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The department is pleased to announce that Vinicius Amaral, Class of 2017, was awarded the National Science Foundation's 2019 Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP) for his PhD research at the University of California, Santa Cruz.  His field of study is in Geosciences - Chemical Oceanography.
The NSF's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) offers fellowships to applicants selected through a national competition.  It recognizes and supports individuals early in their graduat
The department is pleased to announce that Avantika Gori has received the 2019 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship Award.  She was awarded this fellowship in recognition of her academic excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) achievements from over 2,928 applications.
Program Awardees will receive full tuition and all mandatory fees coverage for up to 3 years at any accredited U.S. college or university that provides advanced degrees
Behind the Research: A Sampling of Professor Elie Bou-Zeid's work
Claire White, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, will lead a project to develop a more energy-efficient material to capture carbon from complex industrial emissions.
Seven innovations with the potential to benefit society and spur the economy have been awarded funding to bridge the gap between laboratory research and the development needed to move promising ideas into the global marketplace.

Professor Peter Jaffe: "A new method of treating contaminated water with bioremediation" and Professor Sigrid Adriaenssens: "An adaptive solar shade to save energy and improve comfort in buildings".
The Research Spotlight highlighting Professor James Smith's paper "Strange Floods: The Upper Tail of Flood Peaks in the United States" has been published on, Earth and Space Science News.
James Gales Jr., Class of 2017, was spotted on a HGTV House Hunters International episode on January 29, 2019, accompanying a football coach who was looking for an apartment in Gdynia, Poland.  James is playing American football in Poland for the Gdynia Seahawks.
CEE Professors Branko Glisic and Maria Garlock teamed up with a consortium of European institutions led by Politecnico di Milano (including Vittorio Garatti Committee for the Havana National Schools of Art) to win Getty Foundation’s 2018 Keeping It Modern Grant for preservation study on The National Schools of Art of Havana.
The department is pleased to announce that Professor Claire White has been awarded the Gustavo Colonnetti Medal from RILEM (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures), an international organization that aims to promote scientific cooperation in the area of construction materials and structures.
Sewage treatment — an unglamorous backbone of urban living — could offer a cost-effective way to combat climate change by flushing greenhouse gases from the atmosphere.
The department is pleased to announce that Professor Branko Glisic has been elected Fellow of the International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (ISHMII).
On a rainy Saturday in October, graduate students Arianna Sherman and Weitao Shuai, in Hillsborough, NC and in rubber boots, waded into a muddy stream to begin investigating how farm waste and a giant storm may have disrupted an ecosystem.
Recent droughts caused increases in emissions of carbon dioxide and harmful air pollutants from power generation in several western states as fossil fuels came online to replace hampered hydroelectric power. A new study quantifies the impact.
Research at the intersection of engineering and archaeology led by CEE graduate student Isabel Morris presented at the American Geophysical Union's annual meeting in December 2018 was featured in Live Science.
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.