News & Events


Wed, 08/14/2019 | UW News
Dr. Nancy Allbritton has been named the next Frank & Julie Jungers Dean of the College of Engineering.
Thu, 08/08/2019 | Seattle Times

CEE alumnus Tom Gibbs (BSCE ’54, MSCE ’66) is remembered for "his thoughtful efforts that guided Seattle through crucial stages of its late 20th century evolution into a world-class city."

Thu, 08/08/2019

With water-related challenges on the rise around the world, there is a splash of good news. The Ivanhoe Foundation Endowed Fellowship will support graduate students who are gearing up to tackle water-related challenges.

Fri, 06/28/2019 | USA Today

In light of the recent crisis at the border, CEE assistant professor Jessica Kaminsky urges disaster response teams to help migrant children.

Thu, 06/27/2019

The CEE department officially has more than 300 new alumni. Surrounded by friends and family, graduates were honored at the department's graduation ceremony on June 16. Congratulations to all and best of luck!

Mon, 06/24/2019

Congratulations to CEE faculty members promoted in recognition of their hard work and achievements: Erkan Istanbulluoglu, Donald MacKenzie and Jim Thomson. 

Thu, 06/20/2019

In recognition of being affordable without compromising quality, UW CEE’s online Master of Science in Civil Engineering: Construction Engineering program ranks among the top online master's programs.

Mon, 06/17/2019

CEE professor and former department chair Greg Miller, who is currently vice dean of the College of Engineering, has been appointed interim dean effective July 2019.

Mon, 06/10/2019

For three decades, undergraduate adviser Mariko Navin has guided students toward achieving their career-oriented goals. And now, she’s taking an "early retirement" to pursue one of her own.

Fri, 06/07/2019 | College of Engineering

Along the Mekong River in Cambodia, UW researchers are racing to determine how hydropower demand will impact the supplies of rice and fish – and the communities who rely on them.

Thu, 05/23/2019

The only CEE student on the Washington Hyperloop Team, Ethan Simcock is one of four student directors working to ensure the success of this year’s team. Last year, they placed first in the United States and fourth in the world.

Tue, 05/14/2019

Telling the powerful story about a once-polluted creek that is becoming a flourishing home for spawning salmon, the documentary Engineering with Nature, which features CEE faculty, was selected to premiere at SIFF.

Mon, 05/13/2019

Leveraging the power of personal storytelling with the goal of making careers in the sciences more accessible to today’s youth, professor Faisal Hossain is leading a New Voices storytelling initiative supported by NASEM. 

Sun, 05/12/2019

Nominated in appreciation of their efforts to help students with professional development, two CEE faculty members received inaugural FACET awards: Peter Mackenzie-Helnwein and David Stensel.

Tue, 05/07/2019

To support his research to improve the structural performance of aerostructures, assistant professor Richard Wiebe is the recipient of a 2019 Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Program Award.

Mon, 05/06/2019

For her efforts to create healthy building interiors and optimize workspaces, Amy Kim was honored with a 2019 Husky Green Award. The annual awards recognize environmental leadership and dedication at UW.

Fri, 04/26/2019

If there was an award for engineering integrity, the UW Steel Bridge Team would have taken first place. At the regional competition, the UW team self-reported a broken weld knowing it would disqualify them.

Thu, 04/25/2019

Ana Barros (Ph.D. ‘93) spends much of her time working to predict extreme events. But there is one that she didn’t foresee coming—being elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

Tue, 04/23/2019

The UW Water Treatment Team made a big splash at a regional environmental competition, taking first place for designing a water treatment system that can be used in emergency situations.

Fri, 04/19/2019

The UW Concrete Canoe Team sailed into first place at this year’s regional competition, advancing to the national competition for the seventh year in a row.  

Mon, 04/15/2019

If there’s one thing that can be said about UW CEE senior Alex Ratcliff, it’s that he hasn’t gone unnoticed. Recognized as a Husky 100 recipient, he has also been honored with a College of Engineering Dean’s Medal.

Mon, 04/08/2019 | UW Today

A team of CEE researchers has looked at whether disinfectant treatments are effective in removing the genes that make bacteria resistant to antibiotics.

Mon, 03/11/2019

With the goal of one day designing more resilient infrastructure for people affected by tropical storms, CEE senior Sara Lucero was selected as one of ASCE's 2019 New Faces of Civil Engineering. 

Mon, 03/11/2019

Black and Hispanic Americans bear a disproportionate burden from air pollution generated mainly by non-Hispanic white Americans, according to new research from a team including research scientist Christopher Tessum and professor Julian Marshall. 

Fri, 03/01/2019

At the age of 94, dean and CEE chair emeritus Dale Carlson passed away. During his career he accomplished much, including serving as the founding director of the Valle Scholarship and Scandinavian Exchange Program.