News & Events


Fri, 11/30/2018 | UW Daily

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 | EOS

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, 11/19/2018

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, 11/14/2018

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, 11/08/2018

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, 11/06/2018

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, 10/26/2018

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 Today

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, 10/23/2018

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 Today

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, 10/09/2018

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, 10/08/2018

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 | KUOW

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, 10/01/2018

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, 09/20/2018

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, 09/11/2018

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.

Mon, 09/10/2018

Delivery drivers will soon have more than packages at their fingertips. They’ll also have access to real-time information about parking availability, thanks to a $1.5 million DOE grant awarded to the SCTL Center. 

Tue, 08/28/2018

To empower India’s struggling farmers with irrigation information, UW CEE researchers are developing an irrigation advisory system to provide precise information regarding how much and when to water crops.

Tue, 08/21/2018 | UW Today

Private shuttles picking up employees at public bus stops throughout Seattle concerns some residents that there may be public transit delays. However, a study by CEE researchers shows otherwise.

Thu, 08/16/2018

With Arctic coastlines quickly eroding, CEE faculty researchers have received $1 million from NSF's Office of Polar Programs to investigate how the interactions of waves, sea ice and the ocean affect coastal flooding. 

Tue, 08/07/2018

Advocating for healthier buildings, assistant professor Amy Kim and post-doc Shuoqi (Stanley) Wang helped the first government building in Puget Sound, Bellevue City Hall, to gain Fitwel certification.

Mon, 08/06/2018

CEE alumna Heta Kosonen helped restore water systems destroyed by ISIS in Iraq so that displaced people could return to their homes. 

Mon, 07/16/2018

To devise innovative solutions for transporting fresh seafood from Norway to Asia within 36 hours, UW and Norwegian students worked together during the first annual Seafood Industry Transportation Challenge.

Fri, 07/13/2018

Context is key, for the UW Concrete Canoe Team not only earned seventh place overall at nationals— they also earned the highest score the team has received since 2000 at the ASCE National Concrete Canoe Competition. 

Mon, 07/09/2018

Qualifying for nationals for the first time in more than 20 years, the UW Steel Bridge Team took 31st place overall at the National Student Steel Bridge Competition, held at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.