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Anu Ramaswami, an interdisciplinary environmental engineer who is recognized as a pioneer and leader on the topic of sustainable urban systems, has been named Prof. of India Studies, Civil and Environmental Engineering, and the Princeton Environmental Institute, and the inaugural director of the M.S. Chadha Center for Global India.
A collaboration project between the Princeton University Environmental Fluid Mechanics lab and AZPML Architects, "Cityreader" makes use of mobile urban sensing technologies to collect high spatio-temporal urban environmental data affordably and efficiently.
Italian Renaissance frescos of the gods and goddesses of air, water, fire and earth enliven the ceiling and four walls of the Room of the Elements in Florence’s famed Palazzo Vecchio, but without structural engineers’ work to preserve such historic buildings, the world could eventually lose these masterpieces.
The department is proud to announce that Graduate Student Yanhong Bian won the graduate/postdoc Gold Poster Award at Princeton Research Day held on Thursday, May 9, 2019.  She won for her presentation titled "Nutrients Removal and Recovery in Wastewater by Using Electrochemical Technology".  Her advisor is Professor Zhiyong (Jason) Ren.
Princeton Research Day is an opportunity for undergraduate students, grad students, postdocs, and non-faculty researchers at Princeton Unive
The department is pleased to announce that Graduate Student Arianna Sherman has been selected by the New Jersey Water Environment Association as a co-recipient of the John J. LaGrosa Award 2019.  The NJWEA Scholarship Committee was very impressed with her academic and professional qualifications and activities.
The New Jersey Water Environment Association is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to preserving and enhancing the water environment.  Founded in 1915 the Associat
The Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment has named Weitao Shuai, a fourth year graduate student in civil and environmental engineering, the Maeder Fellow in Energy and the Environment for the 2019-2020 academic year.
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 EOS.org, 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.