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PEI awards $515,000 to projects studying our changing climate and environment

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Monday, April 23, 2018 - 4:45pm

Birds and flowers out of sync, the integration of built and natural flood-control features, and frozen methane deep beneath the ocean are among the five projects recently funded by the Princeton Environmental Institute as part of its Climate and Energy Challenge program. Totaling $515,000, the newly awarded research projects will run from 2018 to 2020.

Bourg receives NSF CAREER grant to study fine-grain soil hydrology, mechanics

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 10:00am

Ian Bourg, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering and the Princeton Environmental Institute, has received a five-year CAREER award from the National Science Foundation to study the hydrology and mechanics of fine-grained soils and sedimentary rocks.

In 'The Environmental Nexus,' students explore the many paths to saving the planet

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 10:00am

In the "Environmental Nexus" course that debuted this semester, undergraduates approach the environmental crisis from four distinct perspectives — science, ethics, politics and economics, and arts and literature. The course's unique structure prepares students to deal with the future effects of the global environmental crisis — particularly climate change, the loss of biodiversity, and food and water shortages — which will likely touch every facet of their lives.

PEI Awards $840,000 for Innovative Research, Teaching, and Mentorship in Water and the Environment

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Monday, June 13, 2016 - 11:15am

The Princeton Environmental Institute has awarded a total of $840,000 to support seven original research projects which will become the nucleus of a new Grand Challenges cooperative focused on environmental issues associated with physical, chemical, and biological aspects of oceans and freshwater systems.

PEI Welcomes New Assistant Professor Ian Bourg

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Thursday, February 26, 2015 (All day)

Ian BourgThe Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) is pleased to welcome Ian Bourg to Princeton University in his new capacity as assistant professor with a joint appointment with PEI and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.