Civil and Environmental Engineering News
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Computer simulations by Professor Mark Z. Jacobson have shown that offshore wind farms with thousands of wind turbines could have sapped the power of three real-life hurricanes, significantly decreasing their winds and accompanying storm surge, and possibly preventing billions of dollars in damages.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Stanford's Precourt Institute, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center and TomKat Center have awarded 11 seed grants to Stanford faculty for early-stage energy research.
Friday, October 18, 2013
Stanford's first-ever entry in the Department of Energy-sponsored green building competition finished in fifth place, the top team among California-based competitors, and placed among the top five teams in six of the 10 judging categories.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Stanford engineer expresses confidence in U.S. ability to attain all-renewable energy by 2050.
Monday, September 16, 2013
Interdisciplinary team creates 'microbial battery' driven by naturally occurring bacteria that evolved to produce electricity as they digest organic material.
Monday, August 26, 2013
Richard Gelting says his interdisciplinary training at Stanford has aided his efforts to help some of the 800 million people who lack clean water.
Friday, August 2, 2013
Engineering students put low-weight, thin-film solar panels on Start.Home to lower installation costs while getting the best energy payback.
From bridges to snails and lead contamination, seven new sustainability research projects for Stanford Woods Institute
Friday, June 21, 2013
The 2013 Environmental Venture Projects enable interdisciplinary research studies that propose practical solutions to major sustainability challenges.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Spormann studies anaerobic microbes to understand the molecular and biochemical basis of unusual metabolism.
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
Ivy Huang, a graduate student in environmental engineering, says the Quentin and Frances Berg Fellowship, is helping support her dream of pursuing a PhD.
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.
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.