Participating in the largest polar expedition in history sounds like the adventure of a lifetime. And so far it is, according to CEE alumna Madison Smith, who is conducting research in the Arctic for the MOSAiC expedition.
It’s never too late to live out a post-college dream. For alumnus John Dracup (BSCE ’56), that entails working in developing countries to provide clean water, coupled with a more recent undertaking: authoring a book on the topic.
Many people dream of helping to preserve and protect the environment. Alumnus Tom Gibbs (BSCE ’54, MS ‘66) turned his dreams into a reality.
As the central transportation research engine in the Pacific Northwest, PacTrans has awarded three $10,000 matching grants to support research investigating how social distancing measures are changing almost every aspect of transportation.
Donations were secured, a banquet was organized and a tentative competition schedule was outlined. UW ASCE student chapter officers had prepared for just about everything leading up to the ASCE Pacific Northwest Regional Student Competition — except COVID-19.
Although the 2020 Pacific Northwest Student Steel Bridge Competition Regional Event was canceled due to COVID-19, next year’s team may be able to utilize and improve upon this year’s design.
During his tenure, professor Steve Kramer helped grow CEE’s geotechnical graduate degree program, made notable research advancements, assumed leadership roles with research centers and even authored a book.
CEE graduate student Shelby Ahrendt is one of eight UW graduate students selected to receive a Fulbright Fellowship, which will fund her
You can call it the Oscars of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) or the second annual Student Film Contest— either way, there are some blossoming videographers in the science field.
CEE professor Steve Kramer is one of eight newly announced ASCE Distinguished Members, an honor reserved for only 223 ASCE members overall.
It’s not a surprise that traffic, like many things, has been impacted by COVID-19. But by how much? Researchers in CEE’s STAR Lab now have an answer to that question after employing a scoring algorithm they developed.
UW instructors offer creative solutions for courses that involve hands-on work.
UW CEE graduate programs continue to be ranked highly in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Graduate School rankings.
In light of the emerging COVID-19 situation around the world and country, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has announced the cancellation of all remaining student conferences and competitions for the 2019-2020 school year. As a result, the upcoming regional competition in April, hosted by the UW ASCE student chapter, will no longer be taking place.
Under typical conditions, Seattle has some of the most congested traffic in the nation. CEE researchers are working to investigate reasons for these delays by inviting the public to share their experiences in a survey.
Without cuts to our carbon emissions, a team of researchers including CEE's Jessica Lundquist expect that snow in the subalpine meadows will melt months earlier, causing visitors to miss Mount Rainier's iconic wildflowers.
To democratize air pollution data, CEE researchers helped launch a first-of-its-kind publicly available database that provides access to information about air pollution concentrations and economic damages caused by exposure.
CEE professor Yinhai Wang has been elected a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, an honor reserved for a small percentage of members based on professional accomplishments.
Information about the role that waves play in the changing Arctic's coastline is rolling in after UW CEE researchers spent a month at sea collecting data, which they hope will improve the accuracy of climate models.
CEE chair and professor Laura Lowes has been selected as the recipient of the 2020 PSEC Academic Engineer of the Year Award in recognition of her significant contributions to the state of earthquake engineering practice.
UW researchers share new results about how midrise to tall buildings would fare in simulated magnitude 9 earthquakes at the AAAS annual meeting.