Tue, 06/15/2021Remembering Professor Emeritus David Stensel
Professor Emeritus David Stensel was truly a fount of knowledge. Over the years, he made notable research advancements, authored a textbook and was recognized with numerous awards.
Tue, 06/15/2021Awards and accolades
Congratulations to students and faculty who have received awards, scholarships and other honors.
Tue, 06/15/2021Over the moon
It’s an out-of-this-world accomplishment: Two CEE alumni took first place in a NASA contest to design a better toilet for astronauts to use on the moon.
Tue, 06/15/2021Second annual CEE Distinguished Alumnus Award
Alumna Kris Betty is recognized for her work to improve the civil engineering field by increasing public agencies’ confidence in the construction management process.
Tue, 06/15/2021Building a foundation of diversity and equity
To create a more diverse, inclusive and equitable environment, several new initiatives have been implemented thanks to the work of the Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee.
Tue, 06/15/2021From research to reality
A bumpy journey turned to smoother sailing after engineers decided to utilize research from CEE’s Structural Research Laboratory when designing the wharf for the new Mukilteo Ferry Terminal.
Tue, 06/15/2021Clearing the air
The impacts of air pollution on communities living near airports are no longer up in the air, thanks to breakthrough research by professor Tim Larson.
Thu, 06/10/2021 | UW NewsCause of deadly debris flow in India determined
After more than 200 people were left dead and missing from a debris flow in the Uttarakhand region of India in February 2021, more than 50 scientists, including CEE researchers, worked to determine the cause.
Tue, 06/08/2021 | UW NewsPandemic work and leisure habits studied
A new regional survey administered by UW researchers including CEE professor Jeff Ban uncovers commute, work and lifestyle changes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mon, 05/03/2021A burning need
Following the 2020 megafires, CEE RAPID center researchers gather perishable data that will be used to better understand a type of landslide that has resulted in numerous deaths.
Mon, 05/03/2021 | UW NewsGenetically engineered grass cleanses toxic soil
Switchgrass has been genetically engineered to break down the toxic and explosive chemical RDX, which covers a considerable amount of U.S. military land.
Thu, 04/29/2021 | UW NewsPeople of color hardest hit by air pollution
Exposure disparities among people of color and white people are driven by nearly all emission source types, according to a new study by researchers including CEE professor Julian Marshall.
Thu, 04/15/2021New CEE endowed professors
In recognition of their professional accomplishments and contributions to the department and college, seven CEE faculty have received endowed professorships.
Mon, 03/15/2021Jessica Kaminsky receives ASCE construction engineering award
In recognition of her work to build equity throughout the world through infrastructure advances, Kaminsky has been awarded the 2021 ASCE Daniel W. Halpin Award for Scholarship in Construction.
Thu, 03/04/2021Michael Gomez receives NSF CAREER Award
In support of research that aims to improve the resilience of civil infrastructure during earthquakes and other natural hazard events by developing stronger soils inspired by nature, assistant professor Michael Gomez is the recipient of a NSF CAREER Award.
Wed, 02/24/2021PacTrans launches transportation workforce training institute
PacTrans has officially launched the Workforce Development Institute, a training program to help meet both current and future transportation education needs in the workforce throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Wed, 02/10/2021 | UW NewsInspiring Black scientists list includes CEE faculty
A list of 1,000 inspiring Black scientists published by Cell Mentor in December 2020 includes CEE assistant professor Jessica Ray.
Tue, 02/09/2021Brett Maurer receives USUCGER Early Career Researcher Award
In recognition of his innovative contributions to the field of geotechnical engineering, CEE assistant professor Brett Maurer is the recipient of a 2021 USUCGER Early Career Researcher Award.
Wed, 01/27/2021$11.45 million grant funds mobility tech
Co-led by TRAC director Mark Hallenbeck, an initiative to promote independent mobility for all is awarded $11.45 million.
Thu, 01/21/2021Remote recap: Autumn quarter learning
During autumn quarter, civil and environmental engineering students and faculty once again embraced the “new normal” of remote learning. But this time around, they had experience – and a few new strategies.
Tue, 01/12/2021A mobility informed COVID-19 transmission model
A new type of mobility informed infectious disease model is already being used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to forecast COVID-19 deaths across the country.
Mon, 12/14/2020Saving the salmon
A CEE-led research team has uncovered what's killing coho salmon in Puget Sound’s urban streams: A chemical that preserves tires.
Sat, 12/12/2020Center news
From SCTL’s new parcel pick-up lockers in Belltown to PacTrans’ new transportation training program, CEE’s centers continue to innovate.
Thu, 12/10/2020Investing in future CEE students
Built in the 1940s, More Hall is tight on space and in need of significant renovations and updates to meet current educational needs. To address this, both college-wide and department-level initiatives are underway.
Thu, 12/03/2020 | UW NewsTire-related chemical is largely responsible for adult coho salmon deaths in urban streams
UW researchers discovered a chemical that kills coho salmon in urban streams before the fish can spawn.