Thursday, Sep 19, 2019
In the context of a changing climate, the impact from human activities can be reduced by improving the quality of what we already have. Actions such as improving gas mileage for cars, reducing the waste of agricultural products or improving building energy efficiencies are actions that do not requirement leapfrog technological advances but a...
Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019
CEE Professor Peter Jaffe and Associate Research Scholar Dr. Shan Huang have discovered that a common soil bacterium, Acidimicrobium A6, has the ability to break down PFAS chemicals -- the most recalcitrant class of chemicals and the most persistent pollutants. Their findings were published in ES&T this month.
Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019
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.
Grad Student Vivek Kumar Awarded Best Poster Award-3rd Place at the 9th Intl Conf on Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure
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
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
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
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
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
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".
Graduate Student Arianna Sherman Selected to Receive a New Jersey Water Environment Association Award
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
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.