Grad Students Matthew Sima and Mauricio Pereira Receive The School of Engineering and Applied Science Award for Excellence
Sept. 28, 2023

The Department is proud to announce that Graduate Students Mattew Sima and Mauricio Pereira have received the School of Engineering and Applied Science Award for Excellence for 2023.  This award is given to SEAS graduate students who have performed at the highest level as scholars and researchers.  The Civil and Environmental…

Reza Moini received NSF CAREER Award
Sept. 19, 2023

CEE assistant professor Reza Moini has been awarded the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award to understand and engineer a new generation of concrete composites, inspired by…

Nature Water: Revolutionizing Lithium Production on a String
Sept. 11, 2023

A vital component of the batteries at the heart of electric vehicles and grid energy storage, lithium is key to a clean energy future. But producing the silvery-white metal comes with significant environmental costs. Among them is the vast amount of land and time needed to extract lithium from briny water, with large operations running into the…

Professor Denise Mauzerall has been elected as a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union
Sept. 11, 2023

We are pleased to announce that our Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor, Denise Mauzerall, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU)!

This very prestigious honor is awarded to less than 0.1% of the AGU membership a year, and AGU is known as the “world’s largest earth and space sciences association”…

Kingsbury featured in Smart Water Solutions podcast
Sept. 6, 2023

Assistant Professor Ryan Kingsbury was recently interviewed for the Smart Water Solutions podcast. In the episode, he talks about his research vision, the potential of selective membrane technology to advance sustainability, and shares reflections about his unconventional career path.


CEE Graduate Student Jinhee Park wins first prize in the Geosyntec 2023 GWAG Student Competition
Sept. 6, 2023

Geosyntec Consultants recently announced the winners of the 2023 Annual Student Paper Competition. This contest is intended to recognize and reward graduate students performing cutting edge research related to the assessment and treatment of chemical contaminants in soil and groundwater. 
Among the six winners, CEE graduate student…

A Summer Experience in Research and Community Education: Personal Reflections from CEE
Aug. 11, 2023

As the impacts of climate change persist and intensify, an understanding of our water resources is vital not only for current scientists, but for everyone ‒ including future hydrologists. Through a collaborative partnership between Princeton’s Integrated GroundWater Modeling Center (IGWMC), directed by Professor Reed Maxwell (CEE, HMEI), and…

CEE Graduate Student Chiara Smorada wins a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Award
July 21, 2023

We are pleased to announce that CEE Graduate student Chiara Smorada wins a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Award. She is one of approximately 2,000 outstanding U.S. Graduate Students and the selection was based on merit peer review by external scientific experts. The GRFP is a National Science…

Soil Science Society of America Announces 2023 Award Recipient
July 19, 2023

The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) announced the following 2023 award recipient. The annual awards are presented for outstanding contributions to soil science through education, national and international service, and research.  Matthew W. Sima of Princeton University is a Ph.D. candidate in the Civil and Environmental…

Graduate students in Moini Lab have won two poster awards in American Concrete Institute Convention
July 12, 2023

Graduate students in Moini’s lab have Recently won two poster awards during the spring convention of the American Concrete Institute in San Francisco in April 2023. 

A study led by graduate student Arjun Prihar won a third-place poster award while a peer lab memebr Krystal Delnoce won the first place. Prihar’s research (co…