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A tank of water with rectangular white and orange devices floating inside

Dec 13, 2021

A new wave of research

With an elevated risk of a tsunami event in the Pacific Northwest, CEE researchers work to understand the chaotic nature of tsunami debris.
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Okereke standing in front of a lake and holding a turtle

Nov 29, 2021

Meet ‘Hip Hop M.D.’ Maynard Okereke

CEE alumnus Maynard Okereke has made a name for himself, quite literally. Known as the Hip Hop M.D., Okereke is a science communicator working to make STEM education accessible to underrepresented youth.
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Tossing a crayfish trap into Lake Killarney.

Jun 15, 2021

Food for thought

After analyzing the human health risks of eating aquatic organisms from arsenic-contaminated urban lakes in the Puget Sound lowlands, UW researchers have a menu of concerns.
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The new Mukilteo Ferry Terminal

Jun 15, 2021

From research to reality

A bumpy journey turned to smoother sailing after engineers decided to utilize research from CEE’s Structural Research Laboratory when designing the wharf for the new Mukilteo Ferry Terminal.
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airplane flying over a city

Jun 15, 2021

Clearing the air

The impacts of air pollution on communities living near airports are no longer up in the air, thanks to breakthrough research by professor Tim Larson.
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Two researchers standing in the midst of trees devastated by wildfire

Apr 19, 2021

A burning need

Following the 2020 megafires, CEE RAPID center researchers gather perishable data that will be used to better understand a type of landslide that has resulted in numerous deaths.
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