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Benjamin receives AEESP Award for Outstanding Contribution to Environmental Engineering and Science Education

Mark Benjamin, professor of environmental engineering, received the 2015 AEESP Award for Outstanding Contribution to Environmental Engineering and Science Education.

James Liu receives AMTA Best Student Paper Award

James Liu, CEE PhD student advised by Dr. Mark Benjamin, received the Student Best Paper Award from the American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA).

UW Concrete Canoe Team wins regional conference

For the third consecutive year, the UW Concrete Canoe Team won the 2015 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Pacific Northwest Regional Conference.




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