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2014 Edward Wenk, Jr. Lecture now online

The 2014 Edward Wenk, Jr. Endowed Lectureship in Technology and Public Policy featured Thomas DeLuca, professor and director of the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences (SEFS), University of Washington, who presented his lecture, “Forest and Environmental Sciences and Sustainability: A Quest for the 21st Century,” on November 6.

NASA Applied Sciences grant to drive innovation in water resources management

The NASA Applied Sciences Program recently awarded Faisal Hossain, CEE associate professor, with a four year, $1.48 million grant for improving the capacity of South Asian nations for sovereign water resources management using satellite and geodetic remote sensing.

Eberhard, Stanton, Haraldson receive 2014 T.Y. Lin Award

CEE faculty member Marc Eberhard, John Stanton, professors of structural engineering, and Olafur Haraldsson, M.S. ’11, received the 2014 T.Y. Lin Award from the American Society of Engineers (ASCE).



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