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Wallace Memorial Fellowship Awarded to Matthew Sima
June 27, 2024

Matthew Sima has been awarded the Wallace Memorial Fellowship for the 2024-2025 Academic year by the Faculty Committee on the Graduate School. Founded in 1930 by the bequest of Bonnie Wallace LeClear, this fellowship acknowledges his distinguished work in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. The Wallace Fellowship consists of…

Matthew Sima wins the New Jersey Water Environmental Association (NJWEA) John J. Lagrosa Award.
June 27, 2024

Matthew Sima, a 5th year Ph.D. candidate has been selected as a 2024 recipient of the prestigious John J. Lagrosa Award by the New Jersey Water Environment Research (NJWEA). The award includes a check for $3,000 and recognition at the NJWEA 107th John J. Lagrosa Annual Conference. Matthew was selected based on his outstanding academic…

Princeton hosts international conference on modeling and securing Earth’s groundwater
June 3, 2024

Leaders in groundwater research and management are convening at Princeton University next week for the world’s largest water modeling conference. Experts from academia and industry, students and policymakers will share strategies for understanding and securing the global supply of groundwater, which represents about…

CEE Assistant Professor Reza Moini receives Howard B. Wentz, Jr., Junior Faculty Award
May 23, 2024

Prof. Moini has received the Howard B. Wentz, Jr., Junior Faculty Award from the School of Engineering and Applied Science. This award was established to recognize the most talented junior faculty members I the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Princeton University. The award recognizes his exceptional research in the creation and…

Professor Paulino and His Team Land the Cover of PNAS
May 17, 2024

CEE Professor Glaucio Paulino and his team's research article "Modular multi-degree-of-freedom soft origami robots with reprogrammable electrothermal actuation" has been published in PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences) May 14, 2024 issue.  Link to full article:  

Isabel M. de Oliveira wins 3rd place in Academic Poster Competition
May 9, 2024

Isabel M. de Oliveira submitted her poster of "From flat sheets to 3D frame units: numerical modeling of customized expanded metal" at the VIAS3D Academia sponsored Academic Poster Competition held at the SIMULIA Americas Users Conference and was awarded 3rd place in the competition!!  Her poster was on display for 3 days in front of some…

Professor Catherine Peters wins the 2024 AEESP Award
May 6, 2024

It is with immense pleasure to announce that Professor Catherine Peters has won 2024 AEESP Award for Outstanding Contribution to Environmental Engineering & Science. This top award recognizes Dr. Peters'  holistic excellence in scholarship, teaching and professional society initiatives.  

Congratulations Professor Peters!

CEE Professor Jason Ren wins Prestigious Awards
May 6, 2024

Professor Ren was honored with the Walter J. Weber, Jr. AEESP Frontier in Research Award.  This highest research award award is given annually to an environmental engineering or science professor who has advanced the environmental engineering and science field through recognized leadership and pioneering efforts in a new and innovative…

Professor Adriaenssens’ AR Contributes to the GRAND GOLD AWARD
April 9, 2024

Professor Sigrid Adriaenssens’ research group that combines augmented reality with masonry construction contributed to winning the Grand Gold Award. 


The 'I Live with Nature' garden has won the highest award available, at the 2024 Greater Bay Area Flower Show in Shenzhen, China. The show garden, designed by…

Awards for Excellence in Teaching
April 8, 2024

The Undergraduate Engineering Council celebrated the passion and dedication of faculty members and teaching assistants at the annual School of Engineering and Applied Science Excellence in Teaching Awards for the Spring 2022-23 and Fall 2023-24 semesters.  Congratulations to Professor Maria Garlock (CEE 262B) and Graduate Students…