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.
Mon, 05/23/2022Awards and accolades
Congratulations to students and faculty who have received awards, scholarships and other honors.
Mon, 05/23/2022Investing in students: CEE alumni step forward to help fund two building initiatives
CEE alumni are skilled at solving infrastructure problems. So perhaps it’s no surprise that several have generously stepped forward to help fund two building initiatives currently underway.
Mon, 05/23/2022Center news
From SCTL’s five-year anniversary to PacTrans' new summer course for middle school students to RAPID's graduate fellowship program, CEE’s centers continue to have notable impact.
Mon, 05/23/2022Countering climate change: Alumnus co-founds CarbonPlan to inform and evaluate climate solutions
The concept of climate change may not be new, but the team at CarbonPlan has a new approach to help inform both carbon removal and climate solutions.
Mon, 05/23/2022A life and a legacy: Frank Miles family supports Concrete Canoe Team and student scholarships
To honor the legacy of alumnus Frank Miles, who built one of the largest construction materials businesses in the Pacific Northwest, his family has established a student support fund.
Mon, 05/23/2022Enjoy the video: 2022 Burges Lecture
Enjoy the video of Professor Emeritus Steve Kramer's talk titled “Big, Small, Fast, Slow: Geohazards I Have Known,” during which he examined a variety of geohazards and discussed examples from his 44-year career.
Mon, 05/23/2022Twice the expertise: Visiting Burges Professors join the department
Visiting Burges Professors from Germany and Colorado joined the department for spring quarter. They shared their knowledge and outside perspectives by teaching classes, meeting with researchers and giving lectures.
Mon, 05/23/2022New faculty, new appointment
Incoming DEOHS faculty member Erica Fuhrmeister will work closely with the environmental engineering group.
Thu, 05/19/2022Professor Cynthia Chen named as interim chair of the Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
"Cynthia’s dedication to leadership and service makes her exceptionally qualified to serve as interim chair of ISE."
Mon, 05/16/2022A mountain of learning
UW students visit one of Mount Baker's most prominent glaciers to learn how to gather highly precise data that can be used to track glacier change.
Tue, 05/10/20222022 Pulitzer Prize-winning collaboration
The team at the Miami Herald has received the 2022 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Reporting. The award honors the media team’s investigation into the partial collapse of Champlain Towers South, for which CEE Professor Dawn Lehman was a key technical contributor.
Tue, 04/26/2022A student-focused send-off
In honor of Professor Joe Mahoney's upcoming retirement, a newly established scholarship fund will support underrepresented students who are the first in their family to attend college.
Tue, 04/05/2022A RAPID transformation
CEE's RAPID facility continues to advance data gathering protocols and procedures in the aftermath of natural disasters, thanks to a $6 million NSF renewal grant.
Wed, 03/09/2022 | UW NewsHousing discrimination and air pollution
A team of researchers, including Professor Julian Marshall, has found that housing discrimination practices dating from the 1930s still drive air pollution disparities in many American cities today.