High Meadows Foundation Fund Recipients

for Research, Education and Civic Engagement Initiatives

This is the complete list of High Meadows Foundation Fund recipients from 2008 to present. For more information about the High Meadows Foundation or to apply for a High Meadows grant please visit the High Meadows Foundation Sustainability Fund page.

 Project Lead(s) Affiliation Proposal Title Funding Year(s)
Artemis Eyster '19 Department of Geosciences

Analyzing Ecological Integrity: An Assessment of
Princeton’s Natural Areas

2017
Rozalie Czesana '18 and Noah Mihan '19 Greening Dining, Princeton Conservation Society Earth Optimism Summit  2017
Christine Blumauer GS Lakeside Graduate Housing / Graduate Student Government Lakeside Composting Pilot 2017
Shun Yamaya '19 Greening Dining Greening Truckfest 2017

Jaehwan Kim '18

Princeton Student Climate Lobby, Pace Center Study break - Action on Carbon Tax 2017
Adam Maloof Department of Geosciences Water and sediment depth record changes in land use, erosional run-off 2017
Nico Viglucci '19 Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

School Bus Tiny House - Design and Construction of an Integrated,
Sustainable Living Space

2017
Vivian Chang GS Princeton Citizen Scientists Day of Action 2017
Seth Lovelace '20 Department of Geosciences Analysis of Soil Macronutrient and Micronutrient Composition & Enrichment 2017
Amber Lin '19 Princeton University Energy Association MIT Energy Conference 2017
Dr. Paul Gauthier Department of Geosciences Princeton Vertical Farming Project 2017
Alan Braddock Princeton Environmental Institute/Department of Art and Archaeology Barnes Foundation Field Trip for Spring Course "EcoCritical Exhibition" 2017
Olivia Trase '17 Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Senior Thesis: Plant Communication in Agriculture 2016
Mike Brew Princeton University Art Museum Solar Panels for 2 Low Speed Vehicles (LSVs) 2016
Ben Sorkin '17 and Kirk Robinson '17 Princeton Racing Electric/Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Design of a Long-Range Electric Marine Propulsion System 2016
Smitha Haneef Campus Dining Tiger Chef Challenge 2016
Selina Pi '19 Greening Dining 2016 Real Food Challenge Regional Action Training 2016
Jamie Simpson '16 Office of Dean of Undergraduate Students Class of 2016 Sustainable Cap and Gown Initiative 2015-2016
Smitha Haneef Campus Dining Urban Cultivator Indoor Vertical Grower 2015-2016
Lisa Nicolaison The Campus Farmers' Market Team Spring 2016 Campus Farmers' Market 2016
Lily Secora The Graduate School Sustainable Regalia for Graduate Student Hooding and Commencement 2016 2016
Dr. Shana Weber Office of Sustainability Design overhaul of the Tiger Energy App 2016-2017
Dr. Forrest Meggers Architecture School ARC 311 Course Project: Solar Picnic Table (for charging electronics) 2016
Dr. Sander van der Linden Psychology, Woodrow Wilson School, ACEE Social and Environmental Decision-Making (SED) Lab 2015-2016
Dr. Shana Weber Office of Sustainability Yellowstone Sustainability Software Development Internship 2015
Rozalie Czesana '18 Princeton Studies Food Pilot: Science, Society, and Dinner 2015
Leigh Anne Schriever '16 SURGE "What Will Princeton Look Like With Climate Change" Art Submission Contest 2014
Smitha Haneef Campus Dining

A Conversation on Sustainability and Community Conservation with Barton Seaver

2014
Kevin Griffin '17 Student Independent Research Project Biodigester Project 2014
Jeremy Zullow '17 SURGE People's Climate March 2014
Isaac Lederman '15 SURGE Do it in the Dark Energy Competition 2014
Isaac Lederman '15, Jeremy Zullow '17, Gina Talt '15 SURGE, Greening Princeton Earth Day Picnic 2014
Injinash Unshin '15 and Elise Backman '15 Sustainable Fashion Initiative Verte Magazine 2013, 2014
Meg Partridge '14  Sustainable Fashion Initiative Sustainable Fashion Week and Spring Fashion Show 2014
Misha Semenov '15, Olivia Howard '15, Lena Sun '16 Greening Princeton, EcoReps Earth Day 2013
Eileen Zerba Princeton Environmental Institute Course Development: Food, Agriculture and the Environment 2013
Karen Malatesta, Wole Soboyejo Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Faculty Research: Bioremediation of Plastic Waste 2012
Sarah Bluher '13  Princeton BEE Team  Bee Team Yard/Outdoor Action Expansion 2012

