Catherine Peters

Geologic sequestration of CO2, geothermal energy production and hydrofracking
Department Chair Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Director, Program in Geological Engineering
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Catherine Peters is the department chair and professor of civil and environmental engineering and director in the program in geological engineering. Her research interests include geologic sequestration of carbon dioxide, geothermal energy production, and hydrofracking for shale gas extraction. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, and the Environmental Protection Agency. She is a past president of the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors, and is a member of Princeton’s High Meadows Environmental Institute associated faculty.