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Ignacio Rodríguez-Iturbe, hydrologist who forged a new science linking water to ecosystems, dies at 80
Oct. 27, 2022

Ignacio Rodríguez-Iturbe, who traced the underlying patterns of river networks and explored the interaction of water and the environment as a founder of the discipline of ecohydrology, died Sept. 28 in Venezuela. He was 80.

Rodríguez-Iturbe, the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of

Lucia Stein-Montalvo awarded 2022-2023 Mistletoe Research Fellowship
Oct. 25, 2022

CEE postdoc Lucia Stein-Montalvo has been selected as a 2022-2023 Mistletoe Research Fellow (MRF) by the Momental Foundation, which aims to "build bridges between the academic, entrepreneurial, and civil communities to create a more human-centered and sustainable future through technology.” 

The MRF provides an Unfettered…

Civil and materials engineer Glaucio Paulino awarded ASME’s Melville Medal
Oct. 10, 2022

Glaucio Paulino, Princeton’s Margareta Engman Augustine Professor of Engineering, is a recipient of the 2022 Melville Medal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), the society’s highest honor…

Avantika Gori Receives the 2022 Natural Hazards Section Award for Graduate Research
Oct. 5, 2022

Our graduate student Avantika Gori has been selected to receive the 2022 Natural Hazards Section Award for Graduate Research. Congratulations. 

Welcome Back: Fall 2022 CEE Graduate Reception
Sept. 29, 2022

On Tuesday, Sept. 27th, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering hosted its first in-person Graduate Fall Reception since 2019. All currently enrolled graduate students, researchers and faculty members were invited. At the reception, Department Chair Prof. Catherine Peters made the opening remarks and shared updates of CEE graduate…

SEAS faculty awarded Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund
Aug. 23, 2022

One of the new research endeavors from SEAS and CEE faculty with potential benefits for the environment has been awarded support from the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund. 

The fund spurs the exploration of bold new ideas that can accelerate progress on major challenges in science and engineering, pioneer new…

Matthew Sima wins second place in 2022 Geosyntec Groundwater Student Paper Competition
June 22, 2022

Matthew Sima, a second-year graduate student in the Jaffé laboratory in the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, wins second place in 2022 Geosyntec Groundwater Student Paper Competition for his paper entitled Kinetics of Perfluorooctanoic and Perfluorooctane Sulfonic Acid Biodegradation by Acidimicrobium sp. Strain A6 during the…

CEE Graduate Student Avantika Gori has been awarded a Wallace Memorial Fellowship
April 4, 2022

We are pleased to announce that CEE Graduate student Avantika Gori is awarded a Wallace Memorial Fellowship for the 2022-23 academic year. Founded in 1930 by the bequest of Bonnie Wallace LeClear, this fellowship acknowledges Avantika's distinguished work in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Honorific Fellowships recognize…

CEE Graduate Student Christine Blackshaw wins a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Award
April 4, 2022

We are pleased to announce that CEE Graduate student Christine Blackshaw 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…

Prof. Ramaswami recognized with AAEES Science Award
March 25, 2022

Prof. Anu Ramaswami is the winner of the 2022 AAEES Science Award. The AAEES Science Award is given to an individual who is an outstanding performer in the management and implementation of environmental science programs and projects conducted under either public or private auspices and has demonstrated exemplary professional conduct, has…