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Feb 11, 2019

Solar-powered passion

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. 
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Nov 14, 2018

Data base: NSF-funded center gathers disaster data

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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Nov 08, 2018

Taking steps to keep pedestrians safe

To keep pedestrians safe, STAR Lab researchers are building a new type of communication system that sends safety warnings to both pedestrians and drivers, alerting them of potential conflicts in their oncoming path.
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Oct 01, 2018

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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Aug 28, 2018

The future of farming

To empower India’s struggling farmers with irrigation information, UW CEE researchers are developing an irrigation advisory system to provide precise information regarding how much and when to water crops.
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photo of Alumna Heta Kosonen with members of the JEN team standing in front of the office trailer at Mamilian IDP (internally displaced person) camp

Aug 06, 2018

Iraq infrastructure

CEE alumna Heta Kosonen helped restore water systems destroyed by ISIS in Iraq so that displaced people could return to their homes. 
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