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August 2015

PEI Environmental Scholars Awarded in 2015

Publish Date: 
Monday, August 24, 2015 - 11:15am

Zoe Sims ‘17, Newton Family Scholar

Zoe Sims ‘17Major: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Research Topic: Coral Reef Acclimatization to Climate Change: Phenotypic Tradeoffs and Environmental Consequences
Adviser: Stephen Pacala, Frederick D. Petrie Professor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and PEI associated faculty member

$1.05M Awarded for Innovative Research, Teaching, and Mentorship in Energy and the Environment

Publish Date: 
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 1:30pm

Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment (ACEE) have announced awards totaling $1,050,000 to support 11 innovative projects in energy and the environment. The awards follow a joint call for research proposals this past spring and will foster research, teaching, and mentorship in energy and the environment.

Study Calculates the Speed of Ice Formation

Publish Date: 
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 (All day)

Researchers at Princeton University have for the first time directly calculated the rate at which water crystallizes into ice in a realistic computer model of water molecules. The simulations, which were carried out on supercomputers, provide insight into the mechanism by which water transitions from a liquid to a crystalline solid.