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.
A new study by CEE researchers shows that behavioral changes can save lives.
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.
Thanks to a summer internship, CEE undergraduate Bailey Griffin gained hands-on experience working on light rail construction efforts in Bellevue.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Faculty David Shean adopts a new tool to virtually teach students complex data analysis.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UW CEE researchers are working with scientists around the world to one day utilize NASA satellites to measure seasonal snow melt.
Professor emeritus Steve Kramer is one of seven UW faculty to be elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences.
During CEE's first-ever capstone design project in partnership with Boeing, students were tasked with designing, fabricating and testing a fluid transport bracket.
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.
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!
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.
Many people dream of helping to preserve and protect the environment. Alumnus Tom Gibbs (BSCE ’54, MS ‘66) turned his dreams into a reality.
As the central transportation research engine in the Pacific Northwest, PacTrans has awarded three $10,000 matching grants to support research investigating how social distancing measures are changing almost every aspect of transportation.
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.