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Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019
by Molly Sharlach, Office of Engineering Communications
In summer heat, cities may swelter more than nearby suburbs and rural areas. And while the size of this urban heat island effect varies widely among the world’s cities, heat island intensity can largely be explained by a city’s population and precipitation level, researchers reported in a paper published Sept. 4 in the journal Nature.
Monday, Aug 19, 2019
Vivek Kumar, a member of the SHMlab, has been awarded the Best Poster Award - Third Place at the 9th International Conference on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, held from August 4-7, 2019, in St. Louis, MO.
Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019
by Molly Seltzer
A team of Princeton University researchers has found that, in one of the biggest gas-producing regions, most of these emissions come from a tiny subset of the wells, a finding with major implications for how to control the problem.
Friday, Jun 21, 2019
by Jane Soohoo
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.
Thursday, Jun 20, 2019
by Pooja Makhijani
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.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
by Amelia Herb
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.
Monday, May 13, 2019
by Jane Soohoo
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".
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
by Jane Soohoo
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.
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
by Molly A. Seltzer
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.
Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019
by Jane Soohoo
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.

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