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.
Extraordinary Processes is a seminar offered jointly by the Program in Visual Arts and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. It's a course to nudge students beyond their comfort zones at the boundary of art and engineering.
With a trip to Spain as a high point, Princeton University undergraduates participated in a semester-long study of Spanish bridge design in the class "A Social and Multi-dimensional Exploration of Structures."