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.
Thu, 02/09/2023 | UW NewsExperts discuss earthquake in Turkey and Syria
Three UW experts, including CEE Professor Dawn Lehman, have provided quotes in response to the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria on February 6.
Wed, 02/01/2023Research 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.
Tue, 01/31/2023Yinhai Wang elevated to IEEE Fellow
A distinction reserved for a small number of members, Professor Yinhai Wang has been elevated to the status of IEEE Fellow in recognition of contributions to traffic sensing, transportation data science, and smart infrastructure systems.
Thu, 01/26/2023Faculty spotlight: Anne Goodchild
Learn more about one of Professor Anne Goodchild's favorite modes of transport: running! She also shares what she enjoys most about her job and why CEE is unique.
Wed, 01/25/2023Meet 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.
Mon, 12/19/2022Faculty spotlight: Professor Faisal Hossain
Learn more about what inspired Professor Faisal Hossain to become a hydrologist, what he enjoys most about his job and why he thinks CEE is unique.
Mon, 12/12/2022Awards and accolades
Congratulations to students and faculty who have received awards, scholarships and other honors.
Mon, 12/05/2022Snow sleuths
This fall, CEE researchers descended on a small town in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains to prepare for a winter of data-gathering to improve water resources modeling by investigating missing snow.
Mon, 12/05/2022Building community
Alumnus William Conner is remembered as a leader in the home building industry as well as for his support of students and faculty through philanthropic gifts.
Mon, 12/05/2022Center news
From the RAPID Center’s testing of new technology to Future Rivers graduate students attending the first Summer Field Institute, CEE centers and initiatives continue to innovate.
Mon, 12/05/2022Rising to the challenge
CEE alumnus Richard Partington (BSCE ’55) wasn’t afraid of a challenge, both in his personal and professional lives. To commemorate his memory, his family has established a scholarship fund, which will be awarded to a student for the first time this year.
Wed, 11/30/2022Northwestern tribal transportation program center headquartered at UW
To support tribal communities in the Pacific Northwest with technical transportation needs, from administering public transit to enhancing safety and infrastructure, the Northwestern Tribal Technical Assistance Program center will be headquartered in UW CEE.
Tue, 11/22/2022Bridging the gap: Assessing the impact of a M9 earthquake on bridges
It may be impossible to predict when a M9 earthquake may strike the region, but researchers have succeeded in predicting a crucial detail: the likelihood that bridges will be passable following such an event.
Mon, 11/21/2022Paving the way: Joe Mahoney retires
Retiring after more than 40 years in academia, Professor Joe Mahoney leaves a legacy of advancements in transportation-related infrastructure and also established the department's first remote learning master's program more than 20 years ago.
Thu, 11/03/2022Steve Kramer inducted into the National Academy of Engineering
In early October, Professor Emeritus Steve Kramer was officially inducted into the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional distinctions in engineering
Mon, 10/31/2022Investing in internships
Every summer, CEE students head out into the real-world to gain valuable experience, from learning technical skills to solving new challenges to making connections in the field.
Thu, 10/27/2022 | UW NewsComparing clean air strategies
A CEE-led research team compared three potential strategies for reducing fine particulate matter pollution disparities across the contiguous U.S. While two approaches based on the Clean Air Act didn’t get rid of disparities, a community-specific approach eliminated pollution disparities.
Mon, 10/24/2022Leaders visit Center for Urban Waters
In celebration of the EPA awarding $36 million in grant funds to Puget Sound, elected officials learned about the work of CEE faculty Ed Kolodziej to identify an unknown chemical that causes death in stormwater-exposed coho salmon.