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.
Mon, 10/17/2022 | South Seattle EmeraldOp-ed calls for 'meaningful tribal recognition' at UW
In an op-ed published in the South Seattle Emerald, Professor Michael Brett calls for "meaningful tribal recognition' at UW through tuition-free education to every member of a Washington State tribe.
Thu, 09/29/2022 | UW NewsWave sensors deployed to improve hurricane forecasts
UW CEE researchers including Ph.D. student Jacob Davis and Professor Jim Thomson deployed technology developed at UW off the coast of Florida to measure ocean waves in the path of Hurricane Ian.
Tue, 09/27/2022 | College of EngineeringA pathway to engineering
The Engineering Dean’s Scholars Program is making it possible for more Washington students, such as environmental engineering major Fiona Clayton, to become engineers.
Thu, 09/22/2022New faculty Bethany Gordon joins the department
Joining the CEE Department this autumn as an Assistant Professor, Bethany Gordon’s focus area is currently at the intersection of the built environment, equity and behavioral science.
Wed, 09/14/2022Meet the chair: Bart Nijssen
With a variety of academic and industry experience — as well as a background in hydrology — Professor Bart Nijssen is well-prepared to take the helm of the department.
Tue, 09/06/2022The Power of Pedaling
CEE graduate student Dan McCabe works to improve bicycle-powered emergency food response.
Thu, 08/25/2022New faculty member Amelia Regan directs SCTL master’s program
It’s full speed ahead for Amelia Regan. After retiring from a 25-year career in academia, Regan is bringing her expertise and energy to a new role — as Director of the Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics (SCTL) master’s program and Associate Teaching Professor.
Tue, 07/26/2022 | College of EngineeringBart Nijssen to serve as CEE chair
A collaborative leader dedicated to advancing inclusive excellence in engineering education and research, Professor Bart Nijssen will begin his appointment on September 1.
Thu, 07/07/2022Annual 2022 CEE department awards
At the end of spring quarter, CEE faculty, students, staff and alumni were honored with department awards, presented during the graduation ceremony. Congratulations to all!
Tue, 07/05/2022Third annual Boeing capstone
Students earned their wings during a spring quarter capstone project undertaken in partnership with Boeing. Fittingly, they worked on a novel design for a wingtip end cap that was produced using 3D printing.
Mon, 06/27/2022After 39 years, Professor Tim Larson retires
Although much of what he researched is practically invisible to the eye — air pollution particles 30-700 times thinner than a strand of human hair — Professor Tim Larson’s contributions to the field of environmental engineering can be easily seen.
Tue, 06/21/2022 | UW NewsNew children’s book authored by faculty
Professor Faisal Hossain authors a children’s book to highlight how technological breakthroughs predated the internet and were inspired by the natural world.
Thu, 06/16/2022Jessica Ray receives NSF CAREER Award
In support of research to develop novel, low-cost composite materials to selectively remove and degrade toxic contaminants in water sources, Assistant Professor Jessica Ray is the recipient of an NSF CAREER Award.
Tue, 06/14/2022 | UW NewsSnow Spotter: Uncovering snow’s effect on summer water supplies
To investigate what happens to snow that is intercepted by trees, and how this may affect predictions of summer water supplies, CEE researchers created a citizen science project called Snow Spotter.
Wed, 06/08/2022Higher socioeconomic status linked to increased air pollution exposure in China
For the first time, UW researchers have uncovered that people living in China who have a higher socioeconomic status are actually more exposed to outdoor air pollution, which runs contrary to existing studies conducted throughout North America.
Fri, 05/27/2022Two College of Engineering teaching awards
In recognition of their excellence as instructors, two members of the CEE community — Professor Steve Muench and his Ph.D. student Milad Ashtiani — were honored with College of Engineering teaching awards.
Wed, 05/25/2022Nominated by students, CEE faculty receive FACET teaching awards
Students have had their say. They’ve nominated five CEE faculty members to receive 2022 Faculty Appreciation for Career Education & Training (FACET) Awards.
Tue, 05/24/2022MSCE graduate aligns career with life purpose
When recent graduate Judy Khalamwa wanted to both further her career and make her work more meaningful, she decided to start with a solid foundation — and enrolled in UW CEE’s online Master of Science in Construction Engineering program.