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Our vision

CEE strategic plan

Learn about the department's 2023-2027 Strategic Plan and associated Grand Challenges, which will guide our work for the next five years.

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Department newsletter

The Bridge: Spring edition

Stay up-to-date on CEE department news with the latest edition of The Bridge, which features updates on research, alumni, awards and more!

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Teaching excellence

Video: Partnership supports excellence in teaching

A video details a unique partnership that supports two CEE faculty: Steve Muench and Julian Yamaura. The model has worked so well at UW CEE that it is being rolled out at other universities by The Beavers Charitable Trust.

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Department news

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Student leadership

Meet the members: Graduate Student Advisory Board

Two members of CEE's inaugural Graduate Student Advisory Board reflect on their experiences and the impact they had during one-year board terms.

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Erkan Istanbulluoglu

Faculty spotlight

Erkan Istanbulluoglu

Professor, Hydrology

Fun fact: This faculty member intended to become a professional theater actor and opera singer, but studied engineering as a backup career.  

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How well do you know CEE faculty?

Learn more about Professor Erkan Istanbulluoglu's passion for the performing arts, which led him to found a theater group in high school. He also shares what he enjoys most about his job and why CEE is unique.

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