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UW-led traffic safety research receives $5.2 million grant

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently awarded a $5.2 million grant to the Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium (PacTrans) for multi-university research in traffic safety, led by the UW.

Oso disaster had its roots in earlier landslides

Dr. Joseph Wartman, CEE associate professor, co-led a research team that released a geological study concluding the March 22 landslide that killed 43 people in the rural Washington state community of Oso involved the “remobilization” of a 2006 landslide on the same hillside.

CEE Team Makes Esri Climate Resilience App Challenge ‘Top 13’

Esri hosted the Climate Resilience App Challenge March 9 through June 2, 2014. The challenge called for developers to create desktop, web, or mobile apps that enable communities to see, understand, and prepare for a more resilient and sustainable future.


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21 January 2015, 1:00pm - HUB North Ballroom
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