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.
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.