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Don MacKenzie’s Driverless Car Research Featured in The New York Times

An expert on the anticipated environmental impact of self-driving cars, Assistant Professor Don MacKenzie’s research was featured in The New York Times and more than 500 other news outlets.

STAR Lab Collision Avoidance Research Featured on KIRO 7

Ph.D. student Ruimin Ke, from the STAR Lab, was featured on KIRO 7 for his work on a collision avoidance project, which warns bus drivers when cars, pedestrians and cyclists get dangerously close.

New CEE-Led Center for Air Pollution Research Funded by $10 Million EPA Grant

A new center for air pollution research, co-directed by UW CEE Professor Julian Marshall, is funded by a $10 million grant from the Environmental Protection Agency.

Hydropower Research Featured in ASCE Civil Engineering Magazine

CEE Associate Professor Faisal Hossain’s research on the missed potential for hydropower is featured in the May 2016 edition of the ASCE Civil Engineering Magazine.

Can your e-commerce supply chain operation deliver it all?

Anne Goodchild, CEE Faculty and Academic Director of the SCTL Master's Program, and Bill Keough, SCTL Managing Director, explore new research-based strategies.

Welcome and Congratulations to Barbara Ivanov!

CEE is pleased to welcome Barbara Ivanov as the Chief Operating Officer of the new Supply Chain and Transportation Logistics Center at the University of Washington!

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