Lead Project PIs
Professor of Geosciences, Emeritus. Senior Geoscientist. Lecturer with the rank of Professor in Geosciences.CMI Science
M48 Guyot Hall
Biogeochemistry and paleoclimate. Measurement of concentration and isotopic composition of O2 in air on various timescales, characterization of the fertility of ecosystems.
Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Princeton Environmental Institute
E208 Engineering Quad
Properties of interfacial water in porous media, particularly clay-rich soils, sediments, and sedimentary rocks; interactions between organic compounds (soil organic matter, organic contaminants) and clay minerals; impacts of clay minerals and aqueous chemistry on the permeability and mechanics of soils and sedimentary rocks.
Theodora Shelton Pitney Professor of Environmental Studies, Professor of Civil and Environmental EngineeringCMI Technology
E205 Engineering Quad
Ground-water hydrology, contaminant transport simulation, and multi-phase flow in porous media. Current applications include modeling and analysis of geological storage of carbon dioxide.
Physical Scientist at GFDL/NOAA
201 Forrestal Road
Atmospheric chemistry and climate; development and application of Earth System Models to study atmospheric composition, air quality, climate, and biogeochemical cycles; coupling of atmospheric chemistry to climate and ecosystems.
I am a Physical Scientist and leader of the Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate Group at the NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, and a Lecturer in the Department of Geosciences and the Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences.
- CMI Science
153 Guyot Hall
Interactions between chemical and biological processes in the oceans, from the molecular to the global scale, with particular emphasis on trace elements and primary production.
Physical Scientist at GFDL/NOAACMI Science
Room 259, 201 Forrestal Rd
I am a Physical Scientist in the Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate Group at the NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory. My research interests are: Understanding the connections between atmospheric composition and climate through the development and application of global earth system models.
- CMI Integration, CMI Science
103A Eno Hall
Interaction among the biosphere, atmosphere, and hydrosphere at global scales, with an emphasis on the carbon cycle.
Thomas J. Wu ’94 Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Princeton Environmental InstitutePrinceton Environmental Institute
Guyot Hall, Room 25A
Ecohydrology; Analysis of hydrologic time series; Stochastic soil moisture dynamics and water balance; Soil-atmosphere interaction; Environmental fluid mechanics; Complexity in the environment; Sustainable use of soil and water resources; Nonequilibrium thermodynamics
- CMI Science
306A Forrestal Campus
Oceanic cycles of climatically important chemicals such as carbon dioxide, and use of chemical tracers to study ocean circulation.
Senior Climate Modeler, Ecology and Evolutionary BiologyCMI Science
M26 Guyot Hall
Modeling biosphere-atmosphere interactions and applications of such models to the issues of global environmental change.
139 Guyot Hall
Global energy system responsive to global and local environmental and security constraints. Carbon dioxide capture from fossil fuels and storage in geological formations, nuclear power, energy efficiency in buildings, and the acceleration of deployment of advanced technologies in developing countries.
Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the EnvironmentCMI Technology
Energy storage; metallurgical process efficiency; low cost long cycle life batteries; discrete power electronics; printed, flexible, stretchable batteries; in situ electrochemistry; power - energy control circuits and hybrid design.
Donald R. Dixon '69 and Elizabeth W. Dixon Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringCMI Science, CMI Technology
Fluid mechanics and soft condensed matter physics, widely applied to problems in engineering, physics, chemistry, and biology. Current research interests include flow in porous media, the influence of flow on bacteria and biofilms, the influence of surfactants on the dissolution of CO2 bubbles in water, and problems coupling flow and elasticity of soft substrates, including laboratory models of hydraulic fracture.
Professor of Geosciences and the Princeton Environmental InstituteCMI Science
361 Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
Climate dynamics and ocean/atmosphere interaction. Impact of climate change and variability on hydroclimate and extreme events. Predictability and prediction of climate and its regional impacts.
Assistant Professor of Geosciences and the Princeton Environmental InstituteCMI Science
152 Guyot Hall
Xinning Zhang’s research focuses on microbial physiology and ecology, biogeochemical cycling, co-evolution of life and the geochemical environment, cellular metabolism and stable isotope records, molecular to global scale, trace elements and microbial metabolism, symbiosis.