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Walbridge Fund graduate researchers explore environmental topics, from dwarf forests to rugged bacteria

July 7, 2020 ・ Morgan Kelly

The Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) has selected four Princeton University graduate students as 2020 recipients of the Walbridge Fund Graduate Award for Environmental Research. The awardees are Danielle Chase, Nicolas Choquette-Levy, Zachary Garvin and Julie Tierney. They represent the departments of…

Hack Graduate Award recipients explore water issues from groundwater cleanup to carbon-capturing crystals

June 4, 2020 ・ Morgan Kelly

The Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) has selected seven Princeton University graduate students as 2020 recipients of the Mary and Randall Hack ’69 Graduate Awards for Water and the Environment. The awardees are Francisco Carrillo, Eunah Han, Julie Kim, Aleksander Musiał,…

Geyman’s published senior thesis research offers new thoughts on how carbonates record global carbon cycle

November 8, 2019 ・ Tom Garlinghouse

When scientists want to study Earth’s very ancient geological past — typically greater than 100 million years ago — they often turn to rocks called carbonates. Calcium carbonates, the most ubiquitous forms of carbonate, are minerals that precipitate from seawater…

Princeton Profiles: Zoe Sims, finding purpose and passion in the natural world

September 27, 2018 ・ Jamie Saxon & Danielle Alio

Growing up in her native Hawaii, Zoe Sims, a 2017 alumna, discovered a passion for ecology that began with exploring coral reefs. At Princeton, she conducted two years of research for her senior thesis, studying the effects of groundwater pollution…

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Combining science and service: Studying lead contamination in Trenton, N.J.

April 2, 2018 ・ Morgan Kelly

The project “Urban Tap Water and Human Health” funded by PEI’s Urban Grand Challenges program combines science with community service

Princeton geologists solve fossil mystery by creating 3-D ‘virtual tour’ through rock

Princeton geologists solve fossil mystery by creating 3-D ‘virtual tour’ through rock

February 27, 2018 ・ Liz Fuller-Wright

Princeton geoscientists Adam Maloof and Akshay Mehra can create 3-D versions of rock samples that scientists can look at from any angle.

Amilcare Porporato, 10 associated faculty join PEI

September 28, 2017 ・ Morgan Kelly,

The Princeton Environmental Institute has added core faculty member Amilcare Porporato and 10 associated faculty to its roster.

Princeton Researchers Assist in Kenya’s Grevy’s Zebra Census

June 24, 2016 ・ Holly P. Welles

How do you tell one zebra from another? By looking at their stripes using special software that identifies their natural barcode.