The bridge Fall 2018

Fall 2018 Edition

Bridge Archive

Researchers learn how to operate the Z-Boat 1800

Data base

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.

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Randall Irmis watches as CEE ​lab manager Sean Yeung prepares a marine crocodilian skull to be scanned

A closer look: CEE’s CT scanner largest on campus

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. 

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A runner running past a group of researchers

Research highlights

From developing a new sensor system to keep pedestrians safe to creating an irrigation advisory system to help struggling farmers, CEE researchers continue to innovate.

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CEE Chair Laura Lowes

Chair’s message

Department chair Laura Lowes provides an overview of exciting undertakings in the department, from a new admission process to a new center to a new master’s program.

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Jessica Ray

New faculty member Jessica Ray

Envisioning a circular approach to the wastewater lifecycle, incoming faculty member Jessica Ray is working to usher in a paradigm shift. 

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Master of Science in Civil Engineering Energy Infrastructure

Newly launched: Online energy infrastructure master’s program

CEE students are energized this fall and for good reason. The new online Master of Science in Civil Engineering Energy Infrastructure program officially launched!

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Parking sign at downtown Seattle

SCTL awarded $1.5 million to improve goods delivery system

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

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CEE faculty members Stephen Burges, Scott Rutherford, Ron Nece, Joe Colcord, Colin Brown and John Ferguson, from left, at the ASCE Seattle Section Meeting in January 2006

A talented teacher: Remembering Ron Nece

A valued colleague, mentor and friend to many in the department for more than 30 years, Ronald Nece passed away in March 2018 at the age of 91.

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Marilyn and Tom Draeger (seated) with their family.

Dedicated donors: Draegers fund new Environmental Engineering Lab equipment

Long-time supporters of the CEE Department, Marilyn and Tom Draeger (BSCE ‘68) recently funded much-needed lab equipment in the Environmental Engineering Lab.

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A group photo CEE faculty and staff

Boeing tour takes flight

CEE visiting committee members, faculty and staff joined Boeing alumni for a VIP Tour of the Everett Boeing plant in August.

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A collage of students and faculty who have received awards, scholarships and other honors.

Awards & Accolades

Congratulations to students and faculty who have received awards, scholarships and other honors.

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