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Innovations in Building Intelligent Cities

Innovations in Building Intelligent Cities

March 13, 2017 ・ Bennett McIntosh for the Office of the Dean for Research

Interdisciplinary work of faculty to find new ways to build urban infrastructures.

PEI Faculty Seminar Series Video: Probabilistic Coastal Hazards Mapping for the US

November 15, 2016 ・ Igor Heifetz

Improving coastal resiliency, and the adoption of natural infrastructure as part of a multiple lines of defense strategy, relies on effective coastal flood hazards and risk assessment and risk management. Current flood hazards maps do not adequately consider geomorphological, physical…

PEI Faculty Seminar Series Video: The Des Moines Farming Corridor

December 15, 2015 ・ Igor Heifetz

Downtown Des Moines once lacking in its 9 to 5 downtown a residential presence, has been radically restructured through a process that I developed 25 years ago with the Des Moines Vision Plan of 1990. The plan has fostered the…

Researchers Predict Growing Number of Hurricane Sandy-Like Storm Surges in Future

October 10, 2016 ・ Chris Emery for the Office of Engineering Communications

Researchers estimate that storm-related flooding along the east coast is likely to become more common.


Call for Proposals for Innovative Research, Teaching, Mentorship, and Service focused on Urban Sustainability

June 27, 2016 ・ Igor Heifetz

Princeton Environmental Institute is pleased to announce a call for innovative research, teaching, mentorship and service proposals on behalf of the Urban Challenge.

S.O.S. sign written in beach sand near beach waves hahaha

Discovery Day 2015

May 28, 2015 ・ Holly Welles

On Friday, May 8th, the Princeton Environmental Institute hosted its annual Discovery Day—a multidisciplinary poster session celebrating undergraduate senior thesis research on environmental issues. Over 50 students from 16 academic departments showcased their work which was mentored by 34 faculty…

Artists Making Cities: Two Events with Three Dynamic Artists

February 4, 2015 ・ Igor Heifetz

February 24, 2015 It s 2015 Do you know where your artists are? Increasingly, they’re heading out of the studio and into public spaces. They’re taking over sidewalks, revitalizing urban rivers, redesigning streets to be more people-friendly, and remediating industrial…

Hawkins Named “Public Official of the Year”

November 24, 2014 ・ Holly Welles