IDEAS2) for their structural engineering design of Four World Trade Center in New York City.  Some quotes from the judges: “This project has an extremely complex structural system which is elegantly concealed”; “I fully appreciate the complexity of the s
The case for carbon capture and storage — a promising method for reducing greenhouse gases — received a boost recently from a Princeton University study that indicated the procedure would not be prone to significant leakage or high costs related to fixing leaks.
We are pleased to announce that Professor Peter Jaffe and his research team received  the following plaque/recognition for their application of feammox process in wastewater treatment from the Guangzhou Association of Environmental Protection Industrial, China.  The team included Associate Research Scholar, Shan Huang; Graduate Students Melany Ruiz Uriguen, Weitao Shuai, and Arianna Sherman; and Visiting Fellow, Il Han.


Congratulations to all!
The hardest thing about concrete just might be the problem of how to make the ubiquitous building material in an environmentally friendly manner. Recent laboratory results at Princeton University indicate that the challenge of making greener concrete may eventually be cracked.
Four graduate students from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering selected to receive a Mary and Randall Hack '6 Graduate Award from the Princeton Environmental Institute.
Two Civil and Environmental Engineering grad students, Xiaogang He and Kasparas Spokas, has been awarded the 2017 PEI-STEP Environmental Policy Fellowships from the Princeton Environmental Institute.

Two recent 2017 graduates, Emily Chen and Natasha Turkmani, attended the 2017 Global Grand Challenges Summit (GGCS) in Washington, DC from July 18 to July 20, 2017.  They presented their research posters.  Both were nominated by Princeton's School of Engineering and Applied Science, and financially supported by SEAS and the summit.
The 2017 Global Grand Challenges Summit (GGCS) was the third in a collaborative series sponsored by the US National Academy of Engineering (NAE), the
The department wishes to congratulate Professor Eric F. Wood on receiving the American Geophysical Union's (AGU) Robert E. Horton Medal which is given in recognition for his "outstanding contributions to hydrology."  AGU is an organization of earth scientists and geoscientists, with a total membership of more than 60,000.  They hold one of the largest scientific meetings every year, with typically 22,000 people attending. 
Professor Wood will be honored at AGU's
The department is pleased to announce that Professor Michael Celia, the Theodora Shelton Pitney Professor of Environmental Studies and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been named director of the Princeton Environmental Institute effective July 1.  Professor Celia, who has been involved in PEI's research, teaching programs and governance for many years, succeeds François Morel, the Albert G. Blanke, Jr., Professor of Geosciences and Professor of Geosciences an