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An aerial view of Cle Elum Ridge

Aug 07, 2023

Balancing fire and ice

A team of hydrologists is working to safeguard the region's vulnerable water supply by managing the region's forests for both wildfire prevention and snowpack preservation.
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Hands typing on a laptop keyboard

May 15, 2023

A course of action

Four faculty share how they have incorporated diversity, equity and inclusion content into their classes. The past few years, they’ve been busy updating existing courses and developing new classes from scratch.
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A Mobile Unit for Sensing Traffic (MUST) sensor in the foreground and two researchers working on laptops in the background

May 15, 2023

Fighting fatalities with facts

Along a dangerous highway corridor in the heart of Yakima Valley, a sensing device developed by the UW STAR Lab and associated spin-off company AIWaysion is being utilized to help improve traffic safety and save lives.
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Alumna Amy Leland standing on the former Snohomish River bridge

May 15, 2023

Building bridges: Meet alumna Amy Leland

In addition to overseeing more than 3,000 bridges throughout the state of Washington in her position as the new State Bridge Design Engineer, alumna Amy Leland is also the first woman to hold this position.
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The exterior of a 10-story building constructed from mass timber

May 08, 2023

A timber triumph: Seismically resilient and sustainable

CEE researchers including Professor Jeffrey Berman and Ph.D. student Sarah Wichman test a sustainable and seismically resilient 10-story mass timber building designed to withstand Seattle earthquakes.
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Pink dye released into water

Feb 01, 2023

Research with a splash of color

The phrase “a splash of color” took on a very literal meaning for a team of CEE researchers. Using environmentally safe pink dye, they are investigating the movement of water where a river flows into the ocean.
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