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Student maintaining weather station at Snoqualmie PassWhy Study Civil & Environmental Engineering?

The water you drink, the pavement you drive on, the air you breathe—the work of civil and environmental engineers literally surrounds us. Civil and environmental engineers of the future will have enormous impact on our communities and around the world. Learn more »

From advanced traffic information systems to new concepts in water management to renewable energy, our faculty and students develop solutions to the engineering challenges of the present and future. Learn more »

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CEE Students Awarded Beavers Scholarships

Undergraduates Casey Hoyt and Liz Guilford are recipients of $5,000 scholarships for students who plan to pursue careers in the construction engineering field.

New Grasses Neutralize Training Range Pollution

To minimize the pollution that originates at military base training ranges, a team of researchers led by CEE research professor Stuart Strand has developed a new grass species.

Alumnus Wayne Levinson Receives PSBJ Award

This fall, alumnus Wayne Levinson (MSCTL ’17) received a Puget Sound Business Journal 40 Under 40 Award, which recognizes business leaders under the age of 40.

The Bridge Newsletter: Fall 2016 Edition

UW CEE's alumni newsletter, The Bridge, details department news and updates. The Fall 2016 edition is now available!

Summer Success Stories: Internship Features

From working on a light rail system in Hawaii to the Elliott Bay Seawall Project in Seattle, several undergraduate seniors advanced their skills last summer with real-world experience.

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