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Amilcare Porporato, 10 associated faculty join PEI

Publish Date: 
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 11:15am

The Princeton Environmental Institute has added core faculty member Amilcare Porporato, professor of civil and environmental engineering and the Princeton Environmental Institute, and 10 associated faculty to its roster of researchers and educators whose work focuses on or relates to the environment.

Will It Rain? Monitoring Program Puts Crucial Info in Hands of Remotest Farmers

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 2:00pm

At a vegetable farm in West Africa, where the planting is done by hand, questions about weather boil down to the most urgent question of all:  Will the rains be good or bad?

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 Hosts Fifth Annual Discovery Day

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 10:00am

The Princeton Environmental Institute hosted its 5th Annual Discovery Day on Thursday, May 4th. Discovery Day is a multidisciplinary poster session celebrating undergraduate senior thesis research on environmental issues. Sixty-five (65) students from 16 academic departments showcased their work, which was mentored by 47 faculty advisers.

New Warnings on Rising Seas

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 9:30am

A big new warning that sea levels may be rising even faster than we thought. As much as six feet by the end of this century. We’ll look at the impact on coastal cities world-wide.

Partnerships Yield Global Impact for Engineers Without Borders

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 9:30am

When Josh Umansky-Castro joined Engineers Without Borders as a freshman, he traveled to the remote mountain town of La Pitajaya, Peru, to help build and maintain two water distribution systems serving 21 families.

The pipe systems that carry water downhill from a distant spring were designed by Princetonians who came before him, and who left a lasting impact on the community they came to serve.

Two years later, Umansky-Castro, a junior majoring in mechanical and aerospace engineering at Princeton University, is making his own mark.

Princeton Studies Water

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Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 9:00am

Kelly Caylor: Sensing the field for the world’s farmers

Call for Water and the Environment Research and Teaching Proposals

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Monday, February 1, 2016 - 4:45pm

Anthropology Professor Carolyn Rouse Spearheads Effort to Build the First High School in Oshiyie, Ghana, with Support from PEI/Grand Challenges

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Thursday, June 17, 2010 (All day)
Carolyn Rouse

Trenton Franz Awarded Funding from Walbridge Fund

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Thursday, December 31, 2009 (All day)
Trenton Franz
Trenton Franz