Mon, 09/27/2021 | UW NewsArsenic makes some Puget Sound fish unsafe to eat
UW CEE and UW Tacoma researchers have found that eating contaminated fish or snails from some South Puget Sound lakes could lead to health risks because of the high arsenic levels.
Fri, 09/17/2021Bart Nijssen receives AGU Union Edward Flinn III Award
For his work to spearhead the development and ongoing improvement of hydrologic models used by researchers around the world, CEE professor Bart Nijssen is the recipient of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Edward Flinn III Award.
Thu, 09/09/2021 | UW NewsResearch, education hub on ‘coastal resiliency’ will focus on earthquakes, coastal erosion and climate change
CEE faculty are involved in an NSF-funded $19 million multi-institution team that will work on increasing resiliency among Pacific Northwest coastal communities.
Thu, 09/09/2021ITE Innovations in Education Award
In recognition of an innovative approach to transportation education, the UW CEE Online Master of Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics program has been honored with the 2021 ITE Transportation Education Council Innovation in Education Award.
Fri, 09/03/2021 | UW NewsRedesigned levees during Hurricane Ida
CEE faculty member Mike Motley explains how the redesigned levee system in New Orleans helped mitigate the impact of Hurricane Ida.
Mon, 08/23/2021Faculty, alumna receive PCI award
Assistant professor Paolo Calvi, professor John Stanton and alumna Otgonchimeg “Audrey” Davaadorj received the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute’s 2021 Charles C. Zollman Award.
Fri, 08/13/2021 | DesignSafe-CIPredicting tsunami debris flow
CEE researchers are developing a numerical approach to understand and predict the chaotic nature of tsunami debris flow.
Mon, 08/09/2021Pritchard Award winners
Professor Alexander Horner-Devine and alumna Margaret McKeon (Ph.D. ‘20) are the recipients of the Pritchard Award, which recognizes the authors of the best physical oceanography paper published in the journal Estuaries and Coasts in a two-year interval.
Fri, 08/06/2021 | Alumni AssociationAdventure and generosity
Longtime CEE supporters Marilyn and Tom, ’68, Draeger share how they worked together to build a family and construction projects around the world.
Wed, 08/04/2021 | IEEE SpectrumRAPID team deployed to Surfside condo collapse
CEE's RAPID team conducts reconnaissance work at the site of the Miami condo collapse, gathering data to help understand why the structure failed.
Mon, 07/26/2021Faisal Hossain named AMS fellow
In recognition of his work to improve lives around the world by utilizing atmospheric science, CEE professor Faisal Hossain has been selected as a fellow of the American Meteorological Society.
Fri, 07/09/2021‘We need to be patient’ — UW’s Dawn Lehman on the collapse of the Champlain Towers South
Following the Champlain Towers South building collapse, CEE professor Dawn Lehman has been studying photographs, videos, drawings, reports and permits to investigate why the structure failed.
Tue, 07/06/2021Annual CEE department awards
At the end of spring quarter, several CEE faculty and students were honored with department awards, which are usually presented during the graduation ceremony. Congratulations to the recipients!
Fri, 07/02/2021Faculty offer insight into Miami condo collapse
Following the partial collapse of the Champlain Towers South, a beachfront condominium in Florida, CEE faculty provide expert opinion and insight to various news outlets.
Thu, 06/24/2021Urban Freight Lab launches sustainable last-mile delivery project
The Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics’ Urban Freight Lab has launched one of the nation’s first zero-emissions delivery pilots that focuses on the “last-mile” — when parcels are moved from a transportation hub to a final destination.
Wed, 06/23/2021Unsinkable: Concrete Canoe Team takes first place at regionals
Nothing can sink CEE’s Concrete Canoe Team — not even the fact that they weren't able to build a canoe this year. The team took first place in the ASCE Pacific-Northwest Student Conference in April 2021.
Tue, 06/22/2021UW ASCE hosts virtual regional conference
Hosting a virtual regional conference that successfully engaged attendees was a competition in and of itself — but UW American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) student chapter officers were up for the challenge.
Fri, 06/18/2021College of Engineering Awards
This spring, two CEE faculty and one student were honored with College of Engineering Awards, which recognize their contributions to leadership, service and innovation.
Thu, 06/17/2021Center news
From SCTL’s sustainable last-mile delivery project to RAPID Center researchers gathering post-wildfire data, CEE’s centers continue to have notable impact.
Tue, 06/15/2021Remembering Professor Emeritus David Stensel
Professor Emeritus David Stensel was truly a fount of knowledge. Over the years, he made notable research advancements, authored a textbook and was recognized with numerous awards.
Tue, 06/15/2021Awards and accolades
Congratulations to students and faculty who have received awards, scholarships and other honors.
Tue, 06/15/2021Over the moon
It’s an out-of-this-world accomplishment: Two CEE alumni took first place in a NASA contest to design a better toilet for astronauts to use on the moon.
Tue, 06/15/2021Second annual CEE Distinguished Alumnus Award
Alumna Kris Betty is recognized for her work to improve the civil engineering field by increasing public agencies’ confidence in the construction management process.
Tue, 06/15/2021Building a foundation of diversity and equity
To create a more diverse, inclusive and equitable environment, several new initiatives have been implemented thanks to the work of the Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
Tue, 06/15/2021From research to reality
A bumpy journey turned to smoother sailing after engineers decided to utilize research from CEE’s Structural Research Laboratory when designing the wharf for the new Mukilteo Ferry Terminal.