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Fall 2019 Edition

bridge Archive

Granular sludge running out of a spigot

Making a splash

To improve water quality while saving space, energy and costs, CEE researchers break ground on an innovative wastewater treatment system.

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A collage of four students

Environmental enthusiasm

Learn how the environmental engineering bachelor’s degree program prepared the first cohort of recent graduates for their future.

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Two people sitting in a boat on a lake

Research highlights

From investigating legacy arsenic contamination in local lakes to exploring the Antarctic Peninsula with an autonomous surfboard, CEE researchers continue to perform cutting-edge research.

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Chair’s message

Department chair Laura Lowes reflects on the department’s continued growth, pivotal partnerships and successful student programs.

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Industry capstone: Tackling a transportation challenge

During the department’s inaugural industry sponsored capstone, a team of students had an opportunity to gain hands-on experience while still in school.

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Center News

From the RAPID facility's 36 deployments the past year to SCTL's Urban Freight Lab tackling ride-hail induced traffic trouble, CEE's centers continue to address pressing problems.

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Construction completed: New faculty lecturer

CEE welcomed Julian Yamaura this fall as a lecturer for construction engineering courses, after the new position was founded by department supporters.

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Lasting legacy: Remembering Allan Osberg

Dedicated to higher education, alumnus Allan Osberg leaves a lasting legacy that will continue to support faculty and students for years to come.

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Successful surprise: The gift of supporting students

Last spring, alumnus Rick Gilmore was surprised with a student support fund established in his name in honor of his 70th birthday.

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COE lecture series videos

Enjoy videos from the 2019 UW College of Engineering fall lecture series “The Future of Food,” which featured faculty members Faisal Hossain and Rebecca Neumann.

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Awards & accolades

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

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The Bridge is the UW Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering’s alumni newsletter. Published twice a year, it features stories about students, faculty, research, alumni and more.