Reed Maxwell

William and Edna Macaleer Professor of Engineering and Applied Science. Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the High Meadows Environmental Institute


Office: E-Quad, E209A

Phone: 609-258-3000

Research interests: Hydrology, understanding perturbations to the hydrologic cycle though observations and numerical models, reactive transport, scaling in watersheds, coupled simulation and high-performance computing.


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    Princeton hosts international conference on modeling and securing Earth’s groundwater

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    Faculty commended for outstanding teaching

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    Princeton-HBCU partnerships launch first research projects

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    Comparison of continental hydrological models helps improve water management

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    Reed Maxwell joins the faculty, expanding research in water resources and modeling


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    Civil and Environmental Engineering

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    High Meadows Environmental Institute

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    Metropolis Initiative