Thu, 02/14/2019After 19 years of student exchanges, Dayna Cole retires
Staff member Dayna Cole will soon be saying farewell. During her 19 year career at UW CEE, Cole has helped facilitate the exchange of graduate students between UW and schools in Nordic countries.
Mon, 02/11/2019Solar-powered passion
Through his involvement in UW Solar, a student-run organization, CEE senior Alex Ratcliff has helped bring solar power to three residence halls on campus and has plans to increase the sustainability of even more campus buildings.
Wed, 02/06/2019 | UW TodayEarly spring rain boosts methane emissions
A team of researchers including CEE faculty Rebecca Neumann and Jessica Lundquist has found a new reason behind increased methane emissions from a thawing permafrost bog in Alaska: early spring rainfall.
Wed, 01/23/2019 | UW TodayNew center offers disaster research tools
A new center housed in UW CEE, the RAPID Facility, offers a new way for scientists to get their hands on more than 300 pieces of state-of-the-art equipment to study the effects of natural disasters.
Wed, 01/23/2019 | The Seattle TimesDecade of heavy storms has helped Northwest glaciers, but don’t expect that to last, studies show
A first-of-its-kind survey led by CEE Assistant Professor David Shean, shows just how much the region's glaciers have melted over the past decades as the climate warms. It also shows how changes in atmospheric patterns may have masked how bad it could get.
Wed, 01/16/2019Studying in Sweden
Fully funded through the Valle Scholarship and Scandinavian Exchange Program, CEE master’s student Jakob Sumearll spends the school year in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Thu, 01/03/2019David Stahl's discovery honored by Seattle Aquarium
All discoveries start somewhere. A significant discovery by professor David Stahl 13 years ago can be traced back to a water sample collected at the Seattle Aquarium, where a commemorative plaque now resides.
Thu, 12/20/2018 | UW TodayNew houseplant cleans air
CEE researchers led by research professor Stuart Strand have genetically modified a common houseplant — pothos ivy — to remove chloroform and benzene from the air around it.
Mon, 12/10/2018Steve Muench new Valle Program Director
It may be obvious by now, but professor Steve Muench believes in the value of study abroad programs. He now oversees two study abroad programs, including the Valle Scholarship and Scandinavian Exchange Program.
Fri, 11/30/2018 | UW DailyConcrete Canoe Team 'Seeks to Innovate'
As they prepare to race against other universities across the country, UW CEE's Concrete Canoe Team is testing out innovative designs and ideas.
Wed, 11/28/2018 | EOSAutumn in the Arctic
Associate professor Jim Thomson shares his findings after researching changing air-ocean-ice interactions in the Arctic, which has the most dramatic evidence of climate change in the seasonal ice cycle.
Mon, 11/19/2018App combines bathroom humor and education
Most people likely haven’t heard of educational bathroom humor. To educate the public about sanitation issues around the world, a group of students led by assistant professor Jessica Kaminsky created an app called LoosePoops.
Wed, 11/14/2018Data base: NSF-funded center gathers disaster data
The first center of its kind in the world, the Natural Hazards Reconnaissance Experimental Facility enables the collection, assessment and archiving of high-quality perishable data in the aftermath of disasters.
Thu, 11/08/2018Taking steps to keep pedestrians safe
To keep pedestrians safe, STAR Lab researchers are building a new type of communication system that sends safety warnings to both pedestrians and drivers, alerting them of potential conflicts in their oncoming path.
Tue, 11/06/2018Alumnus named Young Engineering Laureate
Working to promote the significance of infrastructure in country development has brought alumnus Geoffrey Morgan something significant as well: Being named a Young Engineering Laureate.
Fri, 10/26/2018Top online master's program: construction engineering
In recognition of offering affordable tuition to students who are able to secure high paying jobs, UW CEE’s online master's in construction engineering program ranks among the top 2019 Best Online Colleges.
Thu, 10/25/2018 | UW TodayCEE researchers help UPS evaluate e-bike delivery service
Researchers in the Urban Freight Lab at the Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics Center will help UPS evaluate a new e-bike delivery service in downtown Seattle, with the goal of reducing traffic congestion in the city.
Tue, 10/23/20182018 Wenk Lecture
Join us for the 2018 Wenk Lecture on Thursday, November 29, featuring Ann Rendahl. Her talk "A powerful transformation" will highlight a revolution of change in the electric industry.
Fri, 10/12/2018 | UW TodayCould parcel lockers alleviate traffic?
To help alleviate traffic congestion in Seattle, UW CEE’s Urban Freight Lab at the Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics Center (SCTL) has been evaluating a promising solution: parcel lockers.
Tue, 10/09/2018Rebecca Neumann honored with AGU award
When it comes to global food and water security challenges, associate professor Rebecca Neumann doesn’t just watch from the sidelines. She heads to Bangladesh or Peru to conduct research and devise solutions.
Mon, 10/08/2018Transportation leaders gather for big data discussion
UW CEE faculty Jeff Ban and Cynthia Chen hosted a panel discussion to better understand and leverage the strengths of emerging big data for a more efficient, equitable and proactive transportation planning process.
Thu, 10/04/2018 | KUOWSomething's killing coho salmon in Seattle
As coho salmon make their way up creeks this fall, many of them will die prematurely, before they spawn. A new study by associate professor Edward Kolodziej points at chemicals from tiny bits of car tires as the primary cause.
Mon, 10/01/2018A closer look: CEE’s CT scanner largest on campus
Housed in More Hall, the largest CT scanner on UW's campus is available to the broader research community. Recent 3D modeling projects include scanning a 150-million-year-old marine crocodilian skull.
Thu, 09/20/2018Glacier melt likely to impact Pacific Northwest water supply
For the first time, a team of researchers including CEE alumnus Chris Frans and associate professor Erkan Istanbulluoglu have evaluated the hydrological impact of receding glaciers in the region.
Tue, 09/11/2018WaterWorks: Educating high school teachers, students
Although it can be described as a water activity, WaterWorks isn’t the typical summer variety. The fifth annual summer program brought Seattle area teachers and students to campus, where they learned about the water supply and treatment process.