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Fourth Annual WaterWorks Summer Program

Thanks to UW CEE's WaterWorks summer program, Seattle-area teachers and students learned about the water supply and treatment process.

Transportation Expert Jeff Ban Joins UW CEE

UW CEE welcomes new faculty member Jeff Ban, who has extensive experience researching the transportation challenges of today.

Alum Marc Edwards Featured in NYT Magazine

The New York Times Magazine features an in-depth story about alum Marc Edwards (Ph.D. '90), who was named one of the world’s most 100 influential people by Time Magazine.

Satellite-Based Text Message Irrigation Advisory System Helps Pakistani Farmers Stay Above Water

Thanks to an irrigation advisory system developed by UW CEE researchers, farmers in Pakistan are receiving weekly text messages that advise them how much to water their crops.

Cleaner Cookstove Adoption Proves Challenging

New research by a team that includes Professor Julian Marshall finds that household air pollution levels were only slightly lower for families that were given cleaner cookstoves.

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