Mon, 09/18/2023New faculty Christie Hegermiller joins the department
Hegermiller comes to the department with a passion for waves & coastal change, ready to enhance research and community collaboration in geosciences.
Tue, 09/12/2023 | UW NewsPredicting snowpack
Fall snow levels can predict a season’s total snowpack in some western states, giving scientists a better idea of how much water will be available later in the year.
Tue, 09/12/2023 | UW MagazineHappiness is just "One Bus Away"
Two graduate students seeking a better transit experience invented an app that is used by millions across the U.S.
Mon, 08/07/2023Balancing 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.
Mon, 07/24/2023Washington State Academy of Sciences
Professor Yinhai Wang is one of eight UW researchers recently elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences.
Tue, 06/20/2023A formal education
Across the College of Engineering, dances grow in popularity and number post-COVID.
Mon, 05/15/2023Awards and accolades
Congratulations to students and faculty who have received awards, scholarships and other honors.
Mon, 05/15/2023Alumnus Alexander Ratcliff to return as graduation keynote speaker
A desire planted during Alexander Ratcliff’s undergraduate years has continued to grow and flourish in his early career — to create a more sustainable world.
Mon, 05/15/2023Center news
From the Urban Freight Lab's work to digitize the curb to the RAPID Center’s gathering of perishable data at Yellowstone, CEE centers continue to innovate.
Mon, 05/15/2023A 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.
Mon, 05/15/2023Fighting 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.
Mon, 05/15/2023Building 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.
Thu, 05/11/2023Faisal Hossain receives inaugural UW Excellence in Global Engagement Award
From helping to conserve water to reducing food insecurity in numerous countries around the world, a steady stream of accomplishments have led to Professor Faisal Hossain's latest honor.
Mon, 05/08/2023A 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.
Mon, 05/01/2023Faculty spotlight: Erkan Istanbulluoglu
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.
Wed, 04/12/2023Peter Yu named 2023 Goldwater Scholar
Undergraduate Peter Yu is one of five UW students to be honored as a Goldwater Scholar for exceptional academic performance and research in sciences and engineering.
Tue, 04/04/2023 | College of EngineeringCapstone collaborations
Learn about capstone projects, including one undertaken by CEE students in partnership with the City of Fife to design an evacuation structure for lahar and tsunami events.
Tue, 04/04/2023Two ASCE honors for Professor Yinhai Wang
This spring, Professor Yinhai Wang is the recipient of two honors from ASCE. In addition to being honored with the 2023 Francis Turner Award, Wang was elevated to the title of Distinguished Member, Class of 2023.
Tue, 03/21/2023 | Seattle TimesOp-ed advises “preparing wisely” to avert earthquake disaster
Co-authors and professors Jeffrey Berman and Marc Eberhard point out that Seattle area faults are not unlike those in Turkey — and thousands of older buildings are still vulnerable.
Fri, 03/17/2023Faculty spotlight: Michael Motley
Learn more about Associate Professor Mike Motley's adventures while taking his work outdoors! He also shares what he enjoys most about his job and why CEE is unique.
Mon, 02/27/2023Video: 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.
Thu, 02/23/2023PacTrans receives USDOT $15M renewal award
To continue and expand its important work to improve the movement of people and goods throughout the region, PacTrans has received another green light: a $15 million renewal grant from USDOT over the course of five years.
Tue, 02/21/2023Career connections: CEE hosts 17th annual career fair
Handshakes were back in style at the 17th annual CEE Career Fair, which was held in-person on February 16 after two years of remote events. Attended by more than 200 students, the annual event offered an opportunity to make career connections.
Fri, 02/17/2023Peter Yu named ASCE New Face of Civil Engineering
During National Engineers Week, both current and future engineers — such as CEE undergraduate student Peter Yu — are celebrated. Yu was selected by ASCE as a 2023 Collegiate New Face of Civil Engineering.
Tue, 02/14/2023PSEC 2023 Academic Engineer of the Year
CEE Professor Pedro Arduino is the recipient of the 2023 Academic Engineer of the Year Award by the Puget Sound Engineering Council, which honors his career as a geotechnical engineering educator and researcher.