Monday, Dec 14, 2009
Hoping to help fix the Earth's atmosphere, Professor Catherine Peters recently found herself 4,100 feet underground in the Homestake Mine, a defunct South Dakota gold mine being transformed into an underground science laboratory.
Tuesday, Dec 1, 2009
Eric Wood has been awarded the 2010 Jule G. Charney Award from the American Meteorological Society "for pioneering contributions to understanding the role of land surface heterogeneity in the coupled water and energy balance of the Earth surface". This is the highest award given to hydrologists by the AMS.
Tuesday, Dec 1, 2009
Elie Bou-Zeid has been awarded the 2009 Latsis Prize "for fundamental contributions to the understanding of atmospheric turbulence and the representation of temperature and humidity in numerical simulations of the atmospheric boundary layer". This prize is awarded by the EPFL in Lausanne to recognize scientific work of particular excellence from...
Monday, Nov 23, 2009
Princeton engineers are building a 92-foot-long replica of the Golden Gate Bridge as part of a $3 million National Science Foundation interactive display that will open in 2012.
Tuesday, Sep 22, 2009
The department is delighted to announce that Ted Zoli, who has been teaching here in CEE for the past 6 years, and who is an alumnus of our department, has been awarded a MacArthur Fellowship, sometimes known as the "genius grant".
Monday, Aug 31, 2009
An exhibit on Felix Candela, featuring models and animations by Princeton students, is now on display at the MIT Museum. In this video, Maria Moreyra Garlock describes the structural beauty and simplicity of thin-concrete shell structures built by Candela during the mid 20th century.
Tuesday, Jun 23, 2009
Professor Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe will be awarded the 2009 Bowie Medal, the highest honor awarded by the American Geophysical Union.
Thursday, Jun 18, 2009
Minghui Diao has been awarded a NASA Earth System Science Fellowship.
Wednesday, Jun 3, 2009
The Princeton Engineering Office of Graduate Affairs is pleased to announce that CEE Graduate Student, Yan Zhang, is the recipient of a Wu Prize for Excellence.