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Mon, 10/26/2020

CEE alumna and UW Applied Physics Lab postdoc Madison Smith conducted research aboard the German icebreaker Polarstern as part of the MOSAiC expedition, the largest polar expedition in history. 

Thu, 10/22/2020 | UW News

A new study by CEE researchers shows that behavioral changes can save lives.

Wed, 10/21/2020 | AXA research fund

The AXA Research Fund announces 10 innovative projects to help combat COVID-19, including CEE assistant professor Mari Winkler's work on targeted disease management through wastewater monitoring.

Mon, 10/19/2020

Thanks to a summer internship, CEE undergraduate Bailey Griffin gained hands-on experience working on light rail construction efforts in Bellevue.  

 

Fri, 10/09/2020

Environmental sustainability is a topic that interests BSENVE senior Caroline Witek. And so a summer internship with an engineering company that focuses on designing sustainable engineering solutions was truly a natural fit.

Wed, 10/07/2020 | Population Health

CEE professor Cynthia Chen is one of five UW experts asked to weigh in on how to move forward from the pandemic in ways that deliver environmental resilience and positive health outcomes for all.

Thu, 10/01/2020 | UW News

An interdisciplinary team of UW researchers, including CEE professor Joe Wartman, scan the streets every few weeks to document how Seattle has reacted to the pandemic.

Tue, 09/29/2020

For the past four years, incoming civil and environmental engineering faculty member Travis Thonstad worked for an organization with a mission focused on advancing innovation.

Mon, 09/28/2020

To encourage a more diverse community of engineers, scientists and doctors, CEE professor Faisal Hossain is leveraging the power of storytelling to inspire children to pursue careers in the sciences.

Fri, 09/25/2020

During the summer, engineers in CEE’s Structural Research Laboratory continued to make progress on critical research, such as testing a new sustainable flooring system that will be used for the first time at UW.

Wed, 09/23/2020

Ideas were flowing during the second annual Waterhackweek. For CEE master’s student Valerie Chang, the week-long event resulted in data science skills that can be used to problem-solve pressing water resources issues. 

Fri, 09/11/2020 | Trends and Issues in Higher Education

Faculty David Shean adopts a new tool to virtually teach students complex data analysis.

Tue, 09/08/2020

An article published last year in a popular news outlet, which highlights research by CEE professor Julian Marshall, was selected as one of the “Top 10 stories of 2019” by PNAS.

Mon, 08/31/2020

During vice dean and CEE professor Greg Miller's tenure, he spent 13 years in leadership positions, serving as interim dean, vice dean, associate dean and CEE department chair.

Fri, 08/14/2020

Using chemistry to help solve water shortages around the world has earned UW CEE assistant professor Jessica Ray a new distinction: she is one of Chemical & Engineering News’ newly announced “Talented 12” honorees. 

Thu, 07/30/2020

Professor Joe Wartman and graduate student Will Pollock have won a silver EXCEL Award from Association Media & Publishing for a feature magazine article they co-wrote on geologic hazard risks to Syrian and other refugees.

Thu, 07/23/2020

UW CEE researchers are working with scientists around the world to one day utilize NASA satellites to measure seasonal snow melt. 

Mon, 07/20/2020 | UW News

Professor emeritus Steve Kramer is one of seven UW faculty to be elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences. 

Mon, 07/20/2020

During CEE's first-ever capstone design project in partnership with Boeing, students were tasked with designing, fabricating and testing a fluid transport bracket.

Mon, 07/13/2020

In recognition of his work to investigate the collapse of the Morandi Bridge in Italy, assistant professor Paolo Calvi is one of eight recipients of an IABSE 2020 Outstanding Paper Award.

Wed, 07/08/2020

At the end of spring quarter, several CEE faculty and students were honored with department awards, which are usually presented during the graduation ceremony. Congratulations to CEE faculty and students!

Mon, 07/06/2020

Participating in the largest polar expedition in history sounds like the adventure of a lifetime. And so far it is, according to CEE alumna Madison Smith, who is conducting research in the Arctic for the MOSAiC expedition.

Mon, 06/29/2020

When it comes to safeguarding Seattle from landslide hazards, CEE Ph.D. student William Pollock has a plan mapped out – quite literally. He will soon release a first-of-its-kind map that predicts landslide risk throughout the city.

Mon, 06/29/2020

To better assess the structural integrity of reinforced concrete buildings in the aftermath of earthquakes, UW CEE researchers are working to advance newer data collection and analysis methods.

Mon, 06/29/2020

Donations were secured, a banquet was organized and a tentative competition schedule was outlined. UW ASCE student chapter officers had prepared for just about everything leading up to the ASCE Pacific Northwest Regional Student Competition — except COVID-19. 

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