HMEI-STEP Fellows: Awarded Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Feng, Kairui

    Ford Fellow
    Kairui Feng
    DEPARTMENT

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

    HMEI-STEP Topic

    Empiric and Diagnostic Policies to Tame Hurricane and Climate Change Risks

    HMEI-STEP Adviser(s)

    Michael Oppenheimer

    Thesis Topic

    Adaptive Decision-Making for Infrastructure-Human Systems Affected by Hurricanes and Climate Change

    Thesis Adviser(s)

    Ning Lin

  • Sun, Emily Wei-Hsin

    Perkins Fellow
    DEPARTMENT

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

    HMEI-STEP Topic

    Predicting Soil Carbon Flux in Response to Small-Scale Amendments for Integration into Climate Policy Frameworks

    HMEI-STEP Adviser(s)

    Tim Searchinger

    Thesis Topic

    Flow of Water and Organics Through Mineral Nanopores

    Thesis Adviser(s)

    Ian Bourg

  • Tao, Yiheng

    Ford Fellow
    DEPARTMENT

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

    HMEI-STEP Topic

    Projecting the Energy Landscape in the Midwestern United States in the Next Two Decades

    HMEI-STEP Adviser(s)

    Denise Mauzerall

    Thesis Topic

    Modeling Geological Storage of Carbon Dioxide

    Thesis Adviser(s)

    Michael Celia

  • Spokas, Kasparas

    Ford Fellow
    DEPARTMENT

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

    HMEI-STEP Topic

    Policies to Promote Dispatchable, Low-Carbon Electricity Generation to Complement Intermittent Renewable Energy Growth: Evaluation of the Limitations of a Carbon Tax and Alternative Policy Mechanisms to Incentivize CO2 Capture for Flexible Fossil Fuel Power Plants

    HMEI-STEP Adviser(s)

    Eric Larson, Tom Kreutz

    Thesis Topic

    Geochemistry of Reactive Fluids from Subsurface Energy Technologies

    Thesis Adviser(s)

    Catherine Peters

  • He, Xiaogang

    Perkins Fellow
    DEPARTMENT

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

    HMEI-STEP Topic

    Incorporation of Human Dimensions into the Hydrological Model and its Implications to Policy-Making for Drought Adaptation in California

    HMEI-STEP Adviser(s)

    Michael Oppenheimer

    Thesis Topic

    Flood and Drought Risk Assessment

    Thesis Adviser(s)

    Eric Wood

  • Xu, Shangping

    PEI RISE Fellow
    DEPARTMENT

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

    HMEI-STEP Topic

    Methane emission from flooded rice paddy soils and wetland sediments: dynamic modeling and optimal resolution strategy search.

    HMEI-STEP Adviser(s)

    David Bradford

    Thesis Topic

    Methane emissions from rice paddies.

    Thesis Adviser(s)

    Peter Jaffe

  • Ming, Yi

    PEI RISE Fellow
    DEPARTMENT

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

    HMEI-STEP Topic

    Cooling potential of aerosol in global climate change.

    HMEI-STEP Adviser(s)

    David Bradford

    Thesis Topic

    Climate impacts of aerosols.

    Thesis Adviser(s)

    Lynn Russell

  • Shrestha, Junu

    Ford Fellow
    DEPARTMENT

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

    HMEI-STEP Topic

    Developing effective mitigation banking policies based on modeling and experimental studies.

    HMEI-STEP Adviser(s)

    David Wilcove

    Thesis Topic

    Cumulative effects of vegetation and nitrates on the redox chemistry of Riparian Wetlands.

    Thesis Adviser(s)

    Peter Jaffe

  • Duguid, Andrew

    Ford Fellow
    DEPARTMENT

    Civil and Environmental Engineering

    HMEI-STEP Topic

    Risk assessment of CO2 leakage through abandoned wells.

    HMEI-STEP Adviser(s)

    Michael Oppenheimer

    Thesis Topic

    CO2 leakage through abandoned wells.

    Thesis Adviser(s)

    Michael Celia