Thirty years after the ASARCO copper smelter shut down, UW researchers make surprising discoveries about which lakes in the Tacoma area are most impacted by legacy arsenic contamination.
Graduate student Yasmine Farhat is working to understand how Cambodia’s most important crop will be impacted by the introduction of hydropower dams along the Mekong River.
Along the Mekong River in Cambodia, UW researchers are racing to determine how hydropower demand will impact the supplies of rice and fish – and the communities who rely on them.
The only CEE student on the Washington Hyperloop Team, Ethan Simcock is one of four student directors working to ensure the success of this year’s team. Last year, they placed first in the United States and fourth in the world.
Through his involvement in UW Solar, a student-run organization, CEE senior Alex Ratcliff has helped bring solar power to three residence halls on campus and has plans to increase the sustainability of even more campus buildings.
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.