Claire White

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment


Office: E-Quad, E326 E-Wing

Phone: 609-258-6263

Research interests: Long-term behavior of low-CO2 concrete, and the mineralization processes during CO2 capture and storage. Durability of alkali-activated cements; atomic and nanoscale morphology of cementitious materials; reaction kinetics of cement formation; amorphous carbonate materials; combined modeling/experimental methodologies; Monte Carlo methods; ab-initio calculations; total scattering analysis.


  • Artist's conception of hexagonal rings.

    Engineers reveal the secrets behind green graphene

  • Teaching Awards 2023.

    Engineering faculty recognized for excellence in teaching

  • Karina-Alventosa

    Civil engineer connects materials research to sustainability — and her family’s history

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    Princeton E-ffiliates Partnership Funds Research on Carbon Capture and Storage

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    New material could lower cost of carbon capture

  • Claire White in a labcoat, looking down

    Taking concrete steps to reduce carbon dioxide emissions


  • Energy and Environment

  • Cities and the Future Metropolis

  • Applied Physics

  • Materials Science and Engineering


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    Civil and Environmental Engineering

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    Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment

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    Princeton Materials Institute

  • Professor and student work together in lab setting.

    Chemical and Biological Engineering

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    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering