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New Online Energy Infrastructure Master’s Program

UW CEE is pleased to announce a new online Master of Science in Civil Engineering: Energy Infrastructure program, which will launch in autumn 2018.

Leading the Way: CEE Seniors Share What It's Like Leading Concrete Canoe, Steel Bridge and ASCE

From the Concrete Canoe and Steel Bridge teams to ASCE’s UW Chapter, four seniors share what it’s like leading CEE’s student organizations and what their goals are for the year.

Faculty Receive Global Innovation Fund Awards

Five faculty have received Global Innovation Fund Awards for research that enhances the UW’s global engagement and reach. Congratulations to faculty members Amy Kim, Faisal Hossain, Heidi Gough, Tim Larson and Julian Marshall!

Research Advises Policy Recommendations to Address Water Shortages for Major U.S. Cities

Led by associate professor Faisal Hossain, a new study has determined not only which cities may experience water shortages, but also includes policy recommendations.

Water Resources Research Editors Honor Erkan Istanbulluoglu's Research for Significance

A study published by a team of researchers including associate professor Erkan Istanbulluoglu has received the 2015 Editor’s Choice Award from Water Resources Research journal.

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