Amanda Rees '12

Chemical and Biological Engineering  Senior Thesis: Producing and Characterizing Bioethanol from Cellulosic Biomass 2012
Kristi Wiedemann  Princeton Garden Project  Student Garden Project Summer Coordinator Support 2012
Jessica Popkin, Jenny Price Art of Sustainability Course Sustainability Games at the Princeton University Art Museum 2012
Michelle Liu '13 Engineers Without Borders USA: Princeton University Chapter Student Informal Course: Sustainable Engineering and Development Scholars (SEADS) 2011
Hank Song '11, Nicole Businelli '13 Engineers Without Borders USA: Princeton University Chapter, Students United for a Responsible Global Environment (SURGE), International Student Association at Princeton Student Conference: Collective Motion - Mainstreaming Sustainability in Development 2011
William Evans Facilities Engineering Demonstrating Power: Development of Interactive Bike Generator Exhibit 2011
Rena Chen '11 The Environmental Discourses on the Ingestion of Bugs League (EDIBL) Event Series 2011
Don Weston VP For Finance and Treasury Purchasing Department Vendor Life Cycle Assessment Tool Development, Phase 2 2011
Shana Weber Office of Sustainability Drink Local Initiative: Reducing Bottled Water Consumption and Changing Culture 2011
Shana Weber, Art Murphy Office of Sustainability, Facilities Engineering Building Energy Performance Kiosk for Butler College 2011
Shana Weber Office of Sustainability Student Environmental Communication Network (SECN) Summer 2011 Intensive Training Internship 2011
Shana Weber Office of Sustainability Sustainability Open House 2010 2011
Shana Weber Office of Sustainability Sustainability Progress Publication 2010 and 2011 2011
Stephanie Teeple '14 Engineers Without Borders USA: Princeton University Chapter Collective Motion Conference: Mainstreaming Sustainability in Development
Julia Yang '10   Independent Student Initiative Senior Thesis Project: Pull the Plug - Social Norms as an Inducement of Sustainability Behavior 2010
Richard Curtis Outdoor Action Outdoor Action Frosh Trip Sustainability Initiative 2010
Shana Weber Office of Sustainability Office of Sustainability post-grad 1-year Sustainability Fellowship 2010
Joseph Vellone '10 Slow Food Princeton Slow Food Princeton Speaker Series 2010
Jeffrey Domanski Office of Sustainability U-Bikes Campus Bike Rental Program 2010
Shana Weber Office of Sustainability Sustainability Ambassador Program Internship 2010
Eileen Zerba, Gregory Paczkowski Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Athletics Effects of Sustainable Practices on Indoor Air Quality and Water Quality, Human Health and Building Energy Use of a Princeton Aquatic Complex 2010
Sigrid Adriaenssens Civil and Environmental Engineering An Environmental and Economic Model for Assessing Structural Systems 2010
Eileen Zerba The Princeton Environmental Institute Environmental challenges and sustainable solutions for protecting water resources: tracking the impact of land use and sustainable practices on a regional watershed 2009
Peter Jaffee Civil and Environmental Engineering Mitigation of Nitrogen Runoff from the Princeton University Campus 2009
Denise Mauzerall Woodrow Wilson School, STEP Program Climate change and air pollution: regional and global analysis of benefits and tradeoffs of emission reduction options 2009
Xenia Morin Program in Environmental Studies, Princeton Environmental Institute Sustainable Agriculture and Food Course Development 2009
Elie Bou-Zeid Civil and Environmental Engineering A Sensor Network Over Princeton University 2009
Lydia Kallipoliti MA '09 and PhD '13, Alicia Imperiale MA '09 School of Architecture EcoRedux: Design Remedies for a Dying Planet; Educational Web Resources 2009
Paul Lewis School of Architecture Princeton's Exterior Pathways: Lighting Analysis and Sustainable Prototypes 2009
Serge Goldstein, Steven Sather Office of Information Technology Toward Print-Less and Paper-Less Courses: Pilot Amazon Kindle Program 2009
Shana Weber Office of Sustainability Communicating Sustainability 2009: The Student Environmental Communication Network 2009
Richard Curtis Outdoor Action Expansion of the Outdoor Action Sustainability Initiative 2009
Ruthie Schwab '09, Elena Dillard '11 Forbes Garden Project Implementation of sustainable food systems programs at the 79 Alexander Street demonstration garden plot 2009
Ruthie Schwab '09, Stephanie Hill '10, Emma Hare '10 Greening Princeton Farmers' Market Promotional and operational materials for the Greening Princeton Farmers' Market 2009
Nathalie Pinkerton PhD '13, Joseph Roy-Mayhew PhD '13 Department of Chemical Engineering 1-Day Sustainability Conference Featuring Princeton Research 2009
Shana Weber Office of Sustainability Intern Program 2009
Teresa Riordan School of Engineering and Applied Science: Office of Communications Engineering Sustainability Video Storytelling Program 2009
Daniel Growald '11 Students United for a Responsible Global Environment (SURGE) PowerShift 2009 Delegation to Washington, D.C. 2009
Alyce Tzue '10 Student Design Agency Design for Social Causes Conference 2009 2009
Shana Weber Office of Sustainability Communicating Sustainability 2008: The Student Environmental Communication Network 2008
Shana Weber Office of Sustainability Ecology Representative Program 2008
Richard Curtis Outdoor Action Outdoor Action Sustainability Initiative 2008
Stephanie Hill '10 Forbes Garden Project Design and implementation of the organic demonstration garden to a larger lot near Forbes College 2008
Katharyn Anderson '08 Greening Princeton Farmers' Market Promotional and operational materials for the Greening Princeton Farmers' Market, the first truly student-run local farmers market in the country 2008
Jeffrey Domanski Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Support for a student-run program (UBikes) operating out of Forbes College 2008
Shana Weber Office of Sustainability CFL Bulb Exchange Program 2008
Kim Jackson, Andrea DeRose Transportation Demand Management Program Assessment of sustainable campus transportation opportunities 2008
Don Weston Purchasing Department Sustainable Purchasing Initiative 2008
Shana Weber Office of Sustainability Office of Sustainability Internship Program 2008
Guy Nordenson, Jim Smith School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering Urban and ecological adaptation design and hydrological modeling project 2008
Catherine Peters, Michael Littman, Sharad Malik Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) courses for the 2008-2009 academic year 2008
Eileen Zerba The Princeton Environmental Institute Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Solutions project 2008