Civil and Environmental Engineering News
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The School of Engineering China programs aim to enhance engineering education by providing undergraduate, co-term, master's, and PhD students with an opportunity to learn about China and to gain meaningful volunteer experience in a culturally diverse and international environment.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Spormann studies anaerobic microbes to understand the molecular and biochemical basis of unusual metabolism.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
EdX will be available as an open source learning platform on June 1. In support of that move, Stanford will integrate features of its existing Class2Go open source online learning platform into the edX platform.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
A study, co-authored by Stanford engineer Mark Z. Jacobson, outlines a path to statewide renewable energy conversion, and away from natural gas and imported fuel.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions an engineer can receive.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
David Lallemant, the John A. Blume Fellow in the School of Engineering, discusses how his research aims to help people in Haiti and other areas vulnerable to earthquakes and natural disasters.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Ivy Huang, a graduate student in environmental engineering, says the Quentin and Frances Berg Fellowship, is helping support her dream of pursuing a PhD.
Friday, January 18, 2013
In a competition that could help transform the homebuilding industry, students bring a new approach to creating solar houses that can be easily manufactured.
Monday, January 7, 2013
Letter from the Dean of Stanford Engineering.
Friday, December 7, 2012
Stanford undergraduate students receive prestigious federal recognition.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Mahalia Miller, a PhD student in the Stanford Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, discovered that algorithms that have been optimized to study social networks are applicable to the study of transportation networks.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
The Global Climate and Energy Project recently celebrated its 10th anniversary. Since 2002, GCEP has invested more than $130 million into 80 research programs at Stanford and 38 other institutions worldwide.
Thursday, September 27, 2012
The Kelp Forest Array, located just offshore of Stanford's Hopkins Marine Station, will provide the power and real-time data access that scientists need to monitor the effects of climate change on the California coast.
Monday, September 10, 2012
Adapting a sophisticated climate model, researchers show that there is plenty of wind available to supply half to several times the world’s total energy needs within the next two decades.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
In the first detailed analysis of the event's global health effects, researchers estimate the number of deaths and cases of cancer worldwide resulting from the release of radiation.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
The team leading Stanford's online education initiative announces seed grants to faculty members across campus for course development. "It's been a grassroots phenomenon, which really reflects Stanford's tradition of innovation and creativity," said John Mitchell, professor of computer science and President John Hennessy's special assistant for educational technology.
Monday, June 25, 2012
A Stanford team finished in the top six of a U.S. Department of Energy challenge.
Friday, June 22, 2012
Five teams will receive seed funding for research tackling global sustainability challenges.
Friday, April 20, 2012
Krawinkler was widely respected around the world and recognized for extraordinary and lasting contributions to earthquake safety. He fundamentally changed the process of evaluating seismic safety and damage potential.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Using a sophisticated weather model, environmental engineers at Stanford have defined optimal placement of a grid of four wind farms off the U.S. East Coast. The model successfully balances production.