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Elie Bou-Zeid's paper on Middle East Dust Storm featured in interantional media in English, Hebrew, and Russian


 

Some of the latest updates on the group

    Qi Li wins a best oral presentation award at the joint IAUC/AMS meeting

Elie Bou-Zeid's paper on Middle East Dust Storm featured in interantional media in English, Hebrew, and Russian

Lab Alum Stimit Shah joins Aerion Corporation Computational Fluid Dynamics Design team

Dan Li starts as Assistant Professor at Boston University

Lab alumnus Dan Li wins an "Award for Outstanding Students Abroad" from Chinese Government

Article about our cool roof research

Article about our green roof research

Podcast by Scientific American on our Heat Waves - Urban Heat Islands Interaction Paper

Stimit Shah Selected to Participate in Argonne Training Program for Extreme-Scale Computing

Dan Li receives Outstanding Student Paper Award in AGU's Fall Meeting 2012.

Our Cool Roofs study featured in Princeton's School of Engineering and Applied Science News and in Princeton Plasma Physics Lab News. Also see our project website.

A new paper by Conor Myhrvold, Howard Stone, and Elie Bou-Zeid discussing the impact of elephant hair on the animal's thermoregulation has just been published in PLoS ONE.

The paper received extensive news coverage in over 10 languages. Here are some selected links:

In English

http://www.princeton.edu/engineering/news/archive/?id=8366

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/49366234/ns/technology_and_science-science/t....

http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode.cfm?id=why-did-the-elephant-have-thin-hair-12-10-12

http://news.cell.com/story.php?title=why-did-the-elephant-have-thin-hair

http://www.examiner.com/article/hair-keeps-elephants-cool-new-research-proves

http://www.jhunewsletter.com/2012/10/11/elephants-use-their-body-hair-to-dissipate-heat-44150/

http://motherboard.vice.com/2012/10/10/why-do-elephants-have-hair-to-stay-cool

http://www.livescience.com/23874-elephant-hair-keeps-cool.html

http://phys.org/news/2012-10-skin-hair-skims-elephants.html

http://esciencenews.com/articles/2012/10/10/skin.hair.skims.heat.elephants

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/10/121010172120.htm...

In other languages

http://www.lastampa.it/2012/10/13/societa/lazampa/elefanti-i-peli-in-difesa-dal-caldo...

http://www.larazon.es/noticia/4123-el-vello-protege-a-los-elefantes-del-calor-extremo-...

http://www.wissenschaft-aktuell.de/artikel/Haariger_Hitzeschutz...

http://ecotopia.hani.co.kr/60575

http://southeastagnet.com/2012/10/12/hair-may-help-elephants-stay-cool/ `

http://science.compulenta.ru/713793/

http://www.nwtonline.nl/nl/nieuws/19583/het-nut-van-olifantenhaar.html

http://www.muyinteresante.es/iel-pelo-de-los-mamiferos-surgio-para-protegerse-del-calor-o-del-frio

http://www.lahora.com.ec/index.php/noticias/show/1101406347/...

http://www.maxisciences.com/%E9l%E9phant/chez-l-elephant-les-poils-aideraient...

http://tech.money.pl/siersc-pomaga-sie-sloniom-ochlodzic-0-1179124.html

http://sains.kompas.com/read/2012/10/16/23072747/Mengapa.Gajah.Punya.Rambut.Tipis.

http://informe21.com/pelo/@el-pelo-de-los-mamiferos-surgio-para-protegerse-del-calor-o-del-frio

http://g1.globo.com/natureza/noticia/2012/10/pelos-ajudam-elefantes-resfriar-corpo-...

http://vietbao.vn/Khoa-hoc/Phat-hien-cong-dung-ky-la-cua-long-voi/22092137/188/

Dan Li receives the Wu Prize for Excellence from the Princeton Engineering Office of Graduate Affairs. The prize is "awarded to engineering graduate students who have performed at the highest level as scholars and researchers".

An undergrad student team co-led by Elie Bou-Zeid wins National Sustainable Design competition.

Also see link on EPA's web page.

Our new project on VAWT featured on PU's Grand Challenges website

Lectures on the Urban Environment: given by Elie Bou-Zeid during a short course in the department of Hydraulic Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing

A film on the lab's work

Jing Huang joins CSIRO, Australia, as a research Scientist

Zhihua Wang joins Arizona State University as an Assistant Professor

Elie Bou-Zeid receives the E. Lawrence Keyes, Jr. / Emerson Electric Company Faculty Advancement Award

Elie Bou-Zeid wins the Latsis Prize for his research work at EPFL (in French)

Elie Bou-Zeid discusses the Copenhagen summit implications on AlJazeera (in Arabic):
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last update on: November 07, 2011 17:55,  contact webmaster

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Elie Bou-Zeid
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Princeton University, C326 EQuad
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA

